FOOD & DRINK

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Intimate & Interactive

Tucked into the Third Street Promenade food hall is an engagingly intimate new restaurant serving an inventive tasting menu Written by Virginia Fay    Inside the Santa Monica promenade food hall, past the neon ice cream cone sign and hordes of h...

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A New Classic

The spirit of an East Coast flagship is reborn in a West Coast hotel at the heart of the cultural renaissance in Downtown Los Angeles Written by Jenn Thornton  |  Photography Courtesy of Benoit Linero   Ra...

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Nostalgia With A Twist

Popular restaurateurs bring unique frozen novelties to a new L.A. locale Written by Wendy Bowman  |  Photography Courtesy of Ryan Tanaka   When Top Chef season 14 winner Brooke Williamson and her husband and partner Nick Roberts opened the ...

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Seaside Soul

Surfside in Venice Beach  blends community, culture and comfort beach food Written by Joclene Davey  |  Photography by Paul Jonason   Mere steps from sand and sea, Surfside Venice Beach rolls up its vintage garage windows and welc...

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Pizzana: Best of Both...

Pizzana brings together classic Italian pizza-making with local Los Angeles style and flavor for neo-Neapolitan pizzas in a cozy Brentwood enclave Written by Virginia Fay  | Photography courtesy of Amy Neunsinger   The perfect pairing is a thing...

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A Fresh Approach

A farm-to-table eatery in Hermosa Beach serves up savory cuisine and a health-minded attitude Written by Joclene Davey  |  Photography Courtesy of Rabano   Locals are flocking to Hermosa Beach’s healthy new eatery Rabano, where on any giv...

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Italia Inspirato

Toscana Restaurant Group brings a touch of the Amalfi Coast to L.A. with Nerano “The setting is stylish yet casual, and the service is impeccable,” says Andy Brandon-Gordon of Toscana, which opened the Beverly Hills restaurant in mid-November, the fou...

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Local Connection

Come one, Come all to Catalina Coffee Company In 1999, Jeff Sallee and his mother, Ellen Brown, set up their coffee shop in a building along Catalina Avenue in Redondo Beach. Roomy and filled with character, the historic building was the former home of a ...

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Mexican With Flair

South-of-the-border style and tastes to savor comes to Santa Monica with Tallula’s A favorite childhood haunt in Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon has been transformed into a fun and funky establishment via husband-and-wife restaurateurs who are retracing ...

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Mixology with a Twist

A new mobile bar service is bringing the party to L.A. doorsteps About four years ago, California restaurant and bar entrepreneur Greg Medow was enjoying a taco at a food truck when a brilliant idea of developing a mobile bar for private events popped int...

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Beach House Party

A buzzy burger joint turns fun foodie spot in Hermosa Beach “Wow, let’s do something that’s completely opposite.” That’s what Greg Newman was thinking when it came to opening Tower 12. The president of Baja Sharkeez Restaurant Group, known for c...

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Pasta Perfecto

Chef Evan Funke displays his famed pasta prowess at Felix, his highly touted Abbot Kinney restaurant open in Venice Written by Wendy Bowman | Photography Courtesy of Alan Gastelum Visitors to Evan Funke’s newest L.A. eatery can expect an authentic tratt...