"Seriously best donut I’ve ever had in my life, and the best apple cider fritter."
ChefDavid LeFevreManhattan Beach
- One Star (The Water Grill)Michelin Guide
- Nominee for Best Chef: WestJames Beard Foundation
- Nominee for Best New Restaurant (Manhattan Beach Post)James Beard Foundation
- Best New Restaurant (Manhattan Beach Post)Los Angeles magazine
- 10 Most Memorable Meals (Manhattan Beach Post)Los Angeles Times
- 10 Best Dishes (Manhattan Beach Post)LA Weekly
- Best 57 Fine Dining Restaurants (The Water Grill)Robb Report magazine
- Best Oyster Bar (Fishing With Dynamite)Los Angeles magazine
- ChefsFeed WinnerOne of the Best Things to Eat in LA
"I love sipping the hot liquid out of these pork dumplings, then dipping them in the soy and ginger sauce."
"