Food // Drink

City Guide: Awesome Ice Cream

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt Long lines swirling from this ice cream stand testify to the everlasting appeal of the cone. WRITTEN BY CONSTANCE DUNN ILLUSTRATION BY JAY BROCKMAN This ...

Baleen Kitchen and Lounge

  Standout cuisine and blue-water views uplift this under-the-radar South Bay eatery. WRITTEN BY CONSTANCE DUNN | PHOTOGRAPHY BY PAUL JONASON “A little playful, a little traditional” is how ...

Steakhouse Revival

Steak & Whisky raises the stakes in Hermosa Beach WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS When restauranteur Jed Sanford and his partner, chef Tin Vuong, considered opening a steakhouse in Hermosa Beach, they kne...

Clams at Fishing With Dynamite in Manhattan Beach

Rocking the Boat at Fishing With Dynamite

  Special menu items drop anchor at Fishing with Dynamite in Manhattan Beach, just in time for some celebrating. WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS | PHOTOS COURTESY OF FISHING WITH DYNAMITE If you haven’t ...

Hey 19 Public House in Torrance

Hey Day! Hey 19 Public House Enlivens the South Bay

  Recently opened neighborhood pub, Hey 19 Public House, enlivens the South Bay. WRITTEN BY JENNY PETERS When Ortega 120 restaurateur, Demi Stevens, decided to take over the space on Calle Mayor ...

Lou’s on the Hill: Housemade, Handmade, Handcrafted

Former Side Door proprietors Lou and Grace Giovannetti bring old world hospitality, bespoke design, and creatively rendered Italian food to Torrance. WRITTEN BY RACHEL DOTSON Those passing by Hillside...