Staff Meals Today: From Turkey Testicles to Idiazabal Cheese

It's time for another installment of Staff Meals Today, where we find out what 10 of our local restaurants are feeding to their employees. Let us know which of these meals sound best to you in the comments below.

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1. Akasha

9543 Culver Blvd, Culver City, (310) 845-1700‎.

Rigatoni with lamb ragout and a local green salad with market radish, smoked almonds, and a lemon vinaigrette.

2. Anisette Brasserie

225 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, (310) 395-3200‎.

Pork tenderloin.

3. Bastide

8475 Melrose Place, West Hollywood, (323) 651-5950.

Fried chicken livers and fried turkey testicles with crushed potatoes and arugula salad. Said chef Joseph Mahon, "They're good. They're actually really good."

4. Bistro LQ

8009 Beverly Blvd., L.A. (323) 951-1088.

Salad and rabbit stew with a crust on top.

5. Drago Centro

525 S Flower St, L.A., (213) 228-8998‎.

Lasagna with béchamel and ground beef.

6. Fraiche

9411 Culver Blvd, Culver City, (310) 839-6800‎

Fried chicken, rice, and berry tart.

7. Lazy Ox Canteen

241 S San Pedro St, Downtown, (213) 626-5299‎.

Grilled chicken pasta.

8. Lucques

8474 Melrose Ave, L.A., (323) 655-6277‎.

Beef, onion, and potato tacos with corn tortillas and crème fraiche. Salad with romaine, sliced radish, diced red bell pepper, onion, and buttermilk dressing.

9. Rivera

1050 South Flower Street, Downtown, (213) 749-1460‎.

Buttermilk fried chicken, spinach salad, and penne pasta with ibérico marinara and Idiazabal cheese.

10. Rustic Canyon

1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, (310) 393-7050‎.

Risotto with lamb, calamari, and chorizo. Green salad with beets. Passion fruit custard.

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Akasha

9543 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

310-845-1700

www.akasharestaurant.com


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