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Beverly Hills Participates In California Restaurant Week

“Dine Around the World in Beverly Hills” week-long event highlights
variety of ethnic cuisine in the city

Beverly Hills participates in California Restaurant Month with a weeklong program January 7-13, 2013 that includes specialty menu items at some of the city’s finest restaurants. From Asia to Austria and India to Italy, diners can travel the world without leaving Beverly Hills as participating establishments offer an “Around the World” dining experience. During the second week of January, participating restaurants feature an authentic off-menu global dish and a cocktail that perfectly complement one another.

“Beverly Hills is a world renowned culinary destination with many celebrity chefs and five star restaurants,” explains Julie Wagner, executive director Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau. “But the city also has a unique variety of global cuisine – from French, Spanish, Italian, Indian, Vietnamese, Austrian, Venezuelan and more, all within the city’s walkable 5.7 square miles. There are restaurants at every level of luxury that offer a one-of-a-kind dining experience.”

A specialty dish and drink will be offered Jan 7-13 at participating venues including:
• Smoked Trout "Pofese," dill-cucumber salad, crispy potato rosti, trout roe and fresh horseradish - $17
• Sweet White Wine Spritzer: half White Wine (Gruener Veltliner), half Almdudler (Austrian Soda) - $7

• "Cassoulet de Canard" duck leg confit with sausicson a'lail, smoked Hobbs Shore bacon, flageolet beans, parsley leaf and duck jus - $16.50 (lunch) and $24.50 (dinner)
• The French Letter: Hennessy Cognac, Pineau de Charentes, Dolin Dry Vermouth, Pinot Gris - $9.50

• "Torta de Platano," traditional Venezuelan sweet fried plantains layered with fresh white cheese and papelon (raw hardened sugar cane pulp) - $8
• "Cocada" traditional Venezuelan coconut milkshake - $4


• Crispy Duck Rhubarb Salad: frisee, granny smith apple with rhubarb dressing - $19
• Hanoi Sling: Lemon juice, cucumber, coriander, vodka and dill - $14

• Pan roasted maple leaf duck breast with persimmon, port reduction, toasted corn and soft parmesan cheese polenta $29
• Doma Sour $12

• Halibut 2013: Fresh Halibut in a white sauce with a hint of chipotle. Served with grilled vegetables and white rice - $29.95
• Maestro Dobel Tequila Blackberry Margarita: prepared with Maestro Dobel Tequila, agave nectar and fresh blackberries - $14

• Braised pork, pickled shallots, butternut squash, soy reduction - $28
• White fish, fennel, garlic, citrus butter sauce - $24
• Love for Sale: Brokers Gin, Dolin Blanco Vermouth, lemon, Leopold's Blackberry Liqueur, Lemongrass Simple Syrup, Orange Bitters, Peychaud's Bitters - $12

• Saffron and wine braised chicken tajine with lemon preserves and olives. Served with toasted Israeli couscous - $24
• Sparkling Mint Royale: mojito style drink with champagne- $9

• Braised Duck Leg fregola, butternut squash and spiced pumpkin seeds - $17
• San Remo: carpano antica, campari, elderflower liqueur and Maker's Mark - $14

• Sole Paupiette: Masala Grilled Sole Fillet served on a bed of lemon rice topped with a mustard tempered curry flavored coconut sauce - $16
• Tanzore Sunburst: Bacardi White rum, Bacardi Gold rum, mango puree, Amaretto, fresh lime, shaken and served in Champagne tulip - $12


• John Dory: Catroville Artichokes, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Sauce Meuniere - $38
• Squash Blossom: Rum, Butternut Squash and Cinnamon come together for the perfect winter cocktail - $19

Visit /californiarestaurantweek for details.

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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation in 2014, Beverly Hills is gearing up for citywide celebrations to kickoff in summer 2013. On the horizon for the city is a new theater, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.
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