FIGat7th has now welcomed gastropub, City Tavern Downtown (735 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017). With a decor including leather and wooden furniture, exposed brick, and wooden paneling, City Tavern was founded by Ken Kaufman, Brian McKeaney, and Dave Northrup (Rush Street, Roadside Eats). The menu is by chef de cuisine Randy Montoya (Sadie) and culinary director Jessica Christensen and the cocktail program is under Brent Falco (Cole’s) and Cari Hah (Peking Tavern).
The menu includes an large crudo section, oysters, fried chicken nuggets, shrimp & grits, and wild salmon with herb gnocchi. Curated by General Manager Matt Meiers, City Tavern Downtown will continue doing weekly pint nights and beer dinners with 28 taps that will rotate regularly.
As for happy hour, enjoy specials ($5-6) like, “serious” martinis, and specialty cocktails like the Pineapple Express, (pineapple juice, mezcal, lime juice, and bitters). Mini-martinis are made with Beefeater gin, Carpano Antica, and Noilly Prat.