Ameci Pizza Kitchen Coming to the Westlake Village Marketplace


Amelia S once again tipped us off of a new eatery in town (she certainly has an eye for them); this one is Ameci Pizza Kitchen coming soon to the Westlake Village Marketplace at 5776 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village.

Formerly in this space was Pieology, which closed last summer. Prior to that it was ZPizza. Music Pizza Chairs in the Conejo Valley.

The Original Pizza Cookery in Woodland Hills Announces It Will Be Relocating to Thousand Oaks

A signature item at The Pizza Cookery are their Garlic Rolls! MMmm!

A signature item at The Pizza Cookery are their Garlic Rolls! MMmm!

After 45 years in business in Woodland Hills, The Original Pizza Cookery announced via Facebook today that its lease has not been renewed and that it will be relocating to Thousand Oaks! Yes, you heard that right!

Their target date is June 1st.

Location: 75 W. Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, at the Best Western Plus Thousand Oaks Inn, in the former Camboni Restaurant that closed last October.

This is terrible news for Woodland Hills but great news for residents of the Conejo Valley!

Seven Spice Kitchen Authentic Chinese Food Now Open in Newbury Park

The former owners of Sesame Inn in Newbury Park (which is under new ownership and is still open), have opened a new eatery, Seven Spice Kitchen, at 2454 W Hillcrest Dr. #102, Newbury Park.

Seven Spice Kitchen offers authentic Chinese cuisine like Sesame Chicken, Seven Spice Fish, Beef with Jalapeños, and so on as well as special entrees, including Chinese Burger and Liangpi Zi (steamed cold noodles with spicy sauce ).

Learn more at

Jack in the Box Coming Soon to The Village at Newbury Park Near Lowe's, LA Fitness


The “coming soon” sign is up for the new Jack in the Box that is being constructed at The Village at Newbury Park, northwest corner of Academy Drive and Grande Vista Drive.. Job openings are posted at The Jack in the Box will be located directly across the parking lot from LA Fitness.

Other businesses as we know include Lowe’s as well as Farmer Boys (quick serve eatery) and Autozone.

Other local area Jack in the Box locations for those who cannot wait for this new store to open include Thousand Oaks, Camarillo (2), Moorpark, Simi Valley (2) and so on.

Grand Opening of Dave & Buster's Thousand Oaks on Monday, March 4, 2019

As you may have already heard, the long-anticipated Dave & Buster’s at 145 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks is set to open on Monday, March 4, 2019. Here are some details about the place:

Chicken Waffle Sliders at D&B’s

Chicken Waffle Sliders at D&B’s

  • This 32,000 square foot facility is the 15th location in California and 123rd location overall.

  • There is a sports bar with dozens of HDTVs with plenty of seating.

  • A huge portion of the space is dedicated towards arcade games. Additionally, guests can play the multiplayer virtual reality attraction featuring “Dragonfrost,” where guests will embark on the ultimate winter quest to save the kingdom, and Jurassic World VR Expedition, an interactive cinematic experience that transports players to the jungles of Isla Nubar on an epic rescue inspired by the Jurassic World film series.

  • Private event space available for any occasion, size and budget.

  • Some of the newer menu items include Ancho Caesar Lettuce Wraps, The Super Stack Burger and BBBacon Burger (featuring 3 types of bacon), Philly Cheesesteak Sliders & Goldfingers (hand-breaded chicken fingers), Green Chile Chicken Tacos, Avocado Toast with Mexican Street Corn and the 100% plant-based Impossible Burger.

Weekly Specials

  • Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-7pm and Late Night Happy Hour Sun-Thurs 10pm-close) offers half priced cocktails, $2.50 domestic pints and other specials.

  • 2 for Tuesday: $2 beers, $2 tacos & 2 free game plays (with $10 Power Card purchase)

  • Wed: Half price games all day

  • Thurs: All You Can Eat Wings + Unlimited Video Game Play for $19.99 (All Day)

Hours of operation are Sun-Thu 11am to 1am and Fri-Sat 11am to 2am.


Vegan Thyme Eatery Now Open in Newbury Park


Angie E. reported via the Conejo Valley Guide Facebook page that Vegan Thyme is “coming soon” to the Park Plaza Shopping Center at 2205 Michael Drive in Newbury Park, between Azar’s and the liquor store. Well I stopped by today, Saturday, March 2nd, and they are now open. In fact, today was their soft open.

Previous occupants of this spots were Sushi Plant and Exotic Flame. I was told that everything on their menu is dairy and meat free - noodles, Pad Thai, non-meat chicken dishes and much more.

Their phone number is 805-716-3088. Partial menu at this link.

Noi Due Trattoria Now Open in the Agoura Village Center

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Noi Due Trattoria and Pizzeria opened two weeks ago in the Agoura Village Center, 29020 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. Owner Antonio De Cicco has been involved in the restaurant industry since 1986, most recently managing Toscanova at The Commons at Calabasas.

Noi Due’s menu includes traditional Italian specialties - pasta, risotto, pizza, antipasto, salads, beef, fish and more.

Noi Due, eh? What does it mean? “The Two of Us.”

Learn more at or call 818.852.7090.

Previous occupants of this space have included Chianti Trattoria, Fabrocini’s, Reolution Speakeasy and Bistro 101.