'Tagine' is a romantic hideaway in the very popular district of Beverly Hills, serving modern Moroccan cuisine. This Moroccan restaurant is co-owned and designed by chef Ben Benameur Abdessamad Benameur, known as Ben Benameur, and actor Ryan Gosling since 2004, who said that this restaurant had “food that I could eat every day, for the rest of my life”. The dishes include authentic tagines and couscous, There is an à la carte or a multi-course tasting menu. It is not inexpensive but has an attentive service and an intimate, romantic atmosphere which makes it well-tailored to couples dating.
Chef Benameur developed the ‘Tagine’ menu thanks to his mother’s recipes he learned growing up in Morocco and introduced all Hollywood to the Moroccan culinary tradition. Failing to find a place that would offer such cuisine in a place reflecting its warmth, Ryan Gosling and Benameur decided to create this place. ‘It’s a hidden gem’ said the chef. Celebrities have been flocking here as it is the perfect place to escape the Hollywood bustle and to enjoy a plate of Moroccan delicacies.