Sunday, June 24, 2018

Pizzeria Factory

Clean and quaint, The Pizzaria Factory entertains your five senses with pretty sights, enticing smells, a carnival of textures, a rainbow of tastes and playful sounds that leave the patron in a state of high spirits or feeling a little devilish desiring more. In a plaza, 0.8 miles away from Pierce College, where grocery stores, a CVS pharmacy and a...

Coral Tree Cafe

In the middle of quite possibly the busiest boulevard in the San Fernando Valley, there is a rustic building that resembles an old wooden shack. Surrounded by freeways on all sides, the roads are filled with loud traffic every morning, but once inside, the hominess of a nostalgic western American cabin sets in. Built with large open windows, the inside...

CD Trader

  Skimming swiftly through a box of records while Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” surrounds the room, puts one in the mood for a day of crate digging. Located in sunny Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana, California, CD Trader has been the place for music enthusiasts to find new, used and even rare records. With just a few steps inside the...

Lakeside Cafe

The surrounding view and enjoyable air, however, compensate for a menu that attempts to be varied but is resultantly unremarkable. The indoor dining area is tastefully designed with framed black-and-white portraits on the walls that give the place a vintage feel, while the sleek autumn-colored furniture nicely balances old with new. Gentle music, reminiscent of what one may hear on...

Zig’s Diner

On the corner of White Oak Avenue and Vanowen Street, Zig’s Restaurant is a small mom and pop diner that is often overlooked by many San Fernando Valley residents. The diner exudes tranquility and peace of mind. Its big windows allow sunlight to peek in from every direction. With several options, such as booths, outside seating and countertop stools, it is...

LYFE Kitchen

This restaurant features a Hanging Garden a few steps from Pierce College. With the increase of diseases many people are on a search for prevention and a cure. Food is blamed for many diseases and the media overloads people with information. Supply and demand forces the farmers, growers, stores and restaurant owners to take actions about healthy food. Organic products, grass...

El Tapatio

On the corner of Victory Boulevard and Fallbrook Avenue, located in Woodland Hills, California, is where El Tapatio Mexican restaurant is. When you walk in the door you are greeted with a big menu above the cash register and an employee waiting for a customer to come in and place an order. The restaurant is decorated with Mexican paintings and Sombreros...

A Falafel-ot of Goodness

Tucked away in an unassuming Tarzana strip-mall, Tel Aviv Grill serves up generous helpings of home-style, kosher Israeli traditionalism. The restaurant itself is as unassuming as its location. Ice-white walls with hints of vibrant green accenting, do little to indicate the customary cooking that happens in an open kitchen, which greets you upon entrance.     An unorthodox ordering procedure ensues....

Bowl & Burger

Bowl & Burger is one of the last places you’d expect to find good food. Located just off Sherman way and Canoga, it shares a small strip mall with a weed dispensary, a laundromat and a liquor store. Although inconspicuous and hidden away, make no mistake this hole in the wall restaurant is a gem. The average customer here...

Hip Hot Restaurant

Sichuan cuisine is the one of the eight Chinese cooking styles. The dishes of Sichuan cuisine are famous for their hot and spicy flavor, and come out soaked in blood red chili oil offset with green chopped scallions are thrown on for garnish. All of the food looks festive. Nowadays, it is the most popular Chinese food in the...