Summer is in full swing, and there is a lot of opportunites to please your tastebuds in the Los Angeles area.
DineLA is Here!
Summer DineLA begins July 14. Visit their website to reserve a table at your favorite spot and enjoy specially priced prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus from some of LA’s best restaurants.
Hennessy V.S. Launches New Artistic Bottle
Hennessy V.S. just released their newest Limited Edition Artistic Series bottle of Cognac. The latest collectable has a signature bottle design by artist Shepard Fairey. Order it at http://www.hennessy.com/us/collection/Shepard-Fairey/#/
The Churchill Launches New Soft Shell Crab Boil
Every weekend this month, chef Michael Bryant is serving a new $15 soft shell crab and shrimp boil at The Churchill. The new dish includes Old Bay, Maryland soft shells, tiger prawns, corn, potatoes, and chorizo.
The Whisper Celebrates National Grilling Month
To celebrate National Grilling Month, The Whisper Restaurant and Lounge is grilling a protein from land or sea and pairing it with a special cocktail or brew and summer dessert for only $35.
Sonny’s Hideaway Launches New Brunch Dishes and Cocktails
Sonny’s Hideaway in Highland Park is offering new brunch items including cereal bread pudding, chickpea pancakes, bone marrow hash, as well as cocktails to compliment the new menu offerings.
SunCafe Reopens in Studio City
The vegan eatery SunCafe reopened to a bigger location in Studio City and the expanded menu includes vegan renditions of pad thai, mac n cheese, BLT sandwich, and seven pizzas. The new restaurant is housed in the old Zach’s Café space.
Casa Ado Offering Brunch
Marina Del Rey’s Casa Ado is now serving brunch daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends. The menu includes hearty dishes such as grilled baby calamar on a bed of lightly-spiced sautéed green chard and eggs benedicts "Italian style" with mozzarella and tomatoes topped with Hollandaise sauce
Café Del Rey Celebrates Truffle Season
On Thursday, July 17, Café Del Rey in Marina Del Rey will celebrate truffle season with a special dinner highlighting Australian black truffles. The five-course menu is $85 and lists dishes such as asparagus and truffles, pork rolled in truffle, and and intriguing tapioca "risotto". Wines from Summerland’s Central Coast vineyards will also be served.
Rivabella Serving Up Liquid Nitrogen Dessert
In July, WeHo’s Rivabella is serving a special tableside liquid nitrogen ice cream dessert featuring Bailey’s infused ice cream and topped with Frangelico, Chambord, and hazelnuts.
Corner Bakery Adds New Menu Items
The Corner Bakery chain of restaurants is adding new breakfast menu items beginning this month. Some of the new dishes include buttermilk pancakes with strawberries and blueberries as well as chilled berry almond Swiss oatmeal.
Sweet Rose Creamery Pops Up Downtown
Small batch ice cream shop Sweet Rose Creamery will be popping up downtown every Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m. offering seasonal scoops of ice cream such as peaches and cream and fresh mint with homemade chocolate chips at Woo Souvenir Shop.
Pressed Juicery Launches Summer Flavors
Pressed Juicery has launched two limited edition juices for summer. Both a green juice and a fruit juice will be served at locations throughout Los Angeles.
Barton G Opens in West Hollywood
Barton G is now open in West Hollywood. on La Cienega Boulevard. In the 3,200 square foot space, the new eatery offers American comfort food including lobster pop tarts, duck dynasty spring rolls, and blooming seabass.
Ball and Chain Opens in Hollywood
Ball and Chain, a restaurant specializing in meatballs, has opened in Hollywood. The menu features beef, pork, turkey, and vegan meatballs and sauces served up in grinders, sliders, or in a la carte versions.
Loews Hollywood Hotel Reopens
Loews Hollywood Hotel has emerged from a $31 million renovation with refreshed rooms, an expanded spa, renovated rooftop pool area, and a new lobby bar and restaurant, H2 Kitchen and Bar, with a menu that includes savory pastrami doughnuts and chile spiced shrimp flatbread.