From Jan. 11 to 25, Angelenos can indulge in exclusive menu items at discounted prices from some of the best restaurants in the city.
Presented by the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, dineL.A. this 15-day dining event takes place twice a year and showcases Los Angeles’ melting pot of flavors and creative fare, highlighting the diversity of culinary L.A. experiences.
Enjoy special lunch and dinner menus at more than 400 restaurants. Visit Discover Los Angeles for more information.
Patina Restaurant Group’s offers a $25 lunch and $49 dinner. Among stunning views in downtown Los Angeles, diners can enjoy savory and sweet dishes, including a baby beet salad, market fish crudo with baby fennel, crispy pork belly with Medjool dates and banana brûlée. 700 W. Fifth St., (213)239-6500.
Ray’s and Stark Bar dineL.A. dinner
Enjoy the views of Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s “Urban Light” from Ray’s and Stark Bar with an exclusive $39 dineL.A. menu from executive chef Fernando Darin. Enjoy seasonal favorites including the Little Gem Caesar, roasted sunchoke soup and pan-roasted wild Atlantic salmon, plus a glass of house wine. This menu is available daily starting at 4 p.m. The restaurant is closed on Wednesdays. 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, (323)857-6180.
Today through Jan. 25, 2019 enjoy a choice of Soup of the Day, Castelfranco wild arugula, Manchego, dates, Marcona almonds, and sherry vinaigrette or Little Honey Gem Caesar with buttered croutons. Mains include a choice of Jar’s Signature Pot Roast with caramelized onions and roasted carrots; Coq au Vin with red wine, Applewood smoked bacon, pearl onions, and crimini mushrooms, or Roasted Salmon
with caperberry relish. Family Style Sides include Jar Fries and Pea Tendrils. Finish with a choice of Butterscotch Pudding or Ice Cream Sundae. This dineLA dinner is $59 per person. Does not include beverages, tax, or gratuity. Tuesday-Sunday, 5:30 p.m-close.
Nick & Stef’s Steakhouse dineL.A. dinner
During the dineL.A. winter menu, diners can choose from oak-grilled, grass-fed New York steak or crispy European sea bass, or add jumbo crab meat to any entrée. The meal is $59 per person and is available Monday through Saturday from 5 to 9:30 p.m., and on Sundays from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. 330 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, (213)680-0330.
Patina Restaurant’s dineL.A.
The Michelin-starred Patina offers six-courses of seasonal dishes for dineL.A. Diners can choose from the kinmedai, abalone and Santa Barbara sea urchin, or the binchotan-grilled wagyu New York strip with vadouvan short rib, Matsuri rice and choy sum. This special meal is $99 per person and is available Tuesday through Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. The sommelier-selected wine pairing is $55 per person, or select the artisan nonalcoholic beverage pairing for $35 per person. Reservations are encouraged. 141 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, (213)972-3331.
Ayara Thai is combining family game night and healthy eating habits with its month-long game of Healthy Eats Bingo. Select items on the bingo card such as ginger veggies, chicken satay, pad thai veggies, steamed whole branzino, kale and Chinese broccoli with pork, tom yum soup, and brown rice throughout January when guests dine in or order to-go. For each item ordered, diners will receive a stamp on their personal bingo card. Complete one horizontal, vertical or diagonal line and win an Ayara limited-edition enamel pin, or black out an entire bingo card and win a $100 gift card. Bingo cards can’t be combined and must be present at time of payment. Prizes must be claimed by Feb. 15. Weekend specials include drunken zucchini noodles from Jan. 11 to 13, chap chai veggie stew from Jan. 18 to 20 and cauliflower fried rice from Jan. 25-27. 6245 W. 87th St., Los Angeles, (310)410-8848.
RED O in Santa Monica – Start 2019 during Santa Monica Restaurant Week with persimmon dish available through Sunday, January 13, 2019. The RED O is making Salmon & Persimmon Aguachile served with winter citrus, habanero and nori.
Share your pics with #SMRestaurantWeek for a chance to win a $500 gift card.
To learn about other cities offering Restaurant Specials – go to Southern California Restaurant Month.
This article was also featured in the Beverly Press on January 10, 2019.