Spotlight: February 2020 (Part Two)

The latest edition of our culinary tour takes us to Spitfire Grill, Anaya’s, The Small Café and Taproom Pizza… cheers!

1. Spitfire Grill

spitfiregrill.net
#spitfire-grill
3300 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 397-3455

Flying Tiger Burger (Bacon, Cheddar, and BBQ sauce with lettuce, tomato, onions) w/ Side House Salad and Margarita (Sabé Blanco Tequila with Margarita mix)

The Spitfire has been around since 1954 (it was previously known as Lindaire Coffee Shop). After 1991 it was named renamed Spitfire in homage of Santa Monica’s aviation history. In 1995, the dining area expanded and a bistro feel emerged. Now the restaurant is filled with WWII military and Douglas Aircraft memorabilia and a very family friendly feel. People travel to eat here all the time due to the nearby airport and soccer fields.

2. Anaya’s Restaurant

los-anaya.com
@anayaspasadena
630 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 460-8893

Carnitas de Lechon a la Pibil (Banana Leaf braised a la pibil pork carnitas, topped with red onion relish with a side of diablo sauce) w/ La Basilica (Sabé Copper Whiskey, blueberries, fresh basil, simple syrup and lime)

The Newest restaurant from the Anaya Family brings authentic flavors from Mexico to Pasadena. Anaya is owned by three brothers who – after working in many years in other restaurants and businesses – decided to open something in the community with the best authentic Mexican food. Anaya Pasadena is their new location, and it’s selling out every night.

Seafood Soup (mussels, shrimp, fish and scallops) w/ Martini de Guava (Sabé Straight Vodka, Fresh Guava, Lemon, Simple Syrup)

3. The Small Café

@the_small_cafe
5656 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 434-0226

Chicken Club (Grilled Chicken Breast on Squaw bread, Lettuce, tomato, Swiss cheese, bacon, mayo, mustard, avocado and sweet potato fries) w/ Bloody Mary (Sabé Straight Vodka and house-made Bloody Mary mix)

The Small Café, owned by Carrie Small, is a beloved neighborhood café eatery on Naples Island. The Small Café was opened in 2000 to be a place for people to come and eat hearty, home-cooked meals in a family-friendly environment.

4. Taproom Pizza Co.

taproompizza.com
@taproompizzaco
10712 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
(424) 603-4399

The Montreal (Thin Crust with all Natural Mozzarella, organic tomato sauce, green peppers, mushrooms, pepperoni) w/ Kentucky Mule (Sabé Copper and Ginger beer with lime)

Taproom Pizza Co. believes in preparing fresh ingredients with passion, bringing people together with great music, flavorful food, and an inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re stopping in for a slice, date night, or bringing the whole family for dinner, Taproom Pizza Co. welcomes you to make us YOUR neighborhood pizza place. 

Spotlight: February 2020 (Part One)

The latest edition of our culinary tour takes us to Sonoritas Prime Tacos, Los Arroyos Solvang Mexican Restaurant, Shaloob’s Funk Zone Patio and Huckleberry’s… cheers!

1. Sonoritas Prime Tacos

sonoritastacos.com
@sonoritasla
2004 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 444-9100

Carne Asada and Grilled Chicken Tacos w/ Pistachio Horchata and Sabé Copper

Real tacos are not fast food. Real tacos are meant to be full of the tender, juicy, rich flavor of a steak, cooked to your preference; with at least as much care and dedication as a chef would put into a steak. And that’s what you get when you go to Sonoritas, where all salsas, dishes and even the corn tortillas are made from scratch with only seasonal, local and preferably-organic ingredients.

2. Shaloob’s Funk Zone Patio

shalhoob.com
@shalhoobmeatco
220 Gray Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 256-7353

Fish Tacos w/ Sabé Spiked Lemonade

Started by Jerry Shalhoob in 1973, Shalhoob Meat Company is one of the few family businesses left in “The Funk Zone”. All of the meats served are hormone- and antibiotic-free and grain-fed with no by-products. The fruits and vegetables are locally sourced, and the seafood is caught by Santa Barbara fisherman and delivered directly to Shalhoob’s – no middlemen!

