When traveling to a new city, it is sometimes tricky to navigate the cultural scene and find the best restaurants and entertainment for your enjoyment. From tourist traps to major disappointments to difficulty snagging tickets, finding actual quality dining and entertainment can seem like a pipe dream. Until now.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic is currently partnering with some of Downtown LA's best restaurants for the launch of their "Get Your Phil" program. A specially crafted prix fix dinner menu followed by a concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall makes for an especially tailored, pleasant, and local way to enjoy an evening in Los Angeles. During your meal, a member of the LA Philharmonic will also share a brief background presentation about the coming concert and the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Score;cheap tickets to Los Angeles and Get Your Phil at these upcoming dates:
Friday, November 8th – Tovey & Shostakovich – Le Ka Restaurant & Lounge;
At Le Ka Restaurant, you'll enjoy choice of appetizer including the Chef's Daily Vegetarian Soup; Caesar Salad with romaine spears, creamy caesar, brioche croutons, and grana; or Grilled Pork Meatballs with romesco sauce, grilled shishito pepper, and pickled shallots. Entree selections include Wild Striped Bass served with kale, garbanzo beans, piquillo peppers, red onions, and squid ink sauce; the Hanger Steak served with charred soubise onion, braised turnips and radishes, and bacon jam; or the Roasted Half Jidori Chicken served with shelling beans, cavalo nero, and bread crumbs.
After the dinner, enjoy Tovey & Shostakovich for a casual Friday evening full of "an extravaganza of brass."
Saturday, November 30th – Zacharias Leads Bach & Schumann – Blue Cow Kitchen;
At Blue Cow Kitchen and Bar, you'll start your meal with Pink Eggs & Ham, choice of Prosciutto & Burrato Flatbread or Duck Wings, and a third course offering of .
At the Walt Disney Concert Hall, enjoy an evening of Bach and the Bach influenced Schumann with Martin Chalifour, the LA Phil’s commanding Principal Concertmaster, playing the Violin Concerto.
Saturday, December 7th – Scheherazade – Rivera Restaurant
Prix fixe dinner menus are only $32 per person; concert packages start at the bargain rate of $50 per person.
For more information, make sure to check out;http://www.laphil.com/dinnerpackages/
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