2019 Winter dineL.A. Celebrates the City's Diverse Culinary Scene

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New Exclusive Series Tasting Menus January 11-25

dineL.A. announced the return of 2019 Winter dineL.A., from January 11 – 25, 2019. The 15-day dining event will celebrate the city’s diverse culinary scene through a new collaboration with the award-winning team at Life & Thyme, to spotlight restaurants from the dineL.A. Exclusive Series, each of whom will be offering elaborate tasting menus during the program. dineL.A. is also partnering with American Airlines to debut, a new Instagram sweepstakes, Hunt for 50K. Two diners will have a chance to win 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles and a $100 restaurant gift card*.

“Los Angeles offers a truly global perspective to dining, and for 2019 Winter dineL.A., our focus is to shine a spotlight on the world’s most distinctive and culturally diverse culinary offerings from chefs who celebrate and represent their unique heritage so beautifully,” remarks dineL.A. Director, Stacey Sun. “To build on the success from last season, we are refreshing our Exclusive Series program to offer diners thoughtfully-curated tasting menus from some of the city’s premier restaurants that embody diversity and culinary excellence.”

Visitors and locals can enjoy specially-priced lunch and dinner menus at over 400 participating dineL.A. restaurants. The value-driven lunch menus range from $15, $20, $25, to $35, with dinner menus priced at $29, $39, $49, and $59, and beginning at $99 for the dineL.A. Exclusive Series. Back by popular demand, the dineL.A. Exclusive Series, sponsored by American Express, offers diners a chance to enjoy some of L.A.’s most luxurious restaurants including Providence, Mélisse, Scratch|Bar & Kitchen, Spago Beverly Hills, and The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse. Starting today, diners can visit the dineL.A. website to book reservations.

In continued celebration of the program’s eleven years promoting culinary excellence, dineL.A. is partnering with American Airlines for a new Instagram sweepstakes, Hunt for 50K. Two diners will have a chance to win 50,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles and a $100 restaurant gift card*. To learn how to win the Hunt for 50K, diners need to simply follow dineL.A. on Instagram, and follow along each day during the 15-day event via dineL.A.’s Instagram Stories for clues.

Returning dineL.A. sponsors include American Airlines and American Express. In 2017, over 7,400 more restaurant locations in the Los Angeles area started accepting American Express® Cards.**

For more information about 2019 Winter dineL.A., please visit dineLA.com.

*American Express is not the sponsor of, and does not have any affiliation with, the dineL.A. Instagram sweepstakes, Hunt for 50K.

**Based on internal comparison of American Express restaurant locations in the Los Angeles area in December 2016 to American Express restaurant locations in the Los Angeles area in December 2017.

Anabel Marquez