18 restaurants to prioritize in the South Bay's biggest city.
November 21, 2023
From smoky izakayas to tonkatsu touched by Midas, plus everything in between.
March 26, 2021
The 25 best places to eat in the South Bay, from El Segundo to San Pedro.
January 17, 2023
One of our favorite casual Japanese spots in the South Bay, Tendon Tempura Carlos Junior is home to mountains of crispy, tender tempura served over rice.
Baekjeong in Torrance is a solid strip mall spot for Korean BBQ with a big group.
Saffron Food Mart in Torrance is a rare oasis for great Persian food in the South Bay—get the kebabs, stews, or a tongue sandwich.
March 17, 2023
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Lunasia is a dim sum mini-chain that has a great new location in Torrance.
December 21, 2022
Hakata Ikkousha is a tonkotsu ramen chain with a location in Torrance.
November 21, 2022
Aunty Maile’s in Torrance is LA's go-to spot for excellent Hawaiian food served in huge portions.
September 10, 2022
Kanpachi Sushi & Sake is an old-school sushi spot on the border of Torrance and Gardena that serves a great affordable omakase.
August 30, 2022
Cho Dang Tofu is a casual spot for Korean hot pot in Torrance.
August 22, 2022
La Esperanza Restaurant and Bakery is a historic counter-service spot in Torrance that makes incredible pupusas.
Ichimi Ann Bamboo Garden is where you should be getting your soba in Torrance.
Wadatsumi makes the best chirashi bowls in Torrance.
Hachi is an all-purpose party izakaya in Torrance where you and your friends can drink rare sakes and eat one of the best $40 omakases around.
Sushi Yoshi in Torrance is strip mall spot and a very good place for affordable sushi.
Nozomi, a long-running Torrance sushi bar, excels at efficient omakases.
June 9, 2022
A sibling-owned ice cream shop in North Torrance with simple flavors highlighting star ingredients.
May 25, 2022
Venice Bakery in Culver City is where to go for a casual morning or afternoon feast involving chilaquiles and Mexican pastries
May 9, 2022
Kagura in Torrance is a laidback izakaya serving a powerful tonkatsu.
January 14, 2022
Miches de la Baja is a casual Mexican spot in Torrance with solid burritos and great micheladas.
Torihei is a Torrance izakaya in a stripmall, with long lines and fantastic robata.
King’s Hawaiian Bakery is a great bakery specializing in malasadas in Torrance.
Madre is a big, modern Oaxacan restaurant in Torrance with an even bigger collection of mezcal behind the bar.
January 1, 2022
Tacos el Goloso is a birria spot in Torrance with generous portions and extra-crispy tortillas.
July 13, 2021