RUN RUN RUDOLPH
If ever there was a bar lounge that was the epitome of modern chic it would have to be the bar at the Hotel Bel Air. And what better backdrop for a round or two of festive but ever-so sophisticated cocktails? Featured here Executive Chef Lee Hefter’s Run-Run Rudolph Martini- a scintillating melange of Tanquery 10 Gin, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup and a dash of robust Luxardo Sangue Morlacco cherry liqueur. Served in a frosty Baccarat martini glass, it is the perfect refreshment to usher in the holidays. Recently renovated and opened to the public last year, the Hotel Bel Air is a haven of pure luxury majestically sat in the most exclusive enclave of the Platinum Triangle. Sitting in the lounge, with its chocolate and bronzed gold decor balanced by stark and irreverent celebrity photo murals of photographer Norman Seef, one immediately senses the allure of vintage glamour and contemporary style which is both transportive and soothing. To accompany the menu of bespoke cocktails and 5 star libations, the chef has developed a delectable selection of small bites and starters including their hand-cut steak tartare and pesto spiked crab cakes.
HOTEL BEL AIR 701 STONE CANYON RD LOS ANGELES CA 90077 310.472.1211 www.hotelbelair.com