3. Los Arroyos Solvang Mexican Restaurant & Take Out

losarroyossolvang.com
@losarroyossolvang
1992 Old Mission Dr #120, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 693-2994

Sabe Hibiscus Margarita

Family owned and operated, Los Arroyos serves fresh, homemade Mexican food crafted each day from the finest ingredients. Chef Tony’s original recipes offer a variety of dishes from traditional fare such as Sopes, Tamales, and Pozole to modern cuisine including the Mama’s Salad with grilled vegetables, Ceviche with fresh fish, and the Garden Burrito.

4. Huckleberry’s

huckleberrys.org
@huckleberrysrestaurant
300 5 Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(805) 773-4117

Steak Melt w/ Huckleberry Sabé Jalapeño Hard Lemonade

The moment you walk into Huckleberry’s, you’ll know you’ve found a place to escape from the everyday… the weeping willow tree sparkling with fireflies, the faint din of crickets chirping and the unmistakable rhythmic sound of Southern music in the background. It seems as if you’ve been carried away to the Bayou in just a few steps. And the food….so many choices! Breakfast features Mardi Gras Beignets, Chicken & Waffles, Skillet Hotties and Signature Omelets. For lunch, where else can you get Fried Green Tomatoes, Creole Style Louisiana Catfish, N’awlins Sandwiches and scratch-made soups? Try ‘em all!

Spotlight: January 2020 (Part Two)

In Part Two of the January edition of Sabé Spotlight, our culinary tour takes us to El Indio Botanas y Cerveza, Pueblo, Shuck and Baja Taco House… cheers!

1. Baja Taco House

bajatacohouse.com
@bajatacohouse
6100 Warner Ave #103, Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Beef and Pork Taco Plate with Sabé Blanco Margarita

Now open in Huntington Beach, Baja Taco House offers up a fantastic array of tacos, burritos, enchiladas and other Mexican classics. For those getting an early start, they also serve breakfast from 8am-11am, including machacas, chilaquiles, breakfast burritos and huevos rancheros. And of course, they’ve got some really delicious Sabé cocktails to go along with your meal, including their delicious Sabé Blanco Margarita (above) and Bloody Mary (below).

Sabé Jalapeño Bloody Mary

2. Shuck

shuckoysterbar.com
@shuckoysterbar
3313 Hyland Ave a1, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Salmon Toast with Cucumber Sabé & Tonic

Located right off the 405 in Costa Mesa, Shuck Oyster Bar is a fantastic destination for seafood lovers. From oysters (raw and fried) to lobster rolls to pastas, soup and steamers, they’ve got something for everyone. In addition to their delicious Sabé cocktails, they’ve also got a fine assortment of craft beers and wine.

 

3. Pueblo

pueblotapas.com
@pueblotapas
3321 Hyland Ave D, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

French 75 martini featuring Sabé Cucumber Gin and Montadito de Castilla (slow-braised and seared rare short rib on brioche)

If you’re looking for delicious Spanish tapas in the Costa Mesa area, you’ve got to try Pueblo Tapas. In addition to their signature paella, they’ve got a terrific assortment of both hot and cold plates and a wide range of options for charcuterie and cheese boards. And of course, they’ve got some delicious Sabé cocktails (along with beer, wine and sangria) to pair with your meal.

4. El Indio Botanas y Cerveza

elindiodtsa.com
@elindiobotanasycerveza
309 W 3rd St, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Picaditos with a Sabé Copper Sour

Located in Santa Ana, El Indio Botanas y Cerveza specializes in Botanas (appetizer portioned food). Their menu contains a wide array of wings, tacos and soups, along with a very diverse selection of Mexican craft beers. And of course, they’ve also got some delicious Sabé cocktails – like the Sabé Copper Sour pictured above – to pair with your meal.

Spotlight: January 2020 (Part One)

Happy New Year! In Part One of the January edition of Sabé Spotlight, our culinary tour takes us to Cesarina, Dirty Birds, TapRoom, and Pure Lounge… cheers!

