Select South Coast Plaza fine dining restaurants are offering unique, family-style menus for takeout this holiday season.
All require preordering and may be picked up December 23 or December 24. They are cooked, chilled and have instructions on reheating.
TERRACE by Mix Mix and Morton’s The Steakhouse have limited pickup times on Christmas Day. Please see details and links below.
Here’s to a delicious Christmas repast!
TIFFANY & CO. BLUE BOX CAFE
Start a new holiday tradition with Tiffany Tea for Two or Breakfast at Tiffany for Two. The Blue Box Cafe at South Coast Plaza offers curated menu packages to enjoy at home. Orders are placed online and require 48 hours notice prior to picking up.
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY FOR TWO $120
The bento box packaged menu includes chia seed yogurt pudding with farmer’s market fruit, croissants with organic strawberries and lavender mascarpone, Tiffany avocado toast, smoked salmon and buckwheat mille feuille, and Bellocq No. 727 The Tiffany Blend: A floral infusion of Chinese and Ceylon black tea with notes of lychee, rose buds, lavender and vanilla.
TIFFANY TEA FOR TWO $150
The impressive array features different scones–cranberry citrus and pine nut brown butter–and sage-red kuri squash Madeleines served with Devonshire cream, cherry ginger marmalade, and wildflower honey. An assortment of creative tea sandwiches is complemented with a generous selection of petit fours and confections. Included is a tin of Bellocq No. 727 Tiffany Blend Tea.
BLUE BOX CELEBRATION CAKE $90
A four-layer white chocolate cake with feuilletine and citrus passionfruit crémeux, fancifully iced and presented as the famous Tiffany gift box. Generously serves 12 or more.
All may be ordered as an optional deluxe set that includes Tiffany signature china and accessories for an additional charge.
Curated menu packages: $90-$150, excluding tax
For more details and to preorder 48 hours in advance online, click here.
714.540.5330, press 7
Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe is a participant in SCP2G0
TERRACE BY MIX MIX
Celebrated chef Ross Pangilinan offers a holiday family meal kit for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day from Terrace by Mix Mix. The takeout dinner for four begins with an amuse bouche of bacon-wrapped dates. The menu includes butternut squash soup served in a roasted acorn squash, braised beef short ribs, salmon Wellington, roasted vegetables, twice baked potatoes and Parker House rolls. Dessert is apple toffee cake with freshly whipped cream.
The dinner will be cooked and chilled, with heating directions that will take less than an hour to reheat. Substitutions politely declined.
Christmas Family Meal Kit for four, $209, excluding tax
Pre-order by December 21. Pick up December 24 or December 25 between 12-1pm
For details and to order, click here. 657.231.6447
Terrace by Mix Mix is a participant in SCP2GO
Indulge in a luxe four-course menu from Michelin-starred chef Tony Esnault perfect for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve. Menu will be cooked and chilled with simple instructions for service and reheating. Knife Pleat’s produce is organic; animal products are 100% pasture-raised, free range, and sustainable.
Begin with a fall soup of sunchoke, salsify, parsnip, celery, beluga lentils and Granny Smith apple. Next enjoy a Maine lobster salad with romaine, citrus, crème fraîche, lobster essence. The entrée, Beef Wellington, is pasture-raised beef tenderloin, mushroom duxelles, spinach, wrapped in brioche with black truffle jus and served with rösti potatoes and fall vegetables.
Dessert from pâtissier Geman Biotteau is Bûche de Noël –cognac sponge cake, caramel crémeux and sauce, meringue.
Knife Pleat also offers holiday caviar service with two sizes of Tsar Nicoulai Russian Golden Osetra that comes with blinis, chive-lemon crème fraiche, mother of pearl spoon and insulated tote. Add Deutz Champagne at special pricing. For more information, click here.
Four-course menu for 4, $460, excluding tax
To preorder online, click here. 714.266.3388
For Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, order by December 21, 6pm
Pickup December 23, 12-6pm, December 24, 12-3pm
For New Year’s Eve, order by December 28, 6pm
Pickup December 30, 12-6pm or December 31, 12-3pm
Knife Pleat is a participant in SCP2GO
VACA AND THE HALL GLOBAL EATERY
Holiday feast for four! Let chef Amar Santana cook for you this Christmas. Select a choice of entrée and enjoy a sumptuous dinner at home. Pick up at your choice of Vaca or The Hall, and reheat at home with simple instructions.
Select one entrée: Frenched pork roast with smoked apple butter or roasted Australian Grade 4 Wagyu beef ribeye with creamed peppercorn jus (both are 3 lbs.).
