iPic Theaters

I pick iPic Theaters for a luxurious dinner and movie date night.

Abe and I pretty much go out to dinner/movie every week. iPic Theaters – a luxury theater that has both – has offered to host us for a date.  I’m cancelling my Sunday plans!  Especially since Chef Sherry Yard (the woman responsible for the best apple pie I’ve ever eaten) is now working on their menu!

IPic Theaters

We went to one in Westwood, connected to Tanzy.  They have locations all over the country – from Texas to Florida.

Past the concession stand on steroids…

IPic Theaters

…and lounge area…

IPic Theaters

…is Movie Theater Heaven.

IPic Theaters

For about the price of a standard movie ticket you can sit in one of the Premium Seats up front…

IPic Theaters

…but why would you do that, when for $10 more, you get a seat that reclines AND a pillow AND a blanket!

IPic Theaters

IPic Theaters

AND you also get table-side service!  Here’s their beer selection, which Abe thoroughly enjoyed.

IPic Theaters

It’s a shame I couldn’t really snap photos of our food, because the presentation was quite lovely.  We got a bunch of vegetarian appetizers to share – Tempura Fried String Beans (<—I order you to order these), Pretzel Sticks, Potato Knishes in Puff Pastry, Crudite with Guacamole, and a Toffee Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookie, served warm.   Whenever you need things to be cleared/order more food, just press a button.

IPic Theaters

It’s true what they say about eating in the dark – I wasn’t even that hungry going in, and I still finished EVERYTHING.  Bonus – there was a Q&A with Shira Piven, the director of the movie we saw (Welcome to Me) afterwards!

IPic Theaters

I view this the same way I view getting a massage…definitely not an every day thing…but maybe at least once a month, to remind me I’m special?  They’ve got a membership club to make that easy.

IPic Theaters

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5 thoughts on “iPic Theaters

  1. Biz

    My step-son is the manager of the iPic in Austin – it’s ruined me from watching a movie in a regular theater since he started working for them 5 years ago!

    1. Lynn Chen

      It’s incredible, isn’t it?!? Though I must admit I missed what was going on the first half of the film b/c I was SO INTO THE FOOD

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