Los Angeles Tourism Board Serves Up Palate Pleasing Summer Travel Deals During dineLA's Restaurant Week July 15-26, 2013

dineLA's Summer Restaurant Week

Travelers Receive a $50 American Express® Gift Card with a Two-Night Stay at Participating Hotels during LA’s most Popular Culinary Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 10, 2013) – Renowned for its sunny weather and stunning beaches,  travelers have a delicious reason to visit Los Angeles this summer during dineLA's Restaurant Week, returning July 15-26, 2013. The city’s most noteworthy chefs—ranging from Wolfgang Puck and Sang Yoon to Susan Feniger and Govind Armstrong—will put their culinary talents on display with specially-priced $15, $20 and $25 lunch menus and $25, $35 and $45 dinner menus at over 250 eateries throughout the Los Angeles area.  Sweetening the deal, vacationing food-lovers receive a $50 American Express® gift card when they book two nights or more at participating area hotels via www.discoverLosAngeles.com.

With money saved from these offers, travelers can splurge on stays at some of the regions chicest hotels and explore Los Angeles’ endless attractions, activities and summer events. No matter what type of culinary adventure travelers are craving, dineLA offers Restaurant Week hotel and restaurant picks that are sure to please the most discerning palate.  Those seeking an urban escape can explore Los Angeles’ burgeoning Downtown, where hotel choices range from The Standard Downtown LA to the sleek JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live. Nearby dineLA Restaurant Week participants include award-winning Chef Ricardo Zarate's Mo-chica, Katsuya at L.A. LIVE and Lazy Ox Canteen.

Travelers craving a taste of L.A.'s rock-and-roll lifestyle can indulge in the quintessential Hollywood experience offered at The Redbury. During their stay, visitors have the option to enjoy nouveau Middle Eastern cuisine in an intimate setting at Cleo or walk half a block to a dineLA Restaurant Week sushi favorite, Katsuya.  Properties like The Four Seasons Los Angeles Beverly Hills, home to dineLA Restaurant Week vegan-friendly favorite Culina, Modern Italian, are great for the health conscious. Other dineLA Restaurant Week picks that are good for the waistline include Fig & Olive Melrose Place, SUGARFISH by Sushi Nozawa and Crossroads.

Visitors looking to bask in LA’s signature sunshine and beach culture have plenty of options to savor during dineLA’s Restaurant Week. Snag a room at Santa Monica’s posh Shutter’s on the Beach or The Huntley Hotel and take in views of the sparkling Pacific before venturing out on an epicurean adventure. Stand out dineLA Restaurant Week eateries in coastal locales include Mr. Chow in Malibu, Gladstones and Catalina Kitchen at Terranea Resort.

Hotel restaurants participating in Restaurant Week to date include:

Asia De Cuba | Mondrian

BALEENKitchen | The Portofino Hotel & Marina

bashi | Terranea Resort

Catalina Kitchen at Terranea Resort | Terranea Resort

Catch American Seafood | Casa Del Mar

Cleo | The Redbury

Coast @ Shutters on the Beach | Shutters on the Beach

Culina, Modern Italian | Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Delphine Eatery & Bar | W Hollywood Hotel

Esterel | Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

Gonpachi at the Miyako Hybrid Hotel | Miyako Hybrid Hotel

Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood | The London West Hollywood

LA Market by Kerry Simon | JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. Live

LA PRIME, A New York Steakhouse | Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

mar'sel | Terranea Resort

Ninethirty at The W Los Angeles Westwood | W Los Angeles - Westwood

Noe Restaurant & Bar | Omni Los Angeles Hotel

On Rodeo @ Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive | Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive

On Sunset @ Luxe Hotel Sunset | Luxe Hotel Sunset

One Pico @ Shutters on the Beach | Shutters on the Beach

Park Grill at The InterContinental | Intercontinental Los Angeles Century City

Second Story at The Belamar Hotel | The Belamar Hotel

The Bazaar by José Andrés | SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

The Penthouse at The Huntley | The Huntley Hotel Santa Monica

The Restaurant at The Standard, Downtown LA | The Standard, Downtown LA

The Rooftop Biergarten at The Standard Downtown LA | The Standard, Downtown LA

The Rooftop by Gordon Ramsay at The London | The London West Hollywood

Tres by José Andrés | SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

Zinc @ Shade | Shade Hotel

For additional details and a complete list of area hotels participating in this special dineLA Restaurant Week offer, please visit: www.discoverLosAngeles.com.

About dineLA’s Restaurant Week:

dineLA’s Restaurant Week is a 12 consecutive-day dining event, showcasing Los Angeles as a premier dining destination and highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences LA has to offer. Presented by the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board and in partnership with American Express®, dineLA’s Restaurant Week is designed to stimulate business and introduce new customers to restaurants located in the many neighborhoods throughout LA County. For more information, visit: www.discoverlosangeles.com/dineLA Follow dineLA on: • Facebook: facebook.com/dinelafan • Twitter: twitter.com/dineLA • Instagram: http://instagram.com/dinela For more information about travel experiences in Los Angeles, go to the official visitor information website of Los Angeles at www.discoverLosAngeles.com, LA Tourism’s Facebook page at facebook.com/LosAngelesFan and Twitter @discoverLA.

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