Bistro LQ * 1/2
LOCATION8009 Beverly Blvd. (at Laurel), Los Angeles; (323) 951-1088; www.bistrolq.com.
PRICEMost dishes can be ordered as half or full portions. First courses, $6 to $11 (half) and $9 to $18; main courses, $12 to $18 (half) and $21 to $34; desserts, $8. Six-course tasting menu, regular or vegetarian, $65 per person; nine-course tasting menu, $85 -- entire table only. Corkage fee, $10.
DETAILSOpen for dinner 5 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; dessert menu and cheese cart until 10:30 p.m. (weekends until 11 p.m.). Wine and beer. Valet parking, $5.50.
Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality. ****: Outstanding on every level. ***: Excellent. **: Very good. *: Good. No star: Poor to satisfactory.