The Tar Pit (Mark Peel's new lounge on La Brea) is getting a lot of great buzz and their menu looks fantastic, so I'm interested in trying it out this weekend. Has anyone been? If so, can you give me any pointers as to what to order? Thanks!
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A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat. Read more.