Food & Wine

Mocktails

Not just for kids anymore! What could be better than a fruity pomegranate martini? Perhaps, an even healthier mocktail—“mock” plus “cocktail”— without any vodka might do the trick. Mocktails seem to be gaining popularity at bars and restaurants this year beyond “Dry January,” when people typically recover from the holidays by going alcohol-free. Mocktails simply […]

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Get Creative With Cauliflower

Over the past few years, cauliflower has grown from simple staple to popular superfood. Capable of transforming itself into a variety of healthy comfort foods from pizza to mashed potatoes, it also makes an affordable substitute for grains and legumes to benefit any gluten-free and/or low-carb diet. This low-calorie, nutrient-rich, cruciferous vegetable comes packed with […]

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The Tasty Benefits of Matcha

Long before coffee and teahouses graced our neighborhoods, the Chinese and Japanese ground tea leaves into a powder to drink in hot water. In Japanese, “ma” translates to rubbed or ground, while “cha” means tea. Matcha tea’s rich umami flavor and many health benefits make it an ideal beverage for tea drinkers today. Simply whisk […]

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Solving the Dining Dilemma

With Food Restrictions While many of us think of restaurant dining as a luxury, those of us with specific dietary restrictions can feel deterred by the challenge of finding a suitable restaurant. But diet-restricted foodies, fret no longer! The days of packing food from home are over. Whatever your food sensitivity may be, restaurants are […]

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Key to Decanting Wine: Let It Breathe

Before taking a sip of that splendid Beaujolais or Cabernet, be sure to decant it and let it aerate. This simple act of pouring wine into a container or glass where it can sit for a while helps bring out its full flavor and delicate aroma. Say, “When”Knowing which wines to decanter takes patience and […]

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Pearl District

A Culinary Gem in the Heart of Westlake Village Pearl District Restaurant & Bar in Sherman Oaks and Westlake Village has helped elevate the local dining scene for the past five years. A collaboration between Owner Peyman Afshar and Executive Chef Richard DeMane, Pearl District offers an eclectic menu sourcing delectable items from across the […]

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Simply Irresistible

Sweet Treats and Dessert Favorites Dessert is just too hard to pass up when you live in a community as rich in glorious sweet treats as ours. From artisan cakes to luscious gelato and pastries galore, these bakeries, restaurants, and cafes make the tempation simply irresistible! BRENT’S DELI If you are craving something sweet, you’ll […]

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Grub & Gastronomy Directory 2020

Access the contact info for all of our favorite restaurants featured in the 2020 Grub & Gastronomy Restaurant Guide here.

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Grub and Gastronomy 2020

IDEAL SPECIAL OCCASIONMASTRO’S Mastro’s Restaurants are recognized for their combination of world-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment in an elegant yet energetic atmosphere. A truly unparalleled dining experience of pure refinement and excellence. 2087 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. 805.418.1811. 18412 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. 310.454.4357. mastros.com. SCRUMPTIOUS SEAFOODKING’S FISH HOUSE King’s […]

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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 rich, succulent steaks; 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 […]

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Enjoy a Taste of Mediterraneo in Westlake Village

The newest item on Mediterraneo’s menu is the recent six-month remodel. Located on the lush grounds of the Westlake Village Inn, the tastefully redesigned restaurant is now open for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can once again enjoy the ambiance of an open-air Tuscan-inspired villa right in their own backyard. The redesign incorporated light-colored upholstery […]

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Zin Bistro Holiday Cocktails

cheers to good friends ESPRESSO MARTINI 1 oz. Stoli Vanilla Vodka1/2 oz. Godiva Liqueur1/2 oz. Kahlua1/2 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream1 shot of Espresso APEROL SPRITZ 2 oz. Aperol2 oz. ProseccoTop off with Club Soda MINTY PALOMA 1 1/2 oz. Cazadores Reposado Tequila1/2 oz. Lime Juice1/4 oz. Simple Syrup1 oz. Grapefruit Juice8 mint leavesTop off with […]

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