Restaurants

Open Doors: Café Vida

Culver City is rapidly becoming a day-to-evening destination for foodies looking to partake in the neighborhood vibe while enjoying a variety of healthy farm-to-table options. Café Vida is the newest spot on Restaurant Row that is also a destination for fresh juices and smoothies. Built from the ground up and designed with a spacious feel [...]

By | July 21st, 2014|Restaurants|0 Comments

Vegan Grocers Set Up Shop in Santa Monica

Vegans unite! There is a new grocery in town: Viva la Vegan on Ocean Park in Santa Monica. It is the second location owned by the only all-vegan grocer in California, Arlo Toews. He proudly states, “There are a total of six vegan markets in the United States, and two are our Viva stores. We [...]

By | November 21st, 2013|Restaurants|0 Comments

Veggie Grill arrives in Encino

The expanding vegan/vegetarian restaurant chain, Veggie Grill, is now serving Encino, making it the first location in the Valley and the ninth in LA County. “We have had many requests to open a restaurant in the San Fernando Valley and feel the area is a natural fit for us,” says Chief Energizing Officer Greg Dollarhyde. Right [...]

By | July 16th, 2013|Restaurants|0 Comments

The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

A Conversation with True Food Kitchen Executive Chef Michael Stebner We’ve seen the headlines in the New York Times, USA Today, and in numerous research studies. The Mediterranean Diet, high in good monounsaturated fats, is heart-healthy, protects against strokes, and supports weight management. Key ingredients of this diet -- a lifestyle, really -- are seasonal [...]

By | May 1st, 2013|Restaurants|0 Comments

Community: Open Doors

YOGA LIFESTYLE CENTER IN ATWATER VILLAGE: SANTOSHA SPACE is a family-friendly, kid-welcoming, and stress-free zone for people in all stages of life located in Atwater Village on Glendale Boulevard. Santosha is a Sanskrit word that refers to a state of contentment described in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: "When one reaches a state of happiness, Santosha is [...]

By | April 12th, 2011|Restaurants|0 Comments

In the Garden

Axe and the Struggles of Small Business There is something joyful, convivial and community-oriented about dining (or breakfasting, brunching or lunching) outdoors in a garden. Particularly if the food served therein is organic, from local farmers, prepared with love and enjoyed with friends. With this in mind, it’s hard to believe that the process of [...]

By | March 31st, 2008|Restaurants|0 Comments