Dining

Classics with a bit of frill served at Salt Creek Grille
 December 2, 2016  Richard Foss

Classics with a bit of frill served at Salt Creek Grille

I have had many conversations about what effect the Farm-to-Table movement has had on the way we cook, and there seems to be agreement on…

Farm to Terranea – Chef Bernard Ibarra
 November 22, 2016  Richard Foss

Farm to Terranea – Chef Bernard Ibarra

Farm to Terranea “We are venturing into uncharted waters with different flavors and textures…” — Terranea Chef Bernard Ibarra by Richard Foss Most of the…

Beach Dining – HT Grill
 November 22, 2016  Richard Foss

Beach Dining – HT Grill

A change of courses HT Grill unveils a new menu that challenges expectations. by Richard Foss I have been told by people who are experts…

The cuisine of India you didn’t know
 November 19, 2016  Richard Foss

The cuisine of India you didn’t know

  Kochi focuses on the cuisine of Southern India by Richard Foss If you ask anyone at a business seminar what they should do if…

South Bay dining news: ramen on the Redondo Boardwalk delayed, cheese store opening in Hermosa, Kogi comes to El Segundo, new Indian on 190th, a Peruvian sensation, Cozymel closes, Primo’s primo wine dinner, and more…
 November 9, 2016  Richard Foss

South Bay dining news: ramen on the Redondo Boardwalk delayed, cheese store opening in Hermosa, Kogi comes to El Segundo, new Indian on 190th, a Peruvian sensation, Cozymel closes, Primo’s primo wine dinner, and more…

by Richard Foss   Waiting Hopefully… Ramen N.A.O. opened on the Redondo Boardwalk on September 24 and got great reviews, but shuttered only two weeks later.…

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The Art of the Meal

Stripe Café creates culinary masterpieces at the PV Art Center

There is a time-honored ritual for the opening of an art gallery, and every new exhibition must bring a smile to the owners of nearby wine and cheese shops. Pity the artist who is lactose intolerant and doesn’t drink, because most of the food at their own receptions will be off limits. One local art […]

 Richard Foss

Il canto Italiani [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Il canto Italiani [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Chef Aliaga’s in-house pastas and sausages and co-owner Lou Giovanetti voice make for magical meals

Chef Aliaga’s in-house pastas and sausages and co-owner Lou Giovanetti voice make for magical meals

 Richard Foss

Restoration in Old Town [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Restoration in Old Town [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Former Bouchon Chef Camden Hershberger opens a lively new bistro in Torrance

by Richard Foss The word restaurant comes from a French term meaning “I restore you,” and while that presumably refers to restoring hungry people to happy fullness it can be applied more broadly. A thriving restaurant can also restore life to a neighborhood, benefitting not only the proprietors but neighboring businesses that get more foot […]

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