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Blue Velvet

Warm squid salad with salsify noodles. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Loup de mer comes with an enticing dice of potatoes and fresh clams and a thatch of fried leeks on top. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
“Almost a sundae” features a smear of brûléed marshmallow “fondue” highlighting a bar of milk chocolate parfait, with a tall glass of frothy bitter-almond foam, and espresso ice cream alongside. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Blue Velvet’s hamachi. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
At the main dining room’s entrance, an oval cutout offers a peek at the warm lighting and shimmer of the turquoise pool. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)