One-night Test Kitchen at Short Order on Feb. 25
The pop-up series Test Kitchen is back for one night at Short Order, the new upscale burger joint at the Original Farmers Market on 3rd Street. On Saturday, Feb. 25, five chefs, all Test Kitchen alumni, are coming up with five new burgers and four mixologists will create new cocktails.
Kris Morningstar's Flavor Burger No. 6: beef, house-made mortadella bites, Moroccan beets with spiced pistachio crunch and yogurt and mint. Walter Manzke's Vietnamese Pork Burger: pork, pickled radish, spicy sauce (served with Taleggio beignets and vegetable crudites). Adam Horton's Korean BBQ Burger: galbi and kimchi aioli (served with quinoa croquettes and som tam slaw). Ori Menashe's Italian Burger: aged beef, porcini mustard, Parmesan aioli, wild arugula, crispy pancetta, oven-dried tomato (with crispy polenta fries). Christian Page's "Filet o' Fish": sand dab, tartar sauce, American cheese (with Scotch egg and spuds "poutine").
Guest mixologists joining Short Order's Julian Cox behind the bar are: Son of a Gun's Daniel Warrilow, Ray's & Stark Bar's Paul Sanguinetti and Raphael's Chris Parke.
Burgers are $14 to $18, and special sides are $5 to $12. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are suggested. For reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org, including requested reservation time, contact name and number, and number in the party.
6333 W. 3rd St., No. 110, Los Angeles, (323) 761-7970, www.shortorder-la.com.
-- Betty Hallock
Photo: Short Order burger and spuds. Credit: Christina House/For The Times