If you’re in the valley and searching for a trendy and sophisticated hangout for the evening, head to Rocco’s Tavern in Studio City. This rapidly expanding Los Angeles rendezvous is located on Ventura Boulevard at Whitsett Avenue. Rocco’s Tavern is open for lunch, dinner, drinks, and late night fare daily. Their menu is full of Italian favorites and they have a full bar along with 20 beers on tap, more in bottles, and a respectable wine list. Rocco’s has both indoor and outdoor patio seating accompanied by a mixture of bar stools, booths, and tables. The décor is simple yet modern with its cherry wood floors, bar, chairs and tables, and multiple plasma screens on which to view the latest sports events.