Red O Restaurant Opens


What: Champion of authentic Mex cuisine Rick Bayless (and, ahem, Top Chef Master) puts up big flavors (pork belly sopes with black beans, salsa negra, and sesame; goat cheese cheesecake with caramel corn and Mexican root beer sauce) in his first menu outside of Chicago. Fourteen-foot chandeliers and a glass tequila tunnel add pizzazz.

When: Sun.-Thurs., 5-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight.

Where: 8155 Melrose Ave., at N. Kilkea Dr., West Hollywood (323-655-5009).

Posted 6/3/10.