Hi, I'm looking for a fun trendy place to take a friend out to dinner that also serves great food. Lively atmosphere required. I'd prefer not to make a reservation. I'd go anywhere from Santa Monica/Venice to La Cienega. Any ideas?
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.