Category Archives: Restaurants

Last-Minute Gift and Restaurant Ideas for Mother’s Day

RESTAURANTS: Not surprisingly, Mother’s Day is typically the busiest day of the year for restaurants. Given the Covid-19 restrictions, Circling the News urges everyone to order in advance from your favorite restaurant, so that the chef has sufficient supplies of food nobody … Continue reading

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Edo Little Bites Serves Tasty Food

One of my favorite places for lunch in Caruso’s Palisades Village is edo little bites. Created by Chef Edoardo Baldi of e. baldi Ristorante  and edo italian baretto in Beverly Hills, along with Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica Canyon, the food … Continue reading

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Caffé Delfini Receives “Thumbs Up” from Residents

Many people who live in the heart of Pacific Palisades and westside towards the Highlands tend to forget about an interesting cluster of restaurants in Santa Monica Canyon, off PCH. One gem, Caffé Delfini, located at 147 W. Channel Rd., … Continue reading

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Café Vida: Crowds Usually Makes It Tough to Get a Table

Before Covid-10, it was always hard to secure a table–at breakfast, lunch or dinner–at Café Vida on Antioch Street. The food, simply put, is always good, the portions hearty and the prices reasonable. The signup sheet for a table usually … Continue reading

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Moku: One Restaurant Everyone Agrees Is Good

When you have three adult children, picking a restaurant that everyone can agree upon can be tricky. In our case, Moku, located in the plaza at the corner of Sunset and Palisades Drive, is always the winner. The Jalapeno bomb … Continue reading

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Vittorio’s Is Open for Take-out Business; Donates to Medical Workers at St. John’s

Vittorio’s Ristorante, which has been on Marquez Avenue since 1984, continued its giving ways by donating 40 individually-packed lunches to the ER staff at Saint John’s Hospital. “We took lasagna, chopped salads, chicken Caesar salads and farfalle broccoli with tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Around the Town: Did You Know?

GAS PRICES: If you not one of the lucky people driving an all-electric car, Circling the News discovered what might be the best gas prices in town. An employee at the Palisades Car Wash and gas station was in the … Continue reading

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Beech Street Offers Tasty Italian Sandwiches, Pastas, Pizzas and Entrees

Located on Swarthmore (across from CVS), Beech Street has one of the loveliest places to dine in Pacific Palisades, either outside in its quaint courtyard or inside near the fireplace. Families love to come here because not only does it … Continue reading

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Pearl Dragon the Perfect Hideaway—and Now Perfect for Takeout

A friend and I used to sneak away to Happy Hour at the Pearl Dragon, which replaced the venerable House of Lee Chinese restaurant in 2001 and inherited one of only two liquor licenses in Pacific Palisades at that time. … Continue reading

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Taj Palace Called “One of the Best Indian Restaurants in Los Angeles”

When I was refereeing at an AYSO soccer tournament for my son’s all-star team about 10 years ago, another mom on the team, a professor at L.A. City College, also refereed. Between games we would talk about various topics and … Continue reading

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