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When you meet Daniel Csotai, executive chef at the Hyatt Regency Valencia and mastermind of the gourmet goodness at Vines Restaurant, it's instantly obvious that this man loves what he does. How could he not? His restaurant, a Santa Clarita staple, is experiencing a revitalization that, by no coincidence, comes at the time of a new menu launch that celebrates everything Csotai and the Hyatt brand stand for: sustainability, a nod to local flavor, exquisite service and a twist on beloved classics.
Executive Chef Peyton Poulsen is a man on a mission; the Oaks Grille at TPC Valencia mainstay is as committed to bringing fresh, local and sustainable finds to Santa Clarita as he is dedicated to creating new and exciting flavors for SCVians to savor. "We source as much as possible regionally and are inspired by those ingredients. This new menu brings unexpected flavors, several with a tropical twist - but they're all distinctly Californian," says Poulsen.
Since Michael Mohammed and his brothers took over the reigns of Chroic Tacos in 2012, the 14-year-old taco shop that started in Newport Beach exploded on the fresh-food map, expanding to 41 locations with 20 in the stages of leasing and construction - and more in the works. Demand is high - with delicious reason!
Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Co. isn't just "in" Santa Clarita; in many ways, it "is" Santa Clarita. Founded by Rob and Laina McFerren 20 years ago, the restaurant has grown alongside its hometown, first expanding its footprint through the addition of an adjacent banquet room, then opening a separate brewing and tasting facility on the Rye Canyon Loop in the Valencia Industrial Center.
Highest-quality Ingredients & Stellar Staff make for a Sweet Spot
Before savoring a single bite of Xevichez's truly-exceptional sushi offerings, my husband and I already knew we were "home."
WHAT TO ORDER NOW
Get ready to laugh until you cry - for a great cause!
Fresh summer flavor is now being served!
Drink up for a good cause! (Safely!)
What Mom really wants for Mother's Day - mimosas, a great meal and no dishes!
Celebrate Spring with Easter brunch, sweet treats and more!
We're sweet on Salt Creek's new dessert menu - and more!
START YOUR ENGINES
There's having a vehicle - and then there's having the right vehicle. Ready for wheels that match your lifestyle? Here are three that are ready to coordinate with your sense of adventure and love of the road.
In SoCal, nearly every day can be "beach day," and that becomes even more accurate when you're cruising in a vehicle that seems custom made for it. Ready to feel the cool ocean breeze against your cheek, to bask in the sun, to make memories you'll cherish forever? Jump in, buckle up and cruise over for the best summer yet!
The best truck for every occasion.
Take to the road this spring and enjoy the drive in your new Jeep.
Our top-four picks for what to drive now.
Who's ready for a road trip? We've got a car for that.
ENTERTAINMENT
Presented by the Princess Cruises Community Foundation, Carousel Ranch's annual fundraiser, Heart of the West, is gearing up to be another phenomenal year.
The SCV Senior Center New Building Campaign & Carousel Ranch need your support.
Join Santa Clarita in "Saving Sebi" at the gala at TPC Valencia.
The sweetest dessert you'll treat yourself to this month comes with a tasty reward for local equestrian therapy program Carousel Ranch.
Circus Vargas presents iLUMINOUS, a new spectacular that glows in the dark coming to Westfield Valencia Town Center Wednesday, November 2 to Monday, November 7
Giddy up to the 20th Annual Heart of the West and show your support for kids' equestrian therapy!
GET OUT OF TOWN
Our guides warned us this might happen. That people might stop and stare. And the people did, which is understandable. I'd stop and stare too if I was at the bottom of a waterfall and saw someone descending from the top.
While summer's heat has evaporated our memories of California's record-setting winter in Santa Clarita, the precipitation lives on in Yosemite.
Los Alamos was one of those places that I've driven past for years. Just off Highway 101, past Buellton, but before Santa Maria, it was always on the way to somewhere else. Until now.
"Bingo!" shouted Amber as we walked along the sandy trail. My 9 year old was busy scribbling answers in her Junior Ranger Adventure Guide during our hike through the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve. A sighting of fiddleneck completed her Plants and Animals Bingo in less than a half hour.
The website says it best: "Do you really charge to pet cats? Yes. Yes we do." That's the business model of Crumbs and Whiskers, L.A.'s first cat cafe, and it's right there on the FAQ page.
Not surprisingly, there was some grumbling when we told the kids we were headed to The Arboretum. The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden is a 127-acre outdoor paradise in Arcadia that features multiple gardens, landscapes and plants from around the world.
MOVIE TIMES
This section has the movie times for the local Santa Clarita movie theaters; Edwards Valencia Grand Palace 12 and Edwards Canyon Country 10. Today's showings include Plus many more, click the link to see all of the movie times.
Santa Clarita is, in many ways, a thriving community because of the thousands of volunteers who donate time and talent to make it so.
The help you need to keep your New Year's goals going.
Confession: I have a Pinterest board dedicated to healthy cooking - but I've never actually made anything I've "pinned." That's why I was more than intrigued when I learned about Plate Therapy, an SCV-based fresh-meal delivery service that specializes in Paleo- and Whole 30-friendly foods that taste as incredible as they look. I've tried meal delivery before, with mild success. But I was never able to find the perfect balance of organic quality, peak freshness, accessible price, convenience and - the most important - flavor. That is, until I tried Plate Therapy.
Make your Next Bash One for the Record Books
Embrace the holiday spirit with these two festive classics.
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