Welcome 2013: The New Years Eve Dining Guide for the 818

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Dining in the 818

BY KAREN YOUNG Still looking for a special New Years Eve dinner in the 818? Here’s some select restaurants with festive menus, a variety of cuisines, entertainment, times and budgets. Click on the links for more … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Wine/Beer Meals and Special Deals This Week in the 818

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BY KAREN YOUNG TONIGHT (Sept. 25): The Local Peasant in Sherman Oaks is celebrating LA Beer Week  with German chef specials with beer pairing suggestions featuring Stone Brewery. Beer flights are available. Loteria Grill is offering a … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant News in the 818—and Beyond

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The Daily Grill offers entrees under 600, such as this chicken meatball and angel hair dish for 590 calories.

BY KAREN YOUNG The Cheesecake Factory now has competition for their SkinnyLicious menu. The Daily Grill is now offering a Simply 600 Menu made up of meals that are 600 calories or less. Choose from salads, sandwiches, burgers, tacos, seafood, … [Read more...]

Gourmet Dining For Less: Ramsey’s at the Club

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BY ALISON FREEBAIRN-SMITH Excessive holiday eating and spending has led many of us to tighten our wallets and watch our diets,  so we’re eating more meals at home. But, what if I told you I know a place where you can dine in style, eat gourmet … [Read more...]

New Restaurant: Oakfire Debuts in Sherman Oaks

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BBQ Chicken Pizza

BY KAREN YOUNG In another sign that Los Angeles restaurateurs are finding the San Fernando Valley worthy of growing their empires, restaurant impresario Greg Morris (The Spanish Kitchen, Olive, The Oaks Gourmet, The Belmont, The Cutting Room, … [Read more...]

Kravings World Fusion dishes up something for everyone at a good price

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The vegetarian is a deal for lunch at $9.95.  Photos: Carole Rosner

BY CAROLE ROSNER Kravings World Fusion Steakhouse and BBQ in Tarzana is worth quitting (or at least postponing) your New Year’s diet resolution. This contemporary Brazilian-style restaurant serves “Churrasco” (a Portuguese and Spanish term … [Read more...]