Crabfest Swims West To The Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon On September 15, 2013

Chef David Lentz's Crab-Centric Fete
Comes to the Westside for First Outing

WHO: Chef/Owner David Lentz, The Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon

WHAT: After nine years in Hollywood, Chef David Lentz finally brings his celebrated
CrabFest to the Westside location of The Hungry Cat. The Santa Monica Canyon CrabFest on Sunday, September 15, honors the treasured Chesapeake Bay blue crab and all the fixings with a complete day of feasting. As a Maryland native, Lentz includes his favorite crab dishes along with an a la carte menu of pulled pork sandwiches, signature Lobster Roll and award-winning Pug Burger. The Full Raw Bar and Thirsty Cat Cocktails will be available. This is a second chance to experience Lentz's Maryland crab ritual previously available only one night a year in Hollywood, potentially creating a trend for the Westside.


Maryland Crab Soup

Beer-BatteredSoft-Shell Sandwich,
Bread & Butter Pickles, Spicy Remoulade

Steamed Maryland Crabs

Sides: Marinated Heirlooms with Watermelon, French Feta, Arugula, Opal Basil

Grilled Corn Salad, Avocado, Fresno Chile, Lime

Seasonal Dessert

a la carte extras to include:
Full Raw Bar
Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Celery Root & Apple Slaw
Lobster Rolls
The Pug Burger

Sunday, September 15, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
$75 per guest, Crabfest menu only. Other items, beverages, 18% Gratuity and tax additional

Reservations require a credit card guarantee by calling the restaurant or by booking through OpenTable.

WHERE: The Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon
100 West Channel Road at Pacific Coast Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90402

WHY: Chef /Owner David Lentz creates a new American Seafood sensibility,
inspired by his Maryland roots, incorporating sustainable, seasonal fish, shellfish and produce into his weekly changing menus. The Hollywood flagship location brings it all together with its urban setting, complete with signature raw bar, perfectly mixed artisanal cocktails and camaraderie at the bar and tables.

CRABFEST: Crabfest lures a devoted following that eagerly anticipates the return of Chef
David Lentz's ode to Baltimore Summer Feast showcasing the best of the Southern California Farmers' Markets, and fresh fish and seafood from both coasts. Read more about it from Eleana at Choudown:

For further information and full menus at The Hungry Cat, visit
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Follow The Hungry Cat at @thehungrycat | Follow David Lentz at @ChefDavidLentz


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