Taking that whole bread craze thing one notch up, this pizza joint is all about dough. More specifically: sourdough. The Neapolitan-style pizza concept with seasonal California ingredients pro... read more
Whitney Flood and his wife Julie Retzlaff of the Bon Melange catering company are pulling double duty with a farm-to-table spot in Culver City. Everything at Muddy Leek is made in-house, from scrat... read more
The Corner Door is an idyllic Culver City corner spot. The exposed brick walls and muted gray colors give way to a modern interior that provides an enjoyable alternative when the wait is too long a... read more
The male version of Beauty Shop, this bar-within-a-barber-shop originated in New York's East Village and has made a second home for itself in Culver City. Haircuts, beard trims, and shaves all come... read more
The latest from the guys behind Bigfoot Bar, this Culver City watering hole seeks to take you back to 1910 for a cocktail (or four). The ingredients for the historic drink menu run the gamut from... read more
This understated speakeasy in Culver City is the kind of place to have up your sleeve when you and your date are looking for a quiet corner. The vintage wallpaper, gleaming leather bar stools, st... read more
Various incarnations of this store have been around before, but this latest seems like a match made in retail heaven: it's in the H.D. Buttercup complex, a former bakery now filled with luxury furn... read more
What was once a random greasy spoon now has a pedigree. New owners come from Le Bernadin, et al. Doesn't look like a diner, unless you squint down the bar that once held toast and eggs. Now, martin... read more
It makes sense that a company who started selling food in the out-of-doors would settle on an indoor-outdoor space for their permanent location. There's a big patio, and the inside stays airy with ... read more
Kogi, hands down, started the food truck trend in L.A. And those crazy kids have opened an actual store, no wheels. Bright, bold colors, an homage to their color-coded trucks. The location is rando... read more
Pitfire Pizza is a pretty decent collection of three restaurants around town; Pitfire Artisan is meant to be the shining jewel. Decor is less CPK and more industrial-chic, with an open kitchen and ... read more
Santa Monica’s popular beer and burger institution has opened—to much hype—in the Helms Bakery complex. The cavernous spot has 72 taps, plus wine, and a classic crowd-pleasing menu. Owner Sang Yoon... read more
It’s all-natural, organic, local hippie dogma with a side of celebrity spotting: Chef Akasha has friends in high places. It’s a bobo addition to Culver City’s big-time restaurant scene. Not the bes... read more
You might think it’s all about the salads (made to order). You might think it’s about the soup (made every day, in-house). But no. It’s the desserts. Peanut butter sandwich cookie. Carrot cupcake. ... read more
Culver City exploded with artists and their work. But where to go after the galleries close? Some intrepid souls reopened an abandoned gay bar and turned it into arts central. Lines out the door af... read more
Winos' nirvana where all of their copious vintages are available by the glass. Excellent concept liquors one-up in an effort to obscure Ikea furnishings, cheese plates, and pain-in-the-keister crow... read more
Asking where we could 'tender some greens' without a prescription, we were pointed here for tasty, organic herbs and foliage that had us energized and glowing, rather than eating a pint of ice crea... read more
Culver's cool but would Han Solo eat here? Gastro-pub of Old School cool and egotistical service. Crammed with pretty people who had never heard of the Western city, drawn by so-so overly rich "I'm... read more
Sexy, strange land with a circular pit of flames! Which camp do you belong to? Satan-devoted Suicide Girls? Or those white-pantsed lushes shaking their thangs like they grew up in the hood? Maybe y... read more
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