The Sundial

Review: LA Lasagna Co.

LA lasagna Co. is renown for their classic namesake dish. Photo: Jake Fredericks / Copy Editor

Jake Fredericks

February 6, 2014

Lasagna is one of the few Italian recipes that has undergone minimal change over its extensive lifetime adorning menus worldwide, and rightly so. It has not been sullied by the hands of would-be chefs seeking to carve their name in culinary history by bastardizing a classic dish. Instead, lasagna has emerged as a survivor of American haute...

Joyce’s Coffee Shop provides cheap breakfast food for those on a tight budget

Ashley Soley-Cerro

May 12, 2011

Eating on a budget is important to most college students, and Joyce’s Coffee Shop makes it easy. While the busy city bustles around CSUN, Joyce’s provides Northridge with a small neighborhood feel, so people of all ages can get away from the hectic city vibe and enjoy a quality cup of coffee served...

Fabs Hot Dogs offers delicious franks from all over

Khara Huberman

May 5, 2011

The first visual customers will notice when walking into the casual mustard-yellow and ketchup-red themed hot dog stand is its enticing house specialty dogs menu. Fab Hot Dogs offers 23 house specials, many of which are inspired by regional versions of gourmet meaty wieners in a bun. The restaurant’...

O!burger offers a delicious taste of organic

Brian De Los Santos

April 21, 2011

The concoction of toasted or grilled buns, juicy red tomatoes, freshly cut lettuce, onions, ketchup, mustard and, most importantly, a beef patty, is recognized as the all-American food staple. O!burger accomplishes the savory task in a fresh way: everything they serve is strictly organic and all-n...

Adagio Ristorante offers a real taste of Italy

Natalie Estrada

March 24, 2011

With a wide assortment of stores and restaurants, Ventura Boulevard is one of San Fernando Valley’s primary thoroughfares. While driving down this busy boulevard, you might miss the opportunity to enjoy hearty, homemade Italian food, if you don’t know where to look. Concealed among storefronts and neon signs on Ventura Boulevard,...

Formal vegetarian dining in Granada Hills

Kristin Hugo

March 17, 2011

If you’re concerned with healthy habits while eating out, check out Vegetable Delight, the vegetarian restaurant in Granada Hills. Vegetable Delight is a quiet vegetarian restaurant with vegan options, which includes noodles, soup and several protein substitutions. Whether you’re conscio...

Dos Arbolitos review

Christiaan Patterson

March 3, 2011

In Southern California, Mexican food is a favorite among residents and outsiders. Restaurants pop up in all sorts of places, which make it difficult to decide where to go. Dos Arbolitos, in Northridge, provides tasty food in a relaxing environment. For a reasonable price, this restaurant provides d...

Sweetsalt Food Shop keeps it simple and sincere

Elano Pizzicarola

February 17, 2011

The afternoon lunch rush in Toluca Lake leaves most of Sweetsalt’s tables occupied, while customers of all ages chat it up. The Sweetsalt eatery eatery boasts the type of humble decor one may find in Marmalade Café. The walls are colored eggshell white, while sunlight bursts in through the fron...

Get your caffeine fix at Barclays

Ashley Soley-Cerro

February 4, 2011

Not many places could be considered both an ideal study location and date spot, but with the wide variety of delicious beverages, eclectic décor, and friendly service at Barclays Coffee & Tea Co., this coffee shop beats out every coffee chain in the San Fernando Valley in taste, atmosphere, and...

Finding a little piece of home at Brent’s Deli

Natalie Estrada

February 4, 2011

Stained-glass windows and countless welcome signs invite you into what feels like Grandma’s kitchen. The smell of home-cooked food draws you in and the display of delicious-looking desserts catches your eye. But wait, where’s Grandma? Suddenly you realize you are at Brent’s Delicates...

Classic comfort food for the soul

Geraldine Marquez

March 4, 2010

.As I opened the doors to the Golden Bird, the aroma of fresh baked biscuits quickly caught my attention. When I walked into the restaurant I noticed a big yellow sign on the front window that read “10 Piece Chicken: Legs, Thighs, and Wings, $7.99.” Then, once I was inside and looked at the menu...

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