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Watch Mélisse's Entire Tasting Menu in 60 Seconds

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Coast through Los Angeles restaurant Mélisse's tasting menu in 60 seconds.

Los Angeles stalwart Mélisse, helmed by chef Josiah Citrin, is lauded for its seasonal, California-inspired French plates. It's one of the few fine dining restaurants left in Los Angeles, and one that serves several tasting menus. Above and below, the most elaborate of all, the $275 Carte Blance prix fixe:

Calamansi Soda

New Zealand Coromandel Oyster
Kendall Farms Crème Fraiche, Meyer Lemon Granité

Alaskan King Crab
Celtuce, Fuyu Persimmon, Meyer Lemon Emulsion

Egg Caviar
Soft Poached Egg, Crème Fraîche, American Osetra

Wild New Zealand Tai Snapper
Santa Barbara Uni, Radish, New Ginger, Crazy Zebra

Rosa Bianca Velouté
Eggplant Cloud, Black Olive Mousse, Lipstick Peppers, Tomato and Sweet Garlic Broth

Wagyu Beef Tartare
Smoked Tomato, Capers and Olives

Matsutake Mushroom
Yuba, Crisp Sunchoke, Light Broth

Hokkaido Scallop
Butternut Squash, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Hazelnuts, Yellow Wine Sauce

Stonington Maine Razor Clam
Charred Leek, Black Truffle, Sea Lettuce, Sesame

Truffle Risotto
White Truffles

New Zealand John Dory
Salsify, Malabar Spinach, Lobster Mushrooms, Red Wine Sauce

Wild Scottish Wood Pigeon
Cauliflower, Marche Cherries, Black Barley, Jus Lié au Sang

Aged Sonoma Lamb
Porcini Mushroom, Yams, Endive, Jus Tranche

Fourme aux Moelleux
Bartlett Pear Tart, Peppered Honey

"Sundae"
Chocolate-Pecan Brownie, Heilala Vanilla Ice Cream

Green Apple
Lychee and Yogurt

Melisse Restaurant

1104 Wilshire Boulevard, , CA 90401 (310) 395-0881 Visit Website

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