Category Archives: Restaurants

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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Epic Mega Cookies Are Awesome, and a Delicious Gift Idea 

Your Circling the News editor recently received a surprise on her doorstep. She opened a beautifully presented package to find a large, pie-like Epic S’more cookie—which turned out to be “epically delicious.” It consisted of about a dozen cookies baked … Continue reading

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Wine Bar with Charcuterie Opens at Cinque Terre on Monument

  A business that was missing in Pacific Palisades — a wine bar with charcuterie — has opened in the 970 Monument building, paired with the adjoining Cinque Terre restaurant. Circling the News attended a sneak preview at Enoteca 5 on August 26 … Continue reading

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The Draycott Hosts a Special Dinner/Wine Tasting on Tuesday

  To kick off a new ongoing wine dinner series, The Draycott at Palisades Village will host a special dinner and wine tasting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3 with Peter Stolpman, owner of the Stolpman Vineyards. The cost is … Continue reading

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Personal Delivery Devices for Restaurants May Soon Arrive in the Palisades

A personal robotic delivery device that looks like a beverage/food cooler on wheels may soon come to Pacific Palisades. Councilmember Mike Bonin’s transportation deputy Eric Bruins appeared before the Pacific Palisades Community Council on June 10 to answer questions about … Continue reading

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