You don't have to be Greek to love this festival

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BY ERINN EICHINGER Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick off to summer and you don’t have to look far to find a festival or fair. If the idea of dancing to some Greek music and digging into some homemade baklava sounds like your kind of … [Read more...]

A little bit of the Left Bank at Le Petit Restaurant

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BY ERINN EICHINGER A great meal is more than the sum of its parts. Yes, you want great food, great service and great ambiance. Yet, to have a really satisfying meal all these things have to come together in way that can’t totally be explained in … [Read more...]

Lower cost, unique, choice ingredients at Valley Produce

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PHOTOS AND TEXT BY ERINN EICHINGER For me, one integral aspect of the joy of cooking, and eating, is the part that comes before.  Finding that perfect recipe, or honing in on that dish that's going satisfy the craving you've been having for days, … [Read more...]

Chef Hirosuke resurfaces in the West Valley

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BY ERINN EICHINGER Let's be honest, it's not hard to find a great sushi joint in the Valley, and if you ask around everyone is sure to have their favorite.  An old stomping ground of mine used to be Sushi Hirosuke in Encino.  That is until chef … [Read more...]