Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:19 am
From the outside looking in, Valentino in Santa Monica may seem like just another Italian restaurant – but its rich history and renowned cuisine are sure to obliterate that initial first impression.
Posted Aug. 14, 2014, 4:11 pm
As Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula continues to celebrate its fifth anniversary, it is only fitting that the luxury oceanfront property host its first-ever Celebration of Food and Wine, which is set to become an annual event for the luxury getaway just 45 minutes from Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:45 am
The first three high-profile dining establishments planned for Ocean Avenue South were announced on Wednesday by Related California: Joan’s On Third, Hakkasan Group’s Searsucker, and a Starbucks Evenings concept.
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 8:22 am
For more than two years, Upper West in Santa Monica has put its restaurant walls to the best possible use, displaying paintings of different local artists for about four months at a time through a partnership with local company The Beach Vault.
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 Jun. 26, 2014, 8:17 am
For anyone interested in a hand-roasted cup of coffee, a fresh-out-of-the-oven scone, or a friendly place to sit in, Uplifters Kitchen has just opened up on Ocean Park Boulevard in Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 14, 2014, 8:58 am
It’s that time of the year again! Father’s Day is Sunday and what better way to show pops you appreciate him than hooking him up with a free burger?
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 9:04 am
Jambalaya, Po’boys, Filé Gumbo, Fried Catfish, and Oysters. If these Louisiana favorites excite your taste buds, then you’ve more than likely dined at Uncle Darrow’s in Marina del Rey.
Posted May. 14, 2014, 9:09 am
Could this be the best-kept dining secret in Santa Monica? Located on the third floor of Santa Monica Place inside Nordstrom, Blue Stove has been serving those in the know since September 2011 – the same time the department store opened.
Posted May. 12, 2014, 9:13 am
Manchego, a longtime staple on Main Street, has re-opened in its new, larger space just three doors down from its old location.
Posted Apr. 29, 2014, 9:01 am
A fast-casual modern Italian marketplace is now open in downtown Santa Monica, serving up an authentic taste of Italy.
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.