“Kids 12 & under eat for half price, unless you’re 5 & under… then you eat for free”

Huckleberry should’ve gone taken the easy road like Denny’s and simply named the Thursday Night Dinner: Kids Eat Free*. *with a purchase of an entree.

Since it’s almost Thursday morning and everyone’s getting ready to get their weekend started, let’s keep this short: whether you think Huckleberry’s breakfast is rather exorbitant, or you simply loooove the Santa Monica sun while eating a Cali breakfast burrito, consider Huckleberry’s Thursday Night Dinner a game changer. It’s a game changer in the way Papilles is quietly changing Hollywood’s mind about bistronomy, it’s a game changer in the way 800 degrees totally blew LA’s mind when it comes to pizza as fast food.

On Thursdays, Huckleberry opens its door a bit longer than the typical 8:00pm and offers a $30 for family style dinner using luxury farmers market ingredients. On the particular week of this gratis media meal visit, it was all about Weiser Farm — Weiser Farm watermelons and Weiser potatoes (hello!! these organic potatoes run $2-$2.50+/lb at the farmers markets!). I’m no whore for Car Shoes, but if you’re telling me Tutti Frutti and Weiser veggies are in a $30 4-course meal? I’m in. While the Santa Monica Mirror didn’t quite feel indulged after 3 courses, the prodigious fish and chips main course placed me in a glorious place between overindulgence and gluttony. That night, some may have even claimed: “these are the best fish and chips I’ve ever had”.




Apps were a uber-California melon/arugula salad preceded by a cereal bowl stuffed with “white bean puree” hummus. Dessert, which no one was able to partake in, was a lemon cream with flambéed meringue and two tablespoons of butter short bread cookies. Every course changes weekly. Angelenos are that fickle.

Did I mention toddlers eat free? (If you really can’t stand being in a room full of young families, fear not, there’s sidewalk seating!) And corkage is only $5 per bottle? And Rosemary is awesome?

Huckleberry Thursday Night Dinners
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  • Bigmouth

    I find the love for 800 Degrees baffling. Yes, it’s cheap, but you get what you pay for. I’d rather go to Sotto or even Pitfire any day of the week.

  • http://twitter.com/TasterTotsLA Jessica Ritz

    I’m overdue to hit this dinner. And damn, we really gotta go before my oldest turns 6 in a couple of weeks! Just too bad it’s a tough prospect for us east-of-405-ers with 8 pm bedtimes and such.

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