Stories about Kismet

Jonathan Gold's 10 best dishes of 2017

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • December 15, 2017

, coppery hints of bitterness, and he replaces the guts with crisp-edged slices of roast pork. 400 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, (657) 245-3466, Tokyo turnips with butter The Tokyo turnips with butter at Kismet. Calvin B. Alagot / Los

Angeles Times At Kismet, the aesthetic of co-chefs Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson is totally up to date. The tahini is made with sunflower seeds, the dining room smells of za’atar, and Aleppo pepper flows like water. They ferment things. They use all the

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Local Pastry Chefs Invite You to Beat Mitch McConnell with a Tin of Cookies

Merle Ginsberg • Los Angeles Magazine • December 14, 2020

, Mozza, Valerie Confections, and Kismet. The tins, which went on sale at noon today, won’t last long, but as long as they’re available, they can be delivered via Doordash or ordered for pick-up through Tock at either A.O.C. or Friends & Family Bakery

At Kismet, your culinary destiny may come in the form of rabbit kebabs

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • March 3, 2017

products of people who had thought deeply about Bobby Darin but had never heard Led Zeppelin or LL Cool J. And sometimes I think about Hanson when I’m sitting down to dinner at Kismet, the new quasi-Middle Eastern restaurant on Los Feliz’s southern edge

dish they never quite got around to inventing somewhere in northern Syria. Silver Lakers and Echo Parkistas may not be not quite so laggard as certain East Coast publications would have you believe, but Kismet’s all-day hours are appreciated in the

Where to get delivery, takeout or curbside dropoff

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • March 17, 2020

and safe. And if you’re craving fried chicken right now, the following restaurants were on previous episodes of the show, and are now offering delivery and or takeout: Hotville Chicken, Tokyo Fried Chicken Company, Broaster Kitchen, Tastetea, Kismet

Rotisserie (the fried chicken sandwich from their sister restaurant Kismet was on the show!), Chef Kang’s Sul Box, E.P. & L.P. and the SNCC food truck.

3 Notable L.A. Restaurants to Try in March

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • February 28, 2020

Hollywood.  Kismet Rotisserie Popular Middle Eastern restaurant Kismet has expanded with a mostly take-out chicken joint up the block. The bird is great, but it is the veggie sides and creative spreads—like a fennel tzatziki and shredded carrots with orange

New L.A. women's restaurant group shows support with festival

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • December 22, 2020

Provisions, Kismet, Porridge + Puffs, Socalo, Meals by Genet and Ronan. RE:Her plans to host a 10-day festival in January to coincide with the anniversary of the Women’s March on Jan. 21. “All these women are heroes to me,” Prince said. "I'm so touched to be

L.A. restaurants can officially sell grocery items

Patricia Escárcega, Jenn Harris, Seema Mehta • Los Angeles Times • March 31, 2020

.” Kismet longtime customer Jimmy Chu picks up an order at Kismet on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Like many restaurants, Kismet is offering fresh produce boxes and other ingredients in an attempt to adapt and survive in this new, challenging landscape. (Mariah

generated by takeout orders and makes their restaurants one-stop shops for prepared food and essential household items. Among the businesses that have added grocery items since the shutdown: Kismet, Yang’s Kitchen, Go Get Em Tiger, Bar Avalon, Lady & Larder

Support Apple Pan and Other L.A. Restaurants by Buying Must-Have Merch

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • April 6, 2020

with the “Foot the Bill” initiative from Vans. Order a pair of shoes kitted out in Zeb’s custom menu print, and all proceeds from the sale will go to support the staff. $90; Kismet Much of Kismet’s cute, colorful restaurant merch is

The best bars and restaurants for drinking wine in L.A.

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 6, 2020

The wine list at Kismet in Los Feliz — printed on six or so loose sheets of marigold-colored paper, clasped in a small silver binder clip — has no descriptions for the biodynamic Alsatian whites and the sulfur-free Rhône reds it catalogs. The only

here and across the United States, it’s one potential conduit into a conversation with a Kismet staffer that can lead to some fun, mind-expanding drinking. Kae Whalen, beverage director and general manager at Kismet, talks wine with customers at Kismet

A critic's guide to an exceptional wine-drinking experience

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 8, 2020

than commit to a bottle of wine that I felt pressured into. During several dinners over the last year at Kismet in Los Feliz, I was particularly impressed by the restaurant’s engaged, accessible wine service. Beverage director and general manager Kae

Whalen, who uses “they” pronouns, about some of the restaurant’s strategies for connecting with customers around wine. Kae Whalen pours wine for a customer in Kismet’s dining room. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) “Sometimes with by-the-glass lists