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Breeders’ Cup Travel Tips; Where to Eat to Complete Your Vacation

Breeders’ Cup Travel Tips; Where to Eat: Although Santa Anita Park has so much to offer while attending the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Championship that does not mean that you can’t step outside of the park and see what Arcadia, CA has to offer as well. Arcadia in keeping with the California tradition has plenty of good eats. While Arcadia features a wide range of places to choose from, why not try some premium fine dining local only dining experiences as well. As you plan your stay for the 2014 Breeders’ Cup why not plan a few excursions to experience the dining Arcadia has to offer.

Breeders' Cup Travel Tips

The Derby restaurant will enhance your Breeders’ Cup race weekend experience as it is more than just a restaurant. It has a grand museum that showcases some of horse racing’s greatest moments.
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On Friday night, a great option to try out for dinner that is not too far from the track is The Derby. It is a premier steakhouse in the Arcadia neighborhood. The price range is from $30 to $50. The restaurant was established in 1922 and has been family owned and operated since 1951. This restaurant will enhance your race weekend experience as it is more than just a restaurant. It has a grand museum that showcases some of horse racing’s greatest moments. It features memorabilia from classic racing and horses like Seabiscuit. The food is top rated with some of the best and freshest seafood, and excellent grades of meat. Try the Bacon Wrap Filet or the Shrimp Scampi and finish off your meal with a single malt scotch.

On Saturday for lunch try another great option, the local favorite Din Tai Fung Dumpling House. This restaurant is a great way to curb your ethnic food cravings, and although it is not necessarily that upscale and pricey, it definitely features premium fine dining delicious cuisine. With Dim Sum options, it can be cheap or if you go all out meals can run up to $20 per person. Try the cucumber and spicy noodle dish or their featured dumplings.

After a great day of racing on Saturday, wrap up with dinner at Sesame Grill. The cuisine is a fusion of French-Californian. The dishes look like works of art and the restaurant itself is stylish. Try the sea bass and potatoes.

These fine dining experiences will help top off the perfect Breeders’ Cup weekend and vacation of a lifetime!

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