Dining

The Standing Room restaurant in Hermosa Beach (Video)

The Standing Room restaurant in Hermosa Beach (Video)

Live local music, great food and drinks… the Standing Room in Hermosa Beach is our featured restaurant in this episode of 2 Minute Reviews. Host…

Chef Melba’s Bistro in Hermosa Beach (Video)
 October 17, 2017  Brad Jacobson

Chef Melba’s Bistro in Hermosa Beach (Video)

Chef Melba’s Bistro in Hermosa Beach Best underground seafood bistro in the South Bay? Steve thinks so. In this Two Minute Review we visit Chef…

Chasing the perfect cup
 October 13, 2017  Richard Foss

Chasing the perfect cup

If Jeff Melodia’s caddy had preferred tea, he would be in a different business right now. Melodia had finished playing golf in Hawaii and started…

Bretons come to the beach [Restaurant review]
 October 12, 2017  Richard Foss

Bretons come to the beach [Restaurant review]

It makes sense that the most popular variant of French cuisine in California is from the Mediterranean coast of Provence. The climate there is similar…

Intriguing Italian on Pier Avenue [restaurant review]
 October 5, 2017  Richard Foss

Intriguing Italian on Pier Avenue [restaurant review]

Once in awhile I get reminded that the logical explanation for something is often wrong. Consider what you might think of a restaurant named Casa…

 Brad Jacobson

Two Minute Review featuring R10 Social House

Two Minute Review featuring R10 Social House

Easy Reader News presents 2 Minute Reviews by Talk About LA featuring R10 Restaurant in Redondo Beach. We sit down with managing partner George Loren to discuss his restaurants food, drinks and atmosphere.

 Richard Foss

A Simple Paradise on PCH [restaurant review]

Barsha lives up to its name, which translate as “abundant hospitality.”

My favorite poem is “The Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam,” an extended meditation on life and death, pleasure and destiny, that was penned in 16th century Persia. The nineteenth century translator Edward FitzGerald brilliantly condensed the sprawling manuscript of more than 1,000 verses into a mere 101 quatrains, of which the most famous is A book […]

 Richard Foss

Mermaid A Memory, Wild North Manhattan, Action on Aviation – A La Carte South Bay Dining News

South Bay dining News for 28 September 2017

A Proud Name Disappears… To the surprise of nobody who has noticed how empty the place was even when nearby restaurants were slammed, Killer Shrimp at the Mermaid recently closed. The name hinted at the identity crisis here. They lost much of the crowd that had liked the place when they painted the walls black […]

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