Red Medicine

8400 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
323-651-5500
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Photo by Anne Fishbein

Details

  • Daily 6pm-2am
  • $$
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
It is easy to order too much here, and you will be overwhelmed if you ignore the rule of five - three small courses, one large course and one vegetable (roasted kabocha with burnt onion and chrysanthemum leaves!) for two people. But there is too much to love here, and too many reasons to return: boiled peanuts with Brussels sprouts and pickled rose petals topped with a gooey poached backyard egg, often laid just before service, that collapses into a rich sauce; fried sweetbreads taking the place of chicken in a traditional Vietnamese curry served with a crisp baguette; soft, long-cooked pork, lacquered black with caramel, alongside a snowfield of powdered almonds; and the bits of hen, also in Vietnamese caramel, expressive of the mild gaminess of the bird.

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