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soft bottom wednesday bar + plates

soft bottom wednesday
“soft bottom” because that is how the elysian valley stretch of the LA river is known, as it was never paved over by the army corp of engineers and remains lush and natural in its funky way. “wednesday” because wednesday.

smallish plates and drinks

full bar with Mark Hendrix on cocktails; tasty wine list; corkage $20

Please note: our seating is mostly communal. If it is warm, the tables and/or the comfy furniture may well be outdoors under the helicoptery sky.

PARKING: street parking only—Clearwater, Ripple, Fruitdale, Gilroy. Please be considerate of our neighbors.

If you have trouble with open table, if your desired time is unavailable, or if you are just plain analog, please EMAIL us. If you have any dietary concerns the kitchen should be advised of, please indicate on your reservation form. And if you are a chronic last minute canceller, please indicate on your reservation form.

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menu coming along:

olives 5

cheeses: Manchester, Ocooch Mtn., Moses Sleeper; house cracks 17

radicchio, honey date, oregano, pine nut, cinnamon, fiore sardo 11

yellowtail confit, avocado, pickled fennel, arugula, dill 14

tomato, melon, persian cucumber, mint, preserved lemon, bottarga 12

shishito, bonito 7

lamb meatballs, cabbage, pickle cauliflower, harisa, soft egg, pita 17

duck breast, mustard green, freekeh, almond, smoked cherry 19

short rib, watermelon, burrata, watercress, pepita salsa verde 20

gnocchi, summer squash, basil, walnut, roasted cherry tomato 16

plum upsidedown cake 7

Earlier Event: July 5
star spangled hangover brunch
Later Event: July 12
no brunch today