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French Crepe Co.
The French Crepe Co. has opened a third location, across from the AMC theaters in Burbank. It’s an ideal spot for a quick lunch or dinner before a movie or after shopping at the Media Center. The menu is similar to their Farmers Market and Hollywood and Highland locations – delicious savory and sweet crepes, made fresh to order, gourmet sandwiches, salads, and European specialities. www.frenchcrepe.com. 108 E. Palm Drive, (818)846-0566.
CHAYA New Year’s Eve
Two seating prix fixe menus are offered on Dec. 31. The first seating is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a four-course Euro-Asian menu for $75/person. From 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. they will offer a second seating five-course menu with a champagne toast at midnight for $135/person. Listen to live 1920s music by John Reynolds and the Blue Four, featuring Molly Ryan. 8741 Alden Dr., (310)859-8833.
New Year’s Eve at The London
The London in West Hollywood is offering a New Year’s overnight package in a luxurious suite with a champagne toast upon arrival. A five-course dinner for two awaits at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant, with another champagne toast at midnight. Breakfast in bed the following morning welcomes New Year’s Day. 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd. (310)854-1111.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a special three-course gourmet menu in Studio City from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. DJ music and dancing begins at 9 p.m. Festive hats, horns and a complimentary glass of champagne are served before midnight to ring in the New Year. 12950 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, (818)501-0202.
Baleen New Year’s Eve
Start with a “Hot Rock” where guests cook their choice of hamachi or wagyu beef with slaw and sauces. Next, choose roasted oysters, sea scallops, “hole in one” foraged mushrooms or arugula and watercress salad. The main course selections include Colorado lamb, cane sugar-blackened ahi tuna, grilled filet of beef or sugar and spice roasted jidori chicken. Desserts include Saint-Andre triple crème cheese with poached pear or chocolate Macadamia torte with sauces. $65 per person, $20 wine pairing supplement. Afterwards stroll over to the lounge to listen and dance to the music of “Clueless” performing classic favorites with a funk twist. Sip a glass of complimentary champagne at midnight to toast in the New Year. 260 Portofino Way, (877)225-3365. www.hotelportofino.com
French New Year’s Eve
Josiah Citrin at Melisse has a special dinner menu with two seatings on Dec. 31, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Start with an amuse and then Maine lobster and foie gras. Then choose between a lemon crusted Dover sole filet or truffle risotto. The entrées include an olive crusted lamb loin or prime rib eye of beef and braised beef cheeks. Finish with a warm chocolate tart, passion fruit soufflé glace and strawberry yogurt. Menu is priced at $140 per person. The second seating starts at 8:30 p.m. with an amuse, egg caviar and Maine lobster. Guests can chose between the seared foie gras and Monterey red abalone. The entrées and desserts are the same offered in the earlier seating. Music and dancing is provided during the second seating menu for $250. 1104 Wilshire Blvd. (310)395-0881.
New Year’s Eve in Malibu
Revelers are invited to ring in 2011 at Gladstones newly transformed oceanfront lounge with music, dancing, open bar and festivities. The party begins at 10 p.m. and is $100 per person. Prix-fixe dinner options are available at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. A three-course dinner is $60/person and a four-course is $75/person. 17300 Pacific Coast Hwy. (310)454-3474.
La Cachette Bistro will offer a casual New Year’s Eve celebration with a DJ performing all night, as Jean Francois Meteigner unveils his menu. His French inspired tapas menu features small plates from $4 to $13 and main course dishes from $13 to $24. Pitchers of sangria, margaritas and mojitos yielding 5 to 6 glasses, are $24. 1733 Ocean Ave. (310)434-9509.
Napa Valley Grille
A three-course prix fixe New Year’s Eve menu ($75) and the regular a la carte menu are available from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Upon arrival, guests will receive complimentary Henriot Champagne while listening to a live jazz band. A festive countdown will happen just before midnight. 1100 Glendon Ave. (310)824-3322.
2-for-1 New Year’s Eve
Start the evening at Fiesta Cantina from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with 2-for-1 drink prices. Come back at 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the same libation deal. 8865 Santa Monica Blvd. (310)652-8865.
Let Them Eat Cake
The Abbey will host a Marie Antoinette inspired experience with living art, costumes, aerial performances and a new two-story DJ booth. VIP wristbands are $100 and include unlimited premium drinks and appetizers. Guests are welcome without wristbands too. There is no cover charge. At midnight there will be a champagne toast and cupcakes. 692 N. Robertson Blvd. (310)855-9977.
A neon New Year’s Eve party at Mondrian hotel will feature performances by the Spazmatics. Open bar is from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hotel and restaurant guests pay $125. 8440 Sunset Blvd. (323)848-6025.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Santa Monica with KCRW and OM records from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mayer Hawthorne (DJ Set), Classixx, Jason Bentley, and Raul Campos will entertain guests enjoying libations from a hosted open bar and hor d’oeuvres, along with a midnight toast. Tickets start at $200. 1819 Ocean Ave. (310)260-7507.
New Year’s Eve Anniversary
CASA Cocina Y Cantina is offering a four-course prix fixe menu to celebrate their second anniversary for $35. Two seatings are offered from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. After dinner stay for the fiesta from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. with DJ music, a midnight tequila toast, and open bar package for $50. 350 S. Grand Ave. (213)621-2249.
Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne at midnight to toast 2011. Kerry Simon has planned a four-course New Year’s Eve meal from 6 p.m. to midnight. Start with an amuse of black truffle scrambled eggs in shell, then seared diver scallops and octopus pomegranate glaze salad. For your last entrée of the year, choose between a crispy chanterelle crusted beef tenderloin or John Dory. A chocolate hazelnut Vinenneta completes the meal. $75 per person or $95 with wine pairings. 8555 Beverly Blvd. (310)358-3979.
Foods For Tomorrow
On Monday, Jan. 3, at the Albert Ballroom in the SLS hotel in Beverly Hills, three Spanish chefs; Jose Andres, Ferran Adria and Juan Mari Arzak will lead a discussion on “Tools for Today, Foods for Tomorrow.” The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and is open to the public. 465 La Cienega Blvd. (310)247-0400.
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