The old Bastide space has been reimagined as a Russian fantasyland.
8475 Melrose Place, Los Angeles, (323) 655-1977, http://www.marivanna.ru/la/
Salads, $10-$14; appetizers, $11-$19 (astronomically more with caviar); desserts, $10-$12
Open noon to 1 a.m. Mondays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays. Credit cards accepted. Full bar. Valet parking.
Herring Under a Fur Coat, chicken holodetz, svekolnik, potato zrazy, pirozhki, veal kotletki, stuffed cabbage, smetannik.