Get your dining passport stamped by
touring these world cuisines.
MEXICAN: Sizzling fajitas, enchiladas,
tamales, and cool Cadillac margaritas
await at Armando’s Bar & Grill.
FRENCH: Café des Beaux-Arts
transports the City of Lights to the
corner of Larkspur Lane, where such
entrées as the bouillabaisse and coq au
vin are très magnifique. Also find French
fare at Le Paon — vichyssoise, sole
meunière, fruits de mer, and more.
JAPANESE: Travel to the mysterious
East at No Da Te for classic sushi
rolls and sweet-hot dishes, or to The
Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge for
original sake-sushi pairings.
ITALIAN: If it’s cucina Italiana you crave,
Il Corso features farm-fresh cuisine
prepared by Sicily native Chef Mario.
Ristorante Mamma Gina serves
Florentine food and a healthy selection
of wines by the glass.
THAI: Explore exotic flavors at Thai
Smile — the dishes feature a unique
blend of spices from Southeast Asia.
Piero’s PizzaVino serves “true Neapolitan
pizza,” should a pie be what you have your
eye on. Venture down the block to The Shops
on El Paseo, where Wolfgang Puck Kitchen
+ Grill and California Pizza Kitchen serve
reimagined artisan pizzas and flatbreads.
Enjoy tapas, wood-fired pizzas, and healthy
global fare at Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza &
Grill at The Gardens on El Paseo.
Sullivan’s Steakhouse serves up cuts aged
a minimum of 28 days. Meat-lovers will also
like Mastro’s Steakhouse, where beef is
always the main menu attraction. Dine “under
the sea” at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant.
For a steak with a side of salmon sashimi,
head to Mitch’s on El Paseo where you
can satisfy your sushi, steak, and seafood
cravings under one roof.
Get your morning or midday fix at The
Fix with decadent pastries and cakes. If
European-style breakfast is more your
thing, Il Sogno serves espresso and
HERBS AND SPICES
Take home gourmet herbal specialty
items from Teavana, and stop in at
Savory Spice Shop for hard-to-find
small-batch spices and seasonings.
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