Darioush Opens on Restaurant Row

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Photo: Hadley Tomicki

It's been almost six months since we first spied Darioush setting up shop on LaCienega's Restaurant Row. It finally opened last night and Eater tell us owner and U.K.-trained chef Darioush Danesh's menu is mainly California-French in a score of soups and herb salads, plus dishes like a free-range Angus filet with truffled potatoes and red wine jus, and prosciutto-wrapped monkfish with caper-pinenut dressing. The chef's Persian heritage plays into a wide selection of kebab and homemade pistachio ice cream, among a selection of French pastries. Though there's no other evidence, we're still convinced of a strong connection to Darioush Winery here, as its output is reportedly a mainstay of the cellar here, among the beer and other wines served.

Darioush currently serves lunch and dinner at 111 N. LaCienega Blvd. Beverly Hills

Darioush Finally Unveiled [Eater]
Earlier: Darioush Coming Soon to LaCienega [Grub Street]