New Restaurant: Black Market Ups the Bar for Cocktails and Eats in the San Fernando Valley

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Black Market on opening night. It replaces the longstanding Wine Bistro. Photos: Karen Young

BY KAREN YOUNG This week Studio City saw the arrival of Black Market Liquor Bar, a new cocktail driven eatery which replaced the decades old Wine Bistro. Gutted from floor to ceiling, the space is unrecognizable and now stands with vaulted brick … [Read more...]

Charlie’s Pantry: A New Gourmet Eatery and Market Takes Root in the 818

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BY KAREN YOUNG The long wait is over. Charlie’s Pantry quietly opened its doors last Thursday. Located in Studio City underneath California Pizza Kitchen, this new eatery is a welcome addition to the 818. Similar to Sweet Butter, Sweetsalt … [Read more...]

SunPower Natural Cafe: A vegetarian restaurant that carnivores enjoy

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BY CAROLE ROSNER This summer, my family became vegetarian. As the main chef in the house, I dug through countless vegetarian cookbooks and googled a huge amount of on-line recipes to find meat-free entrees and healthful side dishes. After three long … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: 8 1/2 Taverna — A Welcome Gastropub to the Neighborhood

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BY JENNIFER DONEGAN With a nod to Federico Fellini and nearby Hollywood, 8 ½ Taverna opens its doors in true Italian style. The newest edition to the little block that is Moorpark and Tujunga (think Aroma Café and Gelato Bar) brings us an Italian … [Read more...]

Have it your way at The Counter

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BY CAROLE ROSNER The concept behind Studio City's The Counter is "choice." This recently-opened neighborhood burger joint is all about having it your way.  You choose everything you want on a burger — the meat, the toppings, the sauces, the … [Read more...]