April 2013

Found 7 blog entries for April 2013.

Barsha Wine and SpiritsManhattan Beach is home to Barsha, one of the finest wine shops in the area. This shop is run by husband/wife partnership of experienced chefs. When you first arrive, it's like walking into a welcoming home perfectly decorated with fine wines. Adnen, the husband is also a sommelier and brings in some of the highest-quality wines found throughout the state. Lenora, the wife acts as the head chef and creates delicious tapas and salads perfect for the wine. This pair has worked throughout North Africa, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas and Europe before opening the shop.

If you enjoy small batch wines, you will love Barsha Wine and Spirits. They provide over 30 wines for sampling and each Tuesday, you can choose between two different flights of wines suited to a

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With so many great restaurants throughout the Manhattan Beach and South Bay areas, it's difficult to narrow down the best choices. Some of the top choices among locals are not as well known to visitors, but the locals usually know best. Here are the best choices throughout the area.

1. Tin Roof Bistro
Located in the Manhattan Village Mall, this is a casual bistro offering a generous wine listing from Napa Valley. It's known as a wine country local's hangout and combines great local wine with an amazing atmosphere and Chef inspired cuisine.

2. Four Daughters Kitchen
Starting as a "hole in the wall", this restaurant developed into one of the best choices in North Manhattan Beach. It's a beach eatery with healthy food, a fully stocked bar and organic coffee.


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Coming up with a down payment can seem like an overwhelming obstacle to conquer. In the process of becoming a homeowner, saving money is by far one of the biggest tests. This process can be a hurdle, but there are many options out there to help. It is important to see the process as an opportunity versus an obstacle.

Yes, it takes alot of discipline and financial planning but it can be accomplished by practicing money management habits and making clear choices.


Don't be too concerned that you will miss a good home opportunity while you are saving for your downpayment. The more money you are able to save and place on your downpayment, the more choices you will have when it comes to purchase price and your monthly payment.

We have included a

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Michael Zislis is responsible for the opening of Circa and this is one of the best choices if you enjoy the Downtown style. The building features exposed brick and beams, creating a welcoming atmosphere only enhanced by the amazing dishes produced by chef Octavio Becerra and the delicious cocktails created by Julian Cox.

This beautiful restaurant features many dishes locals may not be accustomed to. It's created by award winning chefs with the ability to make nearly anything taste delicious. However, because the owner understands his clientele, you will still find TVs blaring sports above the bar and plenty of recognizable menu items. Circa is taking some very bold steps to influence those in Manhattan Beach and it seems to be succeeding.


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When you're family is searching for a new place to live, finding a family oriented community is going to be high on your list. Fortunately, if Manhattan Beach is a community you're currently interested in, then you'll be pleased to hear that this is an ideal place for your family.

With many family oriented neighborhoods to choose from, Manhattan Beach provides a great environment for you and your children. The area boasts and excellent school system and a high percentage of home ownership. These factors provide great economic stability to your investment and your families future.

In terms of neighborhoods worth considering for family living, we would advise taking a look at the Hill section, the ocean views have to be seen to be believed. If you're looking…
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If you love the ocean and everything in it, the Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium is the place for you. This non-profit organization is responsible for educating the public about the ocean, beaches and tidelands of Southern California, including the marine life. The staff is dedicated to teaching visitors all about the marine life found in the ocean and the environment as a whole.

Many different classes are offered throughout the year and students can enjoy the different topics ranging from specific animals to pollution awareness. Schools can use these classes as educational field trips for their class, as well. Students can enjoy hands-on learning as they learn where sand comes from, what belongs on the beaches, more about the aquarium,

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The fact that Manhattan Beach is an oceanfront city means that there is no shortage of restaurants and eateries spread across the city for you to enjoy. Not only is there a plethora of places to dine but you'll find that it can be very difficult to choose one over the other - most of them are that good!

What we wanted to take some time to look at in today's blog post is one of the best restaurants in Manhattan Beach that we've ever had the pleasure to dine in. In fact it's also one of the most popular places to eat in the city so it probably won't come as a surprise to any locals reading this that we're going to select the Manhattan Beach Post as our restaurant of choice.

The MB Post serves what is referred to as traditional American food, which is

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