Stories about Republique

Newsletter: Los Angeles is a fantastic pastry town. Here are four places our critic loves.

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • August 31, 2019

. Whenever I line up at Republique and order at least one too many of Margarita Manzke’s temptations — a peach brioche tart, a banana-nutella crostata, a slice of fruit pie (if any is left), a chicken hand pie, too, because there’s never enough pie — I

. (Bill Addison / Los Angeles Times) Since my first rendezvous with Bon Temps’ pastries, I’ve been on an informal hunt for other superior examples around the city (besides Republique, where I have the lineup memorized). Na Young Ma’s Proof Bakery in

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Take-Out Tip of the Day: Breakfast Boxes and Baguettes from Republique

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • April 20, 2020

Thankfully, Margarita Manzke’s pastry case lives on in the era of social distancing. Republique is offering a limited menu for pickup via Tock and Postmates. You can grab one of the restaurant’s excellent baguettes with Normandy butter or opt for

Not Your Bubbe’s Latkes

Joshua Lurie • Los Angeles Magazine • June 8, 2022

trout roe; dill; and chives.» 12 W. Main St., Alhambra, 626-281-1035, REPUBLIQUE CRISPY DREAM: République serves an especially refined latke for breakfast. (COURTESY OF RÉPUBLIQUE) République co-owner Walter Manzke’s mom was born in

Review: Korean American deli Yangban Society is going to be big

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 17, 2022

combinations and abject pleasure. The biggest challenge for Yanbang Society will be its space. When looking to open their first restaurant, John and Katianna partnered with Sprout LA, the group that backs marquee crowd draws like Republique, Tsubaki and Redbird

In Need of Space for Outdoor Dining, These Local Restaurants Got Creative

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • August 31, 2020

trees between tables so customers felt an extra layer of privacy while dining,” explains general manager Pierluc Dallaire. Courtesy Republique République’s chef-owners Walter and Margarita Manzke went so far as to repave a portion of their parking area

What rings true and false for Los Angeles in Michelin's new California guide

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 4, 2019

assembly is a fine starting point for understanding what the city is about and how its residents eat. Chef Margarita Manzke at Republique, a restaurant that our critic believes deserved more than a plate insignia in Michelin’s inaugural guide to California

. (Silvia Razgova / For The Times) Republique, one of the great all-day restaurants in Los Angeles and the United States, merits nothing more than a Plate by Michelin’s grading standards, which is a joke. Same with Bavel, Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis

The Best Things to Eat in L.A. in 2019

Los Angeles magazine • Los Angeles Magazine • July 18, 2019

. The Meat Jesus ($4.55) is delightfully decadent, topped with pepperoni, sausage, and bacon. Whichever you choose, the slice is right. Republique Jakob Layman »Place for a Third Date Republique624 S. La Brea Ave., Hancock Park When things are heating up

in a new romance, head to Republique, Hancock Park’s delicious, dimly lit French boîte. The popular spot’s shareable plates encourage intimacy, while communal tables and the well-dressed crowd take the pressure off and provide plenty for you and your

Jonathan Gold finds much to like at Rose Café in Venice — pepperoni pizza with honey, anyone?

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • May 13, 2016

the walls. The neighborhood mourned when the restaurant was taken over by the Sprout Restaurant Group, the company whose restaurants include Bestia, Otium, Moruno and Republique. Sprout’s currency is the celebrity chef; Rose Café, although you would

Review: Lobster rolls and 'HoJo-style' clams at Catch & Release

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • August 21, 2015

slight Jason Neroni, a fine chef who has been working in the Los Angeles area for many years. Sprout’s formula, honed by its founder, Bill Chait, practically mandates a prominent chef — restaurants in the portfolio include Redbird, Bestia and Republique

Review: Bryant Ng’s Cassia in Santa Monica stars a brilliant pot-au-feu

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • August 7, 2015

, is part of the return to the big, nearly democratic eating halls of the 1980s, signaled by Redbird, Odys + Penelope and Republique. Ng, the opening chef of Pizzeria Mozza both in L.A. and in Singapore, knows how to budget for crowds. There are