Lola's Says Wine Tastings "Are for Sissies," Pairs Martinis with Dinner

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Lola's, home of a zillion martinis, including the new caffeinated "Sid Vicious" and one that tastes like garlic mashed potatoes, is holding a special dinner tonight announced on its website with a provocation that "Wine tastings are for sissies." We're sure Maynard James Keenan and his crew of extreme vinters disagree, but nonetheless we clicked on the link to find the WeHo lounge pairing its famous martinis with an enticing menu. Dishes like a coffee-crusted rib-eye, chile-marinated halibut in a banana leaf, and espresso drowned peanut butter ice cream find company among drinks like the "dirtiest of dirty" martinis, one with Godiva white chocolate, and the "Pulp Fiction." This four-course, four-drink dinner costs $55 per person, and starts at 5:30 P.M., with reservations available at 323-654-5652. See the full menu below.

Lola's
945 N. Fairfax Ave.
323-654-5652

Thursday March 11th, 5:30pm
55 per person

MENU

To start
Fire Roasted Tomato Soup
Crostini & Olive Tapenade
W/
As Dirty As It Gets Dirty Martini

Second
Grilled Shrimp & Soba Noodles
Chilled Soba Noodles tossed w/sesame, arugula, julienned vegetables & cilantro
W/
Miss Maria's Raspberry Martini

Entrée
Coffee Crusted Rib-Eye
Served w/cherry port reduction, beer battered onion rings & sautéed broccolini
W/
Lola's Martini
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Halibut Marinated in Cilantro & Chilies
Roasted & served in a banana leaf w/ginger brown rice & sautéed broccolini
W/
The Pulp Fiction Martini

Something sweet...
Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Drowned in espresso, garnished with shaved dark chocolate
W/
Godiva White Chocolate Martini