When we first opened it was tough to be just Italian, so we called it Bottle Inn Restaurant Continental Italian Cuisine,” Petoletti said.
by Richard Foss When Silvio Petoletti talks about the early days of the Bottle Inn, he reminisces about a dining scene that is almost unimaginable to Millennials. In 1974 Hermosa Beach had only about two dozen restaurants rather than the sixty-odd places that flourish now, and high-style Italian food was not a big draw. “When […]
South Bay Dining News: Two Guns Kitchen opens in El Segundo, Brewport brunches, Samosa House is coming, Rob Rubens Distillery celebrates a year, and more…
by Richard Foss A Town So Hot, Parts Of It Spout Flames… And you knew I was going to be writing about El Segundo, even though the refinery isn’t a noted dining destination. Places very close to it are, though. I’d like to tell you about the food at Brewport, the pour-it-yourself beer bistro that […]
Crepe Lab is an El Porto gem
If you ask most people to imagine a lab, the ones who don’t think of a dog will probably envision a sterile place with Bunsen burners, glass tubing, and the other trappings of school chemistry experiments. That fits the textbook definition of lab as a place for scientific research, usually chemical or medical. It’s not […]