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Craft Beer Los Angeles

Cosmic Ales, Gourd Standard + Rob Rubens Distilling & Brewing

A few Brew & You columns back, I mentioned that Cosmic Brewing would be opening up near Smog City and Monkish Brewing in Torrance. I since visited their taproom deep inside the industrial park...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Two New Spots, Buffalo Trace Barrels + BBQ on Ventura

This week Brew & You covers two new additions to L.A.’s craft beer drinking scene. Both spots are entering parts of town that have recently exploded with choices. First up is Cosmic Brewery which...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Scholb Interview, Kellerbier 1516 + Indie Brewing Dinner

Scholb Premium Ales is the latest brewery to land a coveted Torrance address. I asked a few questions of Mandy Schulz, 1/4 of the Scholb team, to fill me in on the brewery she...
Seafood Torrance

Where to Eat Well in Torrance

Even though Little Tokyo and Japantown have come on strong with a rush of recent openings, more good Japanese meals are still available in L.A.’s South Bay. Thanks to an early boost from Japanese...
Seafood Los Angeles

The Jolly Oyster Market Seafood (Food of the Week)

Roving Californian Mark Reynolds and Baja-based business partner Mark Venus built on the success of Ventura’s Shuck Shack by expanding The Jolly Oyster to Torrance. You won’t find prepared food, or even seats, at...
Cuban Food Los Angeles

Habana Vieja Arroz Con Pollo (Food of the Week)

Most Cuban meals in Los Angeles fall into a narrow spectrum. Menus are pretty similar, usually quite limited, and satisfaction primarily comes down to execution. Habana Vieja, a Cuban restaurant in Torrance’s CarsonWestern plaza,...