Blaze Pizza, the chain known for its build-your-own pies, is opening a new location in Canoga Park on Wednesday. To celebrate, the restaurant is giving away free pizzas Thursday at the new location. From 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., anyone who follows Blaze Pizza on
Komodo is celebrating the first anniversary of its Venice location with $1 tacos Saturday and Sunday. All of the restaurant's classic taco menu will be priced at $1, including the Komodo 2.0, made with seared top sirloin steak, jalapeño aioli and Southwest corn salad; the Fish n' Grapes taco with deep-fried Alaskan cod, Concord grapes, roasted almonds and sour cream salad; and the Blazin' Shrimp, made with spicy Singaporean-style shrimp, sour cream salad and cilantro. The specially priced tacos are dine-in only and limited to 10 per person. 235 Main St., Venice, (310) 255-6742, www.komodofood.com/.