‘New Year’s Eve Under The Stars’ at Eric Greenspan’s The Roof on Wilshire

The Roof on Wilshire in the Hotel Wilshire is having a New Years Eve Under The Stars celebration with a buffet from Chef Eric Greenspan, which will include Bone in Rib Eye, Whole Roasted Leg of Lamb, Truffled Risotto, Lobster Tail, Shrimp Cocktail, Oysters on the Half Shell, Poached Salmon, plus tray passed hors d’oevres, chocolate fondue, and other assorted desserts. Complimentary Bubbly, plus Wilshire Mules, a New Year’s Eve specialty cocktail are included as well for $100 per guest.

Wake up with the Day After Recovery New Year’s Day Brunch, featuring Chef Greenspan’s famous Pancake Lasagna, Stuffed French Toast as well as other breakfast choices and bottomless Mimosas for $30 per guest.

Book a New Year’s room package for 2 which includes access to the party and brunch the following day with rates starting at $550. 6317 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Photography provided by The Roof on Wilshire

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Air travel health tips

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It’s almost time to get on your planes, and the last thing you want is to be sick for the holidays. You might think the recirculated air is a risk to your health, but it’s actually the very dry cabin air and fatigue that cause most upper respiratory infections. Not to mention germs and bacteria all over the plane. Here are some tips from the LA County Department of Public Health. Feel free to ignore all the tips on your flight back to legitimately call in sick after the holidays. Read More

Royal/T, Japanese style maid cafe with a New Year’s fiesta recovery brunch

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Planet Dailies and mixology lounge opening February 2012 at The Grove

From Las Vegas to Los Angeles

Planet Hollywood’s Planet Dailies and mixology lounge are slated to open in February 2012 at the Farmers Market in The Grove. The “high-tech” coffee shop will feature classic inspired diner fare with a modern twist from Chef David Springett.

Adjoining Planet Dailies will be Mixology101 the latest addition to the hand crafted cocktail scene. The cocktail and appetizer lounge with signature cocktails by European barman Salvatore “The Maestro” Calabrese and head bartender Joseph Brooke.

Photo: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas

Jace’s Drink This 2011 round up

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