Saturday, February 24, 2024

Food review: China Buffet

On Sherman Way Ave., China Buffet is the most financially economical buffet where you get the most out of your $5 bill.  Caution if you've never been there before as it is troublesome to find, as they only have a small 4 x 5 a sign posted near their front entrance. A friendly young voice greets you as you walk...

Pascal Patisserie and Cafe

The pleasant aroma of sugary sweets are accompanied by the friendly smiles by staff members behind the counter ready to help customers. With a vast amount of pastries, coffees and hot sandwiches paired with a glass of water infused with mint and citrus, completes a meal at Pascal Patisserie and Cafe. The cafe opened in July of 2016, this cafe...

Bites and Bikes: Pedaler’s Fork

A restaurant, bike shop and coffee shop combine under one roof at Pedaler’s Fork in Old Town Calabasas. Friendly faces greet incoming visitors and offer outdoor or indoor seating, both of which are adorned with old photos and bike models that are aesthetically pleasing. Views of the quaint city can be seen from any seat in the restaurant. The...

Review: China Star

Take-out order from China Star on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Photo by Vincent Denoga. Having trouble deciding between Chinese, Japanese, or English style fish and chips? Stop by China Star in Reseda for a full menu of the cheap and good eats you’ve been wishing for.

Review: Calm app

Photo illustration by Katya Castillo Sitting in a room all alone except for thoughts and feelings, a rush of emotional anxiety comes, and getting it out seems impossible. For someone who experiences this, the solution might lie in the palm of their hand—their cell phone. It can be an electronic buddy...

Review: Vin Loi Tofu

The Udon Stir Fried Meat Combo at Vin Loi Tofu in Reseda, Calif., on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Photo by Sebastian Gontes. As the years go by, vegan cuisine continues to become popular and more accessible in society. Trying vegan food can be a gamble....

Review: Al Italiano

The rack of lamb with garlic mashed potatoes at Al Italiano in West Hills, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. Photo by Fabiola Carrizosa. Sometimes, the food you see in shows and movies looks so good that it makes you hungry to try the food on the screen....

Review: Burekas Plus

(Left to right) A sabich plate, fries, schnitzel, and a potato burkea from the Tarzana-based food truck Burekas Plus on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Photo by Raquel G. Frohlich. Drive by slightly too fast, and you just might miss this modest white food truck with block lettering and...

Review: FitOn App

If you feel like going to a gym is an unsafe risk during the pandemic or if you are too self-conscious to begin a health journey in front of other people, there are many workout-from-home apps. FitOn, a social media/health hybrid app, may offer enough incentive for you to start.   When...

Review: Warhammer Store and Café

In the United States, the tabletop game of Warhammer-- borne from “across the pond” in the United Kingdom-- has managed to root its way into the hearts of hobbyists since 1983. Since that time, the hobby has evolved from small, local finecast miniatures to an international sensation, with titular products such as Warhammer: 40,000, Age of Sigmar,...
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