Baran’s 2239 in Hermosa Beach has become one of the most desirable reservations in the South Bay. How do they stay on top? by Ryan McDonald On a recent Tuesday evening at Baran’s 2239 in Hermosa Beach, the first table to pay their bill was not the first table to be seated, nor the second, […]
Dining news for 09 November
A cult favorite arrives… California burgerphiles celebrate In & Out’s offerings, Texans cherish their Whataburgers, and other regional chains have their passionate supporters. South Bay locals may now make comparisons with New York’s entry in the burger cult sweepstakes — Shake Shack recently opened on Rosecrans. For those who don’t know about this chain, the […]
A North Redondo restaurant offers a different take on family dining.
One of the most condescending things you can say about someone’s cooking is to call it “kid food.” It’s a term is reserved for the most unformed of palates, and it has a specific meaning. Is the recipe rich, sweet, and one-dimensional? Was there an element of novelty or cuteness in its presentation? Is cheese […]
South Bay Dining News: Two Guns Kitchen opens in El Segundo, Brewport brunches, Samosa House is coming, Rob Rubens Distillery celebrates a year, and more…
by Richard Foss A Town So Hot, Parts Of It Spout Flames… And you knew I was going to be writing about El Segundo, even though the refinery isn’t a noted dining destination. Places very close to it are, though. I’d like to tell you about the food at Brewport, the pour-it-yourself beer bistro that […]