Recently I met up with a friend of mine at Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern (aka “J-FAT”) which is located at The Village in Woodland Hills. I was looking forward to lunch at J-FAT, which is known for its upscale, American comfort food. It was a nice sunny day & while the spacious patio looked very inviting, Mary & I opted to eat indoors in one of J-FAT’s plush booths. As we studied the lunch menu, which featured items ranging … [Read more...]
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Village at Westfield Topanga!
The following post is sponsored by Westfield Topanga. All opinions are 100% my own. Valentine’s Day is this Sunday & if you haven’t decided on what to do yet, then you’ve come to the right place! There are so many fun options at the Village at Westfield Topanga. I don’t know about you but Valentine’s Day ranks right up there with Mother’s Day in terms of pampering & prep. Recently I had a mommy makeover & I realized that it … [Read more...]
Dear Village People: Help Me, Help You
It was last night when I read the article in The Daily News about the closing of ConfeXion Cupcakes. This bakery is the first retail store at The Village at Westfield Topanga to close. After I posted the article on my Facebook page, I immediately received comments from people. As of this afternoon, I am still getting a lot of comments & shares, which prompted me to draft this blog post about The Village. Personally I really enjoy hanging … [Read more...]
Cava Grill – Serving Up Fresh Greek & Mediterranean Food
Have you heard of Cava Grill? It's a popular chain of fast casual restaurants that was started in Washington, D.C. The food that they serve at Cava Grill is Greek & Mediterranean cuisine. Cava's first West Coast location happens to be in none other than The Village at Westfield Topanga! The concept is similar to those pizza places where you pick your item & then order whatever toppings, sauces & meats that you want on top of … [Read more...]
Authentic Italian Food at #IlFornaio in Woodland Hills!
Recently my family tried out the new Il Fornaio restaurant in Woodland Hills. It is located inside the Village at Westfield Topanga. I had never been to an Il Fornaio before, but I had heard about its reputation for authentic & delicious Italian food. As the hostess took us to our table, I noticed right away the neat pizza oven that can be viewed in the open-air kitchen. At Il Fornaio, they make fresh pizza dough daily. Also their … [Read more...]
Sloan’s Ice Cream at The Village in Woodland Hills!
When I first walked into Sloan’s Ice Cream store, I was blown away by all of the eye candy (pun intended)! It is like a dream come true for people with a sweet tooth (aka my husband & daughter). We were fortunate to get a behind the scenes tour of the very first Sloan’s Ice Cream store in the Los Angeles area. How lucky are we that it is also in the San Fernando Valley, located at The Village at Westfield Topanga! The décor … [Read more...]