Meet, Eat, Ride
An eating and cycling enclave in Calabasas
Widely known as the hometown of the Kardashians and Justin Bieber, Calabasas also serves as a stopover for bicyclists navigating the curving Santa Monica Mountains. Set on a tree-lined street in Old Town Calabasas, newcomer restaurant-cum-bicycle shop Pedalers Fork serves as a refuge for both foodies and bikers. (Kourtney?s already stopped by.)
Cycling friends and entrepreneurs Robbie Schaeffer and Tim Rettele have designed the open-air space to include expansive windows, an open kitchen and reclaimed wood chairs and tables. The menu is sourced from local farms and offers breakfast (standouts include shakshouka, a Middle Eastern dish with poached eggs, harissa broth, spring onion, chickpea, spinach and kale on whole wheat pita, $14), lunch (we love the Mediterranean-style quinoa burger with fava-bean hummus, feta and cucumber, $11) and dinner (pan-roasted chicken breast with sweet potato waffle, lacinato kale and red-wine date sauce ($20).
But what of the bikes? Well, two-wheeler repairs are done alongside handmade $3,000 titanium bikes, which are for sale in the attached Moots Cycles shop. Ask about recommended biking day trips and plan your adventure over a cappuccino with micro-foamed milk from the 10 Speed Coffee café.
Pedalers Fork, 23504 Calabasas Rd., Calabasas; 818-225-8231 or pedalersfork.com