Dining

Sion’s endures [Restaurant Review]
 February 7, 2016  Richard Foss

Sion’s endures [Restaurant Review]

Sion’s homestyle Mexican food has kept it a favorite local haunt for 30 years   by Richard Foss Architecture speaks louder than signage, and some…

Deep from the heart of Mexico [Restaurant review]
 February 1, 2016  Richard Foss

Deep from the heart of Mexico [Restaurant review]

Corazon’s rich, bold flavors mark the arrival of one of the area’s finest Mexican restaurants   by Richard Foss It’s a sad fact that most…

Two for the Tiller – The Admiral Risty celebrates its 50th Year!
 February 1, 2016  Judy Rae

Two for the Tiller – The Admiral Risty celebrates its 50th Year!

PENINSULA BUSINESS   Two for the tiller. by Robb Fulcher As The Admiral Risty celebrates its 50th year as a beloved, award-winning Palos Verdes eatery,…

Easy Reader South Bay Dining Guide
 January 25, 2016  Kevin Cody

Easy Reader South Bay Dining Guide

View a wide ranging selection of South Bay restaurants with links to their webs sites and to Easy Reader reviews.…

The adventurous 10: The South Bay’s best new restaurants of 2015 are creative, wildly diverse, and boldly going to places where dining of this kind has rarely gone
 January 22, 2016  Richard Foss

The adventurous 10: The South Bay’s best new restaurants of 2015 are creative, wildly diverse, and boldly going to places where dining of this kind has rarely gone

  by Richard Foss Photo by Pete Henze One of the marvelous things about the restaurant business is that there are so many ways of…

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Dining news: Brat & Brau arrives in Hermosa, Cali Catalina departs, Oil & Vinegar at Del Amo, Admiral Risty celebrates 50, Shophouse shines at The Point

One Up, One Down… Hermosa Avenue was lively in the last week of 2015, with Cali Cantina shutting down and Brat & Brau firing up the grill. Cali never offered any compelling reason to visit; there wasn’t exactly a shortage of places serving burritos in downtown Hermosa. An upscale Italian place is planned in the […]

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2015 Year in Review – The Big Upscale

2015 Year in Review – The Big Upscale

Steakhouses and Italian food make an emphatic return to the South Bay, more chef-driven neighborhood restaurants arrive, Redondo Beach blossoms, and both quality and prices rise by Richard Foss  One of the things that makes the lives of volcanologists interesting is the way that hotspots can suddenly cool, while an area nearby that has been […]

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RESTAURANT REVIEW – Much more than great pho at Pho Consomme

RESTAURANT REVIEW – Much more than great pho at Pho Consomme

There is an often-quoted story about a place in England called Torpenhow Hill; the name is allegedly the word “hill” in four different languages, Brythonic, Welsh, Saxon, and English. Linguists are still arguing fine points with topographers, but there are certainly places whose name means Island Island or Street Street using two languages. To these […]

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