What’s Happening: Los Angeles Food News in May 2015

Here’s what’s happening this month on the Los Angeles dining scene
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Stonehill Tavern at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point will be offering a special “Tastes of the Ocean ” discovery menu in May, June, and July.

Belcampo Meat Co. Opens Restaurant and Butcher Shop
Belcampo Meat Co. has opened both a restaurant and a butcher shop in Santa Monica.  Led by chef Maiki Le, the menu features dishes with sustainably sourced and humanely raised meat including grilled pork sausage, a roast beef banquet, and  a cocktail program showcasing fresh herbs and fruits.

Bouchon Beverly Hills Now Serving Sunday Suppers
Bouchon Beverly Hills is kicking off their new Sunday Suppers menus beginning May 3. Dinners begin at 4 p.m. offering family style suppers at $30 for adults and $15 for kids.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Offer Mother’s Day and Dads & Grads Gift Options
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will be offering a free regular beverage with any $25 gift card purchase from May 1 through July 5 enabling patrons to purchase gift cards for upcoming Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and graduation celebrations.

Downtown Johnnys Opens in Sherman Oaks
In May, Downtown Johnnys – a bar, restaurant, and lounge – opens on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. Chef Marc Johnson is heading up the kitchen in the previous Murph’s space.

Eureka! Celebrates National Star Wars Day
On Monday May 4, Eureka! in Hawthorne will celebrate National Star Wars Day by featuring “Give yourself to the dark side” and “Good in this beer, there is. Taste it, I can” – special brews from Green Flash Brewing Company.

Ocean Prime Now Has Live Music
Beverly Hills’ Ocean Prime is offering free live music every Thursday from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Hillary Novak will be providing R&B influenced entertainment.

Ox & Son Serving Brunch
Santa Monica’s Ox & Son begins serving brunch on Saturday, May 2. Highlights include a kimchi white cheddar omelette and chocolate bacon bourbon pancakes.

The Peninsula Beverly Hills Launches Weekend BBQ Series
On May 20, the Peninsula Beverly Hills is launching their new Weekend BBQ Series. Standout dishes include Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer can chicken, American Kobe-style brisket, Mexican street corn (otherwise known as elote), and S’mores.  Additionally, new cocktails with Casa Dragones tequila will be served at The Roof Garden.

Stonehill Tavern Offers Tastes of the Ocean Menu
Stonehill Tavern
at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point will be offering a special “Tastes of the Ocean ” discovery menu in May, June, and July. Dishes will feature seafood from the Pacific Northwest to the Baja Peninsula including fresh abalone, salmon, sea bass, and crab. $165 per person.

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