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.
Posted Nov. 14, 2013, 8:01 am
Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica, formerly the Sheraton Delfina on the corner of Pico and 5th up until mid-September, has flipped its two dining venues as part of the hotel’s rebranding efforts.
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 Oct. 24, 2013, 7:55 am
FIG Restaurant inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel will host its Second Annual Sausage Fest this Sunday, Oct. 27 with a handful of local chefs, breweries, and a live band to get into the spirit of Oktoberfest.
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 Sep. 3, 2013, 9:33 am
The conversation at Brian’s Shave Ice went something like this: Sallie: I want a snow-cone machine at home so I can eat it every day. All day. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:09 am
Rita’s Italian Ice, the nation’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 outlets in 20 states, has opened its newest outlet in Santa Monica at 2307 Main Street.
Posted Aug. 28, 2013, 9:06 am
Like a cat stalking prey, I’ve had my eye on Pork Belly’s Sandwich Shop since I first heard of its pending opening in mid-July.
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. 19, 2013, 9:11 am
The Third Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival returns this Thursday through Sunday with a handful of culinary events across Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and downtown Los Angeles.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 9:37 am
To register for The Mirror’s free online email alerts, simply enter your email address in the "Email List" box located in the top left corner of this page and click 'go' to be added.
Posted Aug. 14, 2013, 9:15 am
The Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica hosted “An Evening on the Beach” Aug. 1 to benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels of Los Angeles.
Posted Aug. 14, 2013, 9:06 am
With the Main Street Farmers Market produced in The Victorian’s parking lot each Sunday, the historic venue decided to start a weekly brunch called Sunny Sundays.
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. 29, 2013, 9:08 am
With construction of the Expo line in Santa Monica well underway, local artist Bettina Hubby hosted a “Dig the Dig” dinner at the Santa Monica Museum of Art on Sunday, July 21.
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. 19, 2013, 8:29 am
The 11th annual Live & Dine L.A. event will be held in Santa Monica this weekend to celebrate some of Los Angeles’ best restaurants and chefs.
Posted Jul. 18, 2013, 8:27 am
Simply, this is the best sea, farm, land-to-table Italian restaurant in Santa Monica. Sit at the bar or pray for reservations. I simply go on unpopular days of the week like Tuesday or Wednesday – but not on Sunday or Monday because Capo is closed. No negotiations (I’ve tried).
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, 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.