Eat + Drink Articles

Sweet Surrender

Ditch the processed, sugar-laden drink mixes and whip up these blended cocktails with hydrating coconut water, melon, crisp cucumbers, tart citrus, fresh herbs and a little spice. Use Honey Simple Syrup with rich caramel notes to balance smoky mezcal or tequila for just the right amount of sweet.

Ditch the processed, sugar-laden drink mixes and whip up these blended cocktails with hydrating coconut water, melon, crisp cucumbers, tart citrus, fresh herbs and a little spice. Use Honey Simple Syrup with rich caramel notes to balance smoky mezcal or tequila for just the right amount of sweet.

Market Opportunity: A Palos Verdes Resident Finds Success in the Market of Good Eating

With unwavering determination, optimism and a love of food that was realized in the wake of a very difficult childhood, Jocelyn Lopez followed her heart and an epicurean journey that eventually led to her opening the new Lunada Bay Market & Deli in Palos Verdes.

With unwavering determination, optimism and a love of food that was realized in the wake of a very difficult childhood, Jocelyn Lopez followed her heart and an epicurean journey that eventually led to her opening the new Lunada Bay Market & Deli in Palos Verdes.

Full Plate

A local dad’s enterprising idea helps put a smarter, tastier dinner on the table.

Already a successful real estate man and one of the original founders of Bank of Manhattan, Kyle Ransford took the reins of an entirely new endeavor with plenty of room for negotiation: putting dinner on the table for his kids. “I always had a passion for cooking,” says the entrepreneur. “Playing Mr. Mom, I suddenly found myself giving advice to…

Tout Sweet

A few of our baker’s favorite things.

  White ceramic egg tray (1), $16, and Creative Co-Op stacked pastel colored measuring cups (2), $18; both at French Farmhouse in Redondo Beach  |  frenchfarmhouseredondobeach.com   BEST 10-inch balloon wood handle whisk (3), $10.49, AMCO rustproof measuring spoons (4), $13.99, BIA 3-ounce white ramekin (5), $1.90, S.A.L.T Sisters gourmet cane sugar in vanilla bean (6), $8.95, Vollrath #12 disher…

Wunderbar!

Three South Bay gents with a taste for local brews check out four beers on tap at Hot’s Kitchen in Hermosa Beach. Here’s how it went down.

Three South Bay gents with a taste for local brews check out four beers on tap at Hot’s Kitchen in Hermosa Beach. Here’s how it went down.

Maine Attraction

Bibs ready! Redondo Beach’s 20th annual Lobster Festival is just around the corner. Chef Jessica Jordan of FISHBAR in Manhattan Beach inspires this year’s Lobster Bistro. Here are a few of her favorite beverage pairings for this seafood star.

Bibs ready! Redondo Beach’s 20th annual Lobster Festival is just around the corner. Chef Jessica Jordan of FISHBAR in Manhattan Beach inspires this year’s Lobster Bistro. Here are a few of her favorite beverage pairings for this seafood star.

First Crush

Former LA Kings right wing and current game announcer Jim Fox, his wife, Susie, and business partner, Dean Nucich, turn a lifelong passion for wine into a full-blown winemaking business.

Former LA Kings right wing and current game announcer Jim Fox, his wife, Susie, and business partner, Dean Nucich, turn a lifelong passion for wine into a full-blown winemaking business.

We Got the Beef

Anything but rivals, peers and chefs David LeFevre and Tin Vuong open new steakhouses within months of each other. We say the more the merrier.

Anything but rivals, peers and chefs David LeFevre and Tin Vuong open new steakhouses within months of each other. We say the more the merrier.