Opened in 1985, Yokohama Asian Express offers a menu of Chinese, Japanese, and Asian cuisine. Made entirely without MSG, entrees include bowls that pair steamed white or brown rice with chicken, beef, pork, and vegetables, aided by sips of green tea. The restaurant also offers catering for large groups, with party platters or individual meals.
Inside Pita Jungle, the lush greenery of exotic salads and mixed greens poking from broiled chicken pitas create a landscape of flavor for visitors to dig into. In addition to hot and cold pitas, the restaurant's skillful cooks serve up wood-fired pizzas and fresh salmon with garlic mashed potatoes.
The Grill at Hacienda del Sol combines fine dining, majestic vistas, and thousands of wines, earning it a Four Diamond Rating in the 2011 Michelin Guide. Chefs craft a seasonal menu from locally sourced ingredients, including herbs from the hotel's extensive gardens. Sommeliers curate an immense wine list, recommending possible pairings from more than 900 different labels and 6,000 different bottles. The eatery also boasts views of the hotel's stunning grounds, which spotlight manicured gardens that undulate with the hilly landscape, eventually rising into distant mountain peaks.
Polish Cottage's name is a nod not only to its food, but also its space, where bright-blue walls hold decorative folk art and surround a white, raised fireplace. In this cozy setting, Polish beers, two types of sausages, and Old-World–style hunter stews populate the tabletops. Five types of fillings––ranging from bison to sauerkraut––stuff pillowy pierogies, and classic golabki, or cabbage rolls, are smothered in the house tomato sauce. In the wee hours, the kitchen staff prepares plates of Polish ham and homemade farmer's cheese, both of which they also fold into omelets.
The menu at Chopstix Asian Diner amalgamates the flavors of Japan, China, Thailand, Indonesia, and beyond to create a unique selection of Pan-Asian cuisine. Chicken satays slathered in peanut sauce share menu space with Korean-style barbecue short ribs and pad thai with pan-fried shrimp. Mongolian-style stir-fry blends red and green onions with spicy house sauce and a choice of meat. Vegetarian choices include spicy eggplant stir-fried in a garlic sauce or the chop suey vegetable delight with napa cabbage, snow peas, corn, broccoli, and bamboo shoots.
Located at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Poppy Kitchen's arched windows and long rustic bar is proudly home to "food you want to eat." Open for dinner and drinks, the evening menu begins with elegant platters lined with freshly shucked oysters and the the restaurant's famous steak tartare served in a jar with pickled veggies and crostini. Larger plates include duck breast with duck confit, fried rice, and chinese mustard jus and crispy salmon with a wild-mushroom risotto and balsamic glaze.