Friday, August 24, 2007

Moroccan Dinner

FoodGroup LA travels to the San Fernando Valley on September 22 for a lively Moroccan dinner. Simon's Cafe serves a small but well-prepared selection of Moroccan and Mediterranean dishes. Enjoy moist lamb tagine, flaky chicken bastilla covered in almonds and powdered sugar, and a delectable Couscous Royale with standout merguez sausage.

When: Saturday, September 22 at 6pm
Where: Simon's Cafe
4515 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, 91403

Directions: Simon's Cafe is on Sepulveda Blvd just past the Ventura exit off the 405 freeway and a block and a half south of the Sherman Oaks Galleria. Turn on Dickens St toward 405 freeway to reach rear parking lot.
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Thursday, August 9, 2007

Nyala Ethiopian Restaurant

Last month's delicious and pleasant pan-African lunch naturally leads FoodGroup to want to continue the exploration of the African continent with a visit to Ethiopia. Ethiopia is one of the world's oldest civilizations and boasts a unique, flavorful cuisine. You'll love the pancake-like injera, the fragrant stews and well-spiced vegetables. For great company and a delicious lunch, come to Nyala Ethiopian Restaurant on Sunday, August 19.

When: Sunday, August 19 at 2pm
Where: Nyala Restaurant, 1076 South Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles CA 90019
Directions: Nyala Restaurant is on the east side of Fairfax Ave. between Pico Blvd. and Olympic Blvd.
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Parking is available on residential side streets and at metered spaces on Fairfax Ave.