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L’Ami Restaurant

 Move over comfort food- L’Ami Restaurant in Santa Monica (on the border of Brentwood) has burst onto the scene in all its splendor.                Hidden behind an original wrought iron gate covered in ivy, it’s reminiscent of the grand entrance leading into a magnificent estate on the French Riviera. L’Ami boasts a unique charm and characteristic [...]

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Caffe Italia

    The secret is out, and Caffe Italia, a treasure of a restaurant, will not stay hidden for much longer. Tucked away in a modest  strip mall on Burbank Blvd in Sherman Oaks, Caffe Italia features amazing Neapolitan and Sicilian Italian cuisine. A  faithful popular following  through their old world eats and warm and inviting hospitality makes it [...]

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Pistola

 Evoking a romantic and warm inviting  ambiance that’s both at once trendy and old school, prepare to be awed at the commanding new Pistola’s black wooded split-level steakhouse, with a towering bar (and flat screen) gracing the entry. Beneath the regal high ceilings, settle into cozy leather booths that surround white clothed tables with sparkling  candlelight, or in [...]

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Downtown Johnny’s

The Valley has been a booming destination this past year with its numerous and notable restaurant and bar openings. And now Downtown Johnny’s in Sherman Oaks is adding some good food and good times to the bustling Ventura Boulevard corridor. The restaurant ( formerly an industrial space), has been fully renovated with reclaimed wood wrapping [...]

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FIN Asian Tapas Bar

Seductively enchanting  FIN Asian Tapas Bar is modestly tucked  into bustling Culver City. Sporting a chic minimalist atmosphere, it comes to the life nightly, offering tasty Asian tapas and vibrant cocktails.              As if a sushi  bar has been turned upside down and merged with the culinary styles of French, American and Latin cooking,  FIN is an amalgam  of cultures colliding in an [...]

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