Tasty Tidbits: Cactus Taqueria, Daily Grill Wine Tasting, SugarFish, Tuning Fork, Firenze Osteria

Print This Post Print This Post

BY KAREN YOUNG Cactus Taqueria opened on Friday in the former Henry's Taco's location on the corner of Tujunga and Moorpark in Studio City.  As most know, Henry's replaced Studio Sub across the street a couple months ago. Although both are … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Pedalers Fork To Open; Blu Jam Cafe To Expand to Ventura Boulevard

Print This Post Print This Post

BY KAREN YOUNG     For those who've been writing and asking about the  Pedalers Fork opening date in Calabasas, the wait is almost over. It's set to officially start serving  on April 22.   This farm to table  restaurant … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: New Restaurants, New Menu, Dine LA and More

Print This Post Print This Post

BY KAREN YOUNG There's more exciting news happening on Ventura Place in Studio City. Last week's Tasty Tidbits brought the news of  Joan's on Third coming.  Now there's another restaurant opening just down the street in  a few weeks … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant News in the 818

Print This Post Print This Post

BY KAREN YOUNG   LA Creamery seems to be infiltrating Los Angeles with its pints of luscious gourmet ice cream over the hill, but the 818 has been slow on the uptake, however there's finally some waves — Olive & Thyme in Toluca … [Read more...]

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

Print This Post Print This Post

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...]

Mulholland Grill Restaurateur Opens Osteria Coppola in Sherman Oaks

Print This Post Print This Post

BY KAREN YOUNG Restaurateur Tino Coppola has come down from his well respected perch at  Mulholland Grill in The Glen Centre  to open  Osteria Coppola—a more casual and lower priced  eatery in Sherman Oaks, replacing the former Panini Café … [Read more...]

Living large with Brats Brothers authentic gourmet sausages

Print This Post Print This Post

(NOTE: Since this article first appeared, Brats Brothers moved to  a new and bigger location in Sherman Oaks. Beer and wine is now served 13355 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks (just east of Dixie Cyn).) BY KAREN YOUNG There are times when I … [Read more...]

Dine 24/7 at Crave Cafe in Sherman Oaks

Print This Post Print This Post

BY RACHEL HELLER It’s almost midnight on a Friday in Sherman Oaks, and you’re feeling peckish. Where to go? Scores of savvy Valley denizens already know. Ambling into the bright Ventura Blvd. storefront of Crave Café in the wee morning hours, … [Read more...]

Fresh Cutt Carving Grill offers healthy, plentiful choices at a reasonable price

Print This Post Print This Post
Just washed fresh potatoes ready to be prepared for fries.  Photo: Karen Young

BY KAREN YOUNG Stepping into Fresh Cutt Carving Grill in Sherman Oaks feels like walking into a fast food dining franchise with an innovative edge. Sleek television screens with appealing food photos  revolve against one wall, while enormous … [Read more...]