Monday, June 27, 2022

Food review: De Soto Pharmacy and Soda Shoppe

  Photo by: Alan Castro Sundaes with a cherry on top, malts and milkshakes with whip cream and sprinkles, and ice cream floats with scrumptious scoops that appear to levitate in the bubbling soda. Frozen desserts are the pinnacles of a lively, homey childhood, and De Soto Pharmacy and Soda Shoppe offer that nostalgic experience—with a rich and creamy taste—every day. Located at...

Review: Nat’s West Café

Nat’s West Café on Topanga is definitely a spot you should go to for a meal anytime of the day.  Their staff is so sweet and patient and the whole ambiance of the little cafe is very mid western for sure with all the beautiful...

REVIEW: Oliv’e Food Market

Oliv'e Food Market, Photo taken March 20, 2019.Oliv'e Food Market, Photo taken March 20, 2019.Oliv'e Food Market, Photo taken March 20, 2019.Oliv'e Food Market, Photo taken March 20, 2019. Have you ever wandered through the wood of chain restaurants looking for a delicious home-cooked meal that brings back childhood memories? Oliv’e Food Market is...

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: Carrera Café

Carrera Café is where the café imparts the art of Melrose to your coffee cup with a European twist. Photographer: Michael Loizzo Located in the heart of Melrose, Carrera Café is on the corner of Melrose and Harper Avenue. Carrera Café...

Review: Happy Days Cafe

Happy Days Cafe. Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 11, 2020. (Photo by: Chelsea Westman)Various desserts from Happy Days Cafe are displayed in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 11, 2020. (Photo by: Chelsea Westman)The neon sign of Happy Days Cafe is on display for customers in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 11, 2020. (Photo by: Chelsea...

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: 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.

Food review: Leo & Lily’s Cafe

The south end of the valley, from east to west, is home to mess and mayhem. Lined with neon signs and the most random collection of businesses available, there is hardly any relief. Off busy Ventura Blvd, however, Leo & Lily’s provides a sense of distance from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the Valley. So much...

Burritos El Chavo Restaurant

Written by Evelia Rodriguez   Location: 6032 Reseda Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356 Hours: Open 7 Days a week   Burritos El Chavo is a very well-known local restaurant in Tarzana. Just a couple of streets down from Pierce College. You can hop on the Orange Line Bus and get off on Reseda Boulevard. For students who want a quick bite but are afraid to...