1. Cesarina

cesarinarestaurant.com
@cesarinapasta
4161 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92107

Spinach Ravioli w/ Sabé Cucumber & Aromatic Tonic

Located in the Loma Linda area of San Diego, Cesarina is a must-try Italian restaurant. They offer up a terrific menu including a wide range of fresh pastas, sauces, classic Italian entrees, salads and antipasti. And of course, there are a plentiful assortment of wines, beers and delicious Sabé cocktails to pair with your meal. If you’re looking for delicious Italian food in the San Diego area, you should definitely give Cesarina a try!

Tomato Soup w/ Sabé Cucumber & Aromatic Tonic

2. Dirty Birds Bar and Grill

dirtybirdsbarandgrill.com
@dirtybirdspb
2734, 4656 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109

Dirty Chicken Sandwich w/ Spicy Sabé Pineapple Gimlet

A locally-owned restaurant and sports bar opened in 2008, Dirty Birds’ menu offers a large sampling of award-winning wings, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and other treats. In addition to their extensive food menu, Dirty Birds also serves local craft beers and has a full service bar, making it an excellent place to catch your favorite sporting events on TV.

3. TapRoom

sdtaproom.com
@sdtaproom
6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601

Sausage & Pepperoni Calzone w/ Sabé Margarita

Located just five blocks from the beach in beautiful Pacific Beach, the TapRoom offers up a fantastic selection of upscale pub fare – from pizzas to calzones to subs to salads to burgers and fries – along with a wide range of craft beers and delicious Sabé cocktails. They are soon opening a second location in in the North Park area on El Cajon Blvd.

4. Pure Lounge

Facebook @PureloungeSD
Instagram @PureLoungeSD
801 C St, San Diego, CA 92101

Chicken Shawarma w/ Sabé Copper Kentucky Sweet Peach Tea

Pure Lounge is a healthy, fresh Mediterranean eatery new to San Diego, specializing in wraps, bowls and plates. They feature Hookahs and a large screen for sports viewing. In addition to their delicious Sabé cocktails, they have a large wine list, a nice selection of craft beers, and a late-night menu.

Spotlight: December 2019 (Part Two)

In Part Two of the December edition of Sabé Spotlight, our culinary tour takes us to Rockin’ Cajun, Little Vice, California Grill, Plunge & Boulevard 574… from all of us at Sabé to all of you, we’d like to wish you a very Happy Holidays and New Year!

1. Rockin’ Cajun Seafood and Grill

rockincajun.net
@rockincajunca
940 E Dominguez St, Carson, CA 90746

Catfish and Shrimp platter with corn and potatoes and cajun french fries w/ New Orleans Hurricane (Sabé Straight, cranberry juice, orange juice and grenadine)

Rockin’ Cajun is a family-owned business that serves up New Orleans classics in the perfect casual atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. Take the time to partake in a fresh seafood boil (shrimp, crawfish, crab legs and lobsters) or spoil yourself with Southern Louisiana seafood restaurant classics. No matter if you are craving Gumbo, Jambalaya, Étouffée, Shrimp & Grits, Chargrilled Oysters, or Po-boys, they’ve got you covered!

2. Little Vice

littlevice.com
@littlevice
3317 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA 90804

Surfside Burrito (grilled flour tortilla, smashed black beans, Spanish rice, purple cabbage slaw, three cheese blend, salsa verde, and caramelized onions with Shrimp “Little Vice Style” (topped with chipotle and cilantro lime aioli, pickled red onion, cojita and cilantro) w/ Margarita (Sabé Blanco, fresh lime juice and agave)

Little Vice was started by two childhood friends with a dream of opening a Baja-style eatery inspired by the food they’ve enjoyed over the years traveling and surfing in Mexico. They have created a casual and comfortable atmosphere using high-quality ingredients, and they source organically whenever possible. The food pairs beautifully with a craft beer, natural wine or a fresh Sabé margarita.

