Preparing the Napolean burger at The Standing Room.
It seems crazy to find a line winding out the door of Catalina Liquors. But a stream of hungry humanity queues up at this nondescript Redondo Beach convenience store to score the outrageous sandwiches and Hawaiian-inspired lunch plates sold at the Standing Room within. This minuscule, seatless deli, opened on a shoestring by young chef Lowell Bakke, is shoehorned into a space the size of a walk-in closet at the back of his family's business. Read the full review.