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Summer Supper

At a family-owned ranch in Malibu, Saddlerock Gardens hosts its outdoor dinner series in rustic, homegrown style Written by Jenn Thornton  Like most fathers, Ronald Semler is crazy for his kids, ...Read More

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 ...Read More

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 cele...Read More

Westside Market Report

Written by Wendy Bowman Actor Paul Wesley—best known as Stefan Salvatore on the TV show The Vampire Diaries—has handed over his compelling 3,240-square-foot modern home in Studio City Hills for $2.3 m...Read More

Consciously Social

Written by Michelle Lyn | Photos Courtesy of M.B. Post A trio of partners help M.B. Post deliver  One of the first restaurants to ignite the foodie-fueled uptick in other culinary concepts a...Read More

Hamburger Haven

Plan Check’s creative comfort fare and high-energy hospitality continues to flourish on the Westside Written by: Constance Dunn | Photography Courtesy of Paul Jonason Mention Plan Check Kitchen +...Read More

Select Beer Bottle Shop and Tap Room

A perfectly civilized place to enjoy a fresh pint or pick up an exotic six-pack Written by Constance Dunn | Photography by Paul Jonason What does a dedicated home brewer do when he wants to bring the ...Read More

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Byron Scott’s Winning Spirit

Byron Scott describes, "as a player, you only have to worry about you, but as a coach, you've got to worry about the whole team. You’ve got to somehow convince them that the ultimate goal and the agen...Read More

marlowe+jay

Handcrafted Nature-Inspired Meet the creative couple behind marlowe+jay, the go-to Etsy shop for young L.A. bohemians and their tots Written by Michelle Lyn Photography by Paul Jonason When artsy coup...Read More

Real Estate Insider: Sean Dinneen

As told to Danielle Accovelli Photography by Kieron McKay With an industrial real estate broker as a father and a natural talent for closing a sale, Sean Dinneen seemed destined to work in the industr...Read More

City Guide: The Slice

A Great Local Pizzeria You’ve Never Heard Of The Slice brings classic New York-style fare to the South Bay with a smile. Written by Constance Dunn Illustration by Jay Brockman This one’s worth adding ...Read More

City: Dion Gallery

If the Frame Fits… Jeff Dion is keeping local art alive and raising our frame consciousness, too. Written by Constance Dunn Photography by Paul Jonason “It’s kind of like buying a custom suit,” says J...Read More

Little Sister in the Big City

For Chef Tin Vuong, opening his Manhattan Beach restaurant Little Sister in 2013 was all about carving out a place of his own. “Little Sister was super personal,” says the restaurateur. “I was in a fr...Read More

Eyedentity Optique

South Bay DIGS stops by Eyedentity Optique in Riviera Village for a conversation with owner and optician David Smith. 

Festival of Motoring

Manhattan Beach Festival of Motoring 2015

Manhattan Beach Festival of Motoring is just around the bend. On Saturday, April 25th, a slew of exotic and classic cars, including a Porsche 918 Spyder, a hybrid supercar with a million-dollar price ...Read More

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 ...Read More

City Guide: Exquisite at Age 89

Point Vicente Lighthouse     An arresting vision sits along a postcard stretch of Palos Verdes Drive Recognizing that a lone buoy wasn’t adequately warding ships off Palos Verdes P...Read More

Beach Glam Central

South Bay DIGS stops by popular decor destination Fringe to chat with co-owner Debbie Talosi. Where do you find such cool, eclectic things? We [Talosi and co-owner Laura Hofmann] buy from local artist...Read More