Five Melrose Avenue Restaurant Dishes That Celebrate Fall

Five Melrose Avenue Restaurant Dishes That Celebrate Fall

Not matter what the temperature says, autumn has officially arrived. While it may not feel like it, it can certainly taste like it. Melrose Avenue restaurants are the place to go if you’re into seasonal ingredients, clever flavor combos, and a total sense of satisfaction after a meal.

Check out these offerings that celebrate the flavors of the season.

AUBURNauburn-eggplant

Eggplant is a ridiculously flexible fruit (yes, fruit) with a distinct flavor and texture that is exploited to its rustic fullest in this dish at Auburn. The eggplant is charred in the hearth and served with puffed grains, black garlic, almonds, and onion essence.

AUBURN
6703 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90038
323.486.6703
auburnla.com/menu

COLD ROLLED ICE CREAM

No way we’re skipping dessert. If you like your fall flavors frozen, take a look at Cold Rolled’s monument to cool fall nights. S’more Tonight has a s’more base, chocolate drizzle, crushed graham cracker, and a for-real toasted marshmallow.

COLD ROLLED ICE CREAM
7266 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.452.0881
coldrolledicecream.com

LA CHOUQUETTE

This is most definitely apple season. A simple, elegant, and dizzingly delicious way to enjoy the fall fruit is at La Chouquette. This tarte aux pommes has a perfectly crisp, buttery crust to hold the abundant, perfectly sweet apple slices.

LA CHOUQUETTE
7350 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
424.362.4380
lachouquette.com

LN2

We’re fully enjoying the Pizza Renaissance™ here on Melrose. If you do it right, as LN2 does, you can create magic. Like this duck confit pizza with employs rich fall flavors like butternut squash, basil, goat cheese, and roasted plum hoisin.

LN2
7212 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.917.5178
ln2restaurant.com

SEVERANCE

Once you see Severance’s jaw-dropping menu, you won’t be able let this dish rest as your meal (but you can): brussels sprouts (3x cooked) with pomegranate molasses, shaved parmigiana, and a garlic aioli.

SEVERANCE
7274 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046
323.424.7294
severancela.com

Deborah Brosseau

About Deborah Brosseau

Deborah Brosseau provides audience development services to arts & entertainment, lifestyle, and non-profit clients. She is a freelance writer, providing anything from local listicles to corporate profiles for various online publications. Having first experienced Melrose in the '80s, she enjoys writing about the old school creatives as well as the progressive new ones.