Dine around the world – Q&A with Nick Liberato from Restaurants on the Edge

If you haven’t watched both seasons of Restaurants on the Edge on Netflix, that what are you waiting for? Travel around the world from your own home and dream about where you want to jet post-pandemic. We can tell you Slovenia and Malta are now high on our list. Filled with travel, food, and design inspiration, the team (consisting of Chef Dennis the Prescott, Interior … Continue reading Dine around the world – Q&A with Nick Liberato from Restaurants on the Edge

Venice Way Pizza – by the slab

UPDATED: Venice Way Pizza below Hotel Erwin is now open for takeaway from 11am-5pm. $4- Cheese and Veggie $4.50- Pepperoni & Daily Special $5- House Salad Pan pizzas $22 include 9 slabs. Before the coronavirus shutting down the world, we were outside Hotel Erwin at the brand new Venice Way Pizza savoring a beer and a slab. Instead of pizza by the slice, take out … Continue reading Venice Way Pizza – by the slab

Yours Truly debuts lunch in Venice

Yours Truly considered one of Los Angeles’s best new restaurants of 2019 by Los Angeles Magazine, expands to weekday lunch in 2020. Helmed by Executive Chef/Partner Vartan Abgaryan, this newcomer to Abbot Kinney known for its seasonal modern California cuisine for dinner and brunch is now open on Venice Beach for a daytime feast Monday – Friday from 11:30 – 2:30 pm. Chef Abgaryan who … Continue reading Yours Truly debuts lunch in Venice

Get to know Neighbor over brunch

“Won’t you be my Neighbor?” While you may still see hipsters sporting cardigans, Mister Rogers’ old Neighborhood is not a far from how you might feel at this neighborly Venice garden bistro and cocktail bar. Since weekend brunches are meant to linger, this charming old house on Abbot Kinney – known as Neighbor – is the best way to waste away a Sunday. Outside by … Continue reading Get to know Neighbor over brunch

Saving the Bay – One IPA at a Time

We’re all looking for ways to help the environment, and to be honest, it’s usually pretty tough work- it took many of years of neglect to get the planet to the state it is in today, and it will no doubt take even longer to restore it. During Earth Day weekend this year, Golden Road Brewing made it a bit more enjoyable to give back, … Continue reading Saving the Bay – One IPA at a Time

Southern Italian cuisine with a Michelin star chef at Luigi al Teatro

The restaurant Luigi al Teatro speaks to me. Perhaps it is because my ancestors came from southern Italy but before I even dine, the restaurant mesmerizes me with the design and intimate outdoor bar with hanging bulbs and seed pockets growing produce off the walls. Just 11 months old, Luigi al Teatro is tucked behind Main Street Santa Monica in what is almost Venice. The youngest … Continue reading Southern Italian cuisine with a Michelin star chef at Luigi al Teatro

A Case of the Munchies in Venice Beach

In 1905, tobacco tycoon Abbot Kinney founded what he hoped would be a cultural utopia inspired by Venice, Italy. He envisioned a literate and morally upstanding society on the shores of the Pacific, 14 miles west of Los Angeles. Skip ahead five score and a dozen years, and it’s safe to say that Venice Beach isn’t exactly what Mr. Kinney had in mind. In the … Continue reading A Case of the Munchies in Venice Beach

Memorable Restaurants to Impress Your Date in LA

Los Angeles is not short on places to wow your date and experience a memorable meal. Try one of our favorite spots to impress your loved one. We broke this down to what you need to know – what to sip, order, share, savor, and what not to miss. Inko Nito in Downtown LA Arts District For a sensational interactive dinner, sit at the bar and … Continue reading Memorable Restaurants to Impress Your Date in LA

Chaya Venice transitions to Chaya Modern Izakaya, forging the old with the new

With a new menu, a new chef team, a new beverage program, and a new interior look, beloved beachside Chaya Venice has successfully transitioned 28 years later to Chaya Modern Izakaya. A stomping ground for many of us within the last ten years – the restaurant and bar continue to buzz with Happy Hour from 5:00 pm til close. Just a block from the beach on … Continue reading Chaya Venice transitions to Chaya Modern Izakaya, forging the old with the new