Dining

South Bay Restaurants Take-out Guide: Restaurants respond to dine-in prohibition
 March 26, 2020  Kevin Cody

South Bay Restaurants Take-out Guide: Restaurants respond to dine-in prohibition

South Bay restaurants step up take-out during dining-in prohibition.…

A Peaceful Place [restaurant review]
 March 24, 2020  Richard Foss

A Peaceful Place [restaurant review]

NOTE: This review was written before restaurants were closed due to the virus. La Paz remains open for take out. Most people have a restaurant…

Restaurants get whiplash, pivot to take-out and delivery
 March 18, 2020  Richard Foss

Restaurants get whiplash, pivot to take-out and delivery

Things have been moving so fast recently that it might be good to start with just one fact for perspective. One week ago, you had…

Best of the Beach 2020 Ballot: Dining and Entertainment

Best of the Beach 2020 Ballot: Dining and Entertainment

Show your support and appreciation for your favorite dining and entertainment businesses by voting them Best of the Beach 2020.…

Vegan pub, Big Wok’s big move, TedX food in Redondo, and more dining news
 March 4, 2020  Richard Foss

Vegan pub, Big Wok’s big move, TedX food in Redondo, and more dining news

In A Class By Itself… The downstairs space at 934 Hermosa Avenue has been many different restaurants, including an Irish pub, Italian café, and most…

 Richard Foss

Tee for Two at Pacific Standard Prime

Tee for Two at Pacific Standard Prime

by Richard Foss Former pro golfer Kevin Leach found his passion for wine in a place that has never produced a drop of it. “I was stuck in the airport, and the only magazine I could find in English was a copy of Wine Spectator. I read it from cover to cover, classifieds and everything, […]

 Richard Foss

Death and dining [restaurant review]

Death and dining [restaurant review]

Mercado serves high style Mexican food in a space with stylish Day of the Dead themes

I am used to Mexican restaurants with a Day of the Dead theme, but still puzzled by them. Isn’t eating well a celebration of life? Why would I want to do that in an environment that reminds me that existence is fleeting, that my flesh will someday be stripped from my bones? Yes, there is […]

 Richard Foss

ES dining – The Butcher, The Baker, and the Cappuccino Maker

ES dining – The Butcher, The Baker, and the Cappuccino Maker

Low visibility, high concept

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