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Cheers: Weekly Wine Tastings in the 818

Flask Fine Wines This privately owned Studio City shop holds tastings on Thursdays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Buy tastes by the pour or get six for $18. All wines in the tasting line-up are up to 20% off if purchased during the tasting.  12194 Ventura Blvd., Studio City (818) 761-5373. Woodland […]

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Serious Sushi That’s No Act

Chef Kenji Nakamura is putting his 19 years of experience as a sushi chef to good use at Sushi Nakamura. The restaurant is located at the spot that used to house 4 on 6, where Kenji also worked. The retooled space no longer houses a slanted bar that would allow miso soup to slowly slide toward customers. Now you’ll […]


Sampling Beer in Portland by Foot, Bike and Light Rail

From craft beer to saké, the Portland area is chock-full of fun on tap. It was too wet in March to hike, so we opted for a more intoxicating itinerary that included the light exercise of walking, cycling and beer-tasting arm curls.

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