Stories about Somni

Wild, wonderful Somni in Beverly Hills breaks all rules of LA fine dining

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • November 27, 2019

It’s time for the 17th course to be served at Somni. Seven cooks line up along a marble kitchen counter as spotless as their fitted chefs’ whites. They fan out, delivering cut-glass plates to each of the 10 diners seated in a row in front of them

with a pool of yolk-colored Thai curry. The 18th course is on its way. Welcome to the headiest heights of luxury dining, hidden in the ground-floor warrens of the SLS Beverly Hills. Somni — a tiny flight of fancy where dinner, before beverages, costs


Newsletter: The Iranian date cookie that's a gift to Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • November 30, 2019

. TOP STORIES “Fresas con natas,” a strawberry dessert at Somni. (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times) I reviewed one of the most expensive and outrageous restaurants in Los Angeles this week: José Andrés’ Somni in the SLS Beverly Hills. It’s a big splurge

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The Perfect L.A. Restaurant, According to Your Astrological Sign

Marisa Vito • Los Angeles Magazine • November 6, 2019

., Palms Libra View this post on Instagram A post shared by Somni at SLS Beverly Hills (@somnirestaurant) on Aug 17, 2019 at 2:40pm PDT Fond of a stylish and trendy Instagram aesthetic, “Libras wants their food to look as good as it tastes,” Aliza explains

that “presentation is extremely important for these celestial aesthetes.” So be prepared to look chic with your fashion-savvy friend and nibble on snacks that are equally chic. Somni, 9247 Alden Dr., Beverly HillsRose & Blanc Tea Room, 301 S. Western

The Luxe New Bar at Bazaar by José Andrés Wants to Take You on a Cocktail Adventure

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • August 20, 2019

sister restaurant Somni, also located in the SLS, for years. “The Bazaar has always been a place filled with magical experiences,” Gomez says. “And this is our latest wonderland creation.” Photo: Krystal Thompson Bazaar Flight at Gate: Bar Centro, 465 La

Newsletter: The best thing our restaurant critic ate this summer

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • September 14, 2019

. Of course, some restaurants do a better job than others at catering to parties of one, and solo dining often feels at odds with popular dining formats like communal seating and shareable small plates. Somni, chefs José Andrés and Aitor Zabala’s

Newsletter: Fanning the retro flames at Pico Rivera's Dal Rae

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • September 21, 2019

restaurant St. John is opening a branch in Los Angeles, soon it looks like. Mr. Meehan gives the full backstory. Genevieve Ko ushers us into a master class on tapas with Somni chef Aitor Zabala. Gevenieve also brings us the most brilliant meal plan for Emmy

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

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 4, 2019

mostly useful for any added attention it brings to the city and the briefly diverting debates it will spark. Six L.A. restaurants earned two stars: n/naka, Providence, Somni, Sushi Ginza Onodera, Urasawa and Vespertine. I’d align with half of those (the