Cheers to you, Reserve diners! Wine can truly be the apex of any dining experience, from the perfect toast to enhancing the flavors of a carefully crafted dish. Nothing complements a meal better than a well-paired glass of wine. Check out these Reserve restaurant partners with stunning wine programs.
WILDE WINE BAR (HANCOCK PARK)
A quiet haven off bustling La Brea Avenue, Wilde is not simply a restaurant or a bar, but the best of both. Inspired by European-style brasseries, Wilde is an everyday neighborhood place, with straightforward cooking, good old-fashioned hospitality and delicious wines. The menu features European and American cuisines, ranging from small plates to full a la carte offerings, all simply prepared using local and seasonal ingredients. The drink list consists mostly of rare artisan, organic and small-production wines alongside craft and import beers.
HINOKI & THE BIRD (CENTURY CITY)
Hinoki & the Bird is an imaginative dining concept that pushes modern California cooking to vibrant new bounds. Taking cues from travels through the Silk Road, the restaurant serves a colorful kaleidoscope of bright flavors infused with a healthful sensibility and impeccable technique. Guests can enjoy elegant New American cuisine in a chic, serene atmosphere, where attention to detail — from presentation to service — is paramount. Hinoki & the Bird’s wine program was recently recognized by Wine Spectator with their Best Of Award of Excellence.
OSTERIA MAMMA (LARCHMONT)
Osteria Mamma is a family-run Italian trattoria serving up comfort food favorites. Inspired by the cuisine of the Veneto region, the expansive menu features a variety of hearty dishes, including pizzas, pastas, meat and fish. With dark wood tables and walls filled with black and white vintage photographs, the cozy, simple interior ensures that the food takes center stage. Osteria Mamma received 2015 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
SCARPETTA (BEVERLY HILLS)
Located inside the Montage Hotel, Scarpetta serves refined and seasonally inspired Italian cuisine by Chef Scott Conant. This award-winning eatery also features a lounge menu with small plates and snacks, and access to a handpicked over 800-selection wine list. With a wine cellar that boasts over 11,000 bottles of wine, Scarpetta is committed to offering guests the best wines from around the world. The elegant, California-inspired interior features modern accents, while the patio overlooks a garden.
MARINO RISTORANTE (LARCHMONT)
Marino Ristorante — whose name means “the sea” — is a long-standing, family-run Italian eatery. Inventive takes on staple dishes made with seasonal, locally sourced ingredients fill the market-driven menu. Classic, old school decor — such as plush leather booths and elegant oil paintings — fill the intimate restaurant, which also features a wall of glass facing Melrose Avenue and a wine cellar to house selections from the extensive, award-winning wine list.
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