Located on famed Robertson Boulevard, Tagine is Los Angeles’ only Moroccan fine dining restaurant. With its intimate atmosphere accompanied by its jazzy musical vibe, Tagine is ideal for a hot date. Aside from the sexy setting, Tagine’s menu combines traditional Moroccan recipes spiced up with several contemporary twists in French, Spanish, and African flavor, which are sure to whet the palate and entice the senses. And as if this joint couldn’t get any cooler, acclaimed actor, Ryan Gosling, who might (and should) win an Oscar for his performance in the stellar melodrama Blue Valentine, holds a major stake in Tagine’s ownership and brings his own special brand of Tinseltown flair to the Beverly Hills eatery.
Tagine’s boasts a subdued interior theme marked by low inviting candle light, walls lined with plush banquettes, and Dan Winters’ stylish black and white framed photographs of the Moroccan landscape. Collectively, these accouterments create an unparalleled ambience of understated glamour and romantic style, which form the perfect compliment to Tagine’s exquisite culinary delicacies.
Tagine’s executive chef, Abdessamad “Ben” Benameur and his prolific partner, Mr. Gosling, believe in a culinary philosophy, which places a premium on original presentation, skillful proportioning, and visually provocative display. Some of Tagine’s most delectable menu offerings include: their mouthwatering broiled Lamb Chop Specialty, the Moroccan fish baked with authentic Moroccan spices, Chef’ Ben’s special Bastilla, and the Baklava (to-die-for) for dessert.
Insider tip: go on Fridays and Saturdays for Tagine’s special tasting menu, which serves up a symphony of flavor unlike anything you have ever experienced before. For drinks, go for any of the Sangria’s as they are all made from scratch in-house.
For an unrivaled dining experience in Beverly Hills, Tagine offers guests that special experience. The culinary experience that is Tagine, just proves that Gosling’s talents exceed far beyond the glow of the screen. For more information on Tagine please visit their website.
Tagine – 132 North Robertson Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2104 - (310) 360-7535