The Eat Sheet: Hot New Restaurant -- Livello

THR's pick of the week for industry power dining puts L'Ermitage back on Beverly Hills' culinary map.
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The Quick Pitch: L’Ermitage has brought in Joseph Elevado — who originally trained under Nobu Matsuhisa and was most recently stationed at Social House in Las Vegas — to unfurl a double-track, notably non-fusion-minded Italian and Asian fine-dining menu under the two-story domed main dining room.

The Insider’s Dish: The space is set for a redesign later this year. And no, despite L’Ermitage now being run by the Viceroy Hotel Group, showbiz-favorite decorator Kelly Wearstler (wife of owner Brad Korzen) will not be in charge of the new look.

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The Must-Order Item: Sea urchin and fluke crudo.

The Best Table: Out on the fecund patio filled with mature banana-leaf plants, right beside the modernist Zen fountain.

The Industry Neighbors: The Beverly Hills offices of Participant Media, Lakeshore Entertainment and Netflix are all within a couple of blocks.

9291 Burton Wy., Beverly Hills, 877.235.7582, livellorestaurant.com

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