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30th Birthday Dinner/ Party

Quesera May 22, 2007 04:20 PM

My 30th birthday is coming up and my parents are so generous as to throw a dinner/ party for 30-40 of my closest friends. Now I need to find a location...

It will be the heart of summer, so weather shouldn't be an issue, but good food and wine are. (as is fun!) I have NO idea where to begin on this, so please send your suggestions, between downtown and the ocean, but not the Valley and most preferably in the central vicinity of West Hollywood.

I have two months to plan, but need to start now...thank you!

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    LisaStitch RE: Quesera May 22, 2007 05:04 PM

    Asia de Cuba at the Mondrian Hotel on the sunset strip. Amazing food, drinks, and view.

    Definitely Mastro's if you like steak. Great booze there too :)

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      woofer RE: Quesera May 22, 2007 06:27 PM

      my inlaws threw m husband his bday party in the boardroom at arnie morton's and it was a blast. they printed special menus for us and the service was awesome.

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        CChow RE: Quesera May 23, 2007 05:10 PM

        What's the budget?

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          Quesera RE: CChow May 24, 2007 12:19 PM

          Haven't quite discussed that yet, but while I don't want to put my parents out too much, they'd be willing to pay whatever for the right atmosphere, food and definitely wine. (it's the family biz, so we're total wine snobs)

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          donnival RE: Quesera May 24, 2007 01:50 AM

          I can't vouch for the food, but Social Hollywood has a few private rooms that you could reserve. Their largest upstairs room could easily seat 30-40.

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            marinapenn RE: Quesera May 24, 2007 05:25 PM

            If you can go to the beach, the Club House at James' Beach in Venice is super. Also a great wine list.

            1. Emme RE: Quesera May 24, 2007 10:05 PM

              I'd see if Upstairs 2 can house that many in a private room. Great wine of course.

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