Menu includes: charcuterie platter with three imported meats and three artisanal cheeses, chef’s salad with cranberry vinaigrette, 2 lbs. glazed, cured ham, Yukon Gold potato gratin, roasted winter vegetables and for dessert, chocolate Bûche de Noël from the Hall’s pastry chef Shannon Mackay.
Add Michael Rooney’s specialty cocktails such as holiday eggnog (Cognac, spiced rum, pineapple, toasted pecan, ‘Nog) $18 for 3-4 drinks. Other cocktails and wines available.
Pork Roast Holiday Dinner for 4, $325, excluding tax
Beef Ribeye Holiday dinner, for 4, $395, excluding tax
Pre-order by Monday, December 21. Pickup Wednesday, December 23, 12-6pm
To order and for curbside pickup from Vaca, click here. 714.463.6060
To order and for SCP2GO pickup from The Hall Global Eatery, click here. 714.515.5544
THE CAPITAL GRILLE
The Capital Grille offers three-course dinners for holidays at home and a premium four-course dinner for Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Each serves four to six guests. Guests may elevate dinner with enhancements such as appetizers and additional side dishes. Includes simple instructions for warming at home.
The three-course menu offers two entrée options—please select one: beef tenderloin and butter poached North Atlantic lobster tails or tenderloin and jumbo shrimp scampi-style with white wine and garlic. Dinner starts with fields green salad with heirloom tomatoes and Parmesan vinaigrette and seeded French rolls. Accompaniments to entrées are Sam’s mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus with lemon mosto. For dessert, enjoy the Capital Grille cheesecake brûlée style with fresh berries.
The four-course menu has two entrée options: A Capital Grille exclusive—a whole rack of bone-in filet with truffle butter and horseradish cream or Kona crusted bone-in prime rib with caramelized shallot jus and horseradish cream. Guests will start with New England clam chowder followed by a fields green salad served with seeded French rolls. Entrée accompaniments are lobster mac and cheese, grilled asparagus and Sam’s mashed potatoes. End on a sweet note with flourless chocolate espresso cake.
Tenderloin-lobster dinner for 4-6, $275, excluding tax
Tenderloin-shrimp scampi dinner for 4-6, $250, excluding tax
To order three-course holiday at home menu, please click here. 714.432.1140
Exclusive rack of bone-in filet for 4-6, $300, excluding tax
Kona crusted bone-in prime rib for 4-6, $300, excluding tax
To order four-course holiday at home menu, please click here. 714.432.1140
24-hour preorder required
Four-course menu available for pickup December 23-24 and December 30-31 only
The Capital Grille is a participant in SCP2GO
Bring home for the Christmas holidays a Seasons 52 Green Box dinner. Each box serves four to six and is freshly and naturally prepared and under 595 calories per serving. Food is chilled and ready to be reheated when convenient. Advance 24-hour preorder required.
Holiday Green Boxes feature a choice of two entrees: whole side of cedar plank-roasted salmon with dill mustard sauce or Kona crusted wood-grilled beef tenderloin with aged balsamic demi-glace.
Menu includes a choice of salad—field greens or romaine Caesar. The main course is served with lemon-parsley marble potatoes and a choice of vegetable: Caramelized Brussels sprouts with crispy applewood smoked bacon and 15-year aged balsamic or French green beans with roasted tomatoes and lemon vinaigrette. Finish with six Mini-Indulgences, selecting from turtle cheesecake, raspberry chocolate chip cannoli or Belgian chocolate s’mores
24-hour preorder required
Salmon Green Box for 4-6, $125, excluding tax
Tenderloin Green Box for 4-6, $165, excluding tax
To preorder, click here. 714.437.5252
Seasons 52 is a participant in SCP2GO
MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE
Morton’s offers exclusively for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day a special takeout menu featuring Chateaubriand for Two.
The three-course dinner starts with a winter salad of mixed greens, spiced walnuts and blue cheese crumbles with balsamic vinaigrette. The chateaubriand, cooked to guest’s preference, is with roasted shallots, red wine demi-glace reduction and sauce Béarnaise. Black truffle mashed cauliflower, creamed spinach and sour cream mashed potatoes accompany the tender prime beef. Guests each receive a dessert of La Bête Noir–flourless chocolate cake with whipped cream and fresh berry coulis. Other takeout options available.
Chateaubriand Dinner for 2, $154.50, excluding tax
To preorder by December 23, 6pm, Click here. 714.444.4834
December 24 curbside pickup: 12-4pm
December 25 curbside pickup: 10am-12pm