Food & Wine

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Local chefs share their favorite holiday recipes.    Mediterraneo: Nutella Chocolate Truffle Ingredients 1 cup dark chocolate morsels 1/3 cup Nutella 1/2 cup cream 2 tbsp. butter 3/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted Cocoa powder, for dusting Directions Put dark chocolate, Nutella, cream, and butter in a bowl. Place bowl in a double boiler and heat […]

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‘Tis the Season for Larsen’s Steakhouse

There’s no better way to celebrate the holiday season than to gather with friends and family for a great meal. Larsen’s Steakhouse in Woodland Hills offers all the tender aged meat and succulent seafood you crave. “The Larsen’s dining experience is like no other,” notes Charles Shumar. “We value our great relationships with the members […]

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Morton’s The Steakhouse of Woodland Hills Reveals Big Remodel

There are certain names that come to mind when one thinks of quality steakhouses. Even then, there is one name in particular that rises above all the rest in terms of quality, atmosphere, and hospitality. At Morton’s The Steakhouse, every visit is sure to impress even the most discerning taste buds. First opened in Chicago […]

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Rosti: Fresh Summer Salads

Rosti Tuscan Kitchen in Calabasas has always been a local favorite for pizza, pasta, and Tuscan specialties like brick-pressed “Pollo Al Mattone” chicken. Recently, we found out that they also have some of the tastiest salads around! Rosti offers over 15 farm-fresh salads with produce sourced locally from California farms. The vast array of choices […]

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Lakeside Cocktails: Smooth Summer Sipping

Zin Bistro Summer Cocktail Recipes Zin Lemon Drop 1 ½ oz. Citron Vodka ½ oz. Triple Sec Shaken with 3 Lemon Wedges Top with ¼ oz. Champagne and ¼ oz. Chambord *Sugar Rim & Lemon Twist Garnish       2. Lychee Martini 1 ½ oz. Vodka ½ oz. Lychee Liqueur ½ oz. Lychee Juice […]

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Brent’s Deli Caters to the Community for 50 Years

In 1969, Ron Peskin purchased the then-failing Brent’s Deli in Northridge, transforming it into the kind of place where everyone knows your name — the kind of place that feels like home.  With a little luck and a lot of hard work, Ron, his wife Patricia, and their two children, Carie and Brent, have managed […]

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Bon Appétit

The Stonehaus – Rustic Winery and Charcuterie This idyllic venue is the area’s most popular meeting place, where guests can relax over coffee or wine and a new menu of healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Wine flights range from sparkling wines and champagne to Rhône varietals and cabernet sauvignon, and are perfectly paired with […]

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Mastro’s Ocean Club Malibu

Craving some succulent surf ‘n’ turf with your ocean view? Look no further than Mastro’s Ocean Club, Malibu, for the holidays and beyond. Since 2014, this elegant boîte, one of the newest Mastro’s Restaurants, boasts some of the most stunning seaside views in Southern California. From five-star food to five-star service, Mastro’s in Malibu offers […]

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“Eat Clean, Live Lean” with Z.E.N. Foods’ Zero Effort Nutrition®

Let’s face it. Most of us lead busy lives and don’t always have time to create the most nutritious, well-balanced meals. If you’re seeking culinary enlightenment, or just a little extra help, try Z.E.N. Foods’ Zero Effort Nutrition, for healthy, gourmet meals delivered directly to you and your family. Fitness and nutrition experts Founder/CEO Mariana […]

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Taste Wine Like a Sommelier

Wine Tasting Tips and Tricks for the Rest of Us Imagine yourself in the tasting room of a gorgeous vineyard and that the fragrant, sweeping hills of grapevines are surrounding you. You are in your own personal heaven. As the sommelier approaches, a knot starts to form in your stomach. She offers you a tasting. […]

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To Drink or Not to Drink… Is That Really A Question?

Is life too stressful for you? Have you already broken your New Year’s resolution? Are you worried about everything happening in the world? Well, sit back, take a breath, and grab a nice glass (or bottle) of wine. If you’re like me, though, and know nothing about which bottle of wine is the perfect fit […]

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