"For me my glory is a humble ephemeral absinthe drunk on the sly, with fear of treason, and if I drink it no longer, it is for good reason"


Occupying the former Dominick’s space on Beverly Boulevard, VERLAINE is a restaurant that speaks to the year-round bounty of California produce and farming, as well as the influences and culinary experiences that each member brings to the project.


The Team

Proprietors - Matthew Hechter & Christopher Brandon

Chef/Partner - Diego Hernandez Baquedano

General Manager - Monica Karell

Bar Director - Aaron Melendrez