Lobster Fever LA Style

As the season transitions to Summer, the ocean tide brings in succulent lobster just in time for National Lobster Day (Sunday, June 15).  Some of LA’s trendiest restaurants, from the mainland to the promenade, are already putting together their best lobster dishes tied to the holiday. Prepare to be spoiled! Just take a peek at this crustacean creations preview:


  • RivaBellaLobster Tortelli with broccoli cream, tomato, and pecorino
  • CAFE del REY: Lobster Risotto with Maine lobster, parmesan, and asparagus
  • FIG & OLIVE Melrose Place: Lobster Bisque with lobster meat pimento, chive, mascarpone, and olive oil crackers
  • Terrazza: Lobster Panini with tomato, avocado, little gem lettuce, and lemon aioli or the Maine Lobster Crudo with black truffle, green apple, and California caviar.

More traditional variations of classic lobster dishes include:

Petrossian Restaurant & BoutiqueLobster Roll with sea urchin, fennel, daikon, chives, parsley, and Petrossian Caviar

RivaBellaPoached Lobster with housemade ricotta, dehydrated peach, and candied cashew

Red O Restaurant: Maine Lobster Tail with garlic marinated Maine lobster tail, cilantro-fennel rice, charred Mexican knob onions, slow roasted baby fennel, and Tajin butter

WP24 Restaurant: The “Angry” Two-Pound Live Maine Lobster with spicy szechuan chilies, fried garlic, scallions, black bean dust