WHY Wonderful sandwiches (turkey meatloaf, pressed chicken, bacon and brie), lots of prepared salads (the tarragon chicken is particularly good), elegant cheese and charcuterie platters and famed cupcakes.
WHAT Originally a caterer, Joan McNamara gradually expanded her business into a café, gourmet market and upscale takeout operation, and each facet has met with tremendous success. From the picnic baskets to the the office lunches to the daily takeout dinner entrées, Joan’s food is uniformly excellent. The east Valley is now celebrating that Joan’s is finally open in Studio City, at 12059 Ventura Place.
WHO Chic women picking up a few things for a dinner party, and friends meeting for lunch, including a fair number of famous folks.