Today is: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Opus Restaurant Review
Every city has a few famous restaurants where the tables are always booked and the
chefs are superstars. These restaurants are hot for one reason, they ensure your
dining experience will be unforgettable. If you're looking for great service and
creative, delicious food, you must go to Opus Restaurant. This is going to
outstanding experience that you will not forget.
Impeccable service, excellent cuisine, and an extensive wine list are to be expected
at Opus Restaurant in Los Angeles, The restaurant offers one of the most outstanding
dining experiences in Los Angeles. Modern American cuisine elegantly compliments
the cosmopolitan backdrop, with a menu that offers awe-inspiring “glimpses” of
land and sea. The seasonal menu incorporates the utmost quality meats, fish, and
accompianiments, resulting in a fresh and tantalizing selection of dishes. The
dining room offers a premier dining experience, also the bar is absolutely gorgeous
and they have the most amazing drinks you can ever expect.
Long Island Ice Tea
We started by having a selection of drinks and my favorite was the Blueberry
it was simply outstanding. Their Long Island Ice Tea was also
outstanding. The bar
is very elegant and comfortable.
On the evening of our visit we were greeted by a great server, an
and skilled waiter who expertly
guided us through the ordering process.
Poached Egg Starter
A poached egg which was absolute delicicious. This was a fantastic complement
to our dish. You must go there and try for your self, I just can’t describe the
flavor and the
texture, it was simply a dream come true for food lovers.
Duck and Salmon Pate Appetizers
We followed our server recommendation and began with a selection of appetizers,
the daily dip appetizer was very light and great, it was a selection of 3 different
kind of dips, and it was very well with their amazing home made bread. We also had
a great selection of Pate in a Mousse format. Our choice was the Duck pate and the
Salmon. Though simple in name, this dish features creamy, melting chevre, which
was served along with a variety of breads. Robust yet refined, it was a smashing
Paprika Laced Calamari
Yellow Tail Tartare
We could not pass without having their Paprika Laced Calamari With Gallego Sauce,
it was absolutely divine, one of the best calamari’s in town. We loved this one!
The Yellow Tail Tartare with crushed avocado and white soy vinaigrette was also
one of the best appetizers of the evening! It was all spectacular, and the service
Young Lettuce Salad
Asparagus and Mushroom Salad
Hand Torn Pasta with Fried Egg Calamaratta
Pasta with Basil Pesto
Next to arrive was the Young Lettuce with Apples, Radish, Avocado and Walnut Vinaigrette,
and the Asparagus And Shiitake Mushroom Salad With Grapefruit and Aged Gouda, both
salads were divine, I would eat these salad every day and
would not get tired of
it. It was sensational, and myself and our guests were
enchanted by this amazing
dishes, so far everything was do die for.
Olive Oil Poached wild Salmon
When our server returned to our table, he delivered a stunning rendition
of an Olive
Oil Poached wild Salmon, on a delicious bed of vanilla
scented chinese black rice
and kumquats. The Salmon flavor
profile proved to be an absolute delight to the
Sauteed New Zealand Sea Bream
We also sampled a Sauteed New Zealand Sea Bream with charred romained
bing cherry. This dish was replete with European influence,
and was every bit as
flavorful as its description suggests.
Red Wine Braised Beef Short Rib
Our other entree succulent, sauteed was a real treat. Those who are unfamiliar
Wine Braised Beef Short Rib with garlic-quince aioli should really give
them a try.
The texture of this meat along with their dense,
earthy flavor paired exquisitely
with Txakolina wine.
Also another entrée you can’t miss is the Beef Rib-Eye,
the tenderness of
is really uncomparable, and you can not go wrong, absolutely fantastic.
Ice Cream Waffle Tostada
Our dessert, almost dainty in its elegance, proved the perfect conclusion to our
truly astounding meal. The Apple Shortcake with dried aprocots, candied pistachios,
chai latte ice cream on a cnnamon brandy sauce was simply divine; together, the
elements combined in gentle harmony, the quark infusing richness into the cake,
producing a delicate cake-like consistency. We’ve also tried the Ice Cream Waffle
trio of ice cream, maple caramel brown butter, candied almonds, vanilla
sel, a great ending as well. As we savored the light dessert we felt our
slowly cleared of the complex flavors we had been privileged to experience.
Alvear Solera 1927 Port
Having reached the end of our leisurely meal, we found our visit to have been filled
with graciousness, warmth and charm; the harmonious combination of atmosphere
cuisine working to transport us to another time and place. While we found ourselves
reluctant to return to reality, we were thrilled to have experienced
a magical establishment that for years has continued to offer
one of the most exquisite,
enjoyable, and evocative meals in Los Angeles.
For map and location click Here!
For more information please visit their website at www.opusrestaurant.net
Article By: Mary Adams
Photos By: Chris Marx
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