12345 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
You can pay your respects to authors with boozy pasts at The Village in Studio City, a chic gastropub whipping up specialty drinks like The Rum Diary (rum, Applejack, maple syrup, lemon, orange, and peppermint) and Churchill (Armagnac, orange brandy, egg white, raw agave, and nutmeg). Built-ins holding books and wine bottles and a long black banquette allow you to sip them in style. Be sure to pair your drink with an inventive pizza hot out of the oven on the retractable-roofed patio, or one of the various small plates on the menu, like Brussels sprouts, jalapeño mac & cheese, and Tuscan kale salad.