10 Great Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve
To get to the Hatfield's Christmas Eve dinner, you take Highland to Melrose. When you arrive, there will be a four-course prix fixe including beet-cured fluke; Spanish octopus with saffron onion puree; short ribs with chive spaetzle and sugar & spice beignets with Venezuelan chocolate fondue. The menu is available for $72 per person. 6703 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles; 323-935-2977.
4. For the Italophile:
For those of you looking for something more like the Feast of the Seven Fishes, Tavern, in Brentwood, is offering an abbreviated four course Italian seafood menu, including cioppino, wood grilled sardines with capers and red onion relish, halibut with lobster and wild mushroom risotto and a cannoli with mascarpone semifreddo, chocolate and candied ginger for dessert. 11648 San Vicente Blvd. Brentwood; 310-806-6464.
3. For a bit of kitsch:
The HMS Bounty, everyone's favorite divey restaurant bar with an excellently odd jukebox will be offering their regular menu and a special four course Christmas dinner. 3357 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles; 213-385-7275.
2. For the person who wants Chinese food:
Sea Harbour will be open and serving their usual menu, great for large groups and small. We can never resist the grilled squab in special XO sauce. 3939 Rosemead Blvd., Rosemead; 626-288-3939.
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