Olivier Salad ($11)
Essentially a potato salad, this dish has diced potatoes, carrots, bologna, pickles, English peas, scallions, parsley, and homemade mayo with quail eggs on top.
This is unique to the Los Angeles location: a chilled borscht with sour cream and diced fresh veggies.
Beef Strogonaff ($24)
Mari Vanna's signature beef strogonaff is accompanied with buckwheat kasha, oyster mushrooms and truffle oil.
A classic Eastern European meal: veal-stuffed pierogies with a dollop of sour cream.
The servers were giving out chilled soup shots, including tomato bisque alongside colorful bell peppers.
Crepes were served two ways: one with caviar, another with berry preserves.
View of the kitchen.
This creme-colored dining lounge area doubles as a karaoke lounge, located right next to the kitchen but separated by a clear divider.
Vodka Shots ($9)
Strawberry-infused vodka shots were handed out by models in ushanka hats.
The outdoor patio had a cozy vibe. A pinch of green, candles, and a wicker furniture set made it feel like grandma's house.
The whimsical outdoor patio had quite the array of bird cages.
An array of lighted candles on top of the fireplace mantle set the mood for one of the dining rooms inside.