Food & Wine

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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Food is Family at Brent’s Deli

Nearly everyone senses the connection between food and many of their earliest family memories. The folks behind Brent’s Deli, a family favorite for more than 50 years, understand this completely. When Ron Peskin purchased Brent’s Deli in 1969, little did he know that he; his wife, Patricia; and his children, Brent and Carie, would all […]

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Epicurious? 2019

Local chefs share their favorite holiday recipes MEDITERRANEO: Apple and Golden Raisin Crostata IngredientsPie crust:1 cup pastry flour1/4 lb. or 1 stick butter1/3 cup granulated sugar1/3 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. vanilla extract2 tbsp. ice waterExtra 2 tbsp. melted butter to brush sides Filling:2 apples, peeled small and diced1 tbsp. lemon juice2 tbsp. sugar1 tsp. vanilla extract1/2 […]

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Zin Bistro Americana

Where Everyone Knows Your Name Cheers to owner Rouz Yazdanyar and his charming restaurant, Zin Bistro Americana, overlooking the lake in Westlake Village. Named after the grape itself, Zin Bistro offers a friendly, upscale ambiance where you can socialize with friends and family over a glass of wine or cocktail and Chef Luis Narvaez’s latest […]

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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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