Past Stories
The Corner Door sets a mood that’s perfect for date night

Peeking behind The Corner Door

The dimly lit gastropub with a mysterious name cooks with impressive style and skill By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) Some restaurant names tell you what to expect — home cooking at a place called Mom’s, and you al...


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Pork Belly’s to the rescue

With no time to cook and most takeout a dismal option, I entrusted my dinner party to three ‘Pig Out’ sampler platters By Richard Foss Richard@RichardFoss.com  Pork Belly’s  1146 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice (424) 777-887...


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Good times at Thyme Café and Market

                          By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com) A visit for brunch, the most enjoyable of meals, makes for a perfect morning in Santa Monica I...



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Five Desserts to Die for

Five Desserts to Die for From fresh-baked giant cookies to decadent chocolate soufflé, enjoy some of the Westside’s most satisfying sweets By Chloe Jory Juice cleanses, raw foods other health-conscious diet options are all t...


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The Westside’s Top 10 Happy Hours for Foodies

Forget bar peanuts: Some restaurants are putting their best food forward for the early crowd — and at special prices, too By Shanee Edwards In a dark and distant past, happy hour meant slurping cheap draft beers while stuffin...


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Dining Guide for the Westside 2014—Restaurant Listings

Click here for interactive Pinterest board AMERICAN Hal’s Bar and Grill Eclectic Hal’s Bar and Grill is a renowned Venice locale offering distinctive American cuisine alongside a lengthy wine and specialty cockt...



Derrick Bass goes garden-to-glass with custom cocktail bitters

The Power of a Single Drop

Willie Jane mixologist Derrick Bass concocts custom bitters for experimental cocktails By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com)                             ...


Diners choose from two very different sides of the menue at Señor G’s

Beachside breezes and big burritos

Wheatgrass and carnitas live side by side on the menu at Señor G’s By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com)                             I’m amused when...


Sauce on Hampton goes easy on decorations, heavy on taste

A discovery worth savoring

The décor at Sauce on Hampton may be minimal, but the sense of flavor is exuberant By Richard Foss (Richard@RichardFoss.com)                             I...



The grilled chicken kebab plate at Reyhan

Subtle flavors very well executed

Reyhan successfully navigates the delicate complexity of Persian cuisine By Richard Foss (Richard(at)RichardFoss.com)                             Look at a m...