Dining

Art skulls and dining [restaurant review]
 January 23, 2020  Richard Foss

Art skulls and dining [restaurant review]

When I first heard about Kalaveras moving into Riviera Village, I wondered why they would name themselves after a county in Northern California famous for…

Ten for ’20 [dining feature]
 January 16, 2020  Richard Foss

Ten for ’20 [dining feature]

Many fine restaurants opened in the Beach Cities in 2019 – but you probably already noticed that. Visiting all of them is an adventure that…

Restaurant titans Chez Mélange, Abigaile announce closures
 January 15, 2020  Richard Foss

Restaurant titans Chez Mélange, Abigaile announce closures

Less than two weeks into the new year, South Bay diners were hit with not one but two bombshells: two restaurants that changed the area’s…

Decadence switched, Front Porch opens, Serbian in Segundo, Tunisian feast, and other restaurant news
 January 15, 2020  Richard Foss

Decadence switched, Front Porch opens, Serbian in Segundo, Tunisian feast, and other restaurant news

This is usually a quiet time on the restaurant front, when the tourist trade is at its ebb and dinner specials prop up a slow…

Most Excellent Mosa [restaurant review]
 January 9, 2020  Richard Foss

Most Excellent Mosa [restaurant review]

If you see only one canvas by a painter, you’ll have a glimpse at their sense of composition, their skill at brushwork, perhaps their inventiveness…

 Richard Foss

Plenty of flavor, no meat [restaurant review]

Plenty of flavor, no meat [restaurant review]

The Grain Café in Redondo offers strikingly good vegan food with a Mexican twist

As you walk into The Grain Café in Redondo, you see a large painted and carved image of a Mayan cuddling a tapir, a Central American animal that resembles a cross between a pig and a miniature elephant. This is an unusual image because tapirs aren’t generally companionable, and are aggressive when defending their territory. […]

 Richard Foss

2019 Dining in review – Restaurants go round ‘n round

Trump dining tariff in the offing?

 Richard Foss

ES dining – Hub for grub at The Proud Bird

ES dining – Hub for grub at The Proud Bird

The Proud Bird is an LA-centric foodbar hidden near the airport and offering a well prepared variety

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