Category Archives: Restaurants

New Deli “Deliziosocinque” Will Open Tomorrow on Monument

Gianbattista and Marlo Vinzoni have announced their newest venture Deliziosocinque, a delicatessen. The deli will open Tuesday, January 31, and will be located in the former space of Sweet Rose Creamery at 970 Monument, #103. The hours are 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Rae’s a Dependable Diner in Santa Monica

Rae’s is such a dependable diner on Pico in Santa Monica, that when we moved from West L.A. to Pacific Palisades in 1994, we continue to travel there for early morning breakfasts – and of course, diner coffee. Daily, the … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre West December 7 Wine Tasting and December 18 Brunch

Cinque Terre West, located 970 Monument Street, is introducing a holiday brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 18. At the carving station will be brisket, and salmon with roasted cauliflower. At the hot station, guests … Continue reading

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Sampling and Enjoying Canadian Cuisine

Story and Photos by CHAZ PLAGER One of the many blessings granted to California residents is the weather, which never dips below 60 Fahrenheit, even in the winter. So, you can imagine the rude awakening I had when I headed … Continue reading

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Have a Thanksgiving Feast at The Draycott

Maybe your family will not be in Pacific Palisades this year and you don’t want to cook for just you and your spouse. Or maybe you have been working nonstop and you can’t face the crowds at the grocery store, … Continue reading

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Betts Bakes Delicious Homemade Cakes

If a resident is having a Halloween party and needs a special desert, try Betts Bakes Whoopie Pies or the ghost/mummy cupcakes. Launched in August, this new Palisades home business, Betts Bakes, was the result of Betty Morin’s love for … Continue reading

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Tara Amiel Opens RustiCoffee in the Canyon

  One of the greatest assets when Estate Coffee opened Via de la Paz was Tara Amiel. The food she brought to the newly-opened coffee shop was absolutely incredible – and then she was gone much to the dismay of … Continue reading

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The Kayndaves Tiki Head May Go to a Museum

(Editor’s note: CTN ran the story about Kayndaves selling the Palisades restaurant. Co-owner David Licht wrote such a lovely piece about the first restaurant that this editor wanted to share it.)   BY DAVID LICHT Special to Circling the News … Continue reading

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Teens Have Few Places to Eat Out in Pacific Palisades

  By CHAZ PLAGER There’s a saying: If you’re rich, you live in Beverly Hills. If you’re famous, you live in Malibu. If you’re lucky, you live in Pacific Palisades. As someone who grew up in the Palisades, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ballons & Bubbles Returns to The Draycott

Prior to the pandemic, Palisadian Marissa Hermer, co-owner of The Draycott, introduced a child/parent-friendly event, Ballons & Bubbles, at the restaurant on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Children were treated to a “Balloon” artist and allowed to play on … Continue reading

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