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Comedian Heather McDonald from the
Juicy Scoop podcast and Fox 11 anchor Susan Hirasuna weigh in on their faves in the Valley.

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Heather McDonald

Suzanna Melendez Facials

I love to get my facials from Suzanna Melendez in Calabasas. Whenever I have an audition or I’m filming, she’s the first person I call. Suzanna rejuvenates my skin and gets me camera-ready.

The Local Peasant  |  Woodland Hills

It’s a great and easygoing atmosphere, and their El Diablo cocktail is amazing! It is the perfect sweet and spicy margarita.


Joey’s at the Village in Westfield Topanga’s ahi tuna tacos are so delicious, and they pair perfectly with any of their fantastic cocktails. The patio is a great spot for lunch.


My husband is really into sports, so when there’s a big event on, we love going there. It’s a really cool sports bar with a rock and roll feel. It’s also just a fun, relaxed place to grab a drink with friends.

Susan Hirasuna

Vinh Loi Tofu

Owner Kevin Tran knows if I come in, it must mean that I’ve got a cold or flu. This vegan, Vietnamese hole-in-the-wall serves up a spicy soup that is as restorative as it is tasty.

Pedaler’s Fork

Sit alongside the creek, sip the stellar coffee, get your bike fixed and enjoy a Johnny Cake. Food is good, but it’s the whole experience that brings me back.

Leo and Lilly’s

You can get avocado toast just about anywhere these days, but here I get it gluten-free, with two poached eggs and a Mediterranean salad of cucumbers and tomatoes.

Nippon Ramen

I love the Japanese ladies who serve up the steamy bowls of ramen. On a hot day, I get the cold soba or the tofu salad. The fried rice reminds me of the way my mom makes it (not greasy and lightly seasoned)

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