Behind the Scenes with Bestia Chef de Cuisine Melissa

July 28, 2017

With a beyond impressive ability to keep a calm demeanor in the kitchen and an unparalleled work ethic, Melissa Lopez – Bestia Chef de Cuisine – fills a hard to replace void in our beast of a kitchen team. We asked Chef Melissa to tell us a little more about how she started her career in cooking, […]

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Shop our Collection of Bestia T-Shirts and Bestia Aprons

July 27, 2017

We have Bestia t-shirts and Bestia aprons available for purchase directly in the restaurant or via mail upon request. Please visit us at Bestia or email us info@bestiaLA.com to inquire about direct shipping. Bestia Cleaver Short Sleeve T-Shirt $25. Sizes: extra-small, small, medium, large and extra-large. Available in black or grey. Bestia Cleaver Zip-Up Hoodie […]

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Genevieve’s Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

June 1, 2017

Genevieve’s Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe Genevieve makes these cookies every holiday for as long as she can remember. Her version of the Mexican wedding cookies are nicely salted, extra buttery and have a good amount of nuts, making her recipe slightly different than most. Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ½ cup […]

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Wine Pairings for the Bestia Menu

January 27, 2017

While it is true that an Italian origin can be traced to just about everything on the Bestia menu, lighter Mediterranean influence permeates throughout. Chef’s food is layered and balanced and the dishes range from subtle to powerful. Pairing wine with the food at Bestia doesn’t need to be complicated, but it should be noted […]

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