Baking at République | Cookbook

We are excited to announce that Baking at République from Chef Margarita Manzke is now available in the restaurant, in stores, and online at Penguin Random House, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Indiebound.          

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Siembra Spirits Agave Dinner | Monday, March 25

On Monday, March 25, we along with K&L welcomed producers from Michoacán and Jalisco for an interactive discussion on agave paired with a special 5-course menu from Chef Walter Manzke. We explored the aromas and flavors of these new to market agave spirits, from the labels: Mezonte, Cascahuin, Pajarote, Don Mateo de la Sierra, and

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Drake Whitcraft Wine Dinner | Monday, March 11

On March 11th, we welcomed Drake Whitcraft of Whitcraft Winery for a dinner paired with a special menu from Chef Walter Manzke. Drake Whitcraft Wine Dinner at République  Date: Monday, March 11 Time: 6:30 pm About Whitcraft Winery Chris and Kathleen (Barnato) Whitcraft started Whitcraft Winery in 1985. Chris hosted a local wine radio program in

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Pre-Order Cakes + Tarts

Cakes, tarts, and pies from Chef Margarita Manzke and team are available for pre-order and pick-up including: 3-Layer Berry Chiffon Cake 3-Layer Carrot Cake with Walnuts 3-Layer Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake Berry Tres Leches Cake Banana Cream Pie Passion Fruit Raspberry Cream Pie To place your order, download our ORDER FORM and email to info@republiquela.com

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Nancy Silverton Dinner with Walter & Margarita Manzke | Thursday, November 29

In celebration of République’s 5 year anniversary, Chefs Walter & Margarita Manzke were delighted to invite Nancy Silverton back to La Brea Avenue for a special 4-course menu including Nancy’s famed grilled cheese. The collaborative evening was an homage to the legacy of Campanile, Silverton’s first restaurant in the bell tower space, and to the Manzke’s

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Lomita Wine Dinner | Wednesday, November 28

On November 28th, République welcomed in Lomita Winery and Chef Sheyla Alvarado of TrasLomita in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico, for a dinner paired with a special menu from Chef Walter Manzke. Lomita Wine Dinner at République  Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Time: 7 pm Cost: $125++ About Lomita  Lomita was founded by entrepreneur Fernando Pérez

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Chef de Cuisine: Chris Carrillo

California born and raised, Chris Carrillo, has always had a passion for food and cooking. Carrillo has been at Republique since pre-opening in 2013 and has worked his way up to Chef de Cuisine earlier this year. Carrillo oversees the kitchen and writes the daily menu, while still keeping an eye on everything going on

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Sari Sari Store x Little Bao Pop-Up

Sari Sari Store is a Filipino concept located in Downtown LA’s Grand Central Market from République Chefs Margarita and Walter Manzke. On Friday, August 23 & Saturday, August 24, the Chefs welcomed May Chow, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2017, of Hong Kong’s Little Bao for a 2-day pop-up at Sari Sari Store.  In Tagalog, “sari

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Introducing Our Wine Director: Sam Rethmeier

Born and raised in Orange County, California, Sam Rethmeier was drawn to the restaurant industry from a young age, working at different restaurants throughout Orange County from the age of 17. When Rethmeier was 20 he moved to Boulder, Colorado and it was there that after much persistence Rethmeier scored himself a position at the

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Bar Director: Shawn Lickliter

Shawn Lickliter grew up in East Tennessee. His motto, “Eat your grandmother’s cooking, while drinking your grandfather’s moonshine”. He began working in restaurants when he was 15 years old and found his way into bartending when he started college. Shawn also worked at his local specialty liquor store where he learned all the ins and

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