C California Style

5 California Restaurant Openings on Our Radar

by C California Style

And they can’t come soon enough.

This article originally appeared in the March 2017 issue of C Magazine.

California gourmands are in for treats of all kinds, with new venues from major culinary talent opening up and down the state this spring and summer. • Evan Funke and his beloved cacio e pepe are back with a new stellar Italian menu lineup in March at Felix (felixla.com) on Abbot Kinney. • This summer, partners Christopher Kostow and Nathaniel Dorn will debut their laid-back, seasonal fare-driven restaurant Charter Oak (thecharteroak.com), located in the former Tra Vigne space in St. Helena. • The hits keep coming for S.F.’s Daniel Patterson, who will open his second outpost of refined small plates restaurant Alta (altaca.co) at the Minnesota Street Project arts complex this spring. • Following their post-Cooks County hiatus, Roxana Jullapat and Daniel Mattern are back in April with Friends & Family (friendsandfamilyla.com), a soulful bakery and cafe on Hollywood Boulevard. • Power chef couple Karen and Quinn Hatfield will be serving breakfast through dinner at The Mighty (themightydtla.com) in DTLA’s historic Higgins Building in time for summer fun. • Jessica Ritz.