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February 1, 2018 civiccouch

Sea Change Restaurant in the Redondo Beach Riviera

The restaurant that started fine dining in the South Bay (Chez Melange) has now reinvented itself as Sea Change. Steve Napolitano discusses the change with owner Michael Franks and certified sommelier Stryker Rearick. Thanks to Manhattan Beach Toyota for their continued support of Civic Couch. Produced by Civic Couch



February 1, 2018 civiccouch

In this episode of “Swell Stories” we cover the swell that hit us this week. Typical South Bay swell with 1 good wave for every 10 but it was great to see waves with punch again! Surfers include: Alex Gray , Andy Prunauer, Angelo Luhrsen,Easton Jones, Cheyne Magnusson, Matt Meistrell, Noah Collins, Steve Howe, Wil Reid, Andre Anorga and others. Thanks to Manhattan Beach Toyota for their continued support. This was produced by Civic Couch productions and narrated by Brad Jacobson



December 21, 2017 civiccouch

Ponchos Mexican Restaurant in Manhattan Beach

You’ve had one (or maybe two) of their margaritas right?? Pancho’s owner E. Abbott Lawrence and his family took ownership in May 1976 and have been a South Bay “must try” ever since. With its expansive, authentic Mexican menu and delicious hand-made margaritas, Pancho‚Äôs quickly became a South Bay landmark. Steve Napolitano interviews owner Abbott Lawrence to talk about the history, menu and of course those famous margaritas! Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant is located in Manhattan Beach. This video was produced by Civic Couch



December 17, 2017 civiccouch

Cafe Wild Restaurant in Manhattan Beach

Taking over where Four Daughter left off is the Cafe Wild restaurant and our feature for this episode of our Two Minute Review. Host Steve Napolitano discusses the new menu, atmosphere and more with partners in life and business Erin and Phil Shipley. This video was produced by Civic Couch.



December 16, 2017 civiccouch

Ripe Choice in Manhattan Beach

If you’ve ever walked around Manhattan Beach’s North End, you’ve probably seen this little storefront just west of El Tarasco–well now we give you a reason to stop on in–Ripe Choice Catering has seasonally sourced sandwiches, soups and salads to go, and an award winning catering business for small or large events… This video was produced by Civic Couch. 



December 16, 2017 civiccouch

The Original Ragin Cajun in Hermosa Beach

Are you ready for a taste of the Bayou Country? This one is about family, friends and fantastic cajun food at the Original Ragin Cajun in Hermosa Beach. Steve sits down with the always entertaining owner of Ragin Cajun, Stephen Domingue to discuss his authentic Cajun restaurant and coming back to Hermosa Beach. This video was produced by Civic Couch. 



November 28, 2017 civiccouch

Mama D’s Italian Restaurant in Manhattan Beach

Since the day they first opened, Mama D’s has always made customer experience their #1 priority, from starting a trend of passing out free bread to people waiting for a table, to having crayons and coloring books for the kids, to providing great, affordable, homestyle Italian dishes that everyone loves, it’s really become an institution in downtown MB. Eat local, go home happy! This video was produced by Civic Couch with support from Manhattan Beach Toyota. 



November 24, 2017 civiccouch

Les P’tits Bretons French Restaurant in Manhattan Beach

Steve predicts this will be one of the best restaurants in the South Bay! Located on the corner of Highland and Marine in Manhattan Beach, Les P’Tits Bretons is a hidden gem and an incredible French experience you must try. These videos are made possible by the proud support of Manhattan Beach Toyota. Hosted by Steve Napolitano and produced by Brad Jacobson for Civic Couch