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 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.
Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 9:32 am
On a recent trip to Catalina Island, Library Ale House partner-chef Tom Hugenberger caught some fresh fish but didn’t have anything to cook with except some foil, a grill, and some charcoal.
Posted Sep. 27, 2013, 9:07 am
Accomplished Los Angeles mixed media artist Carol Surface will display approximately 20 of her multi-layered paintings on the walls of Upper West Restaurant in Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 18, 2013, 8:49 am
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel switched to its 2013 summer menu at its Ocean & Vine restaurant in the first week of June due to construction on its patio.
Posted Sep. 12, 2013, 8:21 am
For the past two years, Upper West has been creating a name for itself as a hangout for locals seeking fresh, creative cuisine in the City’s southeastern corner at 3321 Pico Boulevard.
Posted Aug. 26, 2013, 8:53 am
As the designer behind two of Santa Monica’s newest dining establishments – Del Frisco’s Grille and Redwood Grille – architect Stephen Jones says attention to detail is the key to creating the perfect restaurant, spa, or hotel.
Posted Aug. 22, 2013, 8:23 am
Fun, casual, California fare – that’s how Executive Chef Dakota Weiss describes her menu at The Backyard, the outdoor poolside dining spot at the W Los Angeles – Westwood.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 9:06 am
Izzy Freeman was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. When he was little, he always loved eating at a deli. The big sandwiches, the pickles, the smells, and tastes, they were part of his childhood. He said he dreamed that one day he would own a deli.
Posted Aug. 8, 2013, 8:07 am
A few weeks ago, I met with an interesting potential client, Adam – a chiropractor, healer, and book author. He also did not eat meat, and ate only raw and/or organic food.
Posted Aug. 7, 2013, 8:59 am
Restaurateur Michael Cardenas, one of the partners of Innovative Dining Group behind Sushi Roku, BOA Steakhouse, and Robata Bar in Santa Monica, has launched his solo project Taberna Arros y Vi – a new Spanish concept restaurant on 2nd Street between Broadway and Santa Monica Boulevard.
Posted Jul. 24, 2013, 8:53 am
Viceroy Santa Monica has debuted its new restaurant concept called CAST, in the spot formerly occupied by Whist, which has served the hotel since its opening in July 2002.
Posted Jul. 20, 2013, 9:02 am
Del Frisco’s Grille, which offers an innovative twist on American comfort cuisine along with local fare, opened Friday opposite the Santa Monica Pier on the northeast corner of Ocean Avenue and Colorado.
Posted Jul. 15, 2013, 9:00 am
The popular bi-annual food fest known as dineLA’s Restaurant Week will return Monday for two weeks to restaurants across Santa Monica and Los Angeles.
Posted Jul. 12, 2013, 4:59 pm
Upper West restaurant at 3321 Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica will host an opening reception for artist Imelda Healy this Sunday, July 14 from 4-7 pm.
Posted Jul. 12, 2013, 12:07 pm
ANGELENO magazine presents 11th annual LIVE & DINE L.A. event in Santa Monica next weekend to celebrate some of Los Angeles’ best restaurants and chefs of 2013.
Posted Jul. 11, 2013, 8:46 am
The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission’s (SMBRC) Clean Bay Restaurant Certification Program (CBRP) has announced the certification — or equally important recertification — of hundreds of restaurants across the cities of Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, and Redondo Beach.
Posted Jul. 9, 2013, 9:08 am
With sweeping views of the Santa Monica Pier and the ocean, The Lobster has become a local hotspot and a tourist’s heaven since opening in 1999.
Posted Jul. 4, 2013, 8:42 am
The coastal cuisine of the Southern states is now being served up at Willie Jane – a new seasonal California restaurant on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice that pays homage to the Lowcountry.
Posted Apr. 30, 2013, 9:06 am
When the Buffalo Club opened at 1520 Olympic Boulevard in 1994, it endeavored to provide guests with a first class dining experience amidst a lively and relaxed atmosphere.
Posted Apr. 30, 2013, 9:02 am
Tucked inside a courtyard behind the storefronts of bustling Ocean Avenue near Colorado Avenue is 41 Ocean, a hidden oasis of a restaurant and bar that that is like a trip back to the golden era of old Hollywood.
Posted Apr. 28, 2013, 8:56 am
Tiato Kitchen Bar Garden + Venue and An Catering commemorated winning the Santa Monica Sustainable Quality Award Grand Prize with the An Family Earth Day Tree Party Brunch on Sunday April 21 at Tiato in Santa Monica.
Posted Apr. 23, 2013, 9:11 am
With many “Top Chef” style programs on TV, Santa Monica restaurant Sushi Roku says ingredients such as octopus are becoming more popular, making many of its dishes more desirable to customers.
Posted Apr. 18, 2013, 8:38 am
While she admits she may be biased, Wilshire restaurant executive chef Nyesha Arrington says her restaurant has the best Sunday brunch on the Westside.
Posted Apr. 11, 2013, 8:11 am
Hot’s Kitchen in Hermosa Beach will host a beer dinner featuring Ballast Point Brewery on Wednesday, April 24 starting at 6 pm. The dinner is part of a series highlighting local craft breweries that will continue throughout the end of the year.