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  1. Coming Soon
    Itzik Hagadol Bringing Its Authentic Israeli Eats To Canon DriveThe Tel Aviv restaurant is known for its serious spread of salads and organic grill items.
  2. Openings
    Sabzee Mediterranean Market Opens in EncinoThe new supermarket calls itself a “one-stop Greek, Persian, Indian, Russian, Israeli, and Middle Eastern grocery store.”
  3. Empire Building
    Gyoro Gyoro Goes for Giant Expansion PlansEncino, Palm Springs and Downtown Will Get Gyoro Gyoro Izakayas
  4. Empire Building
    Sushi Stop Takes Over Sawtelle’s New Japan, Also Opening in The ValleyThe new restaurant will combine the best of both eateries and will even be called “New Japan by Sushi Stop.”
  5. Empire Building
    Darya Has a New Little Sister in EncinoEncino’s Sadaf serves traditional Persian, along with a few new twists on the cuisine.
  6. Mediavore
    Eating Grilled Bat; Encino Restaurants Awash in ‘A’ RatingsThe winged marsupials might just be “the single worst thing” one man has ever eaten.
  7. Openings
    You Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated: Kebab and Pasta Share Space at Cafe SorrentoCould doner panini and kebab cacciatore be in our future?
  8. Coming Soon
    Where to Eat Indian Street Food Without The Near-Death ExperienceStreets of India Cafe will reproduce the subcontinent’s spread of popular roadside vegetarian eats.
  9. Empire Building
    El Mariachi Coming to Ventura Blvd.Armando and Fernando Lopez will focus on grilled meats from Northern Mexico and live entertainment.
  10. Mediavore
    Starbucks Changes Its Logo; Food Trucks Robbed in KTownAfter 40 years, the coffee company is entitled to a mid-life crisis.
  11. Coming Soon
    Encino Is Getting An Even More Gangster Prohibition Bar Than North HollywoodThis one uses Godfather font and an AK in its logo, and could be scarier than Troyka.
  12. Empire Building
    Fro-Yo Franchises Frootsii and Blizz Expanding to Ventura Blvd.Pinkberry might be taking a licking, but it’s not stopping its competition from spreading to SoCal.
  13. Openings
    Trattoria Farfalla Expands to Encino; Venecian Pizza and Pasta Opens In MarThe Italian invasion continues.
  14. Empire Building
    Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop Opens in Encino, This MondayWill a Delaware sandwich chain really change our lives as promised?
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    Akasha Lounges on the Weekends; Bar Marmont’s Menu Feels Fall InspirationBar Marmont adds fall menu dishes and Akasha starts a new lounge in its bakery.
  16. Truckin’
    Food Trucks Flood The Westside; Coolhaus Teams with Baby’sMost of the popular food trucks are headed west today for lunch.
  17. The Other Critics
    Tavern Disappoints Irene; Lamb Skin Amuse Delights at Ning JieLamb-skin apps are hotter than Goin’s starters this week.