CELEBRATE ST. PATTY’S DAY WITH ONE OF L.A.’S BIGGEST PARTIES AT TAM O’SHANTER! Legendary Restaurant Starts Full Day of Special Events at 11:00am! Can’t make it out for the festivities? See EncinoMom’s recipes to make at home, below! Tam O’Shanter, a … continue reading . . .
I’m a die-hard foodie. I hunt out every local cart, truck, farmer’s market, pop-up, and Mom-and-Pop-hole-in-the-wall to sample their kimchi-marinated, locally-foraged truffle tacos with charred shiitake ash. So it is with some trepidation I admit my guilty pleasure… I love … continue reading . . .
Get your taste buds ready! California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has a new menu that is sure to keep you coming back for more. The new cocktails, lunch, and dinner options are both tasty and affordable. The only hard part will be choosing … continue reading . . .
Estérel Makeover The Estérel restaurant unveiled its makeover including two unique and colorful new spaces, “Le Jardin” and “The Aviary”. It showcased the new design and decor at its opening in July where many Angelinos showed up to take in the … continue reading . . .
Do you know the origin of Vodka? How to make the perfect Martini? I don’t — nor do I care to take a look behind the scenes at the world of mixology, unless you’re talking about my beloved Gin, then … continue reading . . .
Meet Toby Toby is the mystery Terrier mix puppy we rescued from Best Friends Animal Shelter a few months back. You may be wondering why I’m starting my story about Carmel-by-the-Sea with an introduction to our dog. There are two … continue reading . . .
Ever been to a Sprout Cutting? It’s Lyfe Kitchen’s take on a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Pictured here are snaps from the Sprout Cutting at the official opening of the newest store in Valencia. Lyfe Kitchens are literally sprouting … continue reading . . .
Head over to the Hard Rock Café Hollywood Blvd. to try their Salted Caramel Café. It’s a fun twist on their good old cup of Joe combining Tia Maria, Bailey’s Irish Cream, salted caramel syrup, half and half, whipped cream, caramel corn, caramel … continue reading . . .
Your coffee connection for National Coffee Day! The most important day of the year is rapidly approaching! Monday, Sept. 29th is National Coffee Day! This wildly popular beverage is believed to have originated in Ethiopia, and by the 1500’s was … continue reading . . .
Attention Foodies! Mark your calendar for next Labor Day Weekend, now. Get yourself and your favorite people to The Taste for some of the best eats in LA. Taste sweet and savory bites, sip brews, bubbly, spirits and pick up … continue reading . . .
Daphne’s California Greek Giveaway from EncinoMom.com We love Daphne’s! We love you! As a thank you to our subscribers we are giving away a $50 gift card to Daphne’s California Greek so you can try their new summer menu! You’ll … continue reading . . .
Hard Rock Café’s New Menu Review There were so many new menu items to taste, try, sample and savor, I wondered if I would ever be hungry again! The evening started with passed hors d’oeuvres and a new Mojito made … continue reading . . .
Celebrity Chef Tal Ronnen will be on hand at LYFE Kitchen in Tarzana this Sunday between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Stop by and toast the new menu with us! Mimosas $5.99. Can’t make it ’til after Ciclavia? No … continue reading . . .
Special Offers Mention SUPER FOODS when you stop in at LYFE Kitchen in Tarzana and get 50% off of their delicious Kale Banana Smoothie (ends 3/14). When you stop in to Daphne’s Encino location this month, … continue reading . . .
For a swanky night on the town, head over to Riviera 31 located inside of the Los Angeles, Sofitel Hotel. The feel is decidedly French with live entertainment, signature cocktails, lush decor, soft lights and small plates. Order the cheese … continue reading . . .
In a coup for San Fernando Valley, Bonefish Grill has opened their first location in Los Angeles at the Northridge Fashion Center, and EncinoMom was there! At last there is an upscale seafood restaurant in the valley! Now in 34 … continue reading . . .
Looking for a perfect day? Make the trek to Crystal Cove and sample the offerings from the Beachcomber for Newport Beach’s Restaurant Week. You’ll find fun, relaxation, a sense of timelessness and great food, too. Park in the Los Trancos … continue reading . . .
Meet Chef Jeremy Bringardner of LYFE Kitchen Step inside the kitchen with me at LYFE in Culver City, California. My crew and I caught up with Chef Jeremy Bringardner for some cooking tips, recipes and the scoop on what’s cookin’ … continue reading . . .
California Pizza Kitchen Opens New Flagship Store At Westfield Topanga California Pizza Kitchen is nearing its 30th Birthday. Like others born in Beverly Hills in 1985, CPK has discovered it’s a good time to consider how to approach the next … continue reading . . .
Golden Beet Salad Recipe With Pistachios From Chef Tim In this easy Beet Salad Recipe from Chef Tim Kilcoyne, owner of the Sidecar Restaurant in Ventura, California, you’ll pick up a great tip for beet handling. Sit down with host … continue reading . . .