Patricia Doherty

Ginger brined chicken and Unicorn Noodle Salad; Credit: Patricia Doherty

Sample the New Food and Cocktail Menu at Redondo Beach's Hudson House

If you’ve ever driven down Pacific Coast Highway in the South Bay and wondered about the huge mural of a boy snorkeling, it’s time to stop wondering and stop in to Hudson House. It won’t be your last visit to the intimate, friendly dining and drinking spot — you’ll want to taste everything on Brooke Williamson’s gastropub menu....
Patio view at the Westdrift; Credit: Westdrift Manhattan Beach

Eat and Shop in Style During a Manhattan Beach Staycation

Shopping season is approaching quickly, and even the most dedicated browsers and buyers can tire of hunting for the perfect gift or holiday outfit. Why not make it fun this year, and head to the South Bay for a shopping staycation? The Westdrift hotel in Manhattan Beach is just steps from stores, restaurants, snack spots and entertainment options for everyone in the group....
Espresso martini; Credit: Katy Cooper/Big Picture Media

Coffee Festival Comes to DTLA for the First Time

Coffee aficionados, industry stakeholders and one-cup-in-the-morning beginners all will want to be at the Coffee Festival, the first to be held in Los Angeles. From Friday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 11, the event will celebrate all things coffee in an immersive experience with food, cocktails, live music, art, film, coffee-related equipment and demonstrations....
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