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Casa Vega Rolls Back Combo Prices to 1956 Levels for Single Lunch

In July, Christy Vega kicked off the 60th anniversary celebration of her family’s Sherman Oaks restaurant, Casa Vega, a Ventura Boulevard institution with red leather booths, wrought-iron chandeliers and vivid paintings of Mexican life. She started by hosting a collaborative seven-course dinner with vaunted Baja chef Javier Plascencia. On October 6 the party continues from 11 […]

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Woodley Proper Deftly Pairs Food and Drinks in Encino

Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee already turned Scratch|Bar & Kitchen into a hit on the second floor of Encino Place. This month, the Scratch|Restaurants duo and highly-touted bartender Devon Espinosa debuted Woodley Proper next door. Items “from the kitchen” include a smattering of snacks; a pair of salads; four well-dressed, house-baked sourdough toasts; and […]

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