by Steven Doyle
When Clark Food and Wine shuttered last year the owner Randall Warder claimed that a California restaurant chain would soon fill its space. Recently this chain sent us notice, only to find that it only has a two locations in Los Angeles, and the menu appears to be a nice fit for the area.
Scanning photos of the pending restaurant Laurel Tavern its interior looks much like what they found at Clark. Exposed brick and a long narrow bar. The menu is a bit different and burger focused but also has Clark-like small plates. Continue reading