FOOD & DRINK

Local Nuggets: Gina Lee’s...

Gina Lee’s Bistro: If Its Fresh We Got it! Written by Quinn Roberts   Tucked away in the Rivera Plaza along Palos Verdes Boulevard in Redondo Beach, Gina Lee’s Bistro is easy to miss. However, with its fresh ingredients and Korean inspire...

Local Nuggets: Ultra Lux...

Ultra Lux Salon Relax and Hang Out in our Unique Environment   Written by Quinn Roberts   Stepping into Ultra Lux Salon and Lounge at 1312 Aviation Boulevard in Redondo Beach, you can’t help but be transported back to a time when Elvis dom...

Local Nuggets: Cake Bakeshop

Cake Bakeshop Where Locals go to Fulfill their Sweet Tooth Cravings   Written by Quinn Roberts   With tons of cupcakes, cookies and brownies, the Cake Bakeshop in Manhattan Beach has become the place where locals go to fulfill their sweet tooth...

Local Nuggets: FishBar

FishBar Takes Serious Pride in How Fresh our Seafood is.   Written by Quinn Roberts   Open for just over a year, FishBar in El Porto has already begun making quite a name for itself. With lines out the door on the weekend, locals have begun flo...

Local Nuggets: End Results

End Results : Health, Wellness and then Fitness  Written by Quinn Roberts   Walking into End Results in Torrance, it looks like any other gym in the South Bay–treadmills, ellipticals, free weights and everything in between. Yet, what sets it a...

Local Nuggets: The Rockefeller

“Simple, Yet Gourmet” Written by Quinn Roberts Going through the highs and lows of owning a restaurant in its first year of business, Chris Bredesen, a co-owner of The Rockefeller in Hermosa Beach, has come to one very important conclusion. &#...

Local Nuggets: Riviera Village...

Local Nuggets Riviera Village Garden   by Quinn Roberts   It’s easy to get lost in all of the shops and restaurants in the Riviera Village, not to mention the ocean views that are only a block away. Yet, in between lies The Village Garden ...

Local Nuggets: Poop Deck

Local Nuggets Poop Deck   By Quinn Roberts   Bobby Swartz holds nothing back when describing the Poop Deck, a place he’s managed for the past five years. “It is a dive bar and that’s the reason people come,” said Swartz. ...

Local Nuggets: Eat At...

Local Nuggets Eat At Joe’s   By Quinn Roberts   No matter the time of day, one thing is nearly certain when you step into Eat at Joe’s–tables will be full and people will be talking. Located at 400 N. Pacific Coast Highway in R...

The Standing Room

The Standing Room   By Quinn Roberts   Sometimes the best surprises are found in the most unexpected of places. Put The Standing Room at the top of that list. Located in the back of Catalina Liquor & Deli at 144 North Catalina Avenue, The St...

Local Nuggets: Ercole’s

Ercole’s   By Quinn Roberts   It’s a Tuesday night at Ercole’s in Manhattan Beach. More specifically, it’s Taco Tuesday. People begin to file in early in the evening, filling up the wooden booths, the long wooden bar and picnic benches, ...

Uncle Bill’s Pancake House

Uncle Bill’s Pancake House   By Ann Voorhees Baker   Craving pancakes? How about a family friendly atmosphere? What about an amazing ocean view? Well, then Uncle Bill’s Pancake House in Manhattan Beach is your place. Located at 1305 Highland...