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Room service at The Peninsula Beverly Hills presents options for literally every craving you could possibly have, from haute cuisine to sweet-tooth fantasies. This Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel has some excellent restaurants on the premises, so you’ll also see classic dishes from Four-Star The Belvedere.
For breakfast, you don’t have to leave your room to get a fine-dining experience. Instead, get it delivered to you in bed. Looking for a classic dish? Try the hot fitness breakfast: a combination of mixed berries, grilled ciabatta and an omelet stuffed with fresh basil and tomato coulis. Want something less traditional? Go for the Japanese breakfast with grilled salmon, miso soup, a sunny-side-up egg, toasted seaweed, pickled veggies, steamed rice and green tea. For an indulgent start to your morning, there’s banana-stuffed brioche French toast.
The Peninsula’s all-day dining menu includes choices such as smoked salmon served Belvedere-style on a scallion pancake with chive crème fraîche and caviar, plus an upscale mac and cheese made with black truffles, Hen of the Woods mushrooms and Parmigiano-Reggiano. The Peninsula Cobb salad comes with roasted chicken in a creamy herb dressing and the grilled salmon is accompanied by melted fennel, Moroccan couscous and tomato essence. Even sandwiches are a cut above the rest with choices such as smoked salmon on brioche with a dill spread.
The dim sum menu at The Peninsula Beverly Hills features tasty little tidbits like steamed shrimp and chicken dumplings, Peking duck potstickers and a selection of Chinese teas, while the mix-and-match stir fry menu lets you order whatever combo of meat, veggies, nuts and herbs you can imagine. Try the beef tenderloin in a sweet and sour sauce topped with Thai chiles and cashews over brown rice. Signature pizzas from around the world will delight families traveling with kids — or just your own inner child — with Neapolitan-style crust and flavors such as The New Yorker, made with pepperoni, fontina and oregano. For a more refined dish, try The Parisian pizza topped with duck confit, caramelized onions, spinach and a brie cheese sauce.
Desserts are also inspired, with tropical options such as passion fruit cheesecake. Must-have indulgences include a five-layer chocolate ganache cake and a dish simply titled “The Sundae.” It’s made with vanilla ice cream, chocolate chips, walnuts and M&M’s and topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce. Now that’s what we call dessert.
Guests at The Peninsula Beverly Hills can order everything from scrambled eggs and a perfect steak to Chinese dumplings. If guests are ordering a complete three-course dinner, they can request that it be served one course at a time, instead of it all being brought at once. If a guest orders toast for breakfast, we send a toaster up on the room-service cart, so that the server can make the toast and serve it while it’s still warm. Of course, if a guest wants something to eat that isn’t on the room-service menu, our chefs will make it for them with pleasure. And if guests are watching a movie on their Blu-Ray, they can call down for fresh truffle-flavored popcorn!