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March 29, 2017 civiccouch0

No secret passwords are necessary for ROB RUBENS DISTILLERY AND BREWERY speakeasy themed tasting room. Opened in a repurposed mid-century brick building in El Segundo’s Smoky Hollow district last June, RRDB is South Bay’s only purveyor of fine spirits and brews. Owner Rob Ruben’s lineage is his inspiration. His great grandfather and family organized the Royal Theatre Company, who in 1926 constructed the Joliet, Illinois landmark, Rubens Rialto Square Theatre, a popular hangout of gangster Al Capone and his buddies.



March 9, 2017 civiccouch0

Beer Bros: From Beer Nerds To Everyday Joes, Select Beer in Redondo Has Something For Everyone 

Whether your and average joe or a beer nerd, this place has something for everyone.
Select Beer Bottle Shop in Redondo Beach carries 18 beers on tap and a huge selection of bottled and canned beer. They specialize in craft beer. If you’re looking for something new or that hard to find beer, give them a try! 

Select Beer Bottle Shop is located at 1613 S. P.C.H in Redondo Beach. 



February 22, 2017 civiccouch0

Discover Mickey’s Famous Deli In Hermosa Beach
Mickey’s Italian Deli in Hermosa Beach has been a go-to stop for beach goers since 1953 selling cold cuts, cheeses, sandwiches, lasagna and a ton of other goodies (they also cater). Michael Angelo “Mickey” Mance started Mickey’s Italian Delicatessen & Liquor Store in 1953. Just a short walk from the beach, it quickly became a favorite spot for surfers and beachgoers. It has now become a beloved landmark in the South Bay.
Civic Couch host Steve Napolitano sits down with the owners to discuss the history and future of this Hermosa Beach landmark deli.



February 22, 2017 civiccouch0

Join us as we tour Brouwerij West in San Pedro.

This unique Brewery and Taproom is located in a 25,000 square foot former WWII-era Navy warehouse in the port of Los Angeles.  Brouwerji West will be celebrating their one year anniversary February 25th, 2017. 
Brouwerij West partner Brian Mercer gives us the details about what goes into his beer.

For more information, visit their WEBSITE. The brewery is located at 110 E 22nd St San Pedro, Ca. 90731



February 10, 2017 civiccouch0

Beer Craft- A Tour of Smog City Brewing in Torrance
Smog City Brewing Company owner Laurie Porter takes us on a tour of their brewery in Torrance,Ca.  Smog City opened their Torrance location in 2013. Since gaining recognition for their flagship beers, the brewery’s Coffee Porter and Saber Tooth Squirrel (the latter was the winner of 2016’s World Beer Cup silver medal in Philadelphia and bronze finisher the Great American Beer Fest (GABF) amber ale/red ale category), SCBC has been looking to expand its take on craft brewing via a satellite tasting room.



February 9, 2017 civiccouch0

Fine Dining in a Hermosa Beach Strip Mall? Meet Baran’s 2239 

Los Angeles fine dining found in a strip mall on PCH in Hermosa Beach? Welcome to Baran’s 2239 restaurant, a culinary collaboration by restaurant owners and brothers, Jonathan and Jason Baran. Helming the kitchen is culinarian-in-chief, Executive Chef Tyler Gugliotta, who is elevating the dining scene in the South Bay one innovative plate-at-a-time.
Civic Couch host Steve Napolitano sits down with Jonathan, Jason and Tyler in their Hermosa Beach restaurant to learn more about what goes into their success.

Thanks to Manhattan Beach Toyota for presenting this video. 



January 31, 2017 civiccouch0

Share the care with the 2017 South Bay Chili Cook Off, a family friendly charity event benefiting the Manhattan Beach Firefighters Burn Foundation. The Chili Cook-Off brought together community, Manhattan Beach Firefighters and many of your favorite local restaurants and businesses. Local chefs and restaurateurs prepared their best chili and competed for this years trophies. Participants got to taste and vote for their favorites.



January 14, 2017 civiccouch0

Love sushi?

The Easy Reader Newspaper recently wrote a great article about a Redondo Beach Chef, Haruo Kurisaki and it got raving comments so we decided to do a follow up video ourselves to get a visual feel for the chef and his restaurant Kurisaki in Redondo Beach so we sent Steve Napolitano to sit down with “Kuri” to interview him and grab some sushi.  

This is a Civic Couch Video presented by Manhattan Beach Toyota.