Tag: South Bay

Scallops & Oysters!

Fishing with Dynamite nets some awesome seafood! – Manhattan Beach, CA

After a hectic day of errands and runs that took me as far as Simi Valley (ugh!), I was able to get home at a decent hour…in fact, I was able to get home in time for happy hour! So, we looked for a new destination in our hood. Fishing with Dynamite has been on […]

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Fritto Misto for 2!

Fantastic neighborhood Italian @ Fritto Misto – Hermosa Beach, CA

I love fancy meals as much as the next gourmande but there’s something so warm and satisfying about dining at a neighborhood restaurant…especially when it’s as good as Fritto Misto. Fritto Misto is in Hermosa Beach right on Pier Ave. on the way down to the strip of bars/club along the beach. There is almost […]

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Cocktails!

Chez Soi [Happy Hour] – Manhattan Beach

Chez Soi is the new restaurant in the old Sashi Sushi space in Manhattan Beach. I loved Sashi but for whatever reason, they couldn’t make it work and it shuttered to make way for the collaboration between a frenchman, a TV star and noted chef…yeah, it almost sounds like the beginning of a punchline. But […]

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Margaritas!

Coyote Cantina [Happy Hour] – Redondo Beach, CA

On a rare Friday, I was able to wrap up my business and finding myself parched from exerting my mind, I wanted to indulge in happy hour! The original plan was to head to Dance Downtown at the Music Center but ever since FastTrak took over the 110 and 10, the carpool lane has been […]

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Cold Sliced Beef

Dumpling House – Gardena, CA

On Memorial Day, we hit up the very newly opened Dumpling House in Gardena for lunch. I was super excited to find a place that made xiao long bao’s relatively close to me. Dumpling House just opened at the beginning of the month and despite the mixed Yelp reviews, I didn’t care. I had to […]

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Octopus + Egg Omelette

Musha – Torrance

For dinner last night, the parents wanted an ol’standby, Musha in Torrance. This Japanese small plates restaurant (izakaya) has 2 locations – one in Santa Monica (where all the stars like Owen Wilson (yes, he counts and yes, I saw him there once!) go and there’s usually a wait) and one in Torrance (where even […]

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