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Feb 5, 2007 09:26 PM

Formal Dining in Glendale

We need a place to go in glendale after the Annie Awards on sunday. we'll be dressed black tie. is there anywhere near or around there you can recommend for 4 people around 8pm.

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  1. Glendale is nil for formal dinning. I suggest you take a short drive to the Ritz Carlton in Pasadena. You won't be sorry.

    1. Ditto - nothing fancy in Glendale. I've heard from several people that the food at the Ritz Pasadena is good. Beautiful/formal setting.

      1. Well, if it doesn't have to be super-formal, I think you would do just fine at Far Niente or Fresco (
        or a bit further, Cafe Beaujolais in Eagle Rock or Blair's in Silver Lake.
        I don't think any of them would mind if you classed up the place a little in your black tie.

        1. IMHO, unless you go to black tie events a lot, I'd go w/ a more upscale rest. to make the night more special - I've eaten at all restaurants mentioned in above post - I live in the neighborhood and while I like the food at all of them, none of them say special night to me- just local nabe joints w/ good food. If that's ok, any one of them would be fine.

          1. glendale....kebabs only....I don't know if the food at the HIlton is any good; you could try there. Pasadena is your best close bet