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mar’sel Hosts the Ultimate Oscar Viewing Party in Los Angeles

Whether it’s the red carpet fashion, films, or celebrity that you love most, mar’sel serves as the ultimate destination to watch the 84th Academy Awards on Feb. 26, 2012. Chef de Cuisine Michael Fiorelli has crafted a specialty bar menu that blends entertainment and cuisine, inspired by the Oscar nominees... 

Nestled above the Pacific Ocean, mar’sel serves as the ideal spot to watch the award show while noshing on The Tree of Life (Frito Pie), Warhorse (war-horseradish potatos), or The Artist (black and white Bodino).

You can test your knowledge by filling out individual Oscar ballots upon arrival, prior to the show.  The guest with the most correct number of selections will win dinner for two at mar’sel.  

Check out the Cheat Sheet that L.A. Times created for a quick view of all the nominees:  http://theenvelope.latimes.com/la-et-oscar-nom-2012-htmlstory,0,6164982.htmlstory

The viewing party will take place in the bar and private dining room beginning at 3:45 p.m., the award show starts at 4 p.m. All specialty items will be priced at $11.  Note: Regular dining reservations will be accepted for the main dining room beginning at 5:30pm.  The viewing party is limited to the bar and private dining room, on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Space is limited.

Complete Menu:                                        

“The Help”
Minnie’s Fried Chicken and Biscuits, Maple Glazed Chicken Oysters, Hobbs Bacon, Homemade English Muffins

“The Descendants”
Lomi-Lomi Salmon, Cured Pacific Wild Salmon Tartar, Grape Tomatoes, Persian Cucumber, Gem Lettuce, Green Onion, Crème Fraiche

War-Horseradish Potatoes, Crispy Heirloom Potatoes, Spicy Horseradish Crème Fraiche

“Billy” Bean Soup, White Beans, Orecchiette, Homemade Lamb Sausage, Escarole, Pecorino

“Tree of Life”
Frito Pie, Slow-Cooked Beef Chile, Aged White Cheddar, Jalapenos, Gem Lettuce, Sour Cream

“Midnight in Paris”
Foie Gras Macaroons, Toasted Almond, Fig Jam, Black Sea Salt

“Le Train Bleu,” Selection of Artisan Blue Cheeses, Kumquat Jam, Warm Cranberry Bread

“The Artist”
Black and White Budino, Milk Chocolate Pudding, Whipped Mascarpone, Salted Caramel Cookies

“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”
“Key” Lime Pie, Toasted Graham Cracker, Burnt Meringue, Passion Fruit

For additional information, please visit www.mar-sel.com or call 310.265.2780.



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