Bouchon (Beverly Hills, CA)

Bouchon Beverly Hills
238 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Dining date: 12/18/17

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Bouchon’s Beverly Hills location closed at the end of last year after eight years. I came here for one last meal, coinciding with the restaurant’s last Ad Hoc fried chicken Monday. The restaurant holds a special place with this blog. My two visits during the restaurant’s opening weekend was the first post on this blog, ever, and it’s also the place that I sat next to Thomas Keller for dinner.

For this final meal, we ordered the fried chicken dinner for two (which came with three sides), adding a favorite side – pommes frites with black truffles.

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Epi

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Fried Chicken
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Macaroni & Cheese
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Braised Collard Greens
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Biscuits & Gravy
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Pommes Frites with truffle
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Bouchons valrhona chocolate brownies with tahitian vanilla ice cream
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The food was excellent. Fried chicken was juicy, encased in a crackling golden brown crust. We did have to send the pommes frites back, but the second attempt was spot on. Served hot and crispy, with a fluffy interior, they had an addicting truffle flavor. And the bouchons, rich and chocolatey, married beautifully with the vanilla ice cream. Bouchon will certainly be missed.


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