Chef Ludo Lefebvre, who will reappear as a judge of the new season of ABC's "The Taste" starting Thursday, says he's opening a new restaurant in 2014, Petit Trois.
It's the spin-off of Trois Mec, the restaurant he and partners Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook of
On Tuesday Lefebvre tweeted: "2013 amazing year 4 @TroismecLA - THANK YOU!! excited 4 our new little baby next door @PetittroisLA @VDotolo J.Shook"
The tweet included a photo of the exterior of the storefront next to Trois Mec, located in a strip mall off of Highland Avenue, just north of Melrose Avenue. [UPDATED: The original story said the strip mall was on Melrose, it faces Melrose, but there is a service station in between] Petit Trois will open in the space that formerly was Tasty Thai. Its opening date was not announced.