13 underground supper clubs in the L.A. area

13 underground supper clubs in the L.A. area
Once a month, the organizers of the supper club known as PS Underground create a themed restaurant that pops up for a couple of nights.
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Here are some other underground dining clubs in the Southern California area. Visit the websites to learn more.

Amalur Project: “A culinary think tank creating dining concepts and collaborations that define and preserve gastronomy, agriculture and science.”


Amy’s Culinary Adventures: “A wandering intimate ‘bootleg restaurant’ featuring multi-course tasting menus.”

Andy Windak: “By dinner I mean a dinner party: emphasis on the party.”

Supper clubs: In the April 5 Saturday section, a list of underground supper clubs accompanying an article about one such club said Chicks With Knives was vegetarian. It is not.


Barbershop Ristorante: Walter El Nagar pops up at Farmer’s Kitchen in Hollywood.

BRK Dining: “A thoughtful multi-course degustation which will dazzle your palate and stimulate your mind.”

Chicks With Knives: Vegetarian.

Kali Dining: “Served on a communal table in a casual environment where you will be encouraged to interact with other guests.”


Room Forty: “We’ll set the tables in an unorthodox location, pull out the culinary stops, and celebrate great food, wine, and community.”

Taste of Pace: “Take the local seasonal bounties and create new and exciting dishes that expand my boundaries as a chef and artist while perfecting different techniques.”

Truffl: “A private members’ club for individuals who appreciate the art of living well.”

Whaling Club: “An extensive menu featuring adaptations of classics as well as signature cocktails, using seasonal ingredients and hand cut ice.”


Wolvesmouth: You may have read about it in the New Yorker.

Xian Wei: “Our ultimate goal is to elevate regional Chinese food … by displaying the authentic delicacies in a refined and delicate fine dining experience.”

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