Patina Returns to the Hollywood Bowl


image003Back for its 15th season,Patina Restaurant Group(PRG)is delighted to continue the tradition of offering exceptional cuisine and genuine service at Los Angeles’ landmark Hollywood Bowl. Beginning in 2000, PRG has continued to raise the level of service available at the renowned outdoor music venue through a variety of freshly-prepared culinary offerings for every palette. With over 17 unique food outlets, Chef and Founder Joachim Splichal, overseen by West Coast Culinary Director Gregg Wiele, provide offerings that capture Southern California summer flavors. The eclectic menu for the 2014 season shines the spotlight on new offerings at the Wine Bar, which launched in 2013, and the Box Seat service “Dining for Two” menus; in addition to full service alfresco steakhouse, gourmet picnic baskets, a sushi bar, family-style platters and international street food.

As the sun goes down and the lights go up at the Hollywood Bowl, one of LA’s most beloved summer traditions begins with the pre-concert dinner. PRG presents an array of culinary experiences from the gourmet Staccato pick up window to the full service dining experience of the delicious Rooftop Grill, savory a la carte options from Box Seat service, to the alfresco Wine Bar featuring curated wine, craft beer, shochu cocktails, small bites in addition to large plates. New to the Wine Bar is an updated cocktail list by PRG’s Lead West Coast Mixologist Paul Sanguinetti, including specialty shochu cocktails on tap and a curated sherry bar featuring four varietals for pre-concert sipping. For box-seat ticketholders, the new “Dining for Two” menu makes for a perfect casual yet gourmet culinary date. A visit to the outdoor music oasis would not be complete without a PRG gourmet picnic basket selection, providing easy access to picnic experiences for all concert attendees. Additionally, the Market Cafe provides freshly prepared rotisserie chicken, artisan cheeses and a wide selection of wine to add the finishing touches to any basket. For those interested in stress-free dining, pre-made picnic baskets are available through online ordering or at a discounted price when purchased with an individual ticket through the Los Angeles Philharmonic website. Located on the west side of the Bowl, Market Place West offers authentic sushi at Nishi Sushi Bar, serving made to order specialty rolls, jyubako boxes and sushi platters. Furthermore, PRG has launched a new online ordering site to simply the process and reduce hassle before arrival.
Menu highlights include:

The Wine Bar
Recently added in 2013, the al fresco wine bar and lounge offers a relaxed atmosphere with variety of craft beer, curated wine, shochu cocktails, and unique small bites and large plates.
Crispy Chicken Wings with Togarashi Spice and Ponzu Dipping Sauce
Pork Belly with Summer Succotash with Lima Beans, Corn, Tomato,
and Piquillo Pepper Vinaigrette
Shochu On Tap Cocktail “Peppertree Lane” with Cucumber, Mint, Fresh Lime Juice and Shochu

Box Seat Ticket Holders
Including a dedicated wait staff, trained in the PRG standard of attentive and personalized service, a wide selection of chef menus and a la carte offerings include:
Hawaiian Ahi Tuna Steak with Udon Noodle Salad, Charred Green Onion
and Soy-Ginger Vinaigrette
Dining for Two: “Smokey Joes” BBQ Rib Plate served with Slow Cooked Baby Back Ribs,
Housemade BBQ Sauce and Whole Roasted Corn on the Cob
Penne Pasta Puttanesca with Summer Squash, Blistered Cherry Tomatoes, Pecorino Romano Cheese
and Crispy Basil

Market Cafe West, Nishi Sushi Bar
Chef Travis Kamiyama prepares fresh sushi and Japanese delicacies daily from the onsite sushi bar.
Sushi Platter for Two: California Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, Shrimp Ebi Nigiri, Salmon Nigiri, Albacore
and Edamame Soy Sauce, Wasabi and Gari
NI Jyubako Box: Seaweed Salad and assortment of Japanese Side Dishes; Spicy Tuna Roll with Wasabi
and Gari; 5 pieces of Assorted Sashimi with Tsuma and Shiso Leaf; Broiled Miso Black Cod with Japanese Rice and Sesame Seed; Summer Strawberries and Lychee

Rooftop Grill
Inspired after PRG’s acclaimed Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse, the Rooftop Grill provides the best cuts of meats in an al fresco setting overlooking the landmark music venue.
A la carte mesquite grilled steaks including Rib-Eye, Filet Mignon and Flat Iron Steak
Crab Stack with Lump Crab, Cucumbers, Pea Shoots, Tomato, Avocado Mango
and Ginger-Lime Dressing
Seasonal Sides

The perfect to-go spot for gourmet international street food before ticketholders head to their seats.
The “Pool” Burger featuring a one pound Angus burger stuffed with Braised Short Rib, Candied Bacon, Gruyere Cheese, Baby Arugula and Black-Truffle Aioli
Selection of sausages including the Thai Chicken Sausage with Pickled Green Papaya, Jalapeno, Cilantro
and Garlic Aioli
Hollywood “Bowls” with options such as “Veggie” including Lemon Scented Quinoa, Roasted Baby Carrots, Grilled Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes

Picnic Baskets
For those who want to arrive to the Bowl stress free without the hassle of bringing a meal, the picnic baskets make for a perfect alternative.
Verano Basket including Lemon Poached Atlantic Salmon Filets with Summer Vegetables and Lemon Aioli; Country Style Potato Salad; Simply Sliced Summer Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette;
Chocolate “Moon Pie” with Caramel Dipping Sauce

All picnic baskets feature eco-friendly picnic necessities with an option for a luxe upgrade to a wicker picnic basket, which patrons get to take home, for an additional $41

Posted By: Alexis Perry

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