Foodies and those who use their kitchen for decorative purposes only can rejoice when DineLA’s Restaurant Week returns for its fall installment October 2-7 and 9-14. Created as a way to showcase Los Angeles’ diverse dining scene and neighborhoods, Restaurant Week is the perfect excuse to try all those restaurants on your “to eat” list by sampling multi-course meals at a reduced price.
Each participating restaurant offers three-course prix fixe lunches and/or dinners, with nine restaurants on The Sunset Strip joining in on the fun. Thai, Italian, sushi, French, Asian-fusion, steak, Mexican and California cuisine are all represented. Who’s hungry?
Asia de Cuba: lunch $28, dinner $44
Choices include calamari salad, tuna pica, black bean and chickpea dumplings to start. Followed by miso cured Alaskan butterfish, Cuban barbecue chicken or grilled strip steak for dinner. Mexican donuts and housemade sorbet. For reservations, contact 323.848.6000.
BOA Steakhouse: lunch $28
First course choice of pepper crusted beef carpaccio or bibb lettuce salad; second course choice of open face skirt steak sandwich, grilled chicken paillard or spaghetti all achecca; third course choice of BOA cookies and ice cream or sorbet. For reservations, contact 310.278.2050.
Gordon Ramsay at The London West Hollywood: dinner $44
Start with charred octopus salad, endive salad with candied walnuts or crispy veal sweetbreads and apples. Second course options include chanterelle mushroom risotto, roasted organic chicken breast or braised American Waygu beef brisket. Finish the meal with pear and almond tart, lemon-raspberry millefeuille or Valrhona chocolate fondant. For reservations, contact 310.358.7788.
Katana: dinner $34
Begin with choice of chicken kara-age, tuna carpaccio or popcorn rock shrimp; followed by seven-piece sushi assortment and spicy tuna roll, chicken don with teriyaki sauce or spicy Niku Don (sliced beef); and finish your meal with mini collocate volcano or fresh fruit and sorbet. For reservations, contact 323.650.8585.
Night + Market: dinner $34
Nam Prik course (meant to be eaten family style – one dish for parties of two, two dishes for parties of three or four) north country pork ragout with pork rinds and veggies or stinky shrimp paste relish with egg-battered fried eggplant and prawn satay. The following snack course includes choice of shrimp and pork fat medallions, thai charcuterie plate or skirt steak salad, leading up to the noodle course with choices of red pork egg noodles, Chiengmai curried noodles with chicken or “dragon egg” curry with salted egg-stuffed fish dumplings. Add a wine pairing to each course for $20. For reservations, contact 310.275.9724.
Nonna of Italy: lunch $28, dinner $44
First course choices include tartara di tonno (ahi tuna sashimi), Tuscan tomato soup, beef carpaccio or ceasar salad; second courses include spinach and ricotta raioli, risotto primavera, seared ahi tuna, grilled swordfish or chicken parmigiana; and end your meal with an apple tart, tiramisu or gelato. For reservations, contact 310.270.4455.
RH Restaurant and Bar: lunch $22, dinner $34
Start with roasted Holt Farm beet salad, perigord fall lentil veloute, frisee salad with poached egg and bacon or Price Edward Island mussels, followed by grilled cheese sandwich, beef cheek or fresh market fish for lunch. Dinner options include field mushroom risotto Arborio, seared Alaskan salmon or Hudson Valley duck confit. End the meal with rhum baba, chocolate Brazilla or pineapple mint sorbet. For reservations, contact 323.785.6090.
Rosa Mexicano: lunch $22, dinner $34
Start with fresh guacamole, chicken flautas, vegetable quesadilla or tortilla soup, followed by lunch options of Rosa chicken salad, beef enchiladas or salmon filet. Second course dinner options include chicken enchiladas, mixed grill brochette or salmon filet. Finish your meal with cheesecake or espresso flan. For reservations, contact 310.657.4991.
For more information, visit www.dineLA.com.