Dining

Dumpling mania Restaurant in Torrance
 April 26, 2017  Teri Marin

Dumpling mania Restaurant in Torrance

by Richard Foss As you stroll past trendy clothing stores on the upper floor of the Del Amo Mall, you find yourself looking at an…

Empanadas on Artesia, Brew destination in El Segundo, Proud Bird taking wing, and dining events
 April 19, 2017  Richard Foss

Empanadas on Artesia, Brew destination in El Segundo, Proud Bird taking wing, and dining events

The opening of The Empanada Shop on Artesia last week gives everyone a new problem, namely where to eat them. There’s no space inside the…

Style and Substance
 April 18, 2017  Richard Foss

Style and Substance

What are you paying for when you go to a restaurant? It’s more than the cost of the ingredients and the salaries of the staff,…

BEER BROS: A Bouzy devotion, The South Bay’s original gastropub celebrates local craft beer with a series of BBQs
 April 11, 2017  Eddie Solt

BEER BROS: A Bouzy devotion, The South Bay’s original gastropub celebrates local craft beer with a series of BBQs

by Ed Solt Eight years ago, Chez Melange founder Michael Franks moved his restaurant to a new spot down the street in the Riviera Village…

Spice to close, Royal Thai and Mama D’s open in Redondo, More dining news
 April 8, 2017  Richard Foss

Spice to close, Royal Thai and Mama D’s open in Redondo, More dining news

One Less Chinese Option… After over ten years in business it’s time to say goodbye to Spice, formerly Chong’s China Grill. The flood of new…

 Richard Foss

Old school charm in a high concept town [Restaurant Review]

Zane’s is hard to categorize but easy to love

If you’re at a party and say you’re going to a Tibetan-Mexican fusion restaurant, heads will turn. People will try to form an idea in their minds, and probably not be able to figure out what that means. A barley tortilla burrito with cabbage and mutton in chile verde? Yak butter with your chips instead […]

 Brad Jacobson

Take a tour of Tower 12 Restaurant in Hermosa Beach (video)

Take a tour of Tower 12 Restaurant in Hermosa Beach (video)

We received a private tour of Tower 12 restaurant in Hermosa Beach prior to their grand opening to get more information about this new bar/restaurant.  Thanks to the Newman family for giving us a tour of the new Tower 12 restaurant in Hermosa Beach. Hosted by Steve Napolitano. Filmed by Civic Couch. 

 Richard Foss

Execution over experimentation

Brio Coastal Bar & Kitchen eschews high concept for simply doing things well

I watch the restaurant mix at the Del Amo mall with interest, and lately have been trying to figure out the logic behind who moves in. There’s a heap of money to be made or lost there, so both landlord and tenant have an interest in getting things right. When I saw a sign announcing […]

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