Chef Josiah Citrin to take over The Strand House for one night only in March

On Monday, March 19 chef and owner Josiah Citrin of Melisse in Santa Monica is heading south to The Strand House restaurant in Manhattan Beach, CA for one night. Chef Josiah is borrowing resident chef Neal Fraser’s kitchen for a four-course meal featuring dishes like Black Bass, Prime Aged Beef Rib Eye, and Braised Beef Cheek. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktail reception starts at 6:30 PM. Dinner starts at 7:15 PM. Dinner is $75 per person (add $25 for wine pairings). For reservations call 310-545-7470. 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.


Diver Scallops, Young Leeks, Black Trumpet (or Maitake) Mushrooms, Toasted Farro-Whey Emulsion

Black Bass “En Ecailles,” Yu Choi, Cipollini Onions, Parsley and Bonito

Prime Aged Beef Rib Eye and Braised Beef Cheek, Charred Broccoli, Pine Nuts, Comte and Meyer Lemon

A dessert of Chocolate, Caramel and Peanut Butter