Eszett in Silver Lake Has a Brand New Patio—and Those Same Great Fries

The cozy wine bar was just hitting its stride when the pandemic struck, but its husband-wife proprietors aren’t giving up
Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • October 14, 2020
I have a few I hold dear: memories of eating out just before everything changed. There was a wine-soaked supper at Bar Restaurant; a last lunch with a sublime frittata at the dearly departed Bon Temps; and an impromptu birthday dinner at Eszett....
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