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Craft Beer Los Angeles

Smog City West, Salt & Lime + Southland Anniversary

If Smog City Brewing had a motto, it just might be “Here We Grow Again.” The Torrance based brewery from Laurie Porter and Jonathan Porter has a wood cellar across the industrial park from...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Snap Tin Eatery, Lagerville + The End of Beer Belly in K-Town

British beer and food are still undervalued here in the United States. Mostly because old ideas are sometimes hard to kick back to the dusty corners from which they sprang. Andy Black has been...
Brewery Ventura

Ventura County Breweries, Ventura Light + Smog City 4.20

As the brewery count rises in L.A. County, it is easy to cocoon yourself into your local haunts and hyper local beer. That is not a bad thing, but it does need to be...
Japanese Food Los Angeles

Sutadonya Garlic Pork Bowl (Dose of Vitamin P)

The food court inside Torrance’s Mitsuwa Marketplace continues to provide reasons to return, whether that’s new vendors or their annual Japanese Gourmet Food Fair that celebrates regional dishes. Sutadonya is new stall that specializes...
Oysters Los Angeles

Miyabi Uni Miyabi Oysters (Food of the Week)

On social media and media coverage, sea urchin has become glamorized as an “it” ingredient in Los Angeles. Instagram posts starring uni are practically guaranteed to see a bump in likes, and chefs Isao...
Japanese Food Los Angeles

Red Rock American Slice Beef Don (Food of the Week)

Red Rock features 11 locations in Japan, starting in Hyogo on the central coast. Their first U.S. outpost resides in Torrance’s freeway friendly Nijiya Plaza, replacing udon specialist Monjiro. In a rarity, the plaza’s...