Recipe: Grilled Lettuces with Persimmons, Yogurt, Pistachios & Smoked Butter

Robust and flavorful, this delicious grilled lettuces dish with persimmon, yogurt, pistachios and smoked butter is the perfect complement to grilled steak or chicken and is sure to impress guests at your next dinner party or backyard soiree.

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'Tis the Season for Holiday Cocktails

The holidays are filled with family, food and of course… great drinks! That’s why we’ve put together three signature cocktails to help spread a little cheer this holiday season.

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Recipe: Grilled California Avocado and Quinoa

Summer is synonymous with firing up the grill, and this simple salad is the perfect complement to grilled fish, chicken or burgers. Easy and delicious grilled California avocados stuffed with quinoa, tomato, cucumber, parsley and mint.

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Smoked Chicken, Broccoli and Black Bean Soup

Recipe: Smoked Chicken, Broccoli and Black Bean Soup

This original recipe has been a staple on our Level2 and Ocean Terrace menus for years. Hot and delicious, this smoked chicken, broccoli and black bean soup is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at the family dinner table or at your next group gathering.

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Recipe: Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Delicious and moist, coffee cake is the perfect treat to enjoy with your morning coffee or to share with visiting guests. Here, we pair soft cream cheese with vanilla and cinnamon to make a fluffy and rich cream cheese coffee cake.

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Recipe: Burnt Honey and Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

Panna cotta, Italian for "cooked cream," is a gelatin-based dessert from Northern Italy. Not only does it taste delicious but it's gorgeous, served paired with fresh fruits, breads and garnishes. This recipe for a delicious burnt honey and vanilla bean panna cotta has a flavor profile similar to marshmallow.

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Recipe: Achiote Cured Snapper Crudo

Crudo, meaning "raw" in Italian and Spanish, has been a staple in European fishing villages for generations. Increasingly its popularity is growing in the U.S. with more and more restaurant goers embracing this dish of raw fish dressed with oils, seasonings and the like. Here, California Modern Chef de Cuisine, Jonathan Bautista shares his recipe for spicy and delicious achiote cured snapper with serrano-pineapple broth, jicama, cucumber and herbs.

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Tiki Takeover: 5 Essential Tiki Cocktail Recipes You Need to Try

Level2 Mixologist Stephen Kurnpinsky is back again with part two of our blog series dedicated to Tiki. Here he shares five essential Tiki cocktail recipes for you to try at your next themed party or any time you need a liquid vacation to the tropics.

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Recipe: Chipotle, Lettuce, Tomato & California Avocado Sandwich

June is California Avocado Month which means it's the perfect time to showcase sandwiches made even better with California avocados. Check out this easy, flavorful and delicious chipotle and avocado sandwich recipe by Chef Trey Foshee developed for the California Avocado Commission (CAC).

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Recipe: Achiote Grilled Fish Sandwich with California Avocado and Roasted Pineapple-Jalapeño Spread

Recipe: Achiote Grilled Fish Sandwich with California Avocado and Roasted Pineapple-Jalapeño Spread

June is California Avocado Month which means it's the perfect time to enjoy a "California-Style" sandwich. Check out this spicy and sweet achiote grilled fish sandwich recipe Chef Trey Foshee developed for the California Avocado Commission (CAC) and view more California avocado-inspired dishes.
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