Otoño is a progressive Spanish-inspired restaurant concept exploring tapas and paella beyond tradition and through a modern, urban lens. Our food is influenced by many cultures and artistic expressions while embracing the bounty of California's land and sea produce to curate a unique dining experience for the vast ethnic palate of Los Angeles.Teresa Montaño is a New Mexico-born, Los Angeles-based Chef, best known for her modern Spanishcuisine. Teresa’s unique perspective on Spanish cuisine integrates creative use of technique andingredients rooted in Californian sensibility, seasonality, and aesthetic. Much of Chef Teresa’s cuisine isbased off of her many trips through the Basque and Catalan regions of Spain. Teresa also pulls from thevast palate of the international city of Los Angeles, integrating Japanese, Chinese, Peruvian and Mexicanideas into her dishes.
Bar Chelou is Pasadena’s first true neo-bistro, a casual, convivial space that is both a distillation of Chef Doug Rankin's broad gastronomic interests and a deeply personal expression of his individualistic style. 'Chelou' (French slang for ‘strange’ or ‘unexpected’) is both the name and unifying theme of the restaurant, which draws from a range of culinary traditions and service styles to create something personal, novel and fun. The restaurant is located within the Pasadena Playhouse complex. NEED TO KNOWfor wine brought into the restaurant is $30 per 750ml bottle with no limit; we do not offer corkage for wines featured on our wine list. Liquor is not permitted to be brought into the restaurant.Ample parking is available on surrounding streets and at several paid lots within a one-block radius. We recommend parking in the municipal lot directly behind the building we share with the Playhouse or at the underground lot just across the street.
It all started back in 1923 in a small storefront in downtown Los Angeles. 95 years later and 5 generations later El Cholo has become synonymous with Mexican food all over Southern California.Our Pasadena venue opened in 2000 and is at the Paseo Mall within walking distance of the Civic Auditorium and Convention Center, overlooking Colorado Blvd.The menu consists of classics dating back to the original menu along with an array of more modern dishes showcasing the different regions of Mexico.Four private rooms that can accommodate parties from 40-100 that allows our valued guest a memorable experience no matter the occasion.Most famously known for our Margaritas and a menu featuring over 150 Tequilas. Both of our bars offer a comfortable environment allowing our guest to relax enjoy their experience.
Located on the 34th floor of the recently debuted AC Hotel Downtown LA, La Lo La Rooftop, is an ethereal, sophisticated oasis high above the heart of DTLA. Spanning almost 4,000 sq.ft, the expansive wraparound rooftop, designed by award-winning design studio Yabu Pushelberg, provides an intimate setting for visitors and locals. Guests are invited to enjoy specialty cocktails, Spanish-style tapas, and a rotating program of live music and DJs — all with commanding 270 degree views of the city. Please call 213-789-7650 ext 8650 with any questions.
San Laurel is one of the flagship restaurants in Chef José Andrés’ collection at Conrad Los Angeles. Here, he effortlessly combines his signature forward-thinking approach to Spanish cuisine with the gorgeous produce found at Southern California’s year-round farmers’ markets. San Laurel is open daily for breakfast and dinner service.The restaurant’s interior combines organic, earthy tones and natural wood finishes with richer hues to complement what’s on the plate: the flavors of Spain as seen through a California lens.
Casa Cordoba was established 2013 to deliver a truly authentic Spanish dining experience. Located in a classic Spanish building in the heart of beautiful Montrose, Casa Cordoba presents a truly immersive experience where Angelenos can step out of the hustle and bustle of their daily lives and experience a Taste of Spain.You can experience Casa in our magical garden, dining room, or wine bar. We offer authentic Spanish cuisine including an extensive tapas menu, specialty paellas, and much more to go along with our hand selected wine list representing various regions of Spain.
Flor y Solera, a lively new Spanish tapas bar in the heart of the Los Angeles Arts District, opens March 2023. The regionally-inspired concept is helmed by Catalan-born Chef Mònica Angelats and Beverage Director Francine Diamond-Ferdinandi, who created Flor y Solera as a celebration of the vast culinary splendors and distinct nuances of Spain’s 17 regions.The menu features tapas that take diners on a sumptuous journey throughout the country’s bountiful seas, verdant mountain countryside and sun-kissed coasts with vibrant flavors and dishes rarely seen outside of Spain. Complementing Chef Angelats’ refined, yet approachable cuisine is an exceptional beverage program anchored by the restaurant’s Sherry Bar – a nod to the restaurant’s namesake – where a selection of the Andalusian fortified wine is offered by the glass, flight or with a special tapas pairings.