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Dominique Ansel's Cuisine and Cronuts in Los Angeles

Dominique Ansel's Cuisine and Cronuts in Los Angeles
From Fine Dining Lovers - November 11, 2017

The Cronut master, Dominique Ansel, is proving hes more than a hybrid dessert creator with his newest bakery and restaurant which opened this month in Los Angeles.

189by Dominique Anselis Ansel's first step into Los Angeles and as well as bringing his trademark pastry inventions, the new openeing is also showcasing the pastry chefs savoury creations.

Cronuts in Los Angeles

Ansel is known for the Cronut and other off-the-wall dessert ideas but, as you can see from the pictures and first menu below, the opening of 189 is showing a different side to Ansels cooking.

Queues for the bakery have already started, as you can see from the cronut craze video below, but it's the savoury dishes that are catching our eye.

Octopus Corn Dogs, Clam Chowder and 7 Hour Slow-Roasted Lamb Shoulder are just a few of the food listed on the menu which is rooted in French techniques, the restaurant say these will be applied across a range of flavours from different cultures.

Food at189 Restaurant


Left: milk bread filled with sweet corn pure, served on purple corn husk and topped with Cotija cheese, chili and lime. Right: french onion soup with braised purple cabbage, savory ham hock broth, homemade rye crouton, melted Gruyre and Fontina cheese.

Its a big place, 150 seats, and will open for dinner every day with a special brunch service on Saturdays and Sundays only.

Menu at Restaurant 189

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