Chefs to Watch 2016: Kevin Meehan, Kali, Los Angeles

Chandra Ram

Pop-ups developing into full-fledged restaurants isn’t a new thing, but when Kevin Meehan opened Kali this year with his business partner, Drew Langley, Los Angeles diners who had attended Meehan’s Kali Dining pop-ups for years were anxiously awaiting the restaurant, with its California-meets-French menu and wine list, and distinctly Los Angeles take on not-quite fine dining.

Meehan and Langley met when they worked at...