Dining

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…

SMALL BUSINESS – Torrance Brewing Supply keeps local brewers going, beer flowing
 May 26, 2016  Special Contributor

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…

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.…

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
 May 12, 2016  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…

Pie Pie Pie: A new Redondo Beach restaurant specializes in pies, every which way [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

Pie Pie Pie: A new Redondo Beach restaurant specializes in pies, every which way [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

I remember the first time I saw the sign for Pie Pie Pie, because it brought such a smile to my face. I immediately pulled…

 Chelsea Schreiber

The Village Feast: Steinhaus’ traditional Northern European cuisine has became a Torrance tradition [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

The Village Feast: Steinhaus’ traditional Northern European cuisine has became a Torrance tradition [RESTAURANT REVIEW]

by Richard Foss  I was twelve years old when Alpine Village opened, and I still remember the excitement in our family. My German-speaking grandfather insisted on going there the next week and was delighted with the architecture, shops, and the company of others who loved Northern European food and culture. At that time there was…Read More→

 Richard Foss

South Bay dining news: Aloft’s lounge, WXYZ, opens in El Segundo, as does Pho Dreams, Shabu Shabu comes to Redondo Beach, Steak & Whiskey does brunch in Hermosa

Two Vowels, Two Consonants, 26 Points in Scrabble… The bar and lounge at the new Aloft Hotel in El Segundo is called WXYZ, which I assume is pronounced just like it’s spelled. The space is modern, hip, and colorfully lit, the menu pretty minimal at this time, a short list of gourmet bar snacks. The…Read More→

 Richard Foss

South Bay dining news: Hawaiian Poke coming to Hermosa Beach’s Pier Plaza, bourbon dinners at R10 Social House and Hey 19, wine dinners at Uncorked, Hostaria Piave, going old school at Chez Melanze

by Richard Foss Things That Make You Wonder… Hook & Plow will be spawning an offshoot called Hooked that will specialize in Hawaiian Poke. That mix of marinated tuna and other seafood is a great cooling and tangy snack and should sell well in the location on the Pier Plaza. We wonder if they’ll open…Read More→

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