Where to Ring in the New Year

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Lesley Bargar is the Dining Editor at Los Angeles Magazine.  Lots of restaurants are having New Year's Eve specials.  She's picked out a few of her favorites:

Melisse - 1104 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, (310) 395-0881
$250 per person for a six-course prix fixe.

Wilshire2454 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, (310) 586-1707
No prix fixe.  Instead they are offering a $50 open bar from 10 pm-2 am.

Akasha9543 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, (310) 845-1700
$60 per person ($75 for late seating) for a Southern-Style New Year's Eve dinner and Zydeco band.

Rivera1050 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, (213) 749-1460
$110 per person for an eight-course prix fixe.  Features complimentary champagne.

Drago Centro - 525 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, (213) 228-8998
$85 per person for a five-course tasting menu.

The Dal Rae9023 Washington Boulevard, Pico Rivera, (323) 723-4427
No specials, but a classic, old-fashioned fine-dining experience.  Read the Los Angeles Magazine review.



Evan Kleiman