Guac This Way

Organic, fast-casual Mexican arrives in Venice

Tocaya Organica, the fast-casual sister restaurant of Toca Madera, offers super-fresh Mexican flavors and abundant…


Dinner Blooms in Venice

Jason Neroni serves up California classics at the iconic Rose Cafe

Lush ivy-covered walls, beds of herbs and flowers and glowing wicker lamps…


Red Hot

Josiah Citrin's newest restaurant features open-fire cooking

It’s hard to imagine cooking more elemental than this: A head of cabbage buried in…


Dudley Market On Venice’s Boardwalk

Chef Jesse Barber serves grass-fed beef even though it's sand in his restaurant's backyard

Eating clean on the Venice Beach Boardwalk can be a tall order—and we don’t mean…


Fair-trade chocolate made in a home kitchen

Fall in love with The Sweetness of Being’s chocolates…


Firmly Planted

Chef Matthew Kenney opens two new additions to L.A.'s vegan landscape

If summer barbecues of sizzling burgers and steaks are giving you the “vegan blues,” cheer up…


Try Goodbites for organic, vegan, gluten-free treats

Goodbites’ addictive snacks are made using a short list of wholesome, raw and nutritious ingredients…


Bouquet, OK

You might not realize it but your traditional flower delivery is full of pesticides

Flowers: so pretty, so natural, so shellacked in pesticides? Hold up: It’s time to rethink the…


Thank Goodness: Cafe Gratitude Lands in Venice

The feel-good food chain lands opens its second location in LA

Venice is no stranger to hardcore health nuts and now it’s made room for a truly…


The Seed Library of Los Angeles lets users "check out" heritage, non-GMO, native seeds

A library full of books? How old fashioned. In Venice, The Seed Library of Los Angeles (SLOLA…


Jeff Leaf's nut-based nectar is both highly nutritious and very delicious

Ever had liquid, almond-coconut ice cream that’s actually good for you? Now you can…


Coco Cafe: Caffeination Meets Hydration

This new Venice company blends espresso with coconut water

The idea for Coco Cafe was born when co-founder Elan Eifer made espresso with coconut water…


The Detox Market: One-Stop Wellness

All the organic, sustainable and healthful products you could want, in Venice and Beverly Hills

The Detox Market features eco-friendly, toxin-free products created by small companies, ranging from organic stone…


On Our Radar: Moon Juice

The Venice shop has developed a cult following for its organic juices and concoctions

Forget waxing and waning—Moon Juice, on Rose Avenue in Venice, is already a star…