Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times
Overview Food

Food News

View All Food News
 

10 new and notable restaurants in Santa Monica

If you're attempting to keep up with the restaurant scene in L.A., lately you may have found yourself eating a lot of dinners west of the 405 Freeway. That's because more and more of the ciy's restaurants are opening in Santa Monica, where the board shorts are plentiful and so is the avocado toast....

Food Gallery

Food Map

    + -

    More Food News

    • Blackhouse Hospitality to open Little Sister in DTLA and a steakhouse in Hermosa

      Blackhouse Hospitality to open Little Sister in DTLA and a steakhouse in Hermosa

      Jed Sanford and chef Tin Vuong of Blackhouse Hospitality, the folks behind Little Sister, Abigaile, Wildcraft and Dia de Campo, plan to open a second Little Sister in downtown L.A., as well as a steakhouse in Hermosa Beach next year.  The downtown outlet of Little Sister is slated to open late...

    • Four food and wine events: Bubbly, Bordeaux, white truffles and more

      Four food and wine events: Bubbly, Bordeaux, white truffles and more

      Calendar not yet completely full for the next couple of weeks? Good. To fill in those blanks, here are some possibilities tailored for food and wine lovers. Champagne & Alsace tasting  On Thursday Dec. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m., the luxe Beverly Hills wine shop Héritage Fine Wines hosts a tasting of Champagne...

    • Five questions for Cadet chef Kris Tominaga

      Five questions for Cadet chef Kris Tominaga

      Kris Tominaga is the executive chef at Cadet, a new French restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica. He started his career in the culinary arts program at Boston University, then went on to work at L’Espalier in Boston with James Hackney. Tominaga moved to Los Angeles and worked as sous-chef...

    • Hostaria del Piccolo cooks an entirely black menu for Black Friday

      Hostaria del Piccolo cooks an entirely black menu for Black Friday

      You have to give Hostaria del Piccolo credit for innovation. On Nov. 28, in honor of Black Friday (you know, the shopping tradition in which you camp out in the wee hours of the morning in front of a big-box store), the West Hollywood trattoria is offering a special Black Friday menu. And every...

    • After 18 years, JiRaffe is closing

      After 18 years, JiRaffe is closing

      After 18 years, Raphael Lunetta has decided to close JiRaffe, the French bistro in Santa Monica he founded with then-partner Josiah Citrin. In a letter sent to the restaurant’s faithful patrons, Lunetta wrote that “JiRaffe has grown and now it is time to let him go.” “When Josiah [Citrin] and I...

    • New superfood cafes opening in L.A. area — with DIY porridge

      New superfood cafes opening in L.A. area — with DIY porridge

      In sunny Southern California, nothing says the holidays like a new superfood cafe. Beaming, an organic, superfood cafe from San Diego, is opening locations in Brentwood on Monday, and in Santa Monica on Dec. 15. The cafe is known for its cold pressed juices, superfood smoothies and plant-based...

    EDITION: California | U.S. & World
    57°