Chef Alain Giraud at First & Hope on New Year's Eve
Alain Giraud in front of the now closed Anisette Brasserie.
This week, Giraud will step behind the stoves for one night, serving as guest chef at First & Hope on New Year's Eve. A test-run for the opening of Maison Giraud, his new Palos Verdes, restaurant slated for early 2011? Hmmmm...
The meal is a three or four-course prix fixe dinner that costs $85 to $140 and comes with music, a champagne toast, and a costume contest. Options include egg and caviar, crab salad, turbot filet, beef tenderloin, asparagus risotto, and a dessert plate with mandarin "sorbet," (Giraud's quotation marks not ours, so we're not sure what sorbet "means") and coffee-cardamon crème brûlée.
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