Editor’s note: Restaurant critic Merrill Shindler believes there are many wonderful options for takeout food — cuisines that “travel well,” as he says. We asked him to highlight six of his favorites. … Previously, he wrote about barbecue, Chinese food, fried chicken, Mediterranean food. Now,…

Editor’s note: Merrill Shindler reflects on his culinary journey through 2020 in the South Bay, highlighting both dine-in and takeout experiences. Previously, he dished about the Gigantic Hot Fudge Brownie a la mode at Norms in Torrance. For more of his adventures, watch this space: www.dail…

Editor’s note: Merrill Shindler reflects on his culinary journey through 2020 in the South Bay, highlighting both dine-in and takeout experiences. Previously, he dished about the Gigantic Hot Fudge Brownie a la mode (and more) at Norms in Torrance and the Simmzy’s Burger at Simmzy’s in Manha…

It was, as the Lexus car ad tells us, a “December to Remember.” Or at least, hopefully it was, following a “Year to Forget.” Choose your crisis — and crack open a fresh bottle of Chardonnay to bury the memory; there were enough this past year to turn us all into confirmed tipplers and over-i…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders. Other restaurants are closing temp…

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Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, a Los Angeles couple created the Puzzle Republic, a trading post for puzzle lovers, similar to the Little Free Library, which has gone global since it was started in 2010.

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Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders. Other restaurants are closing temp…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders.

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Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

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Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

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Superheroes Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman hit box office gold in recent years with the help of the top stuntwomen in the business. But female actors dating back over a hundred years ago were doing their own stunts, especially during World War I when men were at war. Women were also playing…

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Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

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Recently, the famously scandalous cover of the New York Post, a hotbed of lunatic headlines and crazed graphics, dedicated more than half of its real estate to a photo of a face-masked server carrying a pair of tasty dishes, next to the words “Gardens of Eatin’: NYC’s Loveliest Alfresco Opti…

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Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Editor’s note: Restaurant critic Merrill Shindler believes there are many wonderful options for takeout food — cuisines that “travel well,” as he says. We asked him to highlight six of his favorites. … Previously, he wrote about barbecue, Chinese food, fried chicken, Mediterranean food. Now,…

Editor’s note: Merrill Shindler reflects on his culinary journey through 2020 in the South Bay, highlighting both dine-in and takeout experiences. Previously, he dished about the Gigantic Hot Fudge Brownie a la mode at Norms in Torrance. For more of his adventures, watch this space: www.dail…

Editor’s note: Merrill Shindler reflects on his culinary journey through 2020 in the South Bay, highlighting both dine-in and takeout experiences. Previously, he dished about the Gigantic Hot Fudge Brownie a la mode (and more) at Norms in Torrance and the Simmzy’s Burger at Simmzy’s in Manha…

It was, as the Lexus car ad tells us, a “December to Remember.” Or at least, hopefully it was, following a “Year to Forget.” Choose your crisis — and crack open a fresh bottle of Chardonnay to bury the memory; there were enough this past year to turn us all into confirmed tipplers and over-i…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders. Other restaurants are closing temp…

  • Updated

Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, a Los Angeles couple created the Puzzle Republic, a trading post for puzzle lovers, similar to the Little Free Library, which has gone global since it was started in 2010.

  • Updated

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders. Other restaurants are closing temp…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders.

  • Updated

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

  • Updated

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

  • Updated

Superheroes Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman hit box office gold in recent years with the help of the top stuntwomen in the business. But female actors dating back over a hundred years ago were doing their own stunts, especially during World War I when men were at war. Women were also playing…

  • Updated

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

  • Updated

Recently, the famously scandalous cover of the New York Post, a hotbed of lunatic headlines and crazed graphics, dedicated more than half of its real estate to a photo of a face-masked server carrying a pair of tasty dishes, next to the words “Gardens of Eatin’: NYC’s Loveliest Alfresco Opti…

  • Updated

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

Restaurants throughout the South Bay have modified their businesses to accommodate full-service dining while also meeting LA County Health Department mandates for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. Currently this means they can fill take-out and delivery orders, and serve customers a…

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After modifying their business practices in light of the coronavirus "safer at home" decree, some restaurants are opening for dine-in service and many are still offering take-out. Face masks are typically required.

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South Bay bars, like those throughout Los Angeles County, were allowed to reopen Friday, June 19 — but saloons crammed with revelers throwing back drinks shoulder-to-shoulder seems unlikely for now.