SHOP & DINE: Retail Moves and Sales, Plus Restaurant News in Studio City

There's enough to keep you busy all weekend — and end up with a brunch, pizza or a wine pairing dinner to wind down.

This week is full of sales, new store openings and relocations. Also, check out a very special dining event, a new brunch stop, and the expansion of one great pizza joint.

is having a Vietti Wine Dinner on Monday, September 12. Enjoy a 5-course dinner and wine-pairing with wines from Italy’s Vietti family. Featuring Roasted Veal with Tuna Sauce, Traditional Piemontese Ravioli, Red Wine and Radicchio Risotto, Red Wine-Braised Angus Sirloin, Potted Vanilla Cream with Local Strawberries. Cost: $85 (includes wine-pairing). 3737 Cahuenga Boulevard,  Studio City. Reservations: (818) 985-7337 or www.opentable.com.

  has added Saturday and Sunday brunch to its meal repertoire from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. both days. Choose from standard breakast fare to more creative dishes such as homemade cinnamon rolls, salmon hash with poached eggs, spinach and goat cheese omelette and a traditional eggs benedict. The real deal is the $5.95 Bottomless Mimosa with freshly squeezed OJ.

 recently opened its second location around the bend toward Universal City in the Lankershim/Ventura strip mall. Get it by the slice or the pie. The pizza is super thin and the eggplant pizza is a must-try. There's salads, sandwiches and pastas too. 11946 Ventura Blvd. (818-358-2233) and 10604 Ventura Blvd. (818-762-2335).

After nearly 20 years located at Studio City’s Coldwater Curve, is moving to Westfield Sherman Oaks across from See’s Candy, and next to the soon to open, Michael Kors. Bits, Pieces and Leaves is now having a must-see blow-out sale of furniture and home decor for up to 75% off. The move is set for two weeks, so hurry in to get the best selection.

Newly opened on the Curve is Chateau Chinoiserie Foot and Body Massage, which replaced Marlow. It's the counterpart of the adjacent, Chinois Beaute Bar, and is described as a  "Victorian style Body & Foot massage 'palace'" with services including  full-body Swedish, Deep Tissue, Acupressure, Hot Stone, and  Reflexology. Facials start at $30 for 30 minutes. Shoulder and neck massages are $20 and full body starts at $50. 

A few doors down on the Curve is which continues their summer sale for up to 80% off.

Do your nails need a little TLC? is having $1 special events through September. Gel color is $1 per finger on a first come, first serve basis through September 10; Nail Art is $1 per finger September 11-30; Mani/Pedi $1 per nail and toe; Get a polish change of advanced treatment free with purchase of one OPI nail lacquer.

has officially moved from its Ventura Blvd location to 5213 Lankershim Blvd in NoHo (818) 509-0705. Expect an even larger selection of fashions from American, European, Asian and local designers. Hours are  Mon-Sat: 11a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun: noon to 5 p.m.

, Studio City's ultimate jean shop,recently opened a second location in Calabasas in the shopping center across from the Calabasas Commons.

Check out sales from Whitsett to Laurel Canyon at , , , and .

is having a 20% off sale on designer eyeglass frames.

Over on Tujunga, , , and are all having sales.

Go north to Magnolia on the edge of Studio City (west of Whitsett) and check out Lucky You Resale's  "HAPPY HOUR" every Thursday from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. There's wine and cheese, plus 25% - 50% off the whole store.  Also, next Saturday, September 17, turn your old, unwanted broken gold, silver and platinum into cash at a Gold Party from 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. 12441 Magnolia Ave., Valley Village.


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