Tasty Tidbits: Sweet Butter Kitchen Take n' Bake, Georgios Cucina Christmas Eve, Hugo's Burrito Madness, Free Peets, Top Chef with Fabio

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As 2010 winds down, there’s special news and deals from these My Daily Find favorites…

Making tamales at Sweet Butter. Photo: Sweet Butter

Sweet Butter Kitchen, which opened last month in Sherman Oaks, now has “Take n’ Bake”  dinner meals available. It’s perfect for homemade taste that you don’t have to cook…just heat! The menu changes daily. “We just make what suits our fancy…so far we’ve made the ultimate mac and cheese, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, chicken pot pie, chicken enchiladas and black beans, and beef and chicken tamales for the holidays,” said owner/chef Leslie Danielian. Open Tues-Fri 7 to 7. Open Sat Sun 8 to 6 Usually closed Mondays, but open Dec 27 8am to 6pm. Open Xmas eve: 7am – 4pm. Open day after Xmas 8am- 6pm 13824 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks www.sweetbutterkitchen.com. 818-788-2832

Oysters is one of seven courses at Georgio's Cucina Christmas Eve. Photo: Karen Young

Georgio’s Cucina, the Studio City pop-up with three star New York chef Gary Robins, is offering a very special dinner on Christmas Eve that is in grand Italian tradition – “The Feast of the Seven Fishes, ” also known as La Vigilia di Natale. The prix-fixe menu includes Oysters on the Half Shell, Gambas (salt roasted giant shrimp), Tonno, Clams with Pancetta, Lobster and Seared Scallop Risotto, Whole Roasted Branzino and Homemade Desserts. $65 pp, $45pp wine pairing, $15 childrens menu. Reservations 5:30 to 10 p.m. 818.988.1027.

Free beverage with gift purchase through Christmas Eve. Photo: Peets

Peets Sweet Deal: Spend $9.95 on Holiday Gift products through December 24 and receive a FREE medium beverage from 2pm – store closing hours.

1/2 off burritos at Hugo's Tacos the next two Wednesdays! Photo: Hugos

Burrito Madness: Burritos are 1/2 off (limit 5) on Wednesday, December 22 and 29  at Hugos Tacos in Studio City and Atwater Village. Make sure you say the code word COSMO. Hugo’s Tacos Studio City 4749 Coldwater Canyon Ave. 818-762-7771 Hugo’s Tacos Atwater Village 3300 Glendale Blvd. Studio City, California 91604 Atwater Village, CA 90039 323-664-9400.

Watch Top Chef with Fabio at Firenze Osteria on Wednesdays at 9pm

Top Chef:  Join Fabio Viviani at Firenze Osteria every Wednesday at 9pm for the All-Star Top Chef Show and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres.  Plus, don’t miss Firenze Martini Happy Hour from 5-7pm and 10-11 pm weekly for $4 martinis at the bar — original, pomegranate, Arnold Palmer-tini, Cosmo, Sour Apple and Lemon Drop.

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

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