CoCo Queen - The Queen of Rotisserie Arrives in WeHo
Coco Queen, a French rotisserie restaurant, recently opened in WeHo and it’s just the perfect amount of “extra” to stand out from the rest! Located on the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Westbourne is the new Coco Queen!
Founded by two French best friends, mothers who are entrepreneurs: Nathalie Dahan and Angelique Bohbot, CoCo Queen brings a different flair to an everyday favorite — rotisserie chicken. Delivering a simple menu with various cuts of rotisserie chicken layered with spices such as lemon and rosemary — the menu is every bit of complex.
The establishment offers authentic, homemade and traditional French cuisine made with organic and hand picked ingredients directly imported from France. The roasted chicken is served with a choice of side dishes that include crispy roast potatoes and fresh salads.
"We are Kosher and we package with care. With each chicken it takes like 15-20 minutes to prepare. We marinate the chicken 8 hours before with a special recipe and we work with organic ingredients," states Angelique Bohbot CoCo Queen Co-Founder. "I think this is what makes our chicken different. We don't use anything frozen, once we sell out we are out. It's simple, but good!"
Whether it's the olives and olive oil from Italy or the confit lemons from Morrocco, the CoCo Queen is paying homage and highlighting favorites from Europe. For example, the food is served on a wooden tray so guests can continue having the experience of a French market. “What we're trying to capture with Coco QueenRotisserie is a vibe, a feeling and atmosphere of a home cooked meal, that is recreating an environment that feels like home; that feels like you’re sitting at your grandmother’s kitchen table/dining table.”
Guests can order à la carte or trays, which is a bit of a combo plate designed to get a taste of everything. We opted for Tray No.5 — EVERYONE should try this for their first visit as it offers ALL of the major heavy-hitters on the menu. It came with a rotisserie breast, nuggets, chicken balls, and fries. The tray was dusted in gold flakes which only heightens excitement. You’re literally eating gold like the queen you are — is there ANY other way?!
The restaurant is designed by interior designer Yuna Mègre and features the instagram-worthy look of the authentic Parisian Bistro mixed with contemporary art. The outside and interior walls are painted in a unique way and it is already the “IT” spot for gourmet fast food. This female-run West Hollywood addition will transport you and your senses into the flair and conviviality of South of France.
The dishes are impeccable and unlike ANY rotisserie I've ever had. All items were moist and oozing with flavor. There were even a handful of sauces, which are all made in-house with the exception of the BBQ dip, that accompany many of the items on the menu. All dishes are available for takeaway and delivery.
LA is a city that is made of people that aren't from here. CoCo Queen IS your home away from home! Pull up a seat at the table and let the food do the talking because CoCo Queen is a complete vibe that is here to stay! Click HERE to see our favorite restaurants.