3. California Grill

californiagrill.com
@cagrillwhittier
6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601

Chicken Club (a triple-decker bursting with broiled chicken breast, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and rosemary aioli, served on grilled garlic cheese sourdough bread) w/ Sabé Cucumber and Soda Water

California Grill strives to offer only the freshest ingredients, and they deliver a fantastic dining experience. A family owned and operated restaurant located just across the street from Whittier College, California Grill has been serving food up “Fresh, Fast and Fun” since 1996. They are a proud American restaurant with a California twist, and there are some very tasty Mexican dishes on the menu.

4. Plunge

plungelbc.com
@plungelbc
1900 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

BBQ Bleu Burger (Certified Angus Beef, blue cheese, bacon, fried shallots on a brioche bun) & Turkey Bacon Avocado (turkey breast, bacon, avocado, local sourdough, garlic aioli, romaine, tomato and red onion) w/ Sabé Copper and Ginger Beer

Plunge is a vegan-friendly location located on the second floor of the Seaside Beach Club. They have a menu for everyone, with the freshest local ingredients and the best view. They serve up everything from succulent oysters to cheese boards to delicious salads. Pick a glass of your favorite wine or sip on a fresh Sabé cocktail.

Plunge Vegan S’more

5. Boulevard 574

boulevard574.com
@boulevard574
574 N Diamond Bar Blvd, Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Chinese Chicken Salad (grilled chicken, mandarin oranges, avocado, lettuce, shredded cabbage, cilantro, green onion and wontons tossed with a sesame dressing) w/ Holiday Sparkling Lemon Drop (a lemon drop cocktail topped with bubbles made with Sabé Straight)

Boulevard 574 is the re-imagining of the former Boulevard Bagels Eatery. They kept some of their most popular dishes and expanded the menu with new, homemade favorites and a great selection of craft beers, wine & Sabé cocktails. Whether you are in the mood for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Boulevard 574 has something for everyone. Stop by, have a drink & see whats new and exciting!

Holiday Sparkling Lemon Drop (a lemon drop cocktail topped with bubbles made with Sabé Straight)

Spotlight: December 2019 (Part One)

In Part One of the December edition of Sabé Spotlight, our culinary tour takes us to Claire’s at the Museum, Calavera Burrito Co., Street Noods and H&H Brazilian Steakhouse… cheers!

1. Claire’s at the Museum

lbma.org/claires
@lbmaorg
2300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, Ca 90803

Mole Short Rib Tacos (Crispy Cauliflower, Cotija Cheese, Pickled Vegetables, Micro Wasabi) w/ Apricot & Ginger Sour (Sabé Copper, Apricot Jam, Ginger, Citrus Bitters, Fresh Lemon and Egg Whites)

Claire’s at the Museum has been operating as a part of the Long Beach Museum of Art since 2005 and has continued to please guests from all over with the combination of diverse art, delicious food, spectacular ocean views and stunning, one of a kind ambiance.

2. Calavera Burrito Co.

calaveraburritoco.com
@calaveraburritoco
541 S Spring St Suite 107, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Carnitas Burrito Bowl (fresh Carnitas on a bed of half lettuce and half white rice with salsa verde, guacamole, cilantro, onion, red salsa and Oaxacan cheese), chips & salsa and Sabé Blanco Frozen Margarita

The Calavera is a sugar skull in Mexican Culture which is a common gift for children and symbolic decoration for the Day of the Dead. The Calavera tells us to live life to the fullest, honor our family and loved ones, and eat some burritos. A portion of the money made by Calavera is used to support charities and to give back to the community as much as possible.

3. Street Noods

streetnoods.com
@streetnoods
1315 3rd Street, Promenade Suite B, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Cajun Shrimp Yakisoba (Southern Style, Golden Chive, Lemongrass) w/ Tap That Coconut (Young Thai Coconut with a shot of Sabé Copper)

Inspired by the bright lights of Asia’s nocturnal street markets that serve authentic, flavorful eats from tiny stalls, Street Noods offers pan-Asian street style noodles and more in the heart of the Third Street Promenade. Executive Chef David Lespron takes a unique time-honored approach to rapid street market noodles reminiscent of late nights turned early mornings. 

