The Oaks Grille, TPC Valencia's hidden public gem residing within the country clubhouse's well-appointed walls, is a study in contradictions. It is both rustic and regal. A part of a community steeped in tradition while on the forefront of a culinary farm-to-table movement, The Oaks Grille offers comfort food with refined presentation. On one point, however, there is no division. The ambience is impeccable; the food, incredible.
Bake You Happy first landed on my radar during an epic toddler meltdown in Barnes & Noble. As I scurried the offending child outside, my parenting-book-approved skills devolved into, "See that super-pretty store on the other side of the parking lot? They sell cupcakes! Mommy will buy you one if you're quiet for 10 minutes."
"I can't wait to see you! Let's do dinner," said my West LA-based friend last year. Tentatively I replied. "Do you want to come out here to the SCV, or should I come to you?" There are few things more uncomfortable than having a friend explain that your hometown is not the Mecca of culinary cuisine. Now, with Sake Bistro & Sushi open in Valencia, I finally had a reason to avoid LA traffic - and prices. Promising that she'd dine on incredible dishes that put even LA's best to shame, I convinced her to make the drive up.
The click-clack of Manolo Blahniks announces the arrival of another "girl posse," one of Sabor Cocina Mexicana's most loyal demographics. The well-dressed women settle into a comfortable, yet finely-appointed booth and sip on Skinny Girl margaritas while enjoying a decadent appetizer of gossip and laughter.
We asked four local chef's to share a few of their motivation, thier favorites and the secrets to thier success...
In defiance of the looming recession and perhaps even conventional wisdom, The Kona Crisp opened its doors on July 5 of last year. Since then, the restaurant has found many fans in Santa Clarita by offering top-quality Hawaiian BBQ at affordable prices. A couple of friends and I stopped by on a Saturday afternoon to try The Kona Crisp for ourselves.
Yummy summer salads, date night treats and seasonal eats are on our "must try" list.
Bust out the beer steins, people. Cool craft beers, plus where to take Mom for Mother's Day, are in this issue.
Who's hungry? We have the yummiest options for every meal of the day, including holiday-season-only specials that will get you humming Christmas carols.
Great food, Great fun, Great finds! There are so many reasons to Eat, Drink & Play in Santa Clarita, and they are all featured here!
Delightful eats, decadent drinks and lots of fun-filled events fill Santa Clarita this month...
Get the dish on SCV dining! With new menus, better deals, fab flavors and great adventures - there are always so many reasons to Eat, Drink & Play in Santa Clarita!