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San Pedro: LA’s Hottest Dining Spot

San Pedro is home to three very wonderful new restaurants, more evidence that it’s becoming the hot dining spot of Los Angeles.

Conrad’s Mexican Grill at 376 W. 6th Street, Downtown serves fresh farm-to-table authentic Mexican food. Every single dish is bright with natural flavors enhanced by the restaurant’s great kitchen team. Call 424-264-5452 or visit www.ConradsMexicanGrill.com.

Dining News & Notes

The Chefs Studio will have a cooking demonstration with a guest chef Jerico Hernandez on Monday, April 22 beginning at 7 p.m. Chefs Studio is in the Penthouse Kitchen of the Deco Art Deco Building at the corner of Pacific Avenue and 8th Street.
Chefs Studio cooking demonstrations are very popular both because they feature outstanding chefs and they’re held in a stunning venue.
The cost is $65 and reservations are required. Call Patti at 310-387-3460 to reserve your space.

Navy Seeks to Defend

But not exactly how you might think

The United States Naval Academy won last year’s race and is returning to try to keep its trophy. The race and its related activities are headquartered at Los Angeles Yacht Club.

Ten colleges will compete: the host Califor-¬nia Maritime Institute, Cork (Ireland) Insti-¬tute of Technology, USC, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and the Coast Guard, Navy, Maine, and New York Academies, and the College of Charleston.
Racing will take place from about 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8 and about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10.

Sebastian’s: Filled With Beautiful Energy

San Pedro’s newest Downtown restaurant by Chef Karimi
By Desiree Rew

Ask Chef and Co-owner Nima Karimi why eat at Sebastian’s and he’ll say you will leave “filled with beautiful energy and satisfaction from having new daily specials and Sebastian’s favorites.”

At 309 W. 7th Street, Sebastian’s Mediterranean Cuisine is the newest restaurant in a duo of dining establishments with Chef Karimi at the helm. He likewise owns Matteo’s Pizza (1621 S. Gaffey Street) which opened last year.

16th Annual LA Harbor International Film Festival March 14-17 at the Warner Grand Theatre

The Los Angeles Harbor International Film Festival will premiere with its “Read the Book, See the Movie” program featuring Black Beauty.
The program promotes literacy and more thoughtful ways to view films, with this year some 600 books being distributed to students throughout the region, who have been reading and discussing it and will see the movie at a special morning screening on Thursday, March 14 in the festival’s home, the historic Warner Grand Theatre.
The opening night will include a screening of “16 Candles” from 1984 at 7:30 p.m.

Remember the Music Festival Saturday, September 15

The 9th annual Remember The Music event is coming up September 15 at Ernie Howlett Park in conjunction with the City of Rolling Hills Estates Celebration.

Remember The Music is an annual roots music festival benefitting Alzheimer's disease research organized by Betty's Foundation. The foundation was inspired by Grandmother, Betty, who loved music and dancing. She and her husband were square dance champions many years ago in Ohio. Grandma Betty lived with Alzheimer’s for 16 years before finally giving in September, 2012.

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