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Yogurtland: Best of the Beach 2018 Yogurt Shop

Yogurtland: Best of the Beach 2018 Yogurt Shop

Yogurtland’s teams of “flavorologists,” develop proprietary recipes for more than 80 highly customized flavors, from traditional to exotic. Yogurtland also uses quality ingredients – beginning with creamy, fresh, pure California milk, free of antibiotics or added hormones. Yogurtland 1570 Rosecrans Ave., Manhattan Beach (310) 536-9562 271 Avenida Del Norte, Redondo Beach (310) 944-9572 yogurt-land.com   […]

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Chelsea Pub and Lounge: Best of the Beach 2018 Dance Club

Chelsea Pub and Lounge for turning itself into the South Bay’s best dance club on weekend nights. The English style pub is connected to the Underground on Hermosa Avenue, and boasts an ocean view, craft cocktails, and DJ dancing that made one online reviewer rave, “DJ was awesome. Manager and staff are amazing… Drinks are […]

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Paisanos: Best of the Beach 2018 Pizza

Paisanos: Best of the Beach 2018 Pizza

Paisano’s Pizza can provide a filling midday meal or a rallying point at the end of a long night. No matter what time or mood you enter, an authentically New York experience awaits. Posters of the New York Dolls and Frank Sinatra’s mugshot deck the walls. A gangster movie is likely unfolding on the television […]

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Mickey’s Deli: Best of the Beach 2018 Neighborhood deli, Sandwich shop

Mickey’s Deli: Best of the Beach 2018 Neighborhood deli, Sandwich shop

This month, Mickey’s Deli will mark 65 years in Hermosa Beach. They celebrated with a nostalgic day of in-the-past prices, including 65-cent slices of pizza. But for many in the South Bay, Mickey’s holds such an unshakeable place in their memory that they don’t need a special day to send them tripping down memory lane. […]

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Starbucks: Best Of The Beach 2018 Best chain coffee shop

Starbucks: Best Of The Beach 2018 Best chain coffee shop

Starbucks has been around since the early 1970s but started to make it big in the early 1990s when they brought the vibe of European coffee houses to the masses. That’s around when the first one in the South Bay opened, at the corner of Manhattan Beach Boulevard and Highland Avenue. It was an instant […]

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Java Man: Best Of The Beach 2018 Independent coffee shop

Java Man: Best Of The Beach 2018 Independent coffee shop

If you have to meet up with someone in Hermosa Beach, and the occasion does not call for alcohol, odds are good you will meet at Java Man. Just blocks from the beach, Javaman retains the feel of a bungalow, and just about everyone manages to make themselves at home. Step inside at 9 a.m. […]

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Lisa’s Bon Appetit: Best of the Beach 2018 Caterer

Lisa’s Bon Appétit has a standout in event production and unique cuisine for nearly 40 years. Lisa’s offers pickup and delivery catering and full-service event catering, ranging gracefully along cocktail, buffet and family styles. It’s known for its themed stations, “chef’s table” service and plated dinners. As a side project, Lisa’s has organized “Txokos,” a […]

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Grunions: Best of the Beach 2018 Sports bar food

Grunions: Best of the Beach 2018 Sports bar food

It’s no longer unusual for bars to have great food, but Grunions has been doing it since before the word “gastropub” was on everyone’s lips. Take a gander at a copy of the printed menu from 1974 that the restaurant keeps around. Then as now, the cheesesteak was the specialty. And, at $10.25, it’s still […]

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Palmilla: Best of the Beach 2018 Tequila, Martini Bar

Palmilla: Best of the Beach 2018 Tequila, Martini Bar

  During Happy Hour on a recent Friday afternoon, a customer was sipping a cucumber-jalapeño martini made with Hendrick’s gin. She imbibed slowly, both out of caution for its potency and out of reverence for its taste. “It’s delicious,” the woman pronounced. “Delicious” takes on a whole new meaning inside Palmilla, an upscale Mexican restaurant […]

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Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream: Best of the Beach 2018 Ice Cream Parlor

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream: Best of the Beach 2018 Ice Cream Parlor

Bridget Gray isn’t personally crazy about ice cream, but she’s happy to give her kids the occasional sundae. “If you’re going to have a treat, you might as well go all out,” Gray said. “I don’t eat much sugar, but I guess it says a lot if I’m not a sugar fan that I take […]

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Riviera Mexican Grill: Best of the Beach 2018 Margarita

Riviera Mexican Grill: Best of the Beach 2018 Margarita

Believe it or not, the key to a perfect margarita isn’t how special the tequila is. “The secret is in the mix,” said bartender Ritchi Petroshanoff. It’s a simple mix, common to most margarita mixes: sugar, lemon and lime juices, and water mixed just right. Just about any tequila would make a good margarita with […]

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The Comedy & Magic Club: Best of the Beach 2018 Comedy

The Comedy & Magic Club: Best of the Beach 2018 Comedy

For nearly a half-century, owner Mike Lacey has brought the hottest national headliners to Hermosa Beach, including such luminaries as Jay Leno (almost every Sunday), Jerry Seinfeld, Garry Shandling, Kevin Nealon and Robin Williams. Lacey’s formula is simple: know what’s funny is, and respect the comedians,. Comedians have long raved about the care and feeding […]

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Slider Stop: Best of the Beach 2018 Sliders

Slider Stop: Best of the Beach 2018 Sliders

People love Slider Stop because everything about the experience is fun. Little sandwiches are served with a dizzying variety of flavors, and you can mix and match a few and have a varied and interesting lunch. When the sliders arrive they’re not only tasty, they’re cute. Any time you stop in you’ll see people taking […]

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In-N-Out Burger: Best of the Beach 2018 Fast-Food Hamburger

Beaches, palm trees, freeways, In-N-Out Burger. Few things are as emblematic of Southern California culture as its homegrown, family-owned burger chain – save for, perhaps, the drive-thru lines wrapping around the building, reminiscent of drive-time traffic. The company’s simple menu (which only recently added hot cocoa) and relatively low prices have helped ensure that the […]

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DJ Black Sheep: Best of the Beach 2018 DJ

DJ Black Sheep: Best of the Beach 2018 DJ

Diego “DJ Black Sheep” Rodriguez holds down residencies at Sharkeez, Tower 12 and American Junkie, and is in talks to add a summer gig in the LA area or Vegas. “I try to incorporate every genre during my sets to keep it fun and unexpected,” he said. His 12 years of experience, he said, has […]

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