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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