My first meal in LA was at Ciudad, just across from my
hotel, the Bonaventure. A very attractive room, I was
anticipating a great meal, based on most of the
And the food was quite good, all in all. Lentil soup,
tuna tartare, a potato appetizer, and a fish dish were
tasty, but not memorable. The service was sort of
slapdash--they blamed some of it on staff unable to
get to work because of the marathon.
Overall, I was disappointed. Others from my group who
ate there were pleased, however.