Food & Wine

Zin Bistro Summer Cocktail Recipes

Lakeside cocktails for smooth summer sipping Aperol SpritzEqual parts Prosecco & Aperol½ oz. CointreauTouch of Simple SyrupSplash of Club SodaGarnish with Orange Wedge Espresso Manhattan1 ½ oz. Bourbon½ oz. Sweet Vermouth2 Dashes of Bitters1 Shot of Espresso Lavender Lemonade1 ½ oz. Citron Vodka½ oz. Simple Syrup½ oz. Lemon JuiceGarnish with Lavender Elderflower Rose Spritzer6 oz. […]

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Everyone’s a Winner at Casa Pacifica’s 9th Annual Yummie Culinary Competitions

Thousands of hungry revelers arrived at the 26th Annual Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival this June 2 hosted by Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, a local crisis-care and residential treatment facility for foster children and at-risk youth with complex emotional or behavioral issues. A fan favorite, the Yummie Culinary Competition, also took […]

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Family is the Secret Ingredient at Hatch Cafe & Market

From the moment you walk through the door at Hatch Café & Market in Agoura Hills, you feel right at home. With the large communal table, antique wall mirrors, artisan lemonades, curated market, and soul-satisfying, made-to-order salads, sandwiches, and baked goods, Hatch offers a tasty twist on fast-food dining in the heart of the Conejo […]

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Savor the Exotic Cuisine of India at Lal Mirch

Sweet, savory, exotic. You simply have to taste the authentic Indian cuisine at Lal Mirch in Agoura Hills to fully understand its tantalizing effect. The restaurant lives up to its name, which translates to red chili, using aromatic spices to perfectly complement each dish. Try one of the traditional tandoori (clay oven) entrées and tempting […]

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Let Food Be Thy Medicine: Garlic

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” — Hippocrates For more than 5,000 years, garlic has been used throughout the world to ward off everything from diseases to Dracula. The renowned Greek physician Hippocrates even prescribed this “stinking rose” to his patients to prolong their lives. Fast forward to the 21st century. […]

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The Latest Trend: Celery Juice

Juicing with celery may be the latest trend but the concept of juicing fruits and vegetables for better health has been around for years. Juicing extracts celery’s most vital nutrients. You may miss out on some of the fiber, which can help with weight loss and regularity, but you’ll receive a powerful tonic in return. […]

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Marvelous, Miraculous Mushrooms

Mushrooms are popping up everywhere these days, in everything from chocolate bars and hot cocoa to beauty products, tea, and coffee. While they’ve always been a great addition to pizza, omelets, and veggie burgers, they’ve recently experienced a surge in status, starring in a variety of intriguing beauty elixirs and foods. Why this present rise […]

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How to Know if You are a Foodie or Just Like to Eat?

There is a difference between eating and actually dining. Taking a moment to savor food and discerning every ingredient are just a couple of the simple pleasures in dining. However, some non-foodies simply consume food as a routine, completely satisfied with a frozen meal. We’ve created a list of qualities so you can decide if […]

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The Delectable Benefits of Cheese

An Ounce of Prevention Let’s face it, even if rich, gooey, melt-in-your-mouth cheese offered no other benefits than glorious taste and texture, we’d still crave the stuff. Fortunately, it’s also chock full of vitamins and minerals, such as bone-building vitamin B and calcium, that transform it into a healthy menu option. Ever since the first […]

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Malibu Wines and Beer Garden Opens in West Hills

There’s a reason to celebrate in West Hills. Malibu Wines recently opened a tasting room there. Complementing its Malibu location, the new Malibu Wines & Beer Garden is now conveniently located in the heart of the Valley. The Malibu location suffered slight damage during the recent fires but will be reopening in March 2019. Located […]

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Satisfy Your Culinary Cravings in Epicurean Style

There’s nothing like dining at your favorite restaurant, pub, or bistro to reconnect with family and friends. Whether your crew is craving juicy, fall-off-the-bone BBQ; scrumptious seafood plucked fresh from the sea; authentic Italian; or sustainable, plant-based vegetarian fare, you’re sure to find the ideal spot since we are blessed with an abundance of choices. […]

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Grub & Gastronomy

Calabasas Style Presents Our Favorite Local Restaurants, Eateries, and Tasting Rooms IDEAL SPECIAL OCCASION Mastro’s A trip to Mastro’s is a culinary adventure of pure refinement and excellence. Recognized among the nation’s most extraordinary restaurants, Mastro’s offers an unparalleled dining experience. The menu features 16 different steaks and chops, an array of fresh seafood selections, […]

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