Tag Archive: the valley

Northridge: Indian Food at Village Tandoor

  I had been craving Indian food for weeks and came across Village Tandoor in Northridge for dinner. After looking over the menu, we found it was a better value to get a… Continue reading

Granada Hills: Bulgogi and Stew at O. Tofu House

  When I found myself in the Valley recently, I had a craving for soon dobu, the Korean tofu soup. I checked out O. Tofu House which I found out later is related… Continue reading

Studio City: BBQ Lunch at Barrel and Ashes

  I recently checked out Barrel and Ashes for lunch. I rarely make it to the 818 so it was a nice treat to get away for barbeque. Led by French Laundry alums,… Continue reading

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