April Food Events in Los Angeles
New Spring Menus
Rivabella debuts new Chef Luigi Fineo’s spring menu items including sea bream crudo, lobster with house-made ricotta, pistachio pappardelle with lamb and peach ragu, grilled whole branzino and tableside liquid nitrogen vanilla ice cream.
Kabuki Japanese restaurants are now offering a stand-alone vegetarian menu. New dishes include a veggie rainbow roll, spicy tofu on crispy rice, tofu steak and veggie ramen.
Adocteca is serving up a special three-course sea urchin menu on April 7. Dishes include sea urchin carpaccio, black ink tagiolini and butter poached lobster. $75 per person.
Fig and Olive’s spring menu includes a selection of seasonal dishes such as carrots and Brussels sprouts, spaghetti del mare and zucchini blossom and goat cheese ravioli.
Café Del Rey’s seafood inspired menu includes house cured salmon, cobia with artichokes, fish fettuccine, Artic char and filet mignon.
The Counter has a new selection of signature burgers, bowls, sides, and salads available. New menu items include deviled eggs, marinated tomato salad, kale salad, hippie salad with quinoa, a veggie club with zucchini, red peppers and carrots, a southwest Asian Ahi tuna burger, a unbrielievable turkey burger, a sprouted veggie burger, a sonoma bowl with beef and quinoa and a bison is so gouda bolw with organic bison.
Kollar Chocolates Offers Artisan Treats for Easter
Chocolatier Chris Kollar has crafted a variety of chocolate treats for Easter including boxes of egg shaped truffles, “fried” chocolate eggs, and chocolate bunnies, ducks and eggs.
Nick and Stef’s Offering Meat Tutorials
On April 11 and 25, Nick and Stef’s in downtown is offering a class on Cattle Anatomy. Guests will learn about alternative cuts of steaks and enjoy flights of single barrel rye whiskey. $50 per person, starting at 7:30 pm.
Café Pinot Launches Tableside for Two Menus
Starting in April, Café Pinot is launching their “Two for Tableside” dinner menu highlighting the art of tableside dramatic staging of dishes. Menus will rotate and include cote de beof, turbot, pork chop and dorade. Available until May 16, Monday through Friday dinners.
Napa Valley Arts in April
Head to Napa Valley to celebrate the pairing of wine and art with winery art installations, special tastings and exclusive artist events. Visit their website for more information and schedule.
Faith and Flower Opens in Downtown
Located in the WaterMarke Tower in downtown, the new Faith and Flower pays homage to the 1920s and modern day. Chef Michael Hung oversees the kitchen featuring a wood-fired oven and raw bar. The menu is serving up Californian rustic cuisine.
Ciboteca Opens in Santa Monica
Ciboteca, a new casual gourmet marketplace, is now open in Santa Monica. The menu offers a selection of paninis, salads, sides and pastries.
The Whisper Restaurant and Lounge Reopens at The Grove
A new redesigned The Whisper is now open at The Grove. Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the restaurant/lounge has updated their décor as well as their menu.
L'Assiette Opens in WeHo
L'Assiette, dedicated to serving only steak-frites, is now open in West Hollywood.
Open Air Kitchen and Bar Opens in WeHo
Open Air Kitchen and Bar has replaced Fatty’s Public House in West Hollywood. The new name reflects the space’s retractable roof. Menu items include a prosciutto fig and arugula salad, kale and spinach pizza and a coconut lime risotto with shrimp.