In Morocco, this is the information that fans of Ryan Gosling have been talking about for a few days. According to several media reports, the actor recently opened a Moroccan restaurant in Los Angeles. Yes, he did, but in 2006.
The Canadian actor has owned a Moroccan restaurant for fourteen years in the famous Beverly Hills district of Los Angeles for which he chose the name “Tagine”.
Contrary to what one might think, the restaurant not only serves tagines, but also other famous Moroccan dishes. Couscous Royal, Quefta (minced meat), Moroccan salads, or even the famous Pastilla are all dishes that can be found in the menu of “Tagine”.
A card that was formed by Moroccan chef Abdessamad Benameur nicknamed Ben. The latter, according to the restaurant’s website, took his first steps in the kitchen with his mother in Morocco, the country where he was born and raised. The current chef at “Tagine” was a caterer before taking up this position.
Having cooked for a major Hollywood event, Chef Ben got the attention of Ryan Gosling through his dishes. The latter told the Moroccan that this is the food he would like to eat for the rest of his life.
In 2006, the two men joined forces to achieve a 100% Moroccan project in the heart of Los Angeles in which came to eat great celebrities like Meryl Streep, Collin Farrell, Salma Hayek, and of course the campaign of actor Eva Mendes.