Venice

refugees

How an Afghan Refugee Is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape

Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Marco De Vidi
1.16.18
WTF

Tourists in Venice Charged $613 for Lunch, Mayor Calls Them Cheapskates

The restaurant has been accused of overcharging in the past.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.13.17
hunting

Hunter and Gatherer: Lobster Luke

Instead of paying nearly $40 per pound for California spiny lobster, Luke "Lobster Luke" Sandburg braves the dark waters off the California coast and catches those bad boys himself.
Luke Sandburg
9.23.17
venice beach

How to Eat Poke Like a Muscle Beach Body Builder

I went to Venice Beach in pursuit of some of LA's best poke, but it was Muscle Beach's hard bodies that showed me the proper way to enjoy this Hawaiian treat.
Alison Stevenson
7.4.17
Los Angeles

The 8 Most Essential Places to Eat in Venice Beach

Venice has treasures old and new when it comes to its restaurants and bars, from crazy-hyped Gjelina to the classic appeal of The Great Western Steak & Hoagie.
Munchies Staff
1.13.17
Action Bronson

Fuck, That’s Delicious: International Hot Dogs

We begin our journey as Action is leaving the world’s number one restaurant—Noma—and don’t stop until we hit Chicago’s Weiner Circle with Riff Raff, with several insane stops along the way.
Action Bronson
9.8.16
tea

The Most Authentic Matcha Tea Has Arrived in LA

SHUHARI's Matcha Café's tiny storefront in Venice is backed by the Japanese government and has some of the freshest, potent, and floral matcha products that you can find.
Javier Cabral
9.6.16
beer

This Beer Company By the Beach Is Hoping Its Lager Will Start a Revolution

House Beer definitely isn’t the best beer you’ve ever tasted but on that same note, it tastes a hell of a lot better than the gallons of the skunky lagers you shotgunned as a teenager.
Javier Cabral
6.10.16
Los Angeles

Chef's Night Out: Tacos Punta Cabras

Chefs Daniel Snukal and Josh Gil of Tacos Punta Cabras take their friends on a tipsy tour of their favorite LA spots in Santa Monica and Venice Beach.
4.28.16
restaurant industry

A Great Restaurant Is Only as Good as Its Staff

People used to text me and ask, “Are you going to be there tonight?” And I would respond, “It doesn’t matter. My staff will be there.”
Travis Lett
11.3.15
venice beach

Why There's a Controversy Surrounding This Artisanal Bakery in Venice

California's Venice beach is changing fast, with Google, Snapchat, and more high-end restaurants taking up more of its real estate every day. Meet the young, baker entrepreneur who has been the poster child for the area's transformation.
William Fowler
9.1.15
Chicago

Fuck, That's Delicious: International Hot Dogs

We begin our journey as Action is leaving the world's number one restaurant—Noma—and don't stop until we hit Chicago's Weiner Circle with Riff Raff, with several insane stops along the way.
Action Bronson
11.6.14
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