The Tripel introduces new brunch menu, hearty new menu items at Cecconi’s West Hollywood

Starting January 14th, The Tripel in Playa del Rey will be offering brunch on the weekends from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM. Offering brunch menu items such as the Burrata egg white omelette with slow roasted plum tomatoes, Thai basil, and charred broccolini, the Banana bread french toast with vanilla bean maple syrup and bourbon cream, and the Bloody beer – spicy tomato spiked lager over ice with celery salt rim. 333 Culver Blvd., Playa Del Rey, CA 90293. 310-821-0333.

As we venture further into a southern California winter, Chef Andrea Cavaliere of Cecconi’s West Hollywood added hearty new menu items to it North Italian menu. New items available all day include: Parsnip Soup with Winter Black Truffle ($16); Strozzapreti with Wild Boar & Porcini Ragout ($20); Risotto with Squid Ink, Seppia & Shrimp ($28); and Speck, Potato, Chanterelle & Taleggio Pizza ($24), and more. Available for lunch only is the Piatto unico – a portioned plate of seasonal fish, vegetables, pasta and salad($22). 8764 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90048. 310-432-2000.

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How Cecconi’s Executive Chef Andrea Cavaliere celebrates Thanksgiving

Plus chef shows us how to make Black Truffle Mashed Potatoes

Originally from Turin, Italy, Andrea Cavaliere has cooked around the world. From England to New York and now Los Angeles, he’s been working for the SoHo House Group for seven years, an English hospitality company that operates hotels, private clubs and restaurants around the world. Andrea is not only responsible for Cecconi’s in West Hollywood, he spends about ten days out of the month overseeing the kitchen operations at Soho Beach House, a private members’ club, in South Beach and New York. So, What does a busy chef like Andrea Cavaliere do during Thanksgiving? Read More