Proud Bird Reopening: Early Look

The LAX-close restaurant is set to re-debut as a food bazaar, and the famous building-close plane display intact.

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Proud Bird
Proud Bird
"Eat, Drink, and Enjoy the Ride" at The Proud Bird beginning on Thursday, June 29. The restaurant will observe limited hours through July 2, do note, and guests may make a reservation through Eventbrite. Follow the link at The Proud Bird's site,, for more information on securing your spot.
The Proud Bird
The Food Bazaar inside the restaurant is "a culinary melting pot" served by a half dozen kitchens. The bazaar's menu consultants? Chef Ted Hopson and Ann-Marie Verdi of The Bellwether. (And, yes, a P-40 Flying Tiger "flies" above the Food Bazaar.)
The Proud Bird
How to navigate all of the choices offered at the Food Bazaar? There's no pressure to rush; when you enter, you'll received a "Boarding Pass," which will facilitate the ordering process.
The Proud Bird
But what to order? Asian, Italian, and American are three of the cuisines in The Proud Bird spotlight. And guests will be able to enjoy Bludso's BBQ, too, while dining at the Bird.
The Proud Bird
What will you sip alongside your Tangerine Chicken? The Mile High Club Bar and Lounge is offering a line-up of cocktails, many boasting "a fun aviation-themed twist."
The Proud Bird
Load up on Loaded Tots, or the meal of your choice, before taking in the restaurant's impressive display of plane-related memorabilia. This was always a customer favorite, and the aviation influence remains strong after the renovation.
The Proud Bird
Want to dine again at The Proud Bird during its post-renovation opening?
The Proud Bird
Be sure to make a reservation, by starting at The Proud Bird's site, and then grab a seat on the patio to watch the skies, a longtime LAX-adjacent pastime that will rise again beginning on June 29.
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