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Water Grill

  1. Empire Building
    Water Grill To Replace Ocean Avenue Seafood in Santa MonicaTypical Westsider move here; leaving a 28-year-old for a 24-year-old.
  2. Coming Soon
    David LeFevre Does Not Endorse Actual Fishing With DynamiteThe chef finds himself having to explain the name of his new restaurant.
  3. WTF
    WTF: Travel+Leisure Choses Only Son of A Gun and Water Grill in BestIs sushi not seafood? Leisure+Travel doesn’t think so.
  4. Openings
    Vu Goes Back to Being BeachsideJamaica Bay Inn tries to scrub the memory of disappointing Vu away from Marina del Rey.
  5. The Other Critics
    Jonathan Gold Applauds New Chef at Lazy Ox; Patrick Kuh Catches Up With WaterDespite a few dishes that may not be worth the price, Kuh appreciates the balance of creativity and tradition in the $1.5 million remake.
  6. L.A. Diet
    The Mars Volta’s Juan Alderete Eats Pre-Tour Fruits De Mer, Takes“I thought I’d kill the guys at the studio with my garlic breath!”
  7. Close-Ups
    From ‘Seafood Geek’ to GQ SmoothDavid LeFevre tells the magazine about his favorite places to eat, drink, and shop in L.A.
  8. The Other Critics
    Russ Parsons Stumbles Onto Los Agaves; Gold Soaks Up Sunny SpotGold declares, “Sunny Spot, one suspects, may be the first of Choi’s restaurants to be less a passion project than a nicely executed work-for-hire.”
  9. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Brian Malarkey’s Herringbone Opens May 23, With Amanda Baumgarten Cooking GlobalDouble the Top Chef action in San Diego!
  10. Chef Shuffles
    Former Water Grill Chef Allyson Thurber Comes Into VuThe chef, who also ran The Lobster and Philly’s Striped Bass, is the ideal choice to lead a new seafood-driven approach.
  11. Totally Worth the Drive
    Totally Worth the Drive: Skate Wing in Brown Butter at Cliff’s EdgeThe James Beard nominee updates the classic bistro dish raie au beurre noir.
  12. Downtown
    Another Restaurant Row Grows in DowntownWith the remodel of Water Grill and the coming of Armen Hakobayan’s Industriel, Grand Ave. may be the next hot spot.
  13. Chef Shuffles
    Water Grill Appoints Damon Gordon To The HelmThe British chef joins a legacy that includes Michael Cimarusti and Devid LeFevre.
  14. Reopenings
    Water Grill Unveils Refreshed Space Today, Opens Tomorrow Evening withThe addition of T.V. sets at the bar kind of makes us want to spit out our craft brew.
  15. Trimmings
    Water Grill Unveils Its New LogoThe new design adds a touch of irreverence to the restaurant’s oft-intimidating reputation.
  16. Temporary Closings
    Water Grill Closing for a Month to Expand Menu, Dining Room, and KitchenStill, one wonders if the months-long chef search is a factor here.
  17. Openings
    Vol. 94 Pairs Wine with McSweetbreads, Now Soft-Open in PasadenaPhil Lee oversees an eclectic menu of global small plates in a room that looks like someone shrunk Bottega Louie.
  18. Mediavore
    China Considers Emoticon Restaurant Grades; Water Grill Loses Its TopAmanda Baumgarten splits with Downtown’s seafood stronghold after seven months.
  19. Openings
    What to Eat at David LeFevre’s Manhattan Beach Post, Open TonightThe longtime Water Grill chef has crazy house-made bread, “less common” meat cuts, and twisted classic cocktails planned in the South Bay.
  20. L.A. Diet
    Chef Alex Reznik Drinks Kosher Wine, Eats Pork-Belly Sliders at Animal“There are days when I’m driving home that I go ‘Aww, I didn’t eat anything today and I’m not going to Taco Bell. I’m not doing it.’”
  21. Truckin’
    Farmer’s Market Cooking Leaps Aboard The Food Truck MovementThe Flatiron Truck serves a daily changing menu inspired by local ingredients, though it still can mix up a mean hybrid burrito.
  22. Coming Soon
    David LeFevre Opening Eclectic Restaurant in Manhattan BeachThe former Water Grill chef is seeking a staff and dropping clues to his solo venture along the way.
  23. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Another Top Chef Assumes An Executive Position in L.A.Amanda Baumgarten steps up to the executive level at Water Grill.
  24. Chef Shuffles
    David Lefevre Is Leaving Water GrillAfter six years, the chef will depart to start his own restaurant.
  25. Slideshow
    Mark Peel, David Lefevre, and Ben Ford Have A Cook-Off For Restaurant WeekMayor Villaraigosa and Michael McCarty were among the judges at a chef-filled event.
  26. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Where to Taste Alex Reznik’s Recipes From Top ChefCafe Was offers the dishes, as seen on T.V., for four dollars each.
  27. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Water Grill Launching Weekly Top Chef DishesThe specials are used to promote the restaurant’s chef-testant Amanda Baumgarten.
  28. Chef Shuffles
    Chef K.C. Ma Replaces Joshua Smookler at VinotequeWith a resume that includes Water Grill, Providence, and Craft, the new chef expands hours and menu items.
  29. Chef Shuffle
    Pastry Chef Sharlena Fong Exits Nickel DinerFormer Water Grill and Bastide pastry chef Koa Duncan might take her place.
  30. Menu Additions
    Offal, Urchin, Italian Babybacks, and Cassoulet Hit L.A.’s Favorite MenusSeveral popular restaurants are revealing their chef’s passions with new dishes.
  31. Openings
    What to Eat at Raphael, Open in Studio CityA look at Raphael’s menus and wine list in Studio City.
  32. Openings
    Riva Will Be Replaced by Fraiche As Chef Travi Flies East For FallRiva will be replaced by the owners’ first restaurant.
  33. Menus
    What to Eat at Water Grill’s Sunday Lobster Clam BakeWater Grill brings out a New England-style menu every Sunday.
  34. Menus
    What to Eat from Water Grill’s New Lunch MenuWater Grill gets creative with a new lunch menu.
  35. Foodievents
    What to Eat at the 7th Annual Malibu Wine ClassicMalibu gathers over 20 restaurants and 60 wineries for an August bash.
  36. Foodievents
    5x5 Chefs Collaborate Sunday on Dinner at Water GrillWater Grill welcomes 5x5 chefs, plus one, for a special dinner on Sunday.
  37. User’s Guide
    L.A.’s Best Raw BarsWhere to go raw in Los Angeles these days