Goodbye Mélisse, Tacos Por Favor, Izzy's Deli, and Cafe Provence. Hello Bistro Garden, Sushi Nozawa, Skaf's Grill, and Carnitas Michoacán.
Yes, that's right, this chowhound is picking up and leaving Santa Monica and the Westside to head for Sushi Gulch, from which he came.
I look forward to posting about the chowy goodness of the eastern San Fernando Valley. The Valley holds 60% of the population of the City of Los Angeles and, one might presume, 60% of its great chow finds.
If you don't hear from me for a while it's because getting decent Internet access is proving to be difficult up there (dial up does not count!) but I /will/ be back...we're moving toward the end of the month so I'll be around for a bit.