Tag Archives: San Fernando Valley

Tonga Hut: Tiki Culture Thrives in So Cal

At first sight through the street side door is a resident sculptured Tiki, looming like a doorman or an Easter Island god. Martin Denny’s seductive mix of exotic bird calls, tropical percussion and piano combine with the soft trickle from … Continue reading

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Brent’s Deli: If Your Mom Could Actually Cook

Truly, any restaurant can and should be judged on whether a dish could be made just as well at home. When we recently popped into San Fernando Valley’s stalwart Jewish deli, Brent’s, during a local fundraiser, we were prepared to … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Like Totally Rad- The San Fernando Valley Relics Museum in Chatsworth

“On Ventura, there she goes She just bought some bitchin’ clothes Tosses her head and flips her hair… Valley Girl, She’s a Valley Girl”- (1982) Frank Zappa The San Fernando Valley, or just the Valley for short, really came into … Continue reading

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Dog Haus Opening in Canoga Park Kicks Off National Hot Dog Month

The Valley is known for stalwart hot dog joints such as Fab’s and Cupid’s.  However, we were fortunate to discover a brand new gourmet purveyor of meat in a bun when attending the official opening day and ribbon cutting ceremony at … Continue reading

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