Small Bites: Boa to open Thursday; Sona’s ‘Triple Threat’ dinner
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Boa set to open Thursday: Boa Steakhouse has relocated farther west on Sunset Boulevard to the Luckman Plaza and is scheduled to open this Thursday. The 13,000-square-foot restaurant (OH: ‘You could fit a village in there’) includes a 4,000-square-foot patio and features a familiar menu: tuna tartare, crab cakes, table-side Caesar, 40-day dry-aged New York strip, whole lobster. But the bar and lounge menu is new. Also of note: Happy hour is 5 to 7 p.m. 9200 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, (310) 278-2050.
‘Triple Threat’ dinner: A six-course tasting menu is in the works for a Zagat-presented dinner at Sona on Wednesday. Chef David Myers, guest chef Noriyuki Sugie and Sona chef de cuisine Kuniko Yagi will prepare California-Japanese dishes that feature ingredients from Chino and Kondo farms, paired with wines and sake. (See the full menu after the jump.) $95 per person; wine and sake pairings additional. Call for reservations. 401 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, (310) 659-7708.
Chino Farms French Melon, Kanpachi, Miso
Black Langoustine, Thai Basil, Curried Chutney
Tamarind Glazed Duck Breast, Confit Rice Purée, Salmi à L’Ancienne
Kasuzuke Strip Loin, White Corn Pudding, Mitsuba
Fraise des Bois, Yuzu Kosho Marshmallow, Buckwheat Ice Cream
Nectarines poached in sake, Cocoa Sablé, Shiso Ice Cream