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Barrel and Ashes

11801 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, California
If you're craving some good, old fashion American barbecue. The dishes are prepared drawing from experiences on the chef's lives through their travels and family recipes. Barrel and Ashes was put together by a dream team of sorts, beginning with the two executive chef/owners, both alums of the Thomas Keller empire: Timothy Hollingsworth, who is in L.A. after spending almost his entire career at the French Laundry, and Rory Herr­mann, who has a resume peppered with restaurants such as Per Se and Bouchon. Read our full review of Barrel and Ashes.

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