Try this new menu in honor of Marilyn Monroe's birthday month at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt.
Public Kitchen and Bar's Marilyn Monroe-Inspired MenuHollywood Roosevelt Hotel (7000 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA) Map it $5
Celebrate Marilyn Monroe’s birthday month by raising a glass to her memory and trying some special Marilyn-inspired dishes created in her honor. Public Kitchen and Bar, ensconced inside the famed Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, is where you can partake of a cocktail, cupcakes, and savory dish inspired by the Blonde Bombshell. The Roosevelt, built in 1927, is a particularly appropriate place to celebrate Marilyn: a two-year resident of a Roosevelt poolside suite before achieving stardom, it is said that her ghost haunts this glamorous Spanish Colonial Revival hotel. From the “Marilyn, Always Remembered” menu, sip the Marilyn Suite cocktail, featuring a triumvirate of fruit flavors, courtesy of Three Olive’s Marilyn Monroe strawberry vodka, passion fruit puree, and lemon juice (along with simple syrup). Also be sure to try the dish of three mini Strawberry Blonde Cupcakes. topped with white chocolate frosting and filled with passion fruit curd, or the Neapolitan Meatballs with tomato sugo, pine nuts, and parmesan. Available during Public’s “5 for $5” weekday happy hour from 3-7 p.m, (http://beta.flavorpill.com/events/public-kitchen-and-bars-5-for-5-dollars-happy-hour), Marilyn learned to cook this Italian dish during her marriage to baseball great Joe DiMaggio.