This summer, the sun is shining even brighter in Beverly Hills. The world-class destination celebrated for year-round sunshine, statuesque palm trees, manicured gardens, and unparalleled hospitality is welcoming a new generation of restaurants, retailers, and experiences. Here’s what visitors can expect.
New Dining Experiences
Michelin-starred chef Joshua Gil and founding partner Matthew Egan introduced a contemporary Mexican restaurant with California sensibility in the heart of 90210. Highlights include house-made masa from heirloom corn varietals and small-batch Mexican spirits
Heritage Fine Wines
The French-owned restaurant and wine bar have reopened with a star-studded rooftop dining concept overlooking City Hall. The Paris Tokyo Sushi Sky Lounge is accessible via an elevator in the back of the shop.
Salt Bae officially brings his renowned steaks, a flair for over-the-top luxury dining, and Instagram-worthy salting techniques to “restaurant row” on Canon Drive.
Wolfgang Puck expanded his iconic Spago restaurant with a 6,500 square-foot outdoor dining venue at the cul-de-sac of Canon Drive. The modular pavilion houses a cocktail bar and semi-private eating areas book-ended by a vibrant Tomokazu Matsuyama mural.
The Pie Room by Gwen
Celebrity chef Curtis Stone and pastry chef Amy Taylor debuted a sweet and savory pie shop on South Beverly Drive. Deli-style sandwiches recently added to the menu are perfectly paired with a picnic at the Lily Pond in nearby Beverly Gardens Park.
New Boutiques and Shops
The French Haute perfumerie opened its first U.S. atelier in Beverly Hills with exclusive new scents and bespoke fragrances. The boutique resembles a classical 19th-century French apartment with an arresting display of flasks, beakers, and other containers that pay homage to the company’s original laboratory in France.
A new red-carpeted two-story West Coast flagship arrived in Beverly Hills in a building that once housed Charlie Chaplin’s offices. Now, it stocks the French luxury label’s footwear, fragrances, bags, and leather accessories for men and women.
The Japanese sportswear brand’s new 2,400 square-feet floor space on Rodeo Drive carries exclusive limited-edition sneakers only available in Beverly Hills. The store is the second U.S. flagship in North America and the first to sell Onitsuka Tiger’s children’s collection for “uncommonly cool kids.”
New Art and Culture Experiences
Iron Root by Ai Weiwei
A cast-iron sculpture by contemporary artist Ai Weiwei now resides outside of Beverly Hills City Hall. The stunning piece was crafted using dry fragments from various Chinese trees.
Romanian-American painter Alexandra Nechita’s Love Anatomy sculpture has been installed on the corner of Burton Way and Rexford Drive. The eight-foot-tall woman made out of bronze is the latest addition to the City’s public art collection of nearly 100 pieces, which visitors can view for free throughout its spacious parks and gardens.
J Sabry Fine Art
J Sabry Fine Art, conveniently located in Beverly Hills near Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard, offers contemporary, historical traditional, and Western works of art by award-winning and museum artists.
Winn Slavin Fine Art
The premier provider of fine paintings and sculptures welcomed its second location in a modern new space on Rodeo Drive. Its collection includes Blue-Chip museum art from some of the world’s most sought-after contemporary artists including Sir Daniel Winn, Ira Reines, Michel Desroches, Boban, and Igor Zaytsev.
The 1971 Beverly Hills mansion turned sprawling 5,000 square-foot art gallery arrived in Beverly Hills courtesy of The Future Perfect, one of the world’s foremost contemporary design galleries. The so-called Los Angeles Casa was designed by local architect Raul F. Garduno. Founder David Alhadeff recently provided a rare view of the appointment-only gallery and his life in Beverly Hills with this Monocle narrative.
New Hotel Dining Experiences and Packages
Sant’olina at The Beverly Hilton
The new pop-up dining experience at The Beverly Hilton offers mouth-watering Mediterranean fare and 360 views of Los Angeles. Chefs Michael Teich, David Johns, and SLAB’s Burt Bakman combine vibrant herbs and spices to create a healthy menu packed with flavor.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
On June 24, The Peninsula will host a Mid Summers Night Cocktails & Flower Crown Making Class taught by McQueen Flowers with cocktails using botanicals such as lavender elderflower and rose. Le Petit Belvedere, The Living Room, and The Roof Garden will also roll out new menus for the summer.
Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
The new Red Carpet Private Flight Package invites guests on a private journey in partnership with Private Jet Services. Offer highlights include private jet charter, private VIP check-in, accommodations in the spectacular Presidential Suite, private dinner on the hotel’s rooftop, and private rooftop pool cabana. Available for booking now through the end of summer.
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
The Summer Escape at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills includes access to a guest room or suite with a terrace and stunning views of the city, an exclusive welcome amenity, lunch for two guests at The Rooftop by JG, and complimentary nightly valet parking for stays between two and five nights. The new package is available for now through September 30, 2021.
Renewed Focus on Green Spaces
Beverly Gardens Park, Beverly Canon Gardens, Virginia Robinson Gardens, and Will Rogers Memorial Park are just a few of the expansive green spaces travelers can enjoy while visiting Beverly Hills. As more residents and visitors seek outdoor activities in which to enjoy the City’s year-round beautiful weather, Beverly Hills plans to continue adding more art exhibits and gardens to its celebrated sun-drenched parks.