Los Angeles: XIV, The Bazaar
In their new Los Angeles restaurants, two of America's most inventive chefs have created must-go dining spots by reimagining the increasingly familiar small-plates idea. Even if Michael Mina opts to call his concept "create your own tasting menu" and José Andrés prefers "traditional and modern tapas," what's not to like about a succession of little bites that keep you smiling all meal long? Their unique styles come close to redefining refined dining.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 10, 2009.