i've excerpted this from the "New Foodie Opening" post regarding Octavio Becerra's (formerly of Patina Group) and Steve Golden (formerly of Woodland Hills Wine) new venture in Glendale down the street from the new Americana below the Wine Vault:
...went to a test dinner on wednesday. solid. the asparagus with the fried egg, the hen of the woods mushroom dish were standouts. potted meats were very unique. pickled cippolinis, cheese plate, 76% chocolate pudding all good. they make their own lardo and butter. both killer. the wine bar and store will be coming up by the end of may.