What: EATnaked.LA is a new meal prep delivery service located in North Hollywood with fully customizable menus. The added plus: It is also a bright, modern, dine-in/carry-out, fast-casual eatery with a handful of tables. The backstory: Owner/chef Fernando Restrepo is a classically trained violinist who grew up in a family that loved to cook. As an adult, he decided to […]
This guy doesn’t give up.
Nara Mediterranean Bistro & Lounge in Encino has more charms than the basic façade reveals. Step through the front door to find that the restaurant and hookah lounge contains a speckled bar, tan walls with floral leather flourishes and covered patio with white-clothed tables. Arabic music videos propulsively pump from flat-screen TVs. Nara means “fire,” and until recently […]