FOOD & DRINK

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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...

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Baker’s Delight

DTLA’s newest 85°C Bakery Café raises the temperature on fresh-baked goods Written by Danielle Accovelli | Photography Courtesy of Andy Tung Founded by culinary creative Mr. Cheng-Hsueh Wu in 2003, the chic yet casual 85°C Bakery Café actually has...

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The Art of the...

The Fika Company bumps South Bay’s coffee consciousness even higher Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason In Sweden, there’s an age-old cultural tradition called fika, named for the practice of taking some time out of one’s day fo...