Beverly Hills – Reported by Elite Traveler the Pr

first_imgBeverly Hills – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineAs the 82nd Academy Awards approach, the famed Polo Lounge and The Polo Lounge Bar through Oscar night, Sunday, March 7, 2010.Executive Chef Alex Chen has put the final cut on 12 menu selections to be served in weekly 3-course lunch combinations at The Polo Lounge. Not to be outdone, Beverage Manager Anthony Santiago has led the creation of 10 specialty cocktails pegged to “Best Picture” nominees at The Polo Lounge Bar.Weekly 3-course “Best Picture” themed menus are priced by the item for lunch at The Polo Lounge; Oscar-inspired specialty cocktails are $18 at The Polo Lounge Bar:Week of February 8:District 9 -Santa Barbara spot “Prawn” bisque, butter poached crab “Claw,” brandy crème fraiche -Specialty cocktail: Alien JuiceAvatar -Crispy duck “Leg” confit, “Forest” wild mushroom ragout, braised cabbage, Granny Smith apples, anise-scented jus -Specialty cocktail: Eywa SoulUp -Pineapple “Up”side-down cake with rum raisin ice cream -Specialty cocktail: Skyy’s The LimitWeek of February 15:Precious -“Precious” gem lettuce salad, crispy bacon, buttermilk fried onions, shaved radish, blue cheese dressing -Specialty cocktail: Fresh StartInglorious Basterds -Braised butternut squash quiche, “Farmhouse” artisan goat cheese, Santa Monica greens, “German” mustard vinaigrette -Specialty cocktail: Nations PrideUp in the Air -“Mile High” mocha ice cream pie -Specialty cocktail: Jet SetterWeek of February 22:Up -Smoked salmon “soufflé,” frisee and cucumber salad, sunny-side “Up” quail egg -Specialty cocktail: Skyy’s The LimitAn Education -Oxford pub “Fish n Chips,” mushy peas, hand-cut chips, malt vinegar -Specialty cocktail: Learn Without ReadingA Serious Man -“Rocky Road” brownie sundae -Specialty cocktail: No Laughing MatterWeek of March 1:Inglorious Basterds -Traditional “Matzo” ball soup, mini “Croque Monsieur,” “Black Forest” ham, gruyere cheese -Specialty cocktail: Nation’s PrideThe Blind Side -“Big Mike” grilled prime beef sandwich, crusty baguette, “Mississippi”-style cole slaw, “Draft” beer-battered onion rings -Specialty cocktail: The UnderdogThe Hurt Locker -“Explosive” Key Lime pie, mango rum, sauce and strawberry ice cream -Specialty cocktail: The Diffusionwww.beverlyhillshotel.comlast_img read more

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first_imgSwimmer Jasmine Alkhaldi, wrestler Jason Balabal and pencak silat warriors Nerlyn Huinda and Clyde Joy Baria accounted for four bronze medals—the only output Filipino athletes had yesterday as the Philippines tumbled to eight overall out of 11 countries with three golds, five silvers and four bronzes.Alkhaldi, who was stripped of the gold after a narrow victory in the women’s 100m freestyle on Thursday, competed in the re-swim ordered by Myanmar organizers last night but could only finish third behind gold winner Natthanan Thunkrajang of Thailand and Singapore’s Ting Wen Quah.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeLondon Olympian Mark Anthony Barriga led the parade of boxers into the finals after pulling off a 30-27, 28-29, 30-27, split decision over Malaysian Mohd Faud Mohd Reuvan.Also making it into the gold-medal round were bantam Mario Fernandez, lightweight Junel Cantancio, light welter Dennis Galvan and welter Wilfredo Lopez as the Filipino boxers remained on track to surpass their production of four golds in 2011 Indonesia. Lady pugs Nesthy Petecio and Josie Gabuco earlier advanced to the finals on Saturday. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip Pencak silat fighters Nerlyn Huinda (women’s 55-60kg) and Clyde Joy Baria (women’s 70-75kg) also copped bronze medals after falling against their Indonesian foes at the Zayar Thiri Indoor Stadium. /inquirer with a report from correspondent jonas panerio Naypyitaw, Myanmar—Bracing for the worst, the nightmare for Team Philippines is slowly unfolding by the day.Filipino boxers and the men’s basketball team provided the only ray of hope on a dry Philippine campaign Friday in the 27th Southeast Asian Games here.ADVERTISEMENT PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Painters refuse to go quietly LATEST STORIES MOST READ Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage GlobalPort breezes through Alaska, scores third straight victory Read Next Out of six male boxers, only flyweight Rey Saludar failed to make the grade, falling prey to Myanmar’s Mg Nge via unanimous decision.MORE STORIESnewsinfoDung and Dragons: Myanmar kids dodge cows to play rugbynewsinfoPalace to Pacquiao: Best of luck vs. ThurmannewsinfoVietnam seizes half tonne of ketamine in crackdown on synthetic drugsMORE STORIESnewsinfoDung and Dragons: Myanmar kids dodge cows to play rugbynewsinfoPalace to Pacquiao: Best of luck vs. ThurmannewsinfoVietnam seizes half tonne of ketamine in crackdown on synthetic drugsThe Sinag Pilipinas continue to coast through in basketball as they clobbered the erstwhile unbeaten Thailand, 100-68, yesterday at the Zeya-thiri Stadium in Myanmar.Myanmar is still in control (26-24-19) but Vietnam (22-9-19) isn’t far behind while Indonesia moved up to third (19-24-17) ahead of Thailand (16-23-15) and Malaysia (8-7-21).Singapore surged ahead at fifth through victories in swimming (7-5-11) and Cambodia dislodged the Philippines from seventh with a 4-6-11 collection. The Philippines had its worst finish since 1977 after finishing sixth overall two years ago.Overpowered by an Indonesian rival, grappler Jason Balabal settled for the bronze in the men’s 84kg freestyle. Balabal’s downfall to Fahrjansyah deprived the Filipino wrestlers a gold in the Games as they ended up with two silvers and four bronzes.ADVERTISEMENT Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike PBA: Rain or Shine overcomes San Miguel, McCullough’s 51 to avert sweep WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine View commentslast_img read more