Tasty Tidbits: Girasol Opens in Studio City, Michelin Offer, Free Coffee, New Menu

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The dining room of Girasol is designed by Gulla Jonsdottir of G+ who is also responsible for Red O, Hyde, Sushi Roku, and Roxbury.

BY KAREN YOUNG Another Top Chef alum has arrived in the 818 (a group which already includes Fabio Viviani/Firenze Osteria in North Hollywood,  Alex Eusebio/ Sweetsalt in Toluca Lake, and Antonia Lafaso who created the menu at Black Market … [Read more...]

Bun Me: Vietnamese Restaurant Serves Up Authentic and Reasonable Fare

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The bunh mi is a classic Vietnamese sandwich (seen here with a Boba drink). Photos: Dennis Yumul

BY DANROCHELLE YUMUL Vietnamese food with a western twist? This is exactly what you’ll find at Bun Me, a newly opened, family owned Vietnamese restaurant in Northridge. Nestled in a strip mall on the corner of Reseda and Vincennes, it’s the … [Read more...]