Farm-to-Table Dining Experience to Debut at The Event 2016

As part of its 5th anniversary celebration, The Event, a fundraiser for the Las Virgenes Unified School District is connecting the community in a whole new way this year. On May 21st, from 5-11 p.m., at Calabasas City Hall, around 1,000 guests will convene for tastings from premier local restaurants and wineries, socialize in a […]

Healthy Cooking With Chef Lala: Recipe For Healthy Kids School Lunches

by Chef Lala Parents often feel helpless over what their kids eat at school. Here are a few tips to help you take some control. Find out what choices your kids have so that you can help them make good choices. Don’t assume your school provides a healthy lunch. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine […]

Healthy Cooking With Chef Lala: Cinnamon Apple Pancakes for Mother’s Day

by Chef Lala I remember as a child, along with my two sisters and brother, making my mom pancakes and taking it to her in bed on Mother’s Day. My son, Maddox, has adopted the tradition by creating his and my favorite Mother’s Day breakfast. Cinnamon Apple Pancakes 13/4 cups pancake mix 1/4 teaspoon ground […]

Healthy Cooking With Chef Lala: Refreshing Quinoa Salad

by Chef Lala As you walk the grocery aisle, there are more and more examples of colorful produce that is usually grown in spring and summer time. Fruits and vegetables of all colors are ready for the taking and ready to be experimented with. Quinoa Salad is a great dish to create either as a […]

Healthy Cooking With Chef Lala: Fajitas de Pollo

by Chef Lala You may love the hearty flavors of the fajita, but have you ever wondered where the dish comes from? The origins of the the fajita, a shortened term for little strips of meat cut from the faja or beef skirt, dates back to the 1930s in the ranch lands of West and South Texas. When a […]

Flavorful 9021Pho Comes to 91362

Traditional French Vietnamese flavors meet California cuisine at 9021Pho, newly opened at The Lakes in Thousand Oaks. This is the fifth restaurant opened by chef Kimmy Tang, who named her business for the zip code of  her first location in Beverly Hills. Conejo Valley Happening sat down to chat with Tang, who tries to hit […]