Why LQ @ SK?
Because Jonathan Gold and Esther Tseng say so!
Recently, Peter and I scored a reservation to one of chef Quenioux’s celebrated pop-up dinners. If you haven’t been yet and are in need of an adventurous and FUN evening out, check out the upcoming dates downtown at Starry Kitchen.
About Laurent Quenioux:
Growing up in Sologne, France, Bistro LQ Owner/Executive Chef Laurent Quenioux developed his love of game and wild strawberries with his parents: he would hunt duck, partridge, rabbit and hare with his father, and practice cooking his mother’s recipes at home in the kitchen. When he completed his education, he entered into an apprenticeship in the South of France where, according to Laurent, “everything is about fat duck, goose liver and foie gras. (more on his official website)
Photos from the awesome dinner below!
(Entrance) & Amuse Bouche of Little Neck Clam, Huitlacoche, Epazote, Sauerkraut Sushi
Warm Veal Feet, “Ravigote”, Anchovy, Piquillo Varnish, “Gargouillou” of Summer Vegetables
Piquillo Varnish, “Gargouillou” of Summer Vegetables (with the Warm Veal Feet, “Ravigote”, Anchovy)
Scallops 2 ways (tartar and sauteed), beet ribbons, zucchini smear, vermouth demi glace
Sauteed Scallop, zucchini smear, vermouth demi glace
Kaffir Consommé, Sautéed Foie Gras, Crab (My favorite of the evening!)
Lamb Sweetbreads (Peter LOVED the lamb course, especially the sweetbreads)
Pandan Panna Cotta, Grenadine, Prickly Pears, Cherry Apricot Sorbet
Dining Date: 7/31/11
“Fooding Around in L.A.”
350 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Upcoming LQ @ SK Dinner dates (2011)
August 14, 15, 16
August 28, 29, 30
Sep 11,12, 13
Sep 25, 26, 27
“French chef elevating comfort food in Pasadena” by my friend Esther Tseng
Jonathan Gold Reviews LQ @ Starry Kitchen
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Chef Laurent Quenioux’s Website
Anne Fishbein’s gorgeous photos (from another LQ @ SK dinner)