Condé Nast Traveler had some very kind words about our little beach community recently, extolling Manhattan Beach's ever improving reputation as a hot destination for wrold class dining, shopping, and the ultimate representation of California beach life. From the article:
"It's not as famous as Venice or Santa Monica Beaches, but that's what makes Manhattan Beach even cooler. Plus, it's home to some of L.A.'s best restaurants, shops, and bars.
Just a few miles from Venice and Santa Monica, the lesser-known and (until recently) arguably lesser-loved Manhattan Beach is a cool, lower-key departure from its crowded, kinetic neighbors. Rarely overwhelming but always lively, this surf town’s burgeoning downtown scene offers some of the best new restaurants in L.A. (helmed by Michelin-starred chefs), amazing shopping, and the relaxed vibe you’d expect from a classic California beach town. Start with a walk on the beach—there’s a free aquarium at the end of the pier, and plenty of stunning beach houses to peep into—and then head downtown and do the following..."
The article then goes into some our favorite eateries, shops and night spots.
Nothing WE didn't already know, but that's why we live here!