4. H&H Brazilian Steakhouse

hhsteakhouse.com
@hhbsla
518 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Marinated Roasted Chicken Breast spiced with a Brazilian twist with fresh herbs with Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Carrots, served with Brazilian Cheese Bread, Mashed Potatoes with Organic Garlic and Butter, Fried Polenta Fires and Golden Sweet Fried Bananas w/ Sabé Copper Mule

H&H is a Brazilian Steakhouse that is committed to working only with the best suppliers, ensuring they only serve organic, grass fed meat and produce. H&H was started by Henrique Huyer with the mission of bringing to the American market the authentic, traditional barbecue that originated in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Spotlight: November 2019 (Part Two)

This time, our culinary tour takes us to Circle Hook Fish Company, Green Leaf Gourmet Chop Shop, Dick Church’s Restaurant and Adolfo’s Mexican Food… cheers!

1. Circle Hook Fish Company

@circlehookfishcompany
3432 Via Oporto Suite 104, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Shrimp Ceviche w/ Sabé Pomegranate Mojito

Located on the waterside at Lido Marina Village, Circle Hook Fish Company serves up a fresh and healthy take on fish and chips, wonton poke tacos, oysters on the half shell, Thai coconut clams, and a full kids menu. They source their fish from a fourth-generation member of the Newport Beach Dory Fleet, with a focus on local, sustainably-caught fish such as black cod and red snapper.

2. Green Leaf Gourmet Chop Shop

greenleafchopshop.com
@greenleafchopshop
3321 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Angus Burger with Sabé “Spiked” Pomegranate Lemonade

The farm-to-face culinary concept embodies Jonathan Rollo’s wellness philosophy of using local, fresh, natural and organic ingredients that are both delicious and wholesome. Creating authentic, community-based dining experiences is what separates Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop from other restaurants in the healthy-living marketplace. With a full bar including fresh craft cocktails, indoor and outdoor patio seating, and on-site chef’s garden, Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop is the modern farm stand.

3. Dick Church’s Restaurant

iheartcostamesa.com
@dickchurchs
2698 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Juevos Rancheros with Sabé Jalapeño Wasabi Bloody Mary

First opened in 1972, Dick Church’s serves a fantastic array of breakfast and lunch items. From omelettes, pancakes and waffles to sandwiches, salads and chili, Dick Church’s has something for everyone. And now, you can enjoy Sabé cocktails along with their delicious diner fare. You definitely don’t want to miss this Costa Mesa institution!

4. Adolfo’s Mexican Food

@adolfoslagunabeach
998 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Nachos w/ Sabé Margarita

An institution in Laguna Beach, Adolfo’s serves up absolutely delicious Mexican food. From enchiladas to burritos and from tacos to chimichangas and nachos, the menu has something for everyone, with delicious beer and Sabé cocktails at the ready to wash it all down. Check out Adolfo’s the next time you’re in Laguna Beach, you definitely won’t be disappointed!

Spotlight: November 2019 (Part One)

In part one of the November edition, our culinary tour takes us to Crust Pizzeria Carlsbad, Sugar and Scribe, Toast Gastrobrunch and Tavern at the Vogue… cheers!

1. Crust Pizzeria Carlsbad

crustpizzeria.com/carlsbad
@crustpizzeriacarlsbad
3263 Camino De Los Coches #105, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Ahi Poke (yellow fin tuna, poke marinade, mixed green salad, cucumbers, avocado, heirloom tomatoes, crispy wontons, citrus mint vinaigrette) w/ Skinny Sabé Margarita

CRUST is an upscale neighborhood pizzeria that serves up handcrafted, artisan New York style pizza with a modern touch. Master Pizza Chef Charlie Meola’s passion for pizza-making brings a unique experience to pizza eating. The flavors are brought full circle by Crust’s carefully selected wine list, local craft beers and Sabé cocktails.

