Girlfriend Game Plan

4 plans for a night out with your gal pals at any age

20s

Cocktails:
The Woodman in Sherman Oaks. Grab a stool at the center, square bar. Nosh on smoked salmon mixed with bacon aioli, stuffed in wonton cones.
Dinner:
On The Thirty in Sherman Oaks. Delicious, thin-crust pizza and farm-fresh salads.
Late Night:
Tunnel Bar in Sherman Oaks. Rock out at this booze-only venue. Unmarked back entrance; look for the blue light.

30s

Cocktails:
Tipple & Brine in Sherman Oaks. Saddle up at the generous, swanky bar and sample seasonal oysters.
Dinner:
Kiwami in Studio City. At this Katsu-ya-owned eatery, you get to enjoy their signature spicy tuna on crunchy toast-without the wait.
Late Night:
Black Market Liquor Bar in Studio City. Mixology heaven. Order the Red Hot and Bothered: jalapeno-infused vodka, strawberry, blood orange, agave and ginger beer.

40s

Cocktails:
Tipple & Brine in Sherman Oaks. Saddle up at the generous, swanky bar and sample seasonal oysters.
Dinner:
Kiwami in Studio City. At this Katsu-ya-owned eatery, you get to enjoy their signature spicy tuna on crunchy toast-without the wait.
Late Night:
Black Market Liquor Bar in Studio City. Mixology heaven. Order the Red Hot and Bothered: jalapeno-infused vodka, strawberry, blood orange, agave and ginger beer.

50s

Cocktails:
Bleeker Street in Tarzana. Fun, friendly bar with ample seating; tasty nibbles.
Dinner:
Mistral in Sherman Oaks. Clubby, cozy with killer steaks and martinis.
Late Night:
Upstairs at Vitello’s. One of the best jazz venues in LA. Bonus: Spotting famous musicians in the audience.

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