Abernethy’s Returns with Rotating Emerging Chefs


If this past two years in Downtown has felt like a leg that’s fallen asleep tingling desperately to get back in action than prepare to experience the heart pumping sensation of the reopening of Abernethy’s on BunkerHill.

Located on Jerry Moss Plaza at The Music Center, Abernethy’s is welcoming back diners to its immaculate culinary arena along with the highly popular rotation of its Emerging Chefs Showcase.

Debuting with a Mediterranean Island menu, is Italian Chef Ryan Costanza of Freedman’s, Post & Beam.

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The menu is Chef Costanza’s interpretation of the culinary offerings in the Italian islands of the Mediterranean, and features paired selections of wine and cocktails.

All details are thoughtfully curated by Costanza, including the playlist, natural wine selection, and the artwork. Costanza tapped muralist Maxwell Sykes, to provide the artwork.

Abernethy’s has been described as “a unique culinary incubator”, with each LA Chef selected by the a culinary committee of L.A.’s most legendary chefs and tastemakers.

Abernethy’s Master Chefs committee includes Downtown’s own Chef Susan Feniger (Border Grill) along with Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish), Niki Nakayama (n/naka), Govind Armstrong (Top Chef), and Aussie Curtis Stone (Georgie). Tastemakers include Producer Phil Rosenthal (Somebody Feed Phil) and Russ Parsons (former Los Angeles Times food editor) also make up members of the team.

What are you willing to bet that the food is really, really good?

Abernethy’s is located at 220 N. Hope Street.

Author: Keri Freeman

Military mom and proud parent, artist, writer, musician and film maker. Cocktail connoisseur. Publisher of DTLA Weekly.

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