EL OSO

In celebration of the diverse flavors and spices of the mediterranean, El Cid brings you El Oso, a California Mediterranean restaurant. El Oso seamlessly blends modern and old-world cooking techniques while showcasing some of California’s finest seasonal ingredients. From heirloom tomato Gazpacho to Catalan style short ribs to paella with fresh prawns, Chef Jason Fullilove adds a level of soulful creativity to these culinary classics.

CHEF JASON FULLILOVE

Chef Jason Fullilove has spent years honing his culinary style, working everywhere from the glitz and glamour of New York City to the rhythms and spices of the Caribbean to the fresh food capital of the world: California.

Jason's passion for the culinary arts has led him to become the Chef de Cuisine at the five-star Ritz Carlton, the Executive Chef for Mark Peel at Campanile/Tar Pit, and the Executive Chef for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's (LACMA) Patina Restaurant Group and Malibu Pier Restaurant & Bar.

During his time in California, Chef Fullilove has immersed himself in learning the ins and outs of the world’s largest farming region, which has lead him to shepard multiple ventures around Los Angeles including the El Oso restaurant at El Cid.

 

DINNER

tapas

HOUSE MADE NAAN BREAD
5 $

tapenade | roast garlic hummus

CROQUETAS DE JAMÓN
14 $

chicken & ham | béchamel manchego piquillo pepper coulis

LAMB SHAWARMA
16 $

confit lamb shoulder | babaganoush house made naan bread

GAZPACHO
10 $

heirloom tomato | cucumber | crema watermelon | borage blossom

PULPO A LA PLANCHA
18 $

edwine braised octopus | persian shelling beans bacon | endive ( G F )

GAMBAS A LA PLANCHA
16 $

wild pacific prawns | olive oil | harissa | garlic ( G F )

PIMIENTO DE PADRON
12 $

pardon peppers | sea salt | olive oil ( V G )

CRISP ARTICHOKES
10 $

parsley pesto (VG)

LAMB MEAT BALLS
14 $

Harissa | Tamarind Yogurt

BLACK RICE FALAFEL
12 $

Herb Whipped Tahini (VG)

salads | vegetables | sides

BURATTA & STONE FRUIT
12 $

figvin cotto | local olive oil | arugula

GEMSALAD
10 $

shaved radish | apples | manchego citrus vinaigrette

HEIRLOOM CARROTS
10 $

honey fenu greek yogurt | persilade

RAPINI
10 $

broccoli rabe | fresnochili | garlic confit

CREAMY POLENTA
5 $

preserved lemon | ahiamarillo | tomato confit

from sea

PESCA DODE MARCADO
26 $

( FISH OF THE DAY ASK SERVER FOR DETAILS )

ORA KING SALMON
20 $

creamy polenta | oyster mushrooms | fava beans

PAELLA
28 $

bomba rice | prawns | clams mussels | chorizo | chick n | saffron

from the farm

ARROZ DE CALABAZA
17 $

bombarice | roast pumpkin | pepitas pumkin puree (VG)

1 / 2 TANDOORI SPICED CHICKEN
20 $

pan roast free range tan doori spice rublime | charred okra | stewed tomato ( G F )

ESTOFADO DE CATALAN
29 $

catalan style beef short ribs market vegetables | pistou fennel puree (GF)

BRUNCH

sides

FREE RANGE EGGS ANY STYLE
5 $
MARBLE BREAKFAST POTATO
5 $
ALL NATURAL THICK CUT BACON
5 $
HOUSE MADE FLATBREAD
5 $
HUMMUS & PICKLES
5 $

tapas

CROQUETAS DE JAMÓN
1 4 $

chicken & ham | béchamel manchego piquillo pepper coulis

GAZPACHO
10 $

heirloom tomato | cucumber | crema watermelon | borage blossom

GAMBAS A LA PLANCHA
16 $

fresh prawns grilled | olive oil | chili garlic ( GF )

PIMIENTO DE PADRON
12 $

pardon peppers | sea salt | olive oil

CRISP ARTICHOKES
10 $

parsley pesto

LAMB MEAT BALLS
14 $

Harissa | Tamarind Yogurt

BLACK RICE FALAFEL
12 $

Herb Whipped Tahini

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BURATTA & STONEFRUIT
12 $

fig vin cotto | local olive oil | arugula

CHICKEN & CABBAGE SALAD
12 $

Dried Cran berry | Almonds | Hard Boiled Egg

GEM SALAD
10 $

Shaved Radish | Apples | Manchego Citrus Vinaigret te

BABY KALE CAESAR SALAD
10 $

Sourdough Croutons | Shaved Parm | House Made Dressing

CREAMY POLENTA
5 $

preserved lemon | ahi amarillo | tomato confit

plates

AVOCADO TOAST
12 $

Fried Egg | Sea Salt | Acacia Honey

ROAST PRAWNS & POLENTA
12 $

Olive Caper Vierge

BERGAMOT FRENCH TOAST
12 $

Fresh Berries Whipped Cream | Real Maple Syrup

OPEN FACE OMELET
14 $

Spanish Ham | Camembert Cheese Side Potatoes

8OZ GRASS FED BURGER
14 $

Manchego Cheese Caramelized Onions on Brioche | Fries

HERITAGE PORK BELLY
14 $

Sofrito/Preserved Lemon/Garlic Confit/Poached Eggs

from the farm

ARROZ DE CALABAZA
17 $

bom barice | roast pumpkin | pepitas pumkin puree (VG)

1 / 2 TANDOORI SPICED CHICKEN
20 $

pan roast free range tandoori spice rub lime | charredokra | stewed tomato ( G F )

ESTOFADO DE CATALÁN
29 $

catalan style beef short ribs market vegetables | pistou fennel puree (GF)

DESSERT

BOMBOLINI DU NUTELLA
9 $

nutella stuffed italian doughnuts

ORANGE PANNA COTTA
9 $

seasonal preparation