This striking Downtown LA lounge and eatery boasts zen-like design details and floor to ceiling windows that afford jaw-dropping views of an adjacent swimming pool and the Downtown skyline. Chef Kris Morningstar, formerly of Patina and Meson G, spoke with Shira Lazar to preview Blue Velvet’s unconventional spin on modern American favorites.
A 17-foot communal table and open fire pits on the restaurant’s rooftop garden add to the gather-round vibe at Blue Velvet. Just don’t expect to be roasting your own marshmallows. The lounge menu is served until 2 AM offering swank campfire snacks like blue cheese beignets and a warm crab dip with leeks. And, trust us, Dennis Hopper would approve.
750 Garland Avenue
Downtown / Los Angeles