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911!!!!! Need gorgeous place for lunch tomorrow at noon x from CAA

abondanza Jan 30, 2010 06:08 PM

We have major business folks in town for an inpromtu lunch tomorrow at noon. Price no object. Please advise

  1. J.L. Feb 1, 2010 04:53 PM

    So where did you end up going?

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    1. re: J.L.
      rickym13 Feb 2, 2010 08:56 AM

      late but.....lunch at getty museum is very nice

    2. wutzizname Jan 31, 2010 06:50 AM

      Bouchon -- if they can take you.

      Bouchon Bistro
      235 N. Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

      1. j
        joshekg Jan 30, 2010 11:25 PM

        Gejlina in venice maybe? They have a private table towards the back.

        1. ipsedixit Jan 30, 2010 07:22 PM


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          1. re: ipsedixit
            maudies5 Jan 30, 2010 07:28 PM

            Tavern would be perfect and they have a great Sunday brunch. Very comfortable ambiance.
            See the brunch menu at: www.tavernla.com

            1. re: ipsedixit
              J.L. Jan 31, 2010 12:42 AM

              Second Belvedere at the Peninsula. Four Seasons Beverly Hills is undergoing remodeling, per rumors.

              Other choices: Parq at the Montage Beverly Hills, OR The restaurant at Raffles L'Ermitage on Burton Way, OR going old school biz haunt : The Polo Lounge at Beverly Hills Hotel.

              Just avoid The Ivy (madhouse on weekends). Cecconi's food is blah, but it's got decor.

              Bazaar can be a scene - Sundays bring the tourist & food pilgrims from OC & beyond - It may be tough to talk business.

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              trevorbr Jan 30, 2010 06:58 PM

              bel aire hotel -- they will accommodate - and its going to be sunny and mild -- so outside will be lovely

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              1. re: trevorbr
                lil mikey Jan 30, 2010 07:19 PM

                I'm assuming you're referring to the Luxe as the Hotel Bel Air is currently closed for remodeling.

              2. goodhealthgourmet Jan 30, 2010 06:26 PM

                don't know what "x from CAA" means...across from CAA? ten minutes from CAA? near CAA?

                anyway, Sunday is going to be VERY tough. Craft, Spago and Cut were my first thoughts, but none of them are open for lunch on Sundays (Cut isn't even open for dinner).

                maybe try The Bazaar or The BLVD?

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                1. re: goodhealthgourmet
                  monku Jan 30, 2010 06:28 PM

                  Creative Artists Agency ???
                  2000 Ave of the Stars

                  1. re: monku
                    abondanza Jan 30, 2010 06:34 PM

                    yes, across from CAA.... I'm gonna go with the Bazaar suggestion... t hankx lizzie:) Hoping to get a table.

                    1. re: monku
                      goodhealthgourmet Jan 30, 2010 06:38 PM

                      monku, i knew what CAA meant, i was just puzzled by the "x" part :)

                      1. re: goodhealthgourmet
                        abondanza Jan 30, 2010 06:45 PM

                        okay, Bazaar was a fantastic option....but they can not set all the folk at one table...terminally unexceptable with this group (shoot me!) Any other suggestions for an upscale groovy spot near CAA (creative Artist Agency) could be closer to the beach SM, or Venice...tried Lobster-No! I'm losing the ability to see....anybody, anyone, Wilson???
                        Cool Brunch spot in BH price no option.

                        1. re: goodhealthgourmet
                          monku Jan 30, 2010 06:51 PM

                          Maybe other readers didn't know???

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                      lizziee Jan 30, 2010 06:23 PM

                      Bazaar brunch - go all out with drinks etc. Brunch is ending Feb 13 so this would be perfect.

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