13/08/2018

The California Collection

California, for those of us who live to eat, is everything. Its very name invokes a thousand different ingredients and dishes. The restaurants that best define how we think and feel about dining, within California’s borders and beyond, deserve to be singled out.

 

Ozumo

Great, consistent, trendy vibe along the Embarcadero and an easy walk from Market Street. It has a great bar area as well as dining. Sushi dishes are outstanding as are the drinks!

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27 Bar and Restaurant

Located in a historic house adjacent to the courtyard, 27 Restaurant is Freehand Miami’s first full service restaurant and bar. With a focus on a welcoming communal dining atmosphere designed by Roman & Williams, 27 has the creative spirit of a modern-day salon utilizing the freshest local ingredients.

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Polo Lounge

Where else but the Polo Lounge could have a candy-striped ceiling and make it look effortlessly cool? This iconic room, once described as ‘Hollywood’s commissary’ has a history as fabled as Tinsel Town itself. The most interesting room in Beverly Hills, still buzzing with hot names and hotter stories. Known as the epicentre of LA power dining, the Polo Lounge has been the favourite spot for generations of stars and Hollywood deal-makers.

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Casa Tua

As the name says you feel like you are dining in a private villa, very good food and service. Recommend - Ricotta Cavatelli, Ossobuco alla Milanese.

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Spago by Wolfgang Puck

Located in the heart of Beverly Hills along Canon Drive, Spago is the flagship restaurant of Wolfgang Puck. The sleek and simple design of the restaurant enhances the iconic, market-driven menus and exceptional level of service for which the restaurant is best known. A must try is the chefs’ multi-course California Tasting

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Chateau Marmont

Perfect for celeb spotting! Enjoy a cocktail in the bar, a leisurely lunch on the terrace or better still book a room for the night (check out Mr & Mrs Smith for last minute deals). If those walls could talk..Hollywood at its best! Magical!

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Nick's Laguna Beach

High-quality American comfort food. Many options for cocktail and wine. It has fun & lively atmosphere.

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Nepenthe

The most incredible view I’ve ever witnessed, sunset over the pacific – will take your breath away. Recommend The Famous Ambrosia Burger and Glazed Duc.

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Bouchon Bakery

The Napa Valley, a dream destination for food and drink aficionados, packed full of different places to try. One spot that is always on our must-visit list is @bouchon_bakery - exquisite pastries, sandwiches and coffee.

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The Ivy

Great, consistent, trendy vibe along the Embarcadero and an easy walk from Market St. Great bar area as well as dining. Sushi dishes are outstanding as are the drinks!

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Benu

Best fusion dishes. All the dishes are unique and the presentations are just phenomenon. Recommend the oyster, pork belly and kimchi and small delicacies

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Ferry Building Market Place

Simply great, if the ground floor level of South Wells was fully incorporated in to the redevelopment proposal then with the right mix of retail and F&B it’s probably the most similar after Chelsea Market.

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