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CWD Best of Weddings Featured Menu

Food & Drink (& recipes!)

The Ebell of Los Angeles and Wilshire Ebell Theatre were host to California Wedding Day‘s 1st Annual “Best of Brides” Awards, celebrating the excellence of California’s wedding and event industry talents and professionals.  The celebration was beyond spectacular. Over 600 guests attended the event and enjoyed a multitude of design extravagance, stellar musical entertainment, and culinary craftsmanship.

Designing a different menu for each event space, Executive Chef Louis Pechan took inspiration from the designers of each room and enhanced the guest experience by pairing food to the theme.

The Art Salon as Bourbon Street on the Bayou – designed by Krista Jon of Archive Vintage Rentals

CWD Teasers - Brian Leahy Photo-4Oysters Rockefeller
Mini Cajun Shrimp Po Boys with Spicy Remoulade
Mini Muffulettas
Blackened Catfish with Braised Greens and Crispy Grits
Fried Okra , Hushpuppies
Mini Meat Pies
Mini Crawfish Pies

The Dining Room as Forbidden Romance – designed by Alexandra Rembac of Sterling Engagements
CWD Teasers - Brian Leahy Photo-13Grilled Shrimp Skewer with Fermented Chili Cocktail Sauce
Brown Sugar and Spicy Ginger Chicken Skewer
Forbidden Rice with Pineapple and Coconut Milk
Braised Beef Short Rib Rendang
Chinese Long Bean with Fermented Black Bean and Chili
Gai-lan with Black Soy Sauce
Mango Salad with Baby Greens and Pickled Maui Onion
Exotic Fruits

The Garden as Sultry Under the Stars designed by Davia Lee Designs
CWD Teasers - Brian Leahy Photo-25Queso Frito with Guava Jam
Pupusa Revuelta with Curtido
Habanero and Smoked Tomato Ceviche on Corn Tostada
Roasted Camote
Pollo en Mole Negro
Ropa Vieja
Red Snapper Vera Cruz
Fried Plantains
Beans with Arbol Chili
Baby Lettuce with Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber and Lime Vinaigrette
Salsas, Chips, Arepas, and Fresh Tortillas

Happy Anniversary, Miko and Don

“We found love right where we are.” Happy anniversary, Miko and Don. May you always be as happy as the day you fell in love. Best wishes from your Ebell family and cheers to many more anniversaries..

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Chef Ron’s Valentine Dinner Menu

What could be better than cooking a beautiful meal for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Chef Ron is sharing his menu for his sumptuous Grilled Lamb Chops with Charred Radicchio and Oregano Chimichurri Sauce. This dish was recently served at …

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Ebell Scholar, now Member and Club Photographer, Julie Hopkins

I believe that when we focus on building strength from acquired experiences, we often live a very fulfilling life no matter how different our final goal is from that which we originally perceived it should be.  – Julie Hopkins Every …

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