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    7.15.16

    Top chefs across L.A. this month are going overboard with avocado dishes and we couldn’t be happier about it. Gather a girlfriend and starting checking off our hitlist of best avocado eats to try as part of DineLA’s partnership with the California Avocado Association (can we join this association?).

    This summer’s Restaurant Week is July 18th – July 31 this year and these five local mainstays will be serving up culinary creations worthy of their “avocado ambassador” titles. We’re talking avocado ice cream, avocado cocktails, and avocado push-up pops. Dozens of other top restaurants across the city will be offering exclusive prix fixe lunch and dinner menus as part of the special week, offering Angelenos the chance to sample the best of LA’s food scene (and an excuse to break away from our usual restaurant rotation).

    Read on for our personal picks from those glorious avocado themed menus and where you can find them… and us.

    5 Avocado Themed Menus At Top L.A. Restaurants

    Bouchon

    On the lunch menu:
    Remoulade d’Avocat et Petits Pois:
     avocado, peas and breakfast radish remoulade, served with panisse croutons
    Creme Glacee a l’Avocat:  avocado ice cream with Bouchon Bakery shortbread

    On the dinner menu:
    Oeufs Mimosa: avocado + Chino Hills Farm’s deviled hen egg
    Salade de Seiches a l’Avocat: cuttlefish + avocado salad with celtuce, cucumber, mint, lime
    Bouchons: chocolate brownies with pistachios + avocado ice cream

    Bellwether

    On the dinner menu:
    Avocado Hummus: za’atar, avocado oil, pickled chili
    Butter Lettuce Salad: grapefruit, avocado, shallot, champagne vinaigrette
    Chilled White Shrimp: cucumber-avocado gazpacho, cilantro, mint
    French Fries: house hot sauce, chive creme fraiche, avocado mousse
    Bone-In NY Steak: charred avocado + heirloom tomato salad
    Fregola Salad: fennel, radish, spring onion, dill, tarragon-avocado dressing

    Border Grill (Santa Monica)

    On the dinner menu:
    Avocado Huarache: avocado masa, salt cured nopal, aerated avocado, carne asada
    Pork Cheek in Avocado Mole: fermented black grape, huitlacoche chochoyotes, avocado buttermilk salsa, epazote
    Ice Cream Sandwich: lime macaron, avocado ice cream

    Border Grill (Downtown LA)

    On the lunch menu:
    Salmon Avocado Toast: tequila cured salmon, spring radishes, lime
    Tortilla Soup: roasted tomato chipotle broth, avocado, corn tortillas, panela cheese
    Seeded Avocado Tacos: corn relish, pickled onions, chipotle salsa

    On the dinner menu:
    Salmon Avocado Toast: tequila cured salmon, spring radishes, lime
    Heirloom Bean Salad: crispy seeded avocado, aji amarillo deviled eggs
    Avocado Shake + Cookies: chocolate espresso scooters

    Manhattan Beach Post

    On the dinner menu:
    Wood Fire Grilled Avocado:  buckwheat soba, snap peas, golden fertile egg, sesame
    Crispy Softshell Crab: gingered avocado, marinated tomatoes, sweet summer corn, white bean puree

    Craft

    On the dinner menu:
    California Avocado Salad:  cherry tomato + opal basil

    From our friends


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