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Comme Ca's Julia-themed Block Party and "Ode To Julia" Tasting

Comme Ca's Julia-themed Block Party and

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West Hollywood's Comme Ca is adding a few cups of Julia Child to this Sunday's "block party" (where a 200-lb. block of ice will be chipped for drinks) with Child-inspired cocktails. "Julia of Pasadena" combines vodka, cachaca, and St. Germain with watermelon and cilantro to remember where Julia came from, and "Page 734" commemorates the length of Mastering the Art of French Cooking in gin mixed with cantaloupe, plus black and red bell pepper. There will also be a five-course tasting menu inspired by Child on August 14th and 15th, so make reservations now--(323) 782-1104. The $65 dinner will serve the following menu:

CANAPÉS

Gravlax with cucumber, dill, crème fraîche thyme

Lardon-stuffed mushrooms

Cheese Soufflé

FIRST COURSE

Vichyssoise with croutons and crispy leeks

SECOND COURSE

Crab- stuffed artichoke bottoms

THIRD COURSE

Lobster Thermidor, gruyère, mustard

FOURTH COURSE

Beef Wellington, mushroom duxelle, spinach, puff pastry

FIFTH COURSE
Crêpes with fresh berries and Chantilly cream

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