2018 Best New Year's Eve Restaurants in Los Angeles

Chef-owner Akira Hirose of Maison Akira in Pasadena produces compelling French cooking with Pacific Rim highlights.

His six-course New Year's Eve menu ($110, $160 with wine pairing) will boast selections such as eggplant velouté and sautéed Hokkaido scallop; Mediterranean loup de mer on shimeji mushroom ragoût; and Angus beef steak filet with “au poivre” sauce.