Sip and Savor Cal Asian Flavors in a Historic Setting

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 12:20 am

DusitD2 Hotel Constance houses Constance Perry’s Restaurant and Lounge. These fine dining spots offer guests and locals a chance to try cutting edge food in a setting filled with history. The hotel has been a Pasadena landmark since 1928 and undergone a full transformation to become Hotel Constance. Enjoy your meal on the secluded outdoor patio or in the iconic blue room cocktail lounge.

Constance Perry’s restaurant serves a diverse menu of Cal Asian cuisine with a seasonal focus. The menu draws from French, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and California influences. Staple items like the the Pork Soup Dumplings (xiao long bao) and crispy Duck Spring Rolls are available year round. This spring, feast on fresh, bright seafood and vegetarian specialties.

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Start with Oysters, a Shrimp Cocktail with miso greens or crunchy Corn Fritters served with cotija cheese, salsa verde and salsa roja. For something more substantial, try the BBQ Eel which comes on a bed of sticky rice with cucumbers, radishes, onion and eel sauce.

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Vegetarians will appreciate the Thai Tofu Soup which comes with tender rice noodles, silky tofu, fresno chilies, cilantro, basil, scallions and lime in a slightly a red curry sauce. This filling dish has a little bit of spice without being too spicy and is perfect for sharing.

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Constance Perry’s is also known for the eclectic sushi selection. Join them for Rock ‘n Roll Sushi Wednesdays. Order fun fusion rolls like the tempura-battered BLT Roll or the Pigg Roll with pork belly, bacon, pancetta, goat cheese and avocado. Other options include the Fresh Salad Roll with cucumber, avocado, tomato, gobo, radish sprout and micro greens or the popular Rock ‘n’ Roll with tempura shrimp, avocado, spicy tuna, chili oil, jalapeño and fried shallots.

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Don’t forget to pay a visit to the bar. Constance Perry’s offers an extensive wine and beer selection as well as housemade cocktails with an Asian flair. Try a Tai Chi cocktail made with Ketel One Vodka, yuzu sake, lemon juice and basil, sip on Hotel Constance’s signature Blue Champagne or order a Lucky Buddha lager.

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DusitD2Hotel Constance is Pasadena’s is located at 928 E Colorado Boulevard. Visit http://www.dusit.com/dusitd2/pasadena/ for more information.

 

 

 

 

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