Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Nail Salon: Angel Nail & Spa

For 16 years, Angels Nails & Spa has charged itself with pampering South Bay residents with quality, affordable mani-pedis.

 Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Waxing: European Wax Center

European Wax Center, a national franchise with two locations in the South Bay, takes the cake for best waxing job for a third year.

 Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Gallery: Bo Bridges Gallery

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Gallery: Bo Bridges Gallery

“It’s always a surprise and I know there’s competition out there,” sports-action photographer Bo Bridges says of taking the Best of the Beach title again this year.

 Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Live Music Venue: Saint Rocke

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Live Music Venue: Saint Rocke

The club was founded by Allen Sanford, whose other ventures include global live streaming IROCKE concert platform and the growing franchise of Rockefeller gastropubs.

 Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Underage Band: 11Echo

Best of the Beach 2015, Best Underage Band: 11Echo

11Echo has arguably found in music something beyond a mere antidote to the SATs and pre-college anxiety.

 Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Original Band: LIFE

Best of the Beach 2015, Original Band: LIFE

Growing up in the South Bay, Moi J. Quinn, Sean Chapman and Matthew McEwan skated, surfed and break-danced together.

 Easy Reader Staff

Best of the Beach 2015, Best DJ: DJ DIK

Best of the Beach 2015, Best DJ: DJ DIK

Richard Podgurski, as he’s otherwise known, has had a busy year.

 Richard Foss

Cajun: Ragin’ Cajun

People from all over the world go to Louisiana to vacation, and it isn’t for the weather. They endure the humidity and heat because the greatest music and cuisine in America are to be found among those swamps, prairies and the occasional big city by a river. Ragin’ Cajun was the South Bay’s embassy of […]

 Richard Foss

Asian Fusion: Little Sister

Chef Tin Vuong has rocketed to stardom like no other chef in the history of the South Bay. Just two years ago when he took over the kitchen at Abigaile, nobody had heard of him, and now he is one of our local stars. His passion for artfully combining Asian foods has flowered at Little […]

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