Pork Rillette, Chicken Foie Gras Terrine, Grilled Bread, Pickled Vegetables, Salad

The old adage says “April is the cruelest month,” but perhaps it's February in the restaurant business. After 20 years, Joachim Splichal's Pinot Bistro (of the fantastic pork rillettes) closes its doors on Feb. 19.

To celebrate its two decades, the Studio City restaurant is offering giveaways and featuring several alumni chefs, including Walter Manzke and Octavio Becerra, behind the stoves its last four nights.

Pinot Bistro: Exterior


Thursday, February 16:

Chef Octavio Becerra and GM Debbie Simes

Giveaway: one $100 Preferred Guest Card; recipe cards for all guests

Friday, February 17:

Chef Walter Manzke and GM Doug Flohr

Giveaway: one dinner for four at Ray's; recipe cards for all guests

Saturday, February 18:

Chef Hugo Veltman and GM Valerie Gerstle

Giveaway: one magnum bottle of wine signed by staff, Joachim Splichal and guest chefs/GMs; recipe cards for all guests

Sunday, February 19:

Locals' Night menu with chef Steven Mary and manager Jessica Pigott

Giveaway: Recipe cards for all guests

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