2. Sugar and Scribe

sugarandscribe.com
@sugarandscribe
7660 Fay Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92037

Breakfast Sandwich (over easy egg and three-cheese blend on croissant), Spring Salad (Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Shaved Parmesan, Balsamic Vinaigrette) & Sabé Bloody Mary

Home of Food Network Champion Chef Maeve, Sugar & Scribe is a quintessential La Jolla hangout. Inspired by the classic bakeries of the world, the design is at once sophisticated and relaxed. The space includes sit-down dining, a bakery counter, a coffee bar and a dog-friendly patio. Everything you will see and taste is of the finest quality, they source only the best ingredients and prepare virtually everything from scratch. Their menu includes California favorites like salmon and salads, classics like Benedicts and chicken salad, and traditional Irish favorites.

3. Toast Gastrobrunch

toastgastrobrunch.com
@toastgastrobrunch
5970 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, CA 92008

New York Steak and Eggs (6 oz New York steak, 2 eggs, toast and home fries) w/ Mango Tango (Sabé Jalapeño and Wasabi, agave syrup, mango purée, lime juice and Tajin rim)

Toast is a place to gather with family, friends, and loved ones to enjoy the best meal of the day. They serve up classic favorites with a unique twist. Whether it’s roasting their vegetables in-house or whipping up their French toast batter from scratch, they take pride in the details. The next time you’re looking for a great breakfast/brunch spot, check out Toast!

4. Tavern at the Vogue

tavernatthevogue.com
@voguetav
230 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Bratwurst w/ Sabé Paloma

Tavern at the Vogue serves up a fantastic array of sausages (kielbasa, Italian, bratwurst, bison, etc.) along with a really nice selection of salads and sides. To wash it all down, they’ve got a fantastic beer list along to go with their excellent Sabé cocktails.

Spotlight: October 2019 (Part Two)

In part two, we visit 49rs Tavern and Grill, The Cajun Bayou, Fifty One, Greenbelt, and Tangaroa Fish Market & Raw Bar.

1. 49rs Tavern and Grill

49rstavern.net
@my49rstavern
5660 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90814

Bacon cheeseburger with cheddar cheese, smoked thick-cut bacon, tomatoes, lettuce and onions on a toasted bun & Sabé Copper and Sprite

The new 49r Tavern is owned by John and Karyn Frisch, who took over and made a few fantastic changes. There are 15 beers on tap and an expanded menu with great burger options, along with a complement of delicious Sabé cocktails. The new patio is a great place to watch a game, play darts or hang out in Captain Johnny’s BBQ area.

2. The Cajun Bayou

@thecajunbayou
510 S Glendora Ave, West Covina, CA 91790

1 lb of Shrimp with Potatoes in All the Madness Sauce w/ Bloody Mary (Sabé Straight with House Made Bloody Mary Mix)

At Cajun Bayou, you get to be a kid again and use your hands. They are family-owned, with a friendly staff that strives to create a great dining experience. They have all of your Cajun needs covered, from shrimp to crawfish, along with a pick-your-own cajun spice. In addition to their terrific Sabé cocktails, they’ve also got an excellent beer list.

3. Fifty One

culvercity.fiftyonekitchen.com
@fiftyoneca
9540 Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232

Dim Sum Sampler (Shrimp Dumping, BBQ Pork Bun, House Made Pot Sticker, Red Bean Bun, Egg Roll and a House Made Xiao Long Bao) and Hot and Sour Soup w/ Passion Cocktail made with Sabé Blanco & Cosmopolitan made with Sabé Straight

Fifty One Kitchen is an Asian fusion restaurant established to bring authentic ethnic Chinese cuisine to the Western Hemisphere. They have the passion for traditional Chinese, made from scratch cooking juxtaposed with reputable Chinese culinary experts. Everything is hand prepped, including carefully crafted handmade sauces, live seafood and dim sum favorites using only farm-to-table ingredients.

4. Greenbelt

greenbelthermosa.com
@greenbelt_hb
36 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, Ca 90254

Shrimp Bunh Mi (slow-cooked shrimp, carrots, radish, cilantro Fresno chilis, and cucumber served on a french roll with a side salad) w/ Sabé Blanco Cucumber Margarita

Greenbelt is located at the Hermosa Beach Pier, and they use fresh ingredients sourced daily from local farmers markets. Their menu features a wide range of entrées, pizzas, salads and appetizers, and they offer up a delicious brunch on Saturdays and Sundays (10am-1pm). In addition to their terrific Sabé cocktails, they also have plenty of craft beer and wine available.

5. Tangaroa Fish Market and Raw Bar

tfmraw.com
@tangaroafishmkt
12604 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Seared Tuna Salad with ahi tuna, avocado, cherry tomatoes, pickled onions, and orange ponzu dressing w/ Sabé Citrus Mule

Owned by Mark and Suzy White, Tangaroa Fish Market and Raw Bar brings New Zealand’s freshest seafood to Los Angeles. Tangaroa represents the God of the Sea in New Zealand’s Maori culture. Tangaroa features fresh seafood from across the globe, focusing primarily on products out of New Zealand and the South Pacific. The menu includes a wide range of entrées, burgers, and tacos, along with a fantastic raw bar. In addition to their excellent Sabé cocktails, they’ve also got a wide selection of beer and sake.

Spotlight: October 2019 (Part One)

In the latest edition, we visit Mel’s Drive-In, Bossa Nova Brazilian Cuisine, Oh! Crab and Corner Joint.

1. Mel’s Drive-In

melsdrive-in.com
@melsdrivein
1670 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Sunset Burger (1/2-lb. grass-fed beef topped with melted cheddar cheese, crisp bacon, avocado, lettuce, sliced tomato and red onion on grilled sourdough with french fries) w/ Banana Foster (The classic dessert made with vanilla, banana, cinnamon, and Sabé Gold)

In 1947, Mel Weiss and Harold Dobbs opened the first Mels drive-in restaurant in San Francisco and was a hit all over the city. After 1976 unfortunately Mels hit hard times and closed. Then in 1985 Steven Weiss and Donald Wagstaff decided to bring Mels back into San Francisco and now have expanded to Southern California. Mels strives to keep the spirit of the classic American diner and home style cooking alive in well. They have the classic burgers and fries and home style cooking that even your grandparents will love.

2. Bossa Nova Brazilian Cuisine

bossanovafood.com
@bossanovarestaurant
4460 W Rosecrans Ave, Hawthorne, CA 90250

Arrabiata (Sliced Pancetta, yellow onions, parmesan, garlic, olive oil, parsley and hot crushed red pepper in a spicy tomato sauce with linguini), Garlic Bread with fresh tomatoes basil and olive oil, and Caipirinha (Sabé Straight, muddled sugar and lime).

Bozza Nova has everything from pasta to homemade artisan pizza to our famous grilled dishes and are all prepared fresh to serve. They have over 25 years of experience where they provide great food, excellent value and a fun atmosphere for everyone.

3. Oh Crab!

facebook.com/OhCrabCajunSeafood/
@Ohcrabcajunrestaurant
2020 S Hacienda Blvd STE F, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

Crawfish, Shrimp, Clams and Corn with Cajun Sensation and Sabé Blanco Margarita

Oh! Crab specializes in Cajun-style boiled seafood where the feature Dungeness and King Crab, Lobster, Crawfish, Shrimp and more. You can get it with a variety of sesoning choices from mild, hot and holy crab hot. They have 8 Beers on tap and cocktails if it gets to hot for you.

4. Corner Joint

corner-joint.com
@cornerjoint
14319 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260

Salmon Salad (Mixed green lettuce, avocado, cucumber, red onion and cherry tomatoes with a Lemon Balsamic) and El Catrin (Sabé Copper, chamoy, fresno pepper and tamarind puree)

Corner Joint was built with the idea of providing a relaxing hangout spot so you could take in some delicious food and throw back some cold brewskies. They serve an array of specialty pizza, pasta dishes, sandwiches and much more! In the bar you can find your favorite beers, wines and specialty cocktails.