Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue
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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue, the secretive restaurant from Dave Beran

Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Pressed duck

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Malted carrot

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Expect 20 courses at chef Dave Beran’s 18-seat tasting-menu restaurant in Santa Monica.

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Flavors for chamomile

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Canard a’ la presse, pineapple, and hato mug.

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Fermentation bottles at Dialogue

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Chef Dave Beran spent a year exploring Los Angeles’ culinary cityscape before opening Dialogue.

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

A look inside Dialogue, which hides behind a scratched gray door on the second floor of a Santa Monica food court.

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Chef de partie McKenna Lelah prepares dishes at Dialogue.

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Jonathan Gold reviews Dialogue

Guests enter through a door in an alley to take the service elevator up to dine at Dialogue.

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