Category Archives: Restaurants

Quick, Delicious and Reasonably Priced Describe the Takeout Food at Palisades Garden Cafe

From Holiday Ho!Ho!Ho! and the Fourth of July VIP buffet to the Woman’s Club’s birthday luncheon for the town’s 90 year olds, Palisades Garden Café owner James Kwon is always generous with his donated food. He also supports PPBA Little League, … Continue reading

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K’s Bakery Is a Top Choice for Many Palisadians

Several residents have responded to Circling the News’ request to tell us about their favorite local eatery. “I recommend K’s Bakery on Palisades Drive, in the small strip mall just off Sunset. They have a great variety of fresh baked … Continue reading

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Modo Mio Provides Excellent Cuisine “To-Go”

A Circling the News reader wrote: “When we go out to eat, it’s usually for special occasions, like birthdays, dining with out-of-town visitors and for our annual December holiday dinner. Modo Mio is where we go. It’s definitely our favorite … Continue reading

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The Draycott Offers Fine Dining – Via Takeout

The Draycott co-owner Marissa Hermer wrote Circling the News about a new service at the Palisades Village restaurant: fine dining takeout. “We are trialing a pickup service at The Draycott from this Wednesday through Saturday,” Hermer said. “We’ve never been a pickup/takeout … Continue reading

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Eating Your Way Through Our “Italiano” Village

By BOB VICKREY Special to Circling the News Pacific Palisades has long been known for having an abundance of Italian restaurants, but with recent announcements of yet two new openings, the bounds of credibility are becoming strained as to how … Continue reading

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Rotary Honors Fire Station 69 B-Platoon 

Pacific Palisades Rotary President John Wilson wanted to honor our first responders at a February meeting. Starting in April, the Rotary will meet every Thursday for lunch rather than breakfast, and Wilson thought a February lunch meeting would be the … Continue reading

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Claire Nordstrom to Sing at The Draycott on Selected Evenings

Pacific Palisades resident Claire Nordstrom, a recent graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music, will again perform at The Draycott, starting on Monday, February 3. Many might remember that Claire sang the National Anthem at a Seattle Seahawks home … Continue reading

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Co-Owners of The Draycott Participate in DINE LA and Open New Restaurant 

The Draycott co-owner Marissa Hermer said the restaurant will be participating in DINE LA, which started on Friday and will run through January 31. A special lunch menu will be offered from Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Feast Will Be Offered at The Draycott

  Family out of town? Your children are now spending the holiday with the in-laws, in another part of the country, and you don’t feel like cooking a turkey for just the two of you? Or maybe you have never … Continue reading

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What’s Up with All These Early-Bird Dinners?

By BOB VICKREY (Editor’s note: This “Best of Vickrey” column was chosen as a finalist for a California Newspaper Publishing Association award in 2017.) I’m trying to remember exactly when my friends all began having dinner at 4:30 in the … Continue reading

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