10 Must-Try Brunches in Santa Monica

November 12, 2015

There’s brunch and then there’s brunch by the beach, which definitely takes the midmorning (or afternoon) meal up a notch or two. Whether you’re a local out cruising the neighborhood on two wheels, one of the beachgoers looking for a nap-inducing meal or Third Street Promenade shopper, here are the top 10 best brunches in Santa Monica — in no official order because they’re all great.


The 15 Essential Santa Monica Restaurants

October 20, 2015

Los Angeles Eater by Crystal Coser and Keyla Vasconcellos on Sep 24, 2015 LA’s expansive landscape can be both a blessing and a curse. While its segmented neighborhoods allow for a great diversity of restaurants and vibrant fare, making long treks during peak dinner hours isn’t always a viable option. Enter Eater LA’s neighborhood guides, […]


28 Things to Eat and Drink in LA This Fall

September 21, 2015  | By Lesley Balla | September 15, 2015 Summer never really ends in LA — and we have great food and drink to prove it — but we do technically have seasons, and they are most notable on restaurant and bar menus all over town. When the markets start selling more squash than strawberries, […]


Where to Find Breakfast Pizza in Los Angeles

July 10, 2015

Who said people could only have pizza for lunch or dinner? Throw an egg on top and suddenly your pizza is suitable for breakfast. Some of the finest specimens draw on traditions from Italy, America, the Middle East and former Soviet Republics. Learn where to find 10 top breakfast pizzas that L.A. restaurants serve during breakfast or brunch.

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The 20 Best Things We Ate Around LA (So Far) in 2015

June 28, 2015 by Lesley Balla | June 22, 2015 Thank goodness for social media. The only way to tally up the amazing dishes we’ve had over the last six months was to go through Instagram and Twitter accounts for reminders. And oh what a year it’s been so far. Here are some highlights. Garlic Knot at […]


18 Stellar Los Angeles Spots for a Leisurely Lunch

June 28, 2015 Farley Elliott and Matthew Kang on Jun 23, 2015, 1:48p   With more than double the size, this new Westside classic has some of the most reliable fare in Santa Monica, with farm-fresh ingredients and sharp cooking coming from the open kitchen. The pizzas are shareable, the pastas are rich, and the salads are […]


Away for a Day: Santa Monica

June 8, 2015

West Hollywood Magazine – May / June Issue Away for a Day: Santa Monica A Guide for Vegans and Carnivores, Art Lovers and Cocktailers By Mike Tittinger Photographs by Naomi Yamada    


Where to Eat Now: Power-Ranking New L.A. Restaurants, 3/6

March 18, 2015

Los Angeles Magazine, March 6, 2015 Each Friday, the Digest surveys the burgeoning L.A. restaurant scene and compiles this (highly unscientific) list of the most hyped and heralded restaurants in town this instant. Whether old or new, big or small, near or far, these are the restaurants that have people talking. Whatever that means. Anyway, […]


We pick the top 10 pizza places in the USA. Been to any?

March 17, 2015

By KarryOn, @karryontravel, March 05, 2015 Thin crust, fried Montanara, cheesy Capricciosa or traditional Margherita. We pick the top 10 pizza places in the USA. Got a favourite? #3 Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan’s burgeoning food empire includes this bakery cum pizzeria featuring Nathan’s excellent breads and whole–grain pie dough, which are topped with seasonal—and often unconventional—combinations like braised bacon with […]


Bask in Milo & Olive’s Newly Expanded Dining Room in Santa Monica

March 17, 2015

Eater, by Matthew Kang , photos by Matthew Kang Mar 4, 2015 Already one of the busiest restaurants in Santa Monica, essential spot Milo & Olive, which serves some of the best Cali-Italian fare in the city, has an expanded dining room that now serves more than double the number of diners that it held […]