Named for the architect who inspired the magnificent Mediterranean Revival resort that houses it, Addison represents the ne plus ultra of destination dining. Sumptuous fabrics and jewel hues, marblework, glowing views of the Grand Del Mar grounds and the canyons beyond: it all sets the stage for the royal treatment you’ll receive throughout your personalized 12-course tasting, from chef William Bradley’s first amuse bouche to the parting gift bag of cookies, from bouillabaisse and sweetbreads with porcini marmalade to turbot à la grenobloise and coconut-passionfruit parfait—every last bite to be paired, of course, with champagne, German riesling, and grand cru Burgundy from the 3,000-bottle cellar. Or you could just stop by the lounge, Le Salon, for a quick drink and a bite. The same way you could go to Paris and eat nothing but burgers.
5200 Grand del Mar Way