Past Stories

Letters

What’s a left-wing bigot? Re: “Ad was right to bash Zimmer,” letters, July 24 In last week’s issue of The Argonaut, a gentleman writing a letter used a phrase that confused me. He wrote “typical left-wing bigot.” I ...


Canali offers generous portions of intricately crafted meals

A culinary adventure on the canals

Canali Café is a romantic neighborhood hideaway that navigates complex flavors with ease By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) The canals of Venice (our version, not the one on the Adriatic) have been a place of pilgrimage...


Letters

More buildings, more problems I am writing to say what a mess they are making with overbuilding, especially these high-rises in Santa Monica that are definitely ruining a wonderful beach community. It is almost impossible to ge...



Eddy Shin doesn’t just sell to customers, he educates them

Getting to the meat of the matter

Eddy Shin of Santa Monica specialty butcher shop A Cut Above is a man who knows his meat By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) Most Americans eat meat without thinking very much about it — we know that beef comes from cow...


Letters

Bikes create buzz Last week’s cover story, “Power to the Pedal: Commuting by bicycle is becoming mainstream, but are the roadways ready?” received several comments online. On The Argonaut website, Steve Wilson writes: “...


5food

Five-Star Food at 3 Square Cafe

Chef Hans Rockenwagner’s ‘German California cuisine’ is, like, totally wunderbar By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) There are some mighty strange spaces around LA that operate successfully as restaurants; I’ve ha...



Letters

Shouldn’t homeowners have rights, too? Re: “Home is where your car is,” cover story, June 26 I have been a Venice resident for 45 years, literally since the day I was born. Because of this I feel that I have…


How to improve a harbor view: Tony P’s famous fish and chips (left) and a bacon avocado cheeseburger Photo by Jorge M Vargas Jr

Gazing and grazing at Tony P’s

Sometimes food tastes better with an ocean view and a cold beer By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) Boats are often in my daydreams, seldom in my days; I enjoy every chance I can get to go out on the waves but…


Letters

Balanced story, biased image Re: “Home Is Where Your Car Is,” cover story, June 26 This well-written article regarding the federal court decision providing relief to the homeless living in vehicles provided viewpoints over ...



Ample floor space lets the food take center stage at Ciboteca

Fast food with European flair

Ciboteca offers grab-and-go culinary delights, but the quality and variety make it worth sticking around By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) Some people look for meaning in life on a psychological or metaphysical basis, w...






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