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  1. The Other Critics
    Gold Finds Good Cheer at Superba Snack BarThe critic calls Jason Neroni’s recipes “sunny and straightforward.”
  2. Ratical!
    Oh Rats! Venice Restaurants Called Out For Rodent InfestationSome of them don’t surprise us. Then there are the ones we eat at.
  3. Beef
    New Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing An Actual Wolf in Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’sKris Tominaga says he’s outraged that the name of his pop-up is being used without the involvement of his team.
  4. Openings
    Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Takes Over at Lilly’s, Opening Tonight on Abbot KinneyJust three days after Kris Tominaga and Brian Dunsmoor open Hart & Hunter, their old pop-up is reappearing on Abbot Kinney with new chefs.
  5. Relocations
    ChocoVivo Moving to Washington Blvd.Inevitably, we must ask if Mar Vista is the next trendy neighborhood to watch.
  6. Let’s Do Lunch
    Superba Starts Friday Lunch and Weekend Brunch, Gets Big-Ups From BeshaWe’re excited for mole meatball sandwiches and a new burger.
  7. Coming Soon
    Anjelica Huston Plans Venice Social Club With Its Own Farm-to-Table RestaurantActivities will include “seltzer water tastings” and “gourmet bathing activities.”
  8. Taste Test
    Superba Snack Bar: Rose Avenue’s Change We Can Believe InJason Neroni’s inventive pastas and salumi might just be the best thing about the block’s sudden conversion from sleepy surf town street to the “next Abbot Kinney.”
  9. L.A. Diet
    Chef Jeremy Fox Has a Salad Habit, Prefers Diners to Trendy Restaurants“I’ve never really been into salads. I grew up on fast food, but I’m 36 now, and it doesn’t make me feel so good anymore.”
  10. Menus
    Chaya Venice Reprises Its Garlic FairUnfortunately, from the dishes we tasted, garlic played more of a supporting role than point guard.
  11. Closings
    After Thirteen Years, Lilly’s Closing on Abbot-KinneyThe Abbot Kinney veteran insists the closure is “not a sad thing,” while we know where salvation for everyday French food is to be found.
  12. Foodies With Benefits
    Taste of Abbot Kinney Returns on October 14Adam Gertler is hosting a VIP reception and the owners of Hal’s are the event’s chairs.
  13. Endangered
    Jin Patisserie Space For Lease on Abbot KinneyKristy Choo will seek another space for her macaron Mecca.
  14. Openings
    Pichet Pops-Up at B1 Breadshop in VeniceChef Ryan Fowler is preparing Provencal cuisine with local product, with dishes priced at twelve dollars or under.
  15. Reopenings
    AK Supper Club Returns With Rotating Chef ConceptCurrently, one Benadicto Gelll is in the house preparing pink scallop crudo.
  16. Reopenings
    Lucky Stop No. 2 Returns To Resupply Abbot Kinney With BoozeWith a new modern look at one-third of the size, AK alkies are breathing a pungent sigh of relief.
  17. Temporary Closings
    AK Supper Club Axed…For NowJust a little more than a month after opening, chef Kevin Kathman is stopping service until he can get a contract.
  18. Mo’ Fro-Yo
    Boardwalk Yogurt Bringing Beneficial Bacteria to The BeachThe business promises “the highest count of…live cultures” in its low-cal fro-yo.
  19. The Hounds and The Fox
    Jeremy Fox Dreams of Kosher PigAfter a rumor of a new restaurant sparks on Pinterest, the chef says it’s just a plan on paper for now.
  20. Chef Shuffles
    Chef Dustin Taylor Joins AK Supper Club in VeniceThe Daniel and Waverly Place veteran recently left Gotham to cook at Alona Hamilton-Cooke’s pop-up.
  21. Openings
    B1 Breadshop Brings Organic French Bread and Pastry to VeniceThe new retail location serves fresh, daily-baked bread and pastries, plus a limited menu of sandwiches and salads.
  22. Empire Building
    Simmzy’s Coming to Venice and Hermosa BeachThe co-owner also explains that he’d do another restaurant with M.B. Post’s David LeFevre whenever the chef is ready.
  23. Coming Soon
    FEED Body & Soul Takes J’s Kitchen Space on Abbot KinneyThe organic restaurant project bears a graffiti art homage to Dennis Hopper.
  24. Coming Soon
    Jeremy Fox Opening Barnyard in VeniceThe former Ubuntu chef promises “peasant cuisine,” which will probably be sold to rich people.
  25. Openings
    Cafe Gratittude Opens Today in VeniceSay so-long to easy parking on Rose Avenue.
  26. Openings
    A Look at Superba Snack Bar’s Dinner MenuJason Neroni hints at a Thursday evening opening in Venice.
  27. Coming Soon
    What Awaits at Superba Snack Bar, Opening Soon in VeniceThe outside patio has a swimming pool feel, while the inside takes its odes to Venice culture tastefully.
  28. Crime Scenes
    Purse-Snatcher Thwarted at Hama SushiHe closely resembled the same guy who took his pants off at Gjelina.
  29. Freebies
    Cooking Channel Sets Up Shop at The BrigThe network is offering free food this Friday in Venice.
  30. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Kevin Kathman Kicks Off AK Supper Club at CapriThe chef’s career has past found him cooking at French Laundry, Daniel, Arpege, and Gordon Ramsay.
  31. Temporary Closings
    Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Closes, Prowls for New SpaceMeanwhile, Capri may house another pop-up as soon as this weekend.
  32. Beer Me
    Where to Find Venice Beach Beer Company’s First Two BrewsThe stuff is made in San Jose, which will probably offend the “South of Rose, West of Lincoln” crowd.
  33. Video Feeds
    Watch a Fistfight Spill Into Venice Ale HouseA boardwalk brawl sweeps up patrons and staff.
  34. Freebies
    Free Buffet to Celebrate Hinano’s 50th B-DayThe Venice dive-bar plans three days of consecutive partying with live bands and gratis eats.
  35. Coming Soon
    Superba Snack Bar Hits Venice in JulyThe look will incorporate ponchos sold at the beach and pool tiles to symbolize Venice’s diverse population.
  36. Openings
    Dry-Tour Soft-Opens Tonight on Windward in VeniceThe menu combines some of L.A.’s currently favorite flavors from Peruvian causa to modernized throwbacks like braised short-rib Wellington.
  37. Relocations
    ChocoVivo Moving in VenicePatricia Tsai’s stone-ground chocolate will take a new space next to The Otheroom.
  38. Empire Building
    Did David Reiss Just Buy Capri?An change of ownership notice leads back to Sunny Spot.
  39. Dairy Wars
    It’s Raw Milk, Man, Not MarijuanaHow dairy became the next big contraband.
  40. Coming Soon
    Jason Neroni Leading Superba Snack Bar in Venice, Lends a Hand to Pitfire PizzaThe chef helped create Spudnik pizza and another with jalapeno and pineapple.
  41. Empire Building
    Hostaria del Piccolo Plans Venice Opening By End of SummerToday the team put up its signage in Rose Avenue’s new mixed-use monstrosity.
  42. Grocery Wars
    Fresh and Easy Hopes to Siphon Cash From Venice’s Whole Foods BudgetUK’s green grocer turns its troubled eyes on Lincoln and Washington.
  43. Videofeeds
    Watch a Trailer for Venice Beach Brewing Company, Coming This SummerThe company plans to release its “June Gloom” Belgian witbier this May.
  44. Foodievents
    The Venice Meet Launches April 7th on Abbot KinneyLive bands and food artisans will rock Abbot-Kinney each month.
  45. Beer Me
    Stone Brewing’s Greg Koch Takes Over Venice Ale House TonightRare beers being poured include Stone’s Mixtape and dry-hopped Arrogant Bastard.
  46. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Negotiating Extension at Capri; Kevin Meehan BringsThe Cafe Pinot chef is changing locations, price points, and menus for his underground dinner party that sees lots of fish topped with, and on top of, things.
  47. Menus
    What to Eat at Chaya Venice’s Oyster FairOysters find their way onto everything from Angus tartare to a wagyu short rib pot pie.
  48. Chef Shuffles
    Salute Wine Bar Becoming Brick & Mortar, Ari Taymor Leaves for Pop-Up at FlakeThe Flour and Water veteran has parted ways with the wine bar after just three months.
  49. Reopenings
    The Garter Returns From The Dead in VeniceA new local owner could (and should) change the atmosphere here to capitalize on Lincoln’s recent re-nergizing.
  50. Beer Me
    Venice Ale House Getting Its Own XPA This FridayThe beach-side beer bar will be the only one serving “Hi Hop XPA.”
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