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Brentwood Steakhouse Earns Top Honors, Los Feliz Butcher Coming to the Neighborhood

Brentwood Dining Scene November 11, 2021

By Dolores Quintana

Baltaire Restaurant Named Best LA’s Best Steakhouse

Baltaire Restaurant in Brentwood was awarded the title of Best Steakhouse 2021 by the Best of Los Angeles award community according to Aurora DeRose, award coordinator for the group, who said, “The mission of the community is to celebrate the best of Los Angeles and allow its community members to connect with other members who share the highest standards of quality and integrity,” expresses DeRose. “We’re honored to include Baltaire Restaurant into our BoLAA family.” Baltaire Restaurant is located at 11647 San Vicente Blvd and on their website describe the restaurant as “A contemporary restaurant with classic genes, Baltaire is where to enjoy lunch in the sun and dinner under the stars. It’s the perfect place for cocktails and conversation or an intimate dinner any night of the week. With Executive Chef Jeffrey Cosenza leading our kitchen, and our certified sommelier conceptualizing cocktails and curating the wine list, Baltaire brings the highest grade steaks, exceptional seafood, resplendent drinks, and plenty of healthy, light fare options to Brentwood.”

Montana Avenue Location for McCall’s Meat & Fish Co. 

High-end Los Feliz butcher McCall’s Meat and Fish Co. has new owners and will be opening a new location in Santa Monica in 2022. As reported by What Now Los Angeles, the company’s new owners are David and Michelle Sarraf but Olin Schneider will keep serving the company as head butcher. The new location will be opening at 1426 Montana Avenue in Santa Monica.

New Head Chef for Umami Burger 

Chef Alvin Cailan will be the new head chef and face of Umami Burger, the gourmet burger restaurant chain. This collaboration was put together by C3 (Creating Culinary Communities), a global food and beverage tech platform that was founded by Sam Nazarian. Cailan is innovative Filipino-American and well regarded chef who founded the celebrated Eggslut, as a food truck that became a Grand Central Market mainstay, the Unit 120 pop-up, which was a test kitchen and incubator for new talent and new potential restaurant concepts that gave a start to perennially popular Howlin Ray’s restaurant among others. He also founded Amboy Quality Meats and Burgers, a burger spot that “always has a line out the door” in Chinatown and is the star host of First We Feast and Complex Network’s  Burger Show for three years. Cailin will be developing a new menu with the culinary talent at C3 for Umami Burger using all of the knowledge he’s acquired about burgers from all over the United States during his travels hosting the show.

Chef Cailan said, “As a son of the Los Angeles cultural mosaic, I’m excited to take a fan favorite, Umami Burger, and accentuate the fifth flavor by incorporating flavors from Filipino influences to classic American styles, offering a fresh new take the whole world can appreciate.”

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