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

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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 nowhiring.com/bromley. 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. www.jackinthebox.com

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:

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  • 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.

www.daveandbusters.com/locations/thousand-oaks

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Vegan Thyme Eatery Now Open in Newbury Park

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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 noiduetrattoria.com or call 818.852.7090.

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

Black Bear Diner Coming Later This Year to Simi Valley

Update 3/2/19: Carol Ames submitted the photo below, showing construction preparations at 2022 First Street.

Progress!? Carol Ames submitted this photo of some action 2022 First Street, Simi Valley recently.

Progress!? Carol Ames submitted this photo of some action 2022 First Street, Simi Valley recently.

UPDATE 2/17/19 - Well, it’s taking longer than originally anticipated and there’s no date, but Black Bear Diner still appears to be opening at some point in Simi Valley. blackbeardiner.com/locations-coming-soon

Originally posted 5/28/18:

Founded in 1995, Black Bear Diner is a fast-growing family restaurant serving home-style comfort food classics at over 110 locations. It will be opening a location at First Street and Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley this year. Nearest locations are currently in Tarzana and Santa Clarita.

Breakfast is served all day, including omelettes and scrambles, classic 2-egg combos like chicken fried steak and thick-cut smoked bacon, pancakes, waffles and French toast and other items. Lunch includes burgers, sandwiches, salads and other specialties. Dinner items include a number of down home favorites like Housemade Meatloaf and Slow-Cooked Pot Roast, steaks, chicken and waffle, etc.

Learn more at blackbeardiner.com.

The founders of Black Bear Diner tell their story.

Made in Italy Italian Deli & Bistro Opening in Westlake Village on Monday, March 4th

Update 3/1/19: They have announced they will be opening on Monday, March 4th

Update 2/18/19: Grand opening planned for tomorrow delayed due to plumbing issue.. Still hoping for this week. Updates at www.facebook.com/madeinitalybistro.

Update 2/5/19: Opening February 19th. www.madeinitalybistro.com

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Originally posted 12/26/18:

Straight from Italy himself, Antonio Sessa will be opening Made in Italy Italian Deli & Bistro sometime in early February 2019 in the North Ranch Mall at 3825 E. Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Westlake Village. This was previously the home of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, which closed its doors in September 2017., sandwiched (so to speak) between the recently opened Mythpoint Bistro and Western Bagel.

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Peet's Coffee Opening Location at North Ranch Mall in Westlake Village

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Amelia S pointed out that a new Peet’s Coffee is being built at the North Ranch Mall, 3955 E. Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Westlake Village, next to BJ’s in the former home of GameStop (and a long time ago, this was Oak Tree West Deli).

No word at this point on a specific grand opening date. They are currently accepting applications at www.peets.com/join-peets.