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Sona

401 N. La Cienega Blvd.
West Hollywood , CA , United States http://www.sonarestaurant.com/
(310) 659-7708

Delicious, fun French-global fusion—along with a superlative wine selection—have made Sona a top table since it opened in 2002. In a minimalist, soothing sand-colored space, chef David Myers throws together wild-seeming combinations in his six- and nine-course tasting menus—which somehow manage to come together beautifully. A first course might include rice-crusted sweetbreads with poached quail egg, quinoa, and apple butter, which perfectly mixes textures (silky, granular) and flavors (rich, gamy, fruity); a second course may offer delicate Hawaiian pink snapper with a savory, tangy foil of pesto and caponata tortelloni. Do yourself a favor and let wine director Mark Mendoza arrange pairings for you; he has some 2,200 wines on his list to choose from.

Tip: Opt for Sona's six-course dessert tasting menu. With options like mango mousse with coconut pearl tapioca and turmeric ice cream or chocolate-whiskey truffle soufflé, you won't go home hungry.

Last updated 2012-02-22 02:06:55 UTC
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