Posted on January 5, 2017 by Conejo Valley
New year, new you, right? Good news is we are kicking off 2017 with Restaurant Month and are giving you a list of delicious, different and even daunting dishes to expand your tastebuds and push your culinary limits. We’ve worked with the chefs of four local restaurants to highlight some dishes for those seeking something healthy, ethnic, comforting or wild. Check out the options below and let us know which one you’re most excited to taste!
Treehouse Tavern & Grill
29008 Agoura Rd. Agoura Hills, CA 91301
We’re starting this list off with some classic Tennessee Style Hot Wings. Treehouse Tavern & Grill is one of the newest local hot spots, and they aim to breath new life into one of Agoura Hills’ most historic locations by bringing live music and delicious food to the people of Conejo Valley.
These hot wings may look simple, but they pack a tasty punch. Serve ’em up with ranch and hot wing sauce, and you’ve got yourself a plate of chicken you can’t resist.
Ingredients: Rub for chicken (cayenne, chili powder, garlic, brown sugar, paprika), flour, salt, pepper, hot wings sauce (tobacco, garlic, butter, chili powder, cayenne), buttermilk
322 W. Hillcrest Dr. (lower level, The Oaks Mall). Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
DeLiteFul makes it easy to stick to your New Year’s resolutions with mindfully created menus. Every ingredient, from the salt on the tables to the liquid in your glass and the food on your plate, is cultivated in a sustainable and kind way. DeLiteFul boasts no added sugar, no artificial ingredients and no chemical additives. How’s that for wellness?
The dish that’s one of our faves is the Spaghetti Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles. It’s hearty and filling without all the bad stuff that will ruin your New Year’s resolutions.
Ingredients: Ground chicken, spices (black pepper, cumin, cinnamon, paprika), zucchini noodles
720 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Thousand Oaks, CA 93160
Himalaya in Thousand Oaks is genuinely one of those hidden gems that you would never know is there unless a friend recommended it to you. And we are recommending it to you! The Nepalese dishes served here are are made with traditional recipes and ingredients, and will have you feeling like you just took a trip around the world just for dinner.
Ingredients: White basmati rice, zucchini, bell peppers (red, green, yellow), carrots, onions, tomatoes, cauliflower, chicken, mango chutney, naan, lentils (yellow and orange), Curry sauce (cumin, chili, coriander, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, salt, mixed veggie spice)
Twisted Oak Tavern
30105 Agoura Rd. Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Okay, we know this one might be a little scary, but the Hogzilla dish at Twisted Oak Tavern is seriously delicious! Twisted Oak brings a modern take on the traditional tavern along with a brewery producing their very own craft beers on site. This is the cool place you’d go to grab a beer with your buddies and maybe dine on a whole roasted pigs head. That’s a normal Friday night, right?
Ingredients: Roasted pig’s head, bibb lettuce, pickled vegetables, grilled lemons, cold vermicelli (rice noodles), house spicy hoisin sauce, brine (garlic, thyme, fennel, peppercorn, cinnamon, salt, sugar)