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Croissant Los Angeles

Petit Trois Le Valley Chocolate Croissant (Food of the Week)

Petit Trois Le Valley is the more spacious Sherman Oaks spinoff of a Hollywood hit from chef Ludo Lefebvre, his wife/marketing mastermind Krissy, and their accomplished chef-partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. The bistro...
Cocktail Los Angeles

SOCA Gin & Tonic No. 2 (Drink of the Week)

Any neighborhood of note needs a catchy nickname. I’ve floated ShOaks by a few people when referencing Sherman Oaks, but it probably won’t stick. Conversely, chef Aaron Robins and his GM/partner Rory Snipes, two...
Ramen Los Angeles

Kai Ramen Black Dragon Ramen (Dose of Vitamin P)

On “Game of Thrones,” Drogon the black dragon is the fiercest beast in Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen’s flock. Or maybe it’s a murder of dragons, which would be more appropriate. Anyway, Drogon gets a far...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Interview: beer pro Rory Snipes (Boneyard Bistro)

Rory Snipes is the bar manager at Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks, where he’s worked with chef-owner Aaron Robins to create one of the best craft beer programs in Los Angeles. The Seattle native...
Gastropub Los Angeles

Blue Dog Beer Tavern and Boneyard Bistro

As promised in a previous post, I am traveling through the greater Los Angeles area to review restaurants from the craft beer perspective. Today we take a drive down Ventura Boulevard to a new...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Fresh Cutt Carving Grill: Mix-and-Match Cal-Med in Sherman Oaks [CLOSED]

To end the summer, Karina Shishalovsky and sister Diana opened a casual Cal-Med restaurant called Fresh Cutt Carving Grill in the former Sherman Oaks home The Dressing Room. Father Roman Shishalovsky founded the local...