Category Archives: Restaurants

Kyrgyszstan Natives Open “Pancake” Eatery on Via

While we waited in line at a local supermarket, a resident asked me, “Have you done a story about the place on Via de la Paz? They have the best blinis.” I told her no, but promised that Circling the … Continue reading

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Cathay Palisades Loses Lease After 33 Years on Antioch

Cathay Palisades, the only Chinese restaurant in Pacific Palisades, has learned that its lease will not be renewed, after 33 years on Antioch in the Business Block Building. Owner David Leung was informed by the landlord, Anderson Real Estate, that his popular eatery … Continue reading

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Parklet Controversy Returns: Mixing Diners and Automobiles

In musings yesterday, Circling the News pointed out that Vida on Antioch Street now had a parklet. Three parking meters had been taken away, and tables, enclosed in a fence, had been set up in the street. CTN recalled in … Continue reading

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Bay Theater Events Open to Palisades Residents

A resident tipped Circling the News that free movies will be screened at the Bay Theater this coming week. “The Bay will be offering free showings of both ‘Tall Girl’ and ‘Tall Girl 2, but you have to stop by … Continue reading

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Spruzzo Debuts in the Highlands, Serves Tasty Meals 

  Ray Gowhari and his son Ryan have opened a new restaurant, Spruzzo, in the former Taste restaurant space in the Highlands Plaza at 538 Palisades Drive. The grand opening was held today, but Circling the News took advantage of the … Continue reading

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Enoteca 5/Cinque Terre WEST Offers a 5-Course “Wine Dinner”

Enoteca 5/Cinque Terre WEST will host a wine dinner on January 19 with FIRRIATO Winery at 970 Monument Street. There will be five courses, all designed and prepared by Chef and Co-owner Chef Gianba Vinzoni with seven different wines to … Continue reading

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Here’s a Chance to Enjoy Live Music Locally

Singer/songwriters are scheduled to perform at The Draycott in Caruso’s Palisades Village on Tuesday this week; Monday, December 13 and Tuesday, January 11. In the midst of the craziness of the season, take a break, go to The Draycott, enjoy … Continue reading

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Palisadian Claire Nordstrom Sings Mondays at The Draycott

When I lived in New York City, there were numerous bars and clubs where one could walk in, have a drink and listen to the entertainment. It was a lovely way to unwind and enjoy live entertainment. Now that void … Continue reading

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Armav Restaurant Opens on Monument, Offering Eastern Mediterranean Fare

In late September, a reader wrote about the proposed Eastern Mediterranean restaurant Armav on Monument: “I’m thrilled that Kim will have a full restaurant. Being Armenian I drive to the Valley or Glendale to get good food or ingredients. Hope it won’t … Continue reading

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The Draycott Will Host the Eugene Levy Dinner Drawing

This Saturday at 4:45 p.m., the raffle for the dinner with Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy will be held at The Draycott in Caruso’s Palisades Village. Palisades Rotary Club members will be in attendance, not only to imbibe in The Draycott’s signature … Continue reading

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