Tag Archive: the valley

Reseda: Getting Sri Lakan Food at Curry Leaf

  Recently I found a small buffet called Curry Leaf in Reseda. I really enjoy Sri Lankan food and have done a crawl before in the Valley. I’m glad to have found another… Continue reading

Sherman Oaks: Dinner at Tipple and Brine

  Tipple and Brine is the Valley’s newest hotspot. With a new American menu of favorites like raw oysters, kale, uni to hearty comfort food plates, it’s a great spot for dinner. The… Continue reading

Canoga Park: Lunch at Oi Asian Fusion

  Oi Asian Fusion just moved to Canoga Park from Reseda. I had been intrigued by reports the Asian comfort food spot was being called the “Chego of the Valley.” We ordered egg… Continue reading

Encino: Get All the Appetizers at Itzik Hagadol

I’ve been meaning to check out Itzik Hagadol in Encino for a couple of years now. Ever since I heard about the tremendous appetizer spread, served a little like Korean banchan style where… Continue reading

Sherman Oaks: Beer & Bar Food at On the Thirty

  While I was in the Valley for Tonga Hut’s 55th Anniversary, my friend and I were looking for something open mid-afternoon. We found On the Thirty, a new gastropub in Sherman Oaks.… Continue reading

Reseda: Chinese Noodles and Dumplings at Tampa Garden

A few months ago, I was reminded about Tampa Garden, a Chinese restaurant I heard was “not just good for The Valley, but as good as the ones in San Gabriel Valley” which… Continue reading

Woodland Hills: Great India Cafe

Happily we discovered Great India Cafe was open later after we got out of a movie. We had been driving up and down Ventura before we spotted the Indian restaurant. Yes, even though… Continue reading

Go On Tour With The Minty & Eventbrite

Amy from Backyard Bite and I were recently chosen to go on tour with Eventbrite. We’ll be going to Eventbrite events from now until June. And I hope you’ll come and join me… Continue reading

Northridge: Dumplings and Noodles at Mandarin Deli

  Mandarin Deli is a local Southern California chain specializing in noodle soups and dumplings. A couple of years ago, I discovered they also did beef rolls very well. Growing up, my parents’… Continue reading

Studio City: Take a Bao

I was invited to check out Take a Bao in Studio City two weeks ago. Bao is a Chinese term for buns. Take a Bao has more than just buns though. We were… Continue reading