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How Los Angeles Chefs + Restaurateurs Stay Eco-Friendly

The environment has never been under more duress. With that in mind, leading chefs and restaurateurs are taking sustainable steps to benefit their businesses, diners, and the greater community. I recently asked nine chefs...
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Fishing With Dynamite: Sustainable Seafood + Fun in South Bay

Dynamic chef David LeFevre and the Simms brothers (Chris and Mike) have clearly tapped into what Manhattan Beach denizens want. The partners debuted M.B. Post in 2011, and two doors down, they added Fishing...
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Interview: Mike Simms, Third-Generation Restaurateur

The Simms family’s entree into the restaurant world started at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard & Vermont Avenue, long before that corner qualified as Koreatown, with Arthur J’s Coffee Shop. Since that opening in...
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Manhattan Beach Post: Bangin’ Brunch in the South Bay

Manhattan Beach finally has a destination restaurant, perhaps for the first time since chef John Rivera Sedlar cooked at Saint Estèphe. Okay, that’s a slight exaggeration, but M.B. Post, chef-owner David LeFevre and business...
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Tin Roof Bistro Opens in Manhattan Beach

In May, Chris Simms, brother Mike and chef Anne Conness opened Simmzy’s in the former downtown Manhattan Beach home of Ebizo’s Skewer. On July 27, the trio debuted Tin Roof Bistro in nearby Manhattan...
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Simmzy’s is New Beer-Focused Manhattan Beach Pub

Chris Simms and brother Mike opened Simmzy’s two weeks ago in the former Manhattan Beach home of Ebizo’s Skewer. The Simms partnered with chef Anne Conness (Napa Valley Grille, EM Bistro) on a gourmet...