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1104 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica , CA , United States
(310) 395-0881

Serious French restaurants in and around L.A. are a dying breed, most notably with the closings of L’Orangerie, Ortolan and Bastide. But chef-owner Josiah Citrin has held strong with his 12-year-old Santa Monica restaurant Melisse, serving not just one but five tasting menus nightly, with elegant dishes like almond crusted dover sole with brown butter corn jus.

Last updated 2013-01-10 16:36:24 UTC
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