14- or 7-Course Tasting Menu with Drinks for Two at Scratch Bar (Up to 42% Off)

Beverly Hills

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  • $289 for a 14-course private tasting menu with drink pairings for two ($400 value)
  • $149 for a 7-course private tasting menu with drink pairings for two ($258 value)

Chef Phillip Frankland Lee prepares special 14- or 7-course meals for two, whipping up his choice of bites, starters, mains, and desserts from the menu and pairing them with drinks, including wine.

Scratch Bar

Cuisine Type: New American, Seafood, Vegan/GF Friendly
Established: 2014
Reservations: Recommended
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 11–25
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: 14-Course Chef's Counter
Outdoor Seating: No

At Scratch Bar, situated on LA's Restaurant Row, there is no mistaking who runs the show. Owner and chef Phillip Frankland Lee—who also flexed his star power on the Food Network's Guy's Grocery Games" starring Guy Fieri—presents his artfully plated modern cuisine as what he calls "dining as theater."

From a five-seat tasting bar with a bird's-eye view of the kitchen, diners watch him cook and plate dishes that look more like sculptures than food. For instance, the puffed smelt atop bone-marrow mustard stands upright on a rustic stone, resembling a fossil carved from a limestone wall—the principle food in cavemen's diets. Small bites include pork belly and raw oysters, and his entrees comprise innovative interpretations of classics, such as dry-aged hanger steak and crispy-skin Pacific salmon, but also dazzle diners with creative dishes such as Squid in a Box. To make this dish, the chef fashions a box by deep-frying strands of potatoes wrapped around a block of wood, and then removes it and fills the form with squid, mushrooms, and greens.

To connect with his audience, each night, chef Lee takes time to sit down with diners at Chef's Counter events, in which up to 11 guests reserve the privilege to ask him about recipes and techniques while eating and sipping wine and sake from an extensive list.

Feasts unfold outdoors on the patio or in the dimly lit, chic dining room, which is well-appointed with the chef's personal touches. Above the hand-carved woodgrain table tops hangs an homage to chef Lee and the staff's ink—a chalkboard with colorful illustrations of their tattoos.

In a Nutshell

Chef Lee prepares special 14- or 7-course tasting menus, which may include everything from bone marrow and sourdough to Squid in a Box

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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