good eats - Animal Restaurant

Animal Restaurant 435 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 782-9225

Been wanted to try this place for so long, finally gathered some friends for a night filled with lots of meat.  ;)

left: poutine, ox-tail gravy, vermont cheddar / right: pork belly, kimchi, peanuts, chili soy

left: heirloom tomato, purslane, cucumber, feta, kalamata / right: whole grilled branzino, arugula, romano beans, pancetta vinaigrette

left: foie gras, biscuit, maple sausage gravy / right: duck confit, orange braised fennel, shishito peppers

left: quail fry, grits, maple jus, long cooked chard, slab bacon / right: flat iron, sunchoke, lobster & chanterelle mushrooms, hotel butter

left: rock cod, king crab, tabasco butter, gold rice succotash, cipollini / right: the 109 for two, foie gras sauce, mash

bacon chocolate crunch bar, s&p anglaise

Many thanks to Anna, Julian, Jen, Eric, Sarah, Chris, Paula and, of course, my Ken for coming out to dinner with me. The night was wonderful and I look forward to my next gathering!