When you travel to The angels, Not hard to eat well. But if time does not allow for a long and formal dinner, getting to a prestigious happy hour is the best way to experience casual food and cocktails at some of the top restaurants in town. Whether you’m an early bird or a night owl, you will not want to miss these prestigious happy hours throughout LA
Sophistication meets steak in the heart of Beverly Hills in the Forbes Travel Guide Tastemaker Wolfgang Pakof CUT Beverly Hills In four stars Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (Four Seasons Hotel). If you can’t place an order at the popular restaurant, Puck’s Sidebar is just across the hall and shares the same cuisine as a four-star restaurant. On weekdays between 5pm and 7pm, you can taste like dry-aged New York skewers with Argentinean salsa rosa, which go well with hand-cut French fries served with garlic aioli “Bernays”; Or a persimmon bruschetta with French borate and micro basil. The cocktails here are expertly made and range from Revenge Papino (Tequila Silver Patron, Japanese Cucumber, Basil and Lime Juice) to Hello Kitty (Passionflower Rum, Bacardi 151, Passionflower and Orange Juices, Ginger Syrup and Chili).
Tucked inside a Forbes five-star tour guide Montage in Beverly Hills, The celebratory chef Scott Connant’s extended happy hour at the four-star Scarpetta allows you to warm up in a Mediterranean atmosphere while becoming addicted to Italian cuisine. Feel comfortable on one of the lounges in the lounge as you look out over the sublime Beverly Cannon Gardens and start your evening with a cocktail like the Sol (Buffalo Trace bourbon and mashed pineapple topped with sage and ground black pepper). The lounge offers a variety of specials during the Happier Hour (16-20 in the evening); It is up to you to decide if today requires a pair of tartare (tuna and yellow tail) crowned with caviar ostra; Roasted Tuscan kale toast with smoked beans and chicken egg with the sun side up; Or the porcetta spiced with the always pampering pancetta with smoked burlotti beans and pesto rab broccoli.
Entering the hot spot of West Hollywood is an amazing way to open up your night in style. In fact, its perpendicular to the corner of Melrose Avenue and Robertson Avenue, makes people great to watch. While there may be more to watch during the evening, the Tuesday-Saturday happy hour menu (16: 00-19: 00) also has a way of turning heads. You will find flavors from the restaurant’s famous Italian dish by way of meatballs with tomato and basil sauce, veal tonato with capers, black truffle burger with fontina cheese and a selection of classic cocktails (think Negronis and Bellinis), wine and draft prosciutto.
Forbes Tour Guide Thomas Keller Finds the freshest ingredients and refines his food in leading techniques at Bochon in Beverly Hills. Just downstairs from the magnificent establishment you can spend the afternoon in the sun on the patio of the Bouchon Bar. The happy hour of the weekdays (16: 00-19: 00) offers light dishes such as a daily selection of oysters, especially addictive truffle popcorn and salmon tartare, in addition to a selection of variable wines, cocktails and craft beer.
What better way to raise a glass for a night spent in the city center than at an upside-down happy hour 24 floors up with a 180-degree view of LA’s twinkling lights. Which begins on April 4, and will continue on Friday and Saturday nights thereafter from 10pm until closing. Graze on spicy chicken wings with a sweet and sour glaze; Monterey Bay Salt and Pepper Salt with Thai Red Curry Vinaigrette; Chidori chicken chili; Dumplings Dan Dan; And Chinese donuts with chocolate dipping sauce and bitter rhubarb. Starting in May, Nest will also feature animal DJ sets.
Photos courtesy of Cecconi’s, Scarpetta and Bochon