FOOD & DRINK

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Born Again

Kali on Melrose combines years of industry know-how to offer a new style of dining to LA Written by Wendy Bowman Photos courtesy of Kali on Melrose The name Kali—a Hindu adage meaning “that which brings all things to life”—could easily be used t...

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East Meets West

Eastern Europe gets California fresh at Doma Kitchen’s new location in Marina del Rey Written by Constance Dunn Photography by Paul Jonason In Russian, doma means “home.” It’s a fitting name for the new eatery tucked in a Marina del Rey shopping c...

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Field Trip

Award-winning restaurant Faith & Flower blossoms in DTLA Written by Wendy Bowman | Photos Courtesy of Faith & Flower and Kim Mahair First there’s the catchy “then and now” theme that celebrates Faith & Flower’s locale on Flower Stree...

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FARM-TO-PIER

Farm livin’ is the life for private chef turned restaurateur Helene Henderson—and Malibu is the place to be Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Martin Lof After spending years hosting home-based cooking classes and organic pop-up dinne...

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Leader of The Pack

Chef Marcel Vigneron plants creative new roots on Melrose Avenue Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Wolf As a reminder that a team is only as strong as its members, chef Marcel Vigneron has paw prints inked on the kitchen wall at his M...

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From Swine to Wine

An epicurean retreat offering creative charcuterie, craft cocktails and more to downtown professionals, urban dwellers and visitors alike Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Roman Udalov Twice a week, executive chef of Miro, Gavin Mills, re...

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The Show Goes On

The founders of famed Innovative Dining Group celebrate a milestone by opening up a slew of new hotspots Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Innovative Dining Group It was the mid 1990s, and Lee Maen and Craig Katz were successful Hollywo...

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A Cannoli, Espresso &...

Roman Aroma brings an authentic taste of Italia to the South Bay Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason The tradition of the Italian gran caffé is of a welcoming local place where one can cozy up to the bar, order a rich espresso and e...

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Sunset Drinks

Three favorite South Bay spots to bid the day adieu Count epic nightly sunsets among the South Bay’s many natural charms There are more than a few places where you and your friends can clink glasses while watching the sun set the world aglow. Here, thr...

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Kiwi Coffee Culture

Head to Goat Hill for a dose of coffee from Down Under Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography Courtesy of Two Guns Espresso The Goat Hill shopping center got a dose of modernity when two New Zealand natives set up shop in the aging, old western-style bui...

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REBEL with a CAUSE

South Redondo’s new gastropub steps up the cool factor for Riviera Village Written by Joclene Davey | Photography Courtesy of Sean Moynihan Redondo Beach’s swanky new hot spot, Rebel Republic Social House, is most certainly a rebel—with a caus...

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A Welcome Locale

Wine and dine at Ocean Park’s new home away from home Written by Michelle Lyn | Photography Courtesy of Local Kitchen + Wine Bar For chef and entrepreneur Maire Byrne, the road to her latest concept began with a four-year home catering stint that s...