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At Duello, the History of the Arts District Comes Alive—in Cocktail Form
A boozy night downtown for lovers (of great food and drink).
Chef Jessica Largey Previews New Restaurant Simone
A peek inside the menu at Simone’s spirited cocktail spot.
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Chef Jessica Largey appears on KTLA to preview dishes from Simone’s opening menu.
The cocktails at this new bar in the Arts District may be the most ambitious tipples in Los Angeles
In a lot of ways, Simone feels like many other casual-but-also-fancy restaurants in the Arts District. The interior is beautiful, the cocktails are creative, the service is helpful, and lots of people wear fashionably oversized pants. The food, though, is what makes this place different.
“McPherson, known best for opening the award-winning Panda & Sons cocktail bar in Edinburgh, Scotland, is on a mission to make Duello, the bar inside chef Jessica Largey’s new Simone restaurant in the Arts District downtown, more than just a waiting area for your dinner table. And to do so, he looked to the Arts District’s rich history and perpetual reinvention.”