Brian Dunsmoor spent years exploring early American cooking as Hatchet Hall’s open chef, consulting historical and regional accounts and cookbooks to direct the menu as well. as his technique. On June 29, he’s set to open Dunsmoor, a Glassell Park restaurant that will use oven cooking, lard, wood-fired ovens, manual grain mills and appliances and Another way to make Carolina-style smoked pork rolls, grated Cherokee tomato soup with apple cider vinegar, delicious lamb tenderloin, and Pennsylvania Dutch-style chicken flat buns. An adjacent bar will reflect the restaurant’s beverage program, which focuses on a regular rotation of small-produced beers and wines around the globe. Dunsmoor will be open from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday with dinner service set to begin and followed by weekend brunch. The chef’s tasting menu at the eight-seat counter is also expected to launch at a later date.
3501 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles, dunsmoor.la
In mother tongue
Wealthy restaurateur Michael Mina (Bourbon Steak, the Bungalow Kitchen) has opened his newest restaurant in Los Angeles: Mother Tongue, in Hollywood, located on the rooftop of the members-only Heimat fitness club, despite Although the restaurant itself is open to the public. Fernando Darin (formerly of the Patina Group) heads the kitchen, which draws health inspiration from Heimat to serve global dishes suitable for many diets. Dishes noted to be keto-friendly, anti-inflammatory, plant-based, or “mind/cognitive” geared; they include options like steak tartare with turmeric; caramelized coconut jelly; flatbread spelled with whipped butter; duck breast with cherries, mushrooms and hazelnut dukkah; and gajar ka halwa, or carrot pudding, with pistachios and cardamom ice cream. Wines and globally inspired cocktails are also available. Mother Tongue is open from 5 to 10 p.m. daily.
960 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, (213) 319-7850, hellomothertongue.com
Pine & Crane downtown
Vivian Ku’s popular Taiwanese restaurant in Silver Lake now has a second location, complete with a menu of Ku’s favorites from 2021 Taiwanese Breakfast Pop-up, Today Starts Here. Downtown Pine & Crane, located at the foot of the Aven apartment building, serves breakfast items such as fan tuan, savory soy milk, daikon rice cakes, omelettes and egg and cheese thousand-layered pancakes for until 11 a.m., then move on to an afternoon menu of noodles, beef rolls, mapo tofu, three-cup chicken and more – including unique downtown dishes like Taiwanese popcorn chicken and Crispy rice cakes with mushrooms. There is also a small pantry of Taiwanese fries, black vinegar, chili oil, and housewares. Downtown Pine & Crane is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
1120 S. Grand Ave., Unit 101, Los Angeles, (213) 536-5292, pineandcrane.com
HomeState Sherman Oaks
LA’s local ownership chain for Tex-Mex fares opens its first location in the Valley on July 3. HomeState’s long awaited The Sherman Oaks outpost takes over an old garage with breakfast tacos, loaded quesos, brisket, migas, margaritas, and the brand’s signature new tortillas, with indoor seating. HomeState Sherman Oaks will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. A beachfront location of the restaurant is under construction.
13424 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, myhomestate.com
Broad Street Grand Central Market
Malibu’s fast-growing seafood destination, Broad Street Oyster Co., is now open in the Grand Central Market offering lobster rolls, fried oysters, shellfish, seafood towers, wine and 10 draft beers . A grand opening celebration is planned for the holiday weekend. The latest language fills the former Prawn stall, which has limited seating at the counter and is open from 11am to 9pm daily. The seafood restaurant has also recently expanded its footprint of new Santa Barbara space.
317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, broadstreetoyster.com
https://www.latimes.com/food/story/2022-06-29/dunsmoor-a-history-minded-hearth-restaurant-mother-tongue-pine-crane-homestate Dunsmoor, a history-minded, hearth-fired restaurant, opens in Glassell Park this week