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Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant News in the 818

Posted By Karen Young On September 14, 2011 @ 10:33 pm In Featured,Food,My Daily Find,Tasty Tidbits | No Comments


Red Room Wine Bar quietly opened in Encino this summer next to Coral Tree Cafe. Get a free glass of wine if you show their website page. Order wine by the glass (2.5 and 6 oz) or the bottle. Come for dessert, a light bite or a full meal.The menu choices range from simple tapas ($6-$12), salads ($9-$12), flatbreads ($9-$11) and entrees ($16-$26).There’s a daily happy hour from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Open Tues-Thurs. 4 p.m. to 10 p.m, Fri-Sun. 4 p.m.- 11 p.m. Closed Monday. 17499 Ventura Blvd. (818) 386-0278

Hoagie or Cheesesteak?

Who loves Cheesesteak and Hoagies? Who misses Philadephia? Philly’s Best, a casual eat in or take out eatery is now open in Encino. It offers original Philly food, including Wise potato chips, Frank’s Soda, PA Dutch Birch Beer, and Tastykakes. No alcohol. Eat in or take out. 17200 Ventura Blvd. (818) 990-0977. The other 818 location is in Burbank at 1419 W. Olive Ave.

The Federal Bar in Noho is hosting an indoor tailgating for Dodgers Games. Come to the Federal before the Dodgers game with a metro pass or wearing Dodgers apparel and get the “grand slam” — three mini burgers and any tap beer for $10 or get 20 percent off regular food items. Tailgating hours are 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. for night games and 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Metrolink Orange and Red lines are directly across the street, north of Chandler on Lankershim. This Sunday is the Dodgers vs. the Pirates, so get down to the Federal by 11:30 a.m.! 5303 Lankershim Ave. For Metro info, go to www.metro.net

Go eat breakfast at Fire Station 78 on Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon. The Studio City firefighters will be flipping pancakes for a special cause. Proceeds will go to the Firemen’s Relief Association; Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund and a Landscape Beautification Project at the Fire Station. 4041 Whitsett Ave., Studio City. (818) 756-8678. Price: $6 per person.

There’s a great deal going on at Hugo’s Restaurants beginning with the opening of its third location in Agoura Hills’ Whizin’s Center on September 26.

All Hugo’s Restaurants have added to their gluten free menu — there’s a new gluten-free bread on the special Grilled Flat Bread Veggie Sandwich. In addition, look for gluten free Blueberry Pancakes, Vegetable Empanadas and green Lemon-Ginger-Matcha Cake.

Hugo’s Tacos in Studio City and Atwater Village is offering a Burrito Bento Box, Picnic for two with some some easy-traveling options for $15.50 — choice of two appetizers (Chips, guacamole and salsa or Green Tamales,) choice of four entrees, (Burrito, Bowl, Torta or Tostada) and Rice Pudding for two.

Also in Studio City and Atwater, don’t forget Hugo’s Tacos Burrito Wednesdays. Say code word “Agoura” from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and get 1/2 off burritos with all the fillings.

Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry is happening September 18 to 24. This one-week national dine-out event is helping to end childhood hunger in America where more than 16 million kids struggle with hunger. Share Our Strength connects these kids to the food they need. Participating restaurants will raise funds through dining. Check the website for a participating restaurant near you.

Karen Young is the Founder/Editor of My Daily Find. Email: karen@mydailyfind.com

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