Posted Sep. 22, 2015, 9:17 am
Hunter Hall, head of the Santa Monica Neighborhood Restaurant Coalition, states his concerns about issues concerning smaller restaurants in the local area.
Posted Sep. 21, 2015, 6:00 am
Celebrities, chefs, and celebrity-chefs came together Saturday, Sept. 12 at a humid Royce Quad on the campus of UCLA to eat and drink their way to over $1 million raised toward childhood cancer research.
Posted Sep. 20, 2015, 9:56 am
As the head of the Santa Monica Neighborhood Restaurant Coalition, Hunter Hall is deeply concerned about issues affecting local businesses.
Posted Sep. 20, 2015, 9:54 am
A seafood dealer was sentenced Friday to two years of probation for importing and selling endangered whale meat from Tokyo to a now-shuttered Santa Monica restaurant.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 7:58 am
Chefs at French restaurants in the Southland and around the state today celebrated a federal court ruling that overturned California's ban on the delicacy known as foie gras, but animal rights activists were livid.
Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:18 am
For Holy Cow founder Rob Serritella, the opening earlier this month of his new BBQ restaurant opposite the Brentwood Country Mart is the result of a love affair with slow cooked meats that dates back to his teenage years.
Posted Jul. 10, 2014, 8:26 am
Just a stone’s throw away from Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Fish Shop at the corner of Pier Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway is one of the best places in the South Bay to experience fresh seafood.
Posted Jul. 4, 2014, 6:00 am
JiRaffe Restaurant chef/owner Raphael Lunetta was recognized for his significant contributions to the California culinary scene at California Travel Association’s (CalTravel) 32nd annual California Travel Summit last week.
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. 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 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. 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. 14, 2014, 9:00 am
“I Heart Santa Monica V-Day Party” -- Friday, February 14 -- Wokcano Santa Monica -- 1413 5th Street, Sa...
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. 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. 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. 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.