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3 New Restaurants You Have to Try in July

Garrett Snyder • Los Angeles Magazine • June 27, 2019

Whether you’re craving seafood, updated Aussie fare, or a stiff drink fit for Frank Sinatra, we’ve got you covered with this month’s best new restaurants. Five Leaves This modish all-day spot in the shadow of the Scientology Center originally hails

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Saffy's, another blockbuster from the Bestia and Bavel team

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • September 9, 2022

dozen or so California-inflected salads and starters, it may have appeared that the duo was striving for something more casual among their growing businesses. The Art Deco space in the Merrick Building — which housed the short-lived Brooklyn import Five

Leaves and sits across the street from the Church of Scientology’s “Big Blue” building — has a slightly more informal air than its older siblings, true. This is a smaller room, though boomingly loud like the others; a recently installed awning that

When NYC Restaurants Come to L.A., Chefs Have to Spice Things Up

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • September 13, 2019

-shows in L.A. than in other cities. “It’s very frustrating,” he gripes, attributing the behavior to Angelenos making multiple reservations and being more interested in celeb encounters. Jud Mongel, co-owner of Five Leaves, a Brooklyn favorite that

Jonathan Gold: L.A. Chapter is hip, but the cuisine is hit-and-miss

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • December 5, 2014

restaurant Five Leaves in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. Five Leaves was apparently inspired by and partially financed by the late Heath Ledger. Its New York Times review leads with an appreciation of a waiter’s excellent tattoos. Mongell and

Addington both spent time in Australia, which probably explains the fried egg, grilled pineapple and pickled beet root on the hamburger (also, probably, the omnipresence of nuts as garnish). The dinner menus of L.A. Chapter and Five Leaves overlap neatly. If