Our Ventura Blvd - Our Ventura Blvd April 2017

Safir Schools Diners With Persian Lunch Buffet

Fill your plate with Persian specialities at Safir. [Joshua Lurie]For people unfamiliar with Persian cuisine, or people who just like a great value, Safir Mediterranean Cuisine offers daily lunch buffet starting at 11:45 a.m. in Woodland Hills featuring a large swath of the lunch menu for just $11.99 per person. Safir has been located in back corner of Winnetka Square…

Krimsey’s One-Of-A-Kind Cajun Food in NoHo

You won’t find jambalaya like Krimsey’s jambalaya. [Joshua Lurie]Krimsey’s is a uniquely flavorful vegan Cajun restaurant, supposedly the “world’s first,” which Baton Rouge native Kristen “Krimsey” Ramsey opened to start March in the back corner of a strip mall at busy intersection of Coldwater Canyon and Victory boulevards. Cajun jambalaya is a well-spiced rice dish loaded with two types of vegan…

Portland Legend Voodoo Doughnut Lands at Universal CityWalk

Grape Ape sports vanilla frosting, grape dust and lavender sprinkles. [Joshua Lurie]Looking for a fun place to take the kids or relive your youth? Voodoo Doughnut is the kooky but compelling Portland doughnut shop from Kenneth “Cat Daddy” Pogson and Tres Shannon that left Anthony Bourdain longing for more on No Reservations. They opened branches in Eugene, Denver and Austin…

INTRO Chef’s Table and Art Gallery, debuts in North Hollywood.

Part mix and mingle, part gourmet dining, a new chic supper club offers a unique experience in the Valley.

Written by Joshua Lurie Along Lankershim Boulevard, streetlamps guide the way to the brick-walled entrance to Evolution Dance Studio. Enter and you won’t see lithe bodies practicing pirouettes. Instead you’ll discover what essentially looks like an art gallery with brick walls, exposed wood beams, and a 24-foot King’s table sporting rosemary sprigs and candles. Jazz and ragtime music plays. Welcome…

The Situation Room Experience at the Ronald Reagan Museum & Library

Trey Alsup spent months combing through historical archives, documenting, detail-by-detail, of one of the most famous calamities in American history. The result: a new, amazingly life-like simulated experience at the Ronald Reagan Museum & Library.

“The Situation Room Experience” at the Reagan Library offers students a view of what it’s like to be at the core of a crisis at the White House.