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

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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...]

Easter Sunday Brunch in the San Fernando Valley 2013

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BY KAREN YOUNG While most all 818 restaurants are open on Easter Sunday,  there's a limited number offering special menus. Here's a handful to get you started. EAST VALLEY The Bistro Garden  The three course champagne brunch  at this … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Joan’s on Third, Restaurant Changes, New Loteria Menu, Coffee Bargain, Top Chef Dinner, Umami Deal

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BY KAREN YOUNG Finally! Joan's on Third is coming to Studio City in April!  The location is on Ventura Place where the old post office was located.  Ventura Place is the home of the Studio City Sunday Farmer's Market  between  Laurel Canyon and … [Read more...]

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

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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 info.   The Sunset … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Pressed Juicery, Pink Ribbon Cookies, National Taco Day, Panera Contest, Ladies Martini Night and More

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BY KAREN YOUNG   Sweet Butter Kitchen  in Sherman Oaks is donating all the proceeds of their homemade pink ribbon cookies to breast cancer research this week. October 4 is National Taco Day. To celebrate, the legendary Casa Vega is … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: A New Burger Joint, A New Brunch Spot, Ice Cream Fun Flavors, Ladies Night Cocktails

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BY KAREN YOUNG   Stout Burgers has finally opened its second location in Studio City (the first is in Hollywood).  Stop by for the $10 gourmet burger with a choice of  beef that is fresh ground in-house daily, organic chicken or the … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: New Restaurants, Olympic Eats, Special Deals

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BY KAREN YOUNG What's New... Studio City's "sushi row" might just take on the name "pizza row" as well.  Pizza Rev, a "craft-your-own" eatery, is opening its second location on September 21 at 12103 Ventura Blvd  (just west of Laurel … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant and Food News in the San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG Taco specials at Loteria Gril starting this Sunday. Seen here: Rajas con Elote y Queso — roasted [oblano, fresh corn and cheese, strips of roasted poblano peppers simmered with onions, fresh white corn, oaxaca cheese and crema … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant and Food News in the San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG Raphael in Studio City is starting its Regional Wine Series dinners on May 9.   This first dinner features wines from Italy paired with Chef Adam Horton’s creative  global creations.  Feast on an antipasti with sopressata, … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Restaurant News in the San Fernando Valley

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BY KAREN YOUNG Hugo's Agoura Hills has two fundraising events coming up. On December 3, from 3 - 5 p.m., it's a "HOLIDAY GIVING" Tea Tasting at Hugo's with owner Tom Kaplan that benefits El Nido ("The Need") Family Centers. $18 suggested donation. … [Read more...]