Food & Wine
Enjoy smooth summer sipping and al fresco dining at its best on a scenic patio overlooking the sparkling blue lake at Zin Bistro Americana. Watch boats sail by, catch a glorious pink sunset, relish the ambiance of the glimmering fire pit, or relax in the plush bar and lounge areas. From signature recipes to tried-and-true […]
Need a party venue? Look no further than your own backyard. Take advantage of the clear-skied, warmer days with our tips for hosting your next dinner soiree or family gathering al fresco.
A burgeoning wine scene known as the Malibu Coast American Viticultural Area, or the “Malibu Wine Trail,” has been steadily gaining popularity and accolades as the hot new spot for iconic Californian wines. There are an abundance of beautiful vineyards and wine tasting rooms which produce and serve incredible and unpretentious California wines. From Malibu […]
Crispy Brussels sprouts, low-calorie buffalo cauliflower, crunchy zucchini chips…is it any wonder we’ve gone nuts over our air fryers? As of 2020, nearly 40% of the homes in the U.S. have an air fryer. This compact gadget fits on your counter and crisps your food without any of the muss or extra calories of deep-frying. […]
Dr. Carlos Guanche has spent nearly three decades as a top-rated orthopedic surgeon. A few years ago, he turned his passion for wine into a more substantial hobby. When his wife, Anna, dermatologist and owner of Bella Skin Institute, had the lower part of their Sherman Oaks backyard cleared, she had the idea of setting […]
Support Our Local Restaurants! With the boomeranging restrictions on restaurants due to our pandemic, there are always ways to help keep our favorite haunts from closing. One way dedicated diners can continue enjoying mouth-watering delicacies and help local restaurants thrive is through takeout. Tired of the same old, same old? Get creative. If you can’t […]
Restaurants continue to do an amazing job to provide an enjoyable dining experience, constantly reinventing themselves to keep up with the pandemic. Many of us are thrilled with the opportunity to enjoy outdoor dining and wine tasting again–getting us out of our kitchens for a welcomed change. The community seems to be happy to join […]
Our Local Premier Artisanal Bakery To become an exceptional baker, you must be able to master the intricate combination of both science and art. That’s a skill that Christian Kaufmann, owner of Emil’s Bake House in Agoura Hills, has deliciously perfected. Born in Austria, Christian began his four-year pastry chef apprenticeship at the age of […]
The Grill on the Alley Since opening their doors in 2006, The Grill on the Alley in Westlake Village has provided quality dining experiences where guests can expect excellence in a relaxed and refined atmosphere. With brunch service on weekends and social hour 7 days a week from 3 to 6 p.m., guests can also […]
Takeout, dine in, or delivery. Treat yourself to a night off, and support our local eateries. Bogie’s Bar 32001 Agoura Rd. Westlake Village 818.889.2394 bogies-bar.com Brent’s Delicatessen and Restaurant 2799 Townsgate Rd.
Leave them Love Notes
This sweet and simple Valentine’s tradition is one of my favorites. Every year, February 1 through 14, I remind my family how much I love and appreciate them by leaving them a daily love message or a favorite moment we shared with a photo.
A romantic date night at a fancy
restaurant may be out of question
this year, but that doesn’t mean you
can’t have a romantic evening in.
CSM readers share their special recipes
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