Dining

Paisano’s, a classic NYC pizzeria, is a South Bay mainstay
 August 18, 2016  Richard Foss

Paisano’s, a classic NYC pizzeria, is a South Bay mainstay

by Richard Foss You don’t have to have lived in the South Bay very long to realize how completely our restaurant scene has changed. I…

South Bay Dining News: Korean powerhouse Kang Hodong Baekjeong comes to Torrance, Hey 19’s numerological specials, Chez Melange’s special dinner, and more…
 August 11, 2016  Mark McDermott

South Bay Dining News: Korean powerhouse Kang Hodong Baekjeong comes to Torrance, Hey 19’s numerological specials, Chez Melange’s special dinner, and more…

by Richard Foss One More Down on 190th… Jimmy’s Sports Bar opened in a location that had devoured many restaurants, a high-profile spot with awkward…

On point: Craft Shack by Simmzy’s, at The Point in El Segundo, perfects the formula for casual beach-going fare [RESTAURANT REVIEW]
 August 11, 2016  Richard Foss

On point: Craft Shack by Simmzy’s, at The Point in El Segundo, perfects the formula for casual beach-going fare [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

by Richard Foss The upscaling of fast food is one of the defining food trends of the last decade, and like most trends it has…

RESTAURANT REVIEW – King’s Cove
 July 31, 2016  Richard Foss

RESTAURANT REVIEW – King’s Cove

We were halfway through lunch when I was transfixed by an astonishing display of grace and athleticism. An ice dancer glided across the rink in…

A La Carte Column – South Bay Dining News
 July 31, 2016  Richard Foss

A La Carte Column – South Bay Dining News

  Thai Tani Tenant Talks… Chris Davidson, owner of Mama D’s, has confirmed that he is in at the former Thai Tani space on PCH…

 Mark McDermott

South Bay Dining News: El Indio’s end, Buffalo Fire Department’s last call, Marsatta’s arrival, Craft Shack’s opening, Bite at the Beach, and more…

South Bay Dining News: El Indio’s end, Buffalo Fire Department’s last call, Marsatta’s arrival, Craft Shack’s opening, Bite at the Beach, and more…

by Richard Foss A Redondo Tradition Ends… The original El Indio lasted 65 years, the revamped El Indio Kitchen only six months. The renovated interior was much nicer, the idea of adding some modern and health-conscious items praiseworthy, but the execution of the new menu was inconsistent. During the time they were closed their clientele […]

 Richard Foss

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

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

by Richard Foss 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 in white armor kept obeying his orders despite the fact that they must have had much higher insurance premiums as a consequence. (Somehow the Empire doesn’t seem […]

 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

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 if you enjoyed their food I hope you stopped in recently and had some. You won’t have any more chances, because they closed on June 22 after over 25 years […]

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