This month (Jan. 21 – Feb. 1), restaurants in LA are hosting dineLA. Get this LAguide map to the best LA dishes. Foodies can travel to the four corners of the world by discovering the hidden delights of California’s cosmopolitan city. Great website for reviews to be certain your palate will be pleased through the last bite of appetizers, main courses and desserts offered during LA Restaurant Week. Here are their top picks:
Mr. Chow – Beverly Hills
If you want to try the top restaurants serving Asian cuisine, Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills should be your first stop. It combines the best flavors of Chinese food with a star-studded clientele and Hollywood ambience. Try the spicy 9 season prawns, try a Californian favorite, sweet and spicy crispy beef or lettuce wraps with garlic noodles and squab.
Michelin award winner Thomas Keller has brought his vision of French recipes to Beverly Hills with Bouchon, his elegant brasserie. For lunch, try the Confit de Canard featuring a subtle combination of duck leg confit, French green lentils and red wine duck jus. If you stop in for dinner, don’t miss the pan-roasted Idaho trout with lemon confit brioche, croûtons & beurre noisette.
The Latin American cuisine at Rivera captures the wide range of flavors that encompass South America with dishes like tamale of Salmon Mousse and ground Nnxtamal with cilantro crème sauce for l unch or saddle of pork with chile piquin and yucca root for dinner. The menu will not disappoint!
For further information on Mr Chow, Fig & Olive, Koi, Tagine, Rivera, Asia de Cuba, Bouchon Bistro and LA restaurant week, go here http://www.travelwithcarnet.com/carnet.php?p=la-restaurants-good-food