Weird and delicious Bar Chelou: L.A.'s next place to eat

Chef Douglas Rankin and pastry chef Raymond Morales from Silver Lake's now-closed Bar Restaurant have reunited at Bar Chelou next to the Pasadena Playhouse.
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • May 25, 2023
After you've devoured toast covered with shelled clams and near-molten leeks alongside a few intricately garnished plates of vegetables, and tried not to fill up completely on trout and pork chop entrees, the lemon-chamomile semifreddo at Bar...
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