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Capri restaurant holds 'Love Soup' dinner [Updated]

October 22, 2009 |  4:44 pm

Anna2 Capri Restaurant, on Abbot Kinney in Venice, is holding a special dinner Sunday. Alona Cooke's menu will feature recipes from Anna Thomas' new book, "Love Soup."

From 3 to 5 p.m., Thomas will give a short talk, sign copies of her book and offer a tasting of food from it. Then, at 5:30, Capri will offer a three-course menu highlighting some of Thomas' recipes, including fig and lemon peel tapenade  and kabocha squash soup. 

Capri's owner, Alona Hamilton Cooke, says she'll also serve polenta with roasted vegetables and some surprises. Dinner is $38 for food only; call (310) 392-8777. [Updated at 9 a.m. Friday: An earlier version of this post gave an incorrect phone number.]

-- Mary MacVean

Photo: Anna Thomas, right, cooks for friends at her Ojai home. From left, Lisa Robertson, Bruce Botnick and Marie Botnick. Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

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