Food & Wine

It’s time to celebrate the maternal side of the family this Sunday, the side that brought you into the world and hopefully nurtured you through infancy and installed a decent set of values upon you. In fact, before you finish reading this, please go call your mom and let her… Read more »

Clustered up on Hawthorne Boulevard in Torrance’s Hillside community sits a restaurant venture where the dining space is accented with hand-made, Old World Italian motifs, family photos, and upon entrance a piano and a microphone. Owner Lou Giovanetti’s name is no longer part of the restaurant’s title, but his identity… Read more »

Part of Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation Studio Cabaret Series, where guests can sit on four-seat cocktail tables and enjoy a gourmet dinner, brings artist Louie Cruz Beltran to Nakano Theatre. Louie weaves Latin & Afro-Cuban rhythms and some Pop music together; he’s also a percussionist and vocalist. General tickets start… Read more »

The idea of spring is forever hopeful and nothing may embody such a notion as the start of another Major League Baseball season on Sunday. Opening Day gives Dodger fans, Angel fans and other big league boosters across the beach cities a reason to sit down on the couch and… Read more »

The Midwest of the South Bay, El Segundo, celebrates its 100th year in conjunction with a crowd-sourced, inspired art event called ELSEGUNDISSIMO at ESMoA (El Segundo Museum of Art) this Sunday. ESMoA surveyed members of the community who live and/or work in El Segundo asking for improvements or changes they… Read more »

(Below information edited from press release.) The Redondo Beach Lobster Festival returns to Seaside Lagoon 6:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, 12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. The 21st rendition of RBLFF weaves together the bounty of Maine lobster, craft… Read more »

The widely-popular, twice-yearly program presented by the L.A. Tourism and Convention Board returns for its second summer plating in mid-July and features delicious, specially priced prix fixe menus for lunch and/or dinner. A wide variety of restaurants throughout Los Angeles are participating in dineLA Week and naturally some venues happen… Read more »

Universe Multicultural Film Festival’s annual celebration brings together cinephiles, filmmakers and international artists to explore some of the most original features in world cinema this weekend above sea level in Rolling Hills Estates. This year UMFF will screen 68 official selections from 18 countries, including the United States, Argentina, China,… Read more »

The Redondo Pier Association hosts one of the longest running kite festivals in Southern California this Sunday, March 13th. The Kite Festival has been produced by the Sunshine Kite Company since 1974 and is one of the more visually stunning events around the South Bay. Other eclectic kite festival events… Read more »

This year Valentine’s Day attaches itself to the end of a weekend and will probably be a running theme through Friday and Saturday as well. For the uninitiated, Valentine’s Day is this Sunday, February 14th. A little preparation is key since reservations are crucial at most restaurants serving a special… Read more »

The widely-popular, twice-yearly program presented by the L.A. Tourism and Convention Board returns for its first plating this year and features delicious, specially priced prix fixe menus for lunch and/or dinner. A wide variety of restaurants throughout Los Angeles are participating in dineLA Week and some happen to inhabit the… Read more »