Dining

The rebellion isn’t beginning at Rebel Republic Social House, and that’s just fine [RESTAURANT REVIEW]
 June 30, 2016  Richard Foss

The rebellion isn’t beginning at Rebel Republic Social House, and that’s just fine [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Try imagining what Star Wars would have been like with Darth Vader as the hero. He must have been, to somebody, because all those guys…

South Bay Dining News: goodbye to Thani Thai, Lou’s On the Hill’s abrupt closure, Suburbia in Riviera Village, Celebrate Wellness and Jimmy Miller galas
 June 24, 2016  Richard Foss

South Bay Dining News: goodbye to Thani Thai, Lou’s On the Hill’s abrupt closure, Suburbia in Riviera Village, Celebrate Wellness and Jimmy Miller galas

by Richard Foss  Last Day Of A Landmark… Thai Thani was the oldest Thai restaurant in the South Bay and beloved by our readers, and…

Frida defies expectations [RESTAURANT REVIEW]
 June 23, 2016  Richard Foss

Frida defies expectations [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Authentic Mexican cuisine comes to the Del Amo Fashion Center I have expectations for good Mexican restaurants, and for mall Mexican restaurants, and there isn’t…

Rock’n Fish keeps on rockin’ [RESTAURANT REVIEW]
 June 16, 2016  Richard Foss

Rock’n Fish keeps on rockin’ [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

by Richard Foss One of the advantages for a restaurant decorated in classic motifs is that it ages gracefully. That which isn’t in fashion when…

Yellow Fever has style and flavor to burn [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Yellow Fever has style and flavor to burn [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

by Richard Foss If I tell you that there’s a restaurant in Torrance that has been featured in an article for Interior Design magazine, you’ll…

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SMALL BUSINESS – Torrance Brewing Supply keeps local brewers going, beer flowing

SMALL BUSINESS – Torrance Brewing Supply keeps local brewers going, beer flowing

by William Foss Have you ever seen something you never knew existed, and decided you  needed it immediately?  That’s what happened to Daniel Teruya, and it led to a new career. Teruya worked at Boeing in Torrance, and had gone out with friends for dinner in Long Beach.  Next to the restaurant was a business […]

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The Bountiful Bistro: The rustic feel and finely executed meals at Tin Roof have made it a local treasure [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

The Bountiful Bistro: The rustic feel and finely executed meals at Tin Roof have made it a local treasure [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

by Richard Foss Thanks to friends who live in far-flung cities but travel through LA occasionally, I have much experience at arranging a flying visit. Six hour layover between flights for someone who wants to visit three ethnic groceries and still have time for a leisurely dinner? Can do. With eight hours I can squeeze […]

 Richard Foss

South Bay Dining News: BBQ coming to Redondo Beach harbor, El Gringo Kantina comes to El Segundo, South Bay Beer & Wine Festival Sunday, new Thai in Torrance, and more

Dealing From A New Deck… Rebel Republic Social House is open in Riviera Village, and they’re serving both indoors and from the first of the new “dining decks” to open for business. The feel on those decks is very much like a porch or patio, with rustic wood benches and an astroturf-covered floor. According to […]

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