Following his success at LA's Maude, Gwen is the second restaurant from TV chef Curtis Stone. Recruiting his brother, Luke Stone, the two deliver a European-style, chef-driven butcher shop and gourmet restaurant featuring a tasting menu of up to 20 dishes utilizing fire-based cooking techniques. A deco- inspired space recreates the speakeasies of 1940s Hollywood, from a dashing dining room accented in leather and copper tones that's the perfect backdrop for meals that can last up to 2-hours - providing you have a not-so-easy advance reservation. Additionally, a small bar and terrace offers ala carte dining that's preferable for anyone looking for something more causal or in any type of a rush.<br />
Dry-aged meats and wood-fire cooking techniques define Gwen and its nightly tasting menu that include courses like smoked foccacia, cured and smoked duck breast, chanterelle ravioli and pork liver terrine wrapped in prosciutto followed by mains like Asador Lamb that can be upgraded to various cuts of Wagyu for an additional supplement.
Reservations require an advance purchase unless dining at the al a carte bar and patio where they are not essential.