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Archive: Oct 2016

The Smoke House celebrates 70 years in Burbank

In October 1946 the Smoke House in Burbank opened for business, which means this month they are celebrating 70 years!  After living in Los Angeles for 15 years and wanting to try their famous garlic cheese bread, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to visit this popular restaurant.  And the fact that the Smoke House is offering…

Dinner at Moun of Tunis in Hollywood

Moun of Tunis is located off Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, and is billed as offering authentic Tunisian and Moroccan cuisine.  Along with a fixed price dinner menu of North African dishes, they offer nightly belly dancing shows.  They offer vegetarian and diary-free options, and Halal meat.  This place has been on my must-visit list for some time.  Recently my tour guide group…

Eating Pie at the KCRW Good Food Pie Contest

The Pie I am full of pie, good pie, from the Good Food Pie Contest sponsored by KCRW.  This year marks the 8th year this deliciously sweet (and savory) event has taken place on a lovely fall weekend in Los Angeles.  In past years it was held on the grounds of LACMA but recently it…

Changes ahead for beloved Los Angeles chef Susan Feniger

If you get as many food-related blogs and newsletters as I do, you too may have heard that longtime Los Angeles darling, Chef Susan Feniger, has announced some recent changes to her restaurant line-up.  Santa Monica’s Border Grill, the fun and festive Tex-Mex eatery co-owned with partner Mary Sue Milliken is slated to close in early October.  And then less…