Hinoki & the Bird

10 W. Century Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Critics' Pick
Hinoki & the Bird +

Photo: Anne Fishbein


  • Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Tue.-Sat., 6-10 p.m.
  • $$
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Reservations Accepted
There are so many things at David Myers' Century City restaurant that should be classified as must-try dishes, enough that you'll have to return a few times in order to eat them all: mussels in green curry, covered with shaved cauliflower and punctuated with crumbled sausage and fistfuls of cilantro, dill and basil; the light citrus tang of the lobster roll, made black as soot with charcoal, the lobster's freshness set against its sweet grit; the simple pleasure of the roasted yam, as sweet and decadent as dessert. Texture is king on this menu. The chefs' attention to the sense of touch is evident in the melting softness of that black cod, the silken beef tartare and the wetness of the chili crab toast matched with the snap of cucumber underneath. —Besha Rodell Read our review of Hinoki & the Bird.Read our review of Hinoki & the Bird.</a>

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