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A Sushi Fix That Won’t Dent Your Wallet

Since National Sushi Day is June 18, I thought we’d honor the place I’ve eaten at practically every week for the past decade—Sushi Don Sasabune, located in a Valley Village strip mall.  If you need a quick sushi fix that won’t dent your wallet, this is the place to go.  It is an outpost of the […]

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Vegan Chili Cook-Off and Craft Beer at Tony's Darts Away

Tony's Darts Away in Burbank is hosting their  2nd Annual Vegan Chili Cook-off on Sunday,  March 2 from noon to 6 p.m.  Five local chefs will go head-to-head in a battle of epic (meat-and-dairy-free) proportions. The price is $10 (includes five 3 ounce tastes of chili and a voting ballot).  Competing chefs are Erick Simmons […]


Renaissance Man

Arnold Chanin has always had a keen talent for spotting up-and-coming artists and creating art—of all kinds—himself. Now he is sharing the fruits of his lifelong labors with the world.

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