Holiday restaurant roundup: Even more
Last week we listed several restaurants around L.A. that are keeping their doors open for anyone wanting to dine out this holiday season. Whether you're looking to keep it laid back with Chinese food and a movie or jazz it up with a prix-fixe menu, there's something for everyone. Here are even more restaurants to add to our previously posted restaurant roundup:
Ink: On New Year's Eve, Michael Voltaggio's recently opened restaurant is offering a five-course tasting menu for $125, with the option of beverage pairings for an additional $75. For more information call (323) 651-5866. 8360 Melrose Ave., L.A., (323) 651-5866, mvink.com.
The Foundry on Melrose: The restaurant is celebrating Christmas Eve differently than most, with Chinese food and movies. Get your fix of egg rolls, chicken mu shu, empress soup and Chinese broccoli while feasting your eyes on two films that will be chosen by diners who vote via Facebook beforehand. (In the running are "The Goonies," "Indiana Jones" and "Trading Places.") Christmas Eve dinner and a movie costs $39 per person. 7465 Melrose Ave., L.A., (323) 651-0915, thefoundryonmelrose.com.
Rustic Canyon: The wine bar and seasonal kitchen will be closed Christmas Eve and day but will be open New Year's Eve. Diners will choose eight of fifteen menu options to be shared, family-style, by the table at $85 per person. A warm lobster salad and pork belly confit with crispy collard greens and Anson Mills grits are among the offerings. 1119 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 393-7050, rusticcanyonwinebar.com.
Terranea Resort: The oceanfront hotel in Rancho Palos Verdes has three options for dining this New Year's Eve. Its signature restaurant, Mar'sel, will offer a prix-fixe menu with selections like truffle-poached oysters and terrine of Sonoma foie gras, while those looking for dancing and music can head to the ballroom, which will be stocked with food and bar stations, not to mention champagne. Families celebrating together can fill up on butter-poached Maine lobster and a roasted rack of lamb, among other dishes, at Catalina Kitchen's buffet. The price for Mar'sel's first seating is $95 per person, and for the second, $145; the ballroom celebration is $50 per person; and the buffet is $89 per person. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, (310) 265-2836, terranea.com.
-- Caitlin Keller
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