Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:06 am
With the changing of the season, Café del Rey executive chef Chuck Abair is in the midst of transitioning his menu at the Marina del Rey waterfront restaurant from winter to spring.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:30 am
When at least half the world resolves to “eat healthier this year,” it’s great to see that we don’t have to do it at home. Luckily, it appears as though restaurants have taken notice that if they want to see us at their tables, then they’ll have to be able to offer a few items on every menu that won’t sabotage the battle of the bulge.
Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 9:04 am
Italian dining is now available on the Santa Monica Pier, as Ristorante Al Mare officially celebrated its grand opening Wednesday. The Italian restaurant is one of the first venues spotted at the base of the Pier Bridge and its noticeable blue-and-white signage and modern décor makes the eatery quite hard to miss.
Posted Mar. 13, 2014, 8:22 am
When Superba Snack Bar opened in Venice in July 2012, it set out to create a fresh take on a classic pastaria.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:21 am
Upper West will present an opening reception this Sunday for Santa Monica artist Vicki McClay who will display about 20 of her paintings on the walls of the restaurant for the next three months.
Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 8:48 am
Upper West Restaurant in Santa Monica held a special five-course dinner with Herradura Tequila pairings earlier this month on Thursday, Feb. 6.
Posted Feb. 23, 2014, 8:59 am
Upper West Restaurant in Santa Monica will host an Oscar party next Sunday, March 2.
Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:19 am
Since Il Piccolo Verde opened its doors in September 2013 on Barrington Place just below Sunset Boulevard in Brentwood, it has been making a name for itself by preparing tasty food that’s healthy all while offering a fine dining atmosphere without breaking the bank.
Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 9:21 am
If there was ever a setting that retains the essence of the unspoiled beauty of California’s coast, Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is it.
Posted Feb. 6, 2014, 8:38 am
Since December 2011, Caesars Palace has become home to the Las Vegas restaurant outpost of one of New York City's most historic restaurants - Old Homestead Steakhouse.
Posted Feb. 4, 2014, 9:06 am
Making plans for Valentine’s Day can be stressful. It’s one of the busiest nights of the year for restaurants.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 9:14 am
Santa Monica’s 2nd annual Eat Well Week will continue today through Sunday, Jan. 12 with more than a dozen of Santa Monica’s top restaurants offering discounted prix-fixe menus and healthy new menu options to kick-off a healthier 2014.
Posted Jan. 9, 2014, 8:18 am
For anyone who made a diet-themed New Year’s resolution on Jan. 1, the dineLA Restaurant Week later this month could potentially force you to take a break from your well-intentioned plans.
Posted Jan. 6, 2014, 10:01 am
In celebration of Santa Monica's 2nd annual Eat Well Week, the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau is encouraging the community to create customized "wellness pairing" experiences.
Posted Jan. 3, 2014, 8:51 am
Santa Monica’s 2nd annual Eat Well Week will be begin Sunday, Jan. 5 through Jan. 12 in conjunction with California Restaurant Month, thanks to the Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB).
Posted Jan. 2, 2014, 8:09 am
If Truxton’s didn’t stand for “everything and then some,” I’d be amiss. Having opened in July, I’ve eyed the transformation from vacant corner cinder block at Santa Monica Boulevard and 14th Street to a quaint and optimistic second location (the original Truxton’s is in Westchester) and have finally matched my vow to stop in.
Posted Dec. 30, 2014, 9:42 am
Rustic Canyon executive chef Jeremy Fox, alongside owners Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan, invite guests to ring in the New Year at their Santa Monica neighborhood restaurant, Rustic Canyon.
Posted Dec. 30, 2014, 9:40 am
Relive the extravagance, indulgence, and extraordinary parties of one of the world’s most famous nightclubs as CHAYA Venice rings in the New Year on Tuesday with a “Studio 54” inspired jubilee including special guest, DJ Jun.
Posted Dec. 30, 2014, 9:38 am
Wokcano in Santa Monica will host one of the Westside’s biggest New Year’s Eve parties on Tuesday night.
Posted Dec. 26, 2013, 8:49 am
After many years in the making, there’s a new restaurant in town now open on the Santa Monica Pier – Ristorante Al Mare.
Posted Dec. 25, 2013, 9:18 am
Santa Monica's 2nd annual Eat Well Week will be held Jan. 5-12 in conjunction with California Restaurant Month, thanks to the Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Posted Dec. 17, 2013, 9:17 am
The Charleston, located at 2460 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica, recently launched a new happy hour with items from $3-$10 seven days a week from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:17 am
This Saturday, more than 30 Santa Monica bars and restaurants will open their doors to thousands of revelers taking part in the 5th Annual SANTA Monica Pub Crawl.
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:01 am
Tacos Punta Cabras is a hole in the wall on a bleak stretch of mid-town Santa Monica Boulevard. Inside there’s a handful of tables and some scrappy beach-theme decor that looks like an afterthought.
Posted Nov. 14, 2013, 8:09 am
The Charleston, Santa Monica’s premier 1920’s style gastropub, is serving up some old-time jazz tunes every Thursday night with Big Band Thursdays, the second introduction to their all new fall lineup.