3 Events: Rosh Hashanah at Farmshop, Cecconi's and Bouchon
Farmshop: Wednesday and Thursday, Farmshop is offering special menus to celebrate the Jewish New Year. For $46 per person, Farmshop will be serving a three-course meal that includes a vegetable platter of chickpea hummus with lavash, roasted Windrose Farm carrots with charmoula and sweet-and-sour leeks with raisins, prime beef brisket and honey cake. The menu may vary depending on what is available in the market. Reservations can be made online or by calling. 225 26th St., Suite 25, Santa Monica, 310-566-2400, www.farmshopla.com.
Cecconi's: Cecconi's has designed an eight-course tasting menu featuring dishes inspired by the Italian Jewish community. Thursday, diners will be able to savor dishes such as squash blossoms stuffed with mozzarella and salt cod with tomato sauce for $65 per person. Call to reserve. 8764 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, 310-432-2000, www.cecconiswesthollywood.com.
Bouchon: Thomas Keller's Bouchon bistro is serving a special Rosh Hashanah dinner Thursday and Friday. The menu will feature challah (Jewish egg bread), matzo ball soup and braised beef brisket, accompanying roasted sweet potatoes, glazed pearl onions and red wine poached prunes, and an apple tart. This Bouchon special is $48 per person and $20 per child. Available 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Reservations can be made online. 235 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, 310-271-9910, www.bouchonbistro.com.
-- Leah Rodrigues
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