Like piñatas, bodies must be filled with quality ingredients to effectively satisfy the demands of screaming children. Summon the strength to endure a baseball batting from a blindfolded child with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of new American cuisine and drinks at Bashan Restaurant in Glendale. Melding the culinary whims of California, Asia, and the Mediterranean, chef Nadav Bashan designs fine fare from fresh, seasonal ingredients in a laid-back, elegant dining atmosphere. Funky drop lighting illuminates each artful plate of oceanic fare, and walls bedecked with hanging driftwood calmly remind that trees cannot swim. Click here to view the chef's offerings. Today's deal is valid for all menus, including the three-course prix fixe.
- This “culinary delight” in suburban Montrose from husband-and-wife team Nadav and Romy Bashan is “splendid” for “simple, classy and inspired” New American fare made with “quality” farmer’s market ingredients – Zagat
- Bashan is a visually stunning restaurant. Its [sic] comfortable and relaxing. The lighting is perfect and the decor is warm and inviting. Really beautiful. – Kimberly D., Yelp
Chef Nadav Bashan's carefully constructed New American cuisine has earned accolades from the Los Angeles Times and a rating of "extraordinary to perfection" from Zagat. But diners won't have to traipse to a ritzy downtown restaurant to get it. That's because the chef opted to practice his elegant art in out-of-the-way Glendale, at a self-named eatery with a 40-seat dining room.
This commitment to pleasant service lets customers keep the focus where it should be: on the food. Though they constantly rotate, Nadav's previous menus of seasonally inspired cuisine have included wild mediterranean sea bass, sword-tip squid, and other dishes that highlight what Los Angeles magazine calls his "finesse with seafood." He also draws on his experience in high-profile kitchens at The Lobster, Michael's, and Providence to gather fresh ingredients from local markets for each dish.
The Bashans' business "really is a labor of love," as Nadav told the Glendale News-Press, and they leave no aspect of it untouched. The restaurant's decor incorporates driftwood and grass wall accents that complement the naturalness of the cuisine. At the bar, custom walnut wine racks hold bottles from Australia, Chile, and Italy next to taps that can dispense craft brews or refreshing, locally sourced breezes.
3459 N Verdugo Rd.
Glendale, California 91208Get Directions