Residents of the Fox Hills neighborhood rely mainly on chain restaurants and fast food for their dining needs when in the immediate area, but a few unique restaurants do show up, especially in corporate
parks and shopping areas. Locals also head west to Marina del Rey for more festive dining.
Stop in at California Roll and Sushi for sashimi and tempura, and get a free bowl of miso soup while you wait. Locals love the caterpillar roll and teriyaki chicken roll.
The Patio Cafe on Uplander Way has a long list of fans from nearby office buildings and businesses. Grab a workday lunch here, and you'll find yourself satisfied with Korean-fusion fare like bulgogi burgers and kimchi fried rice. If you're a fan of French fries, don't miss Mama Lee's huge order of perfectly cooked fries.
One of the favorite quick-serve experiences in Fox Hills shows up at the Fox Hills Mall, where Stone Oven wins over diners with its fresh-baked bread used to create sandwiches like the Santa Fe hot ham, which is filled with ham, cheese, crispy onion strings, bacon and avocado. The chicken, walnut and blue cheese salad comes with a full piece of the amazing bread on the side.
Just across Interstate 405, in the Howard Hughes Center, you'll find Dave & Buster's, a neighborhood hangout for singles and families alike. Grab a sophisticated cocktail or a beer from this busy sports bar and shoot a few games of pool or go wild at the enormous arcade.
Locals who love dive bars head north to the Scarlet Lady Saloon on Sepulveda Boulevard. Karaoke, trivia nights, big-screen TVs and generous pours keep locals coming back to this fun haunt. Live music occasionally livens up the scene on weekend nights.