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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 Executive Chef Richard Crespin sums up a recen...

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Made in the Shade

From a convivial new happy hour at Shade Manhattan Beach hotel to a new luxury boutique hotel set to open this fall in Redondo Beach, hospitality developer Zislis Group continues to make its mark on the South Bay Written by Wendy Bowman In the 10 years ...

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Sign of the Times

MessHall Kitchen presents an elevated reflection of L.A.’s comfort dining sensibilities Written by Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason and Courtesy of Messhall Kitchen Though the legendary Brown Derby restaurant chain is long gone, the...

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Standing Room Only

A buzzy burger joint turns fun foodie spot in Hermosa Beach Written by Joclene Davey Known for its burgers and live music hall, The Standing Room in Hermosa Beach is gaining a bar food meets foodie reputation via its updated menu. The restaurant’s uniqu...

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