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Bar Avalon (New) - Hidden Gem in Echo Park

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Do you like finding hidden gems?

Plancha Blue Prawns

I Found One!
Bar Avalon
A new restaurant which had its  Grand Opening last week on Sunset Blvd in Echo Park. (just West of Alvarado Blvd)

Photo by Kelly Bylsma
A casual neighborhood gathering spot with an ever-changing menu features shareable dishes and a curated wine list.

Choices, Choices, Choices...
Menu by Chef Joshua Guarneri (formerly The Hearth & Hound)

Photo by Kelly Bylsma
Wines curated from North and South America and each is offered by the glass.
Not sure which wine to order?
Ask Nathaniel Muñoz for a recommendation, GM and Sommelier.
I sampled a Chilled Red from Chile, Maitia Pipeño ‘Aupa’ Old Vines Maule
I would order this again!

See What Jay Eats...

Fried Smelt (Alaska)
Served with a house-made aioli  and wild arugula.
Dip in the aioli and eat the entire fish.


Who can’t resist a Deviled Egg?
AND it’s topped with chicken chicharron.
Lamb Rillette
Served with giardineira (pickled vegetables). BTW, the bread was delicious!

Peas & Radish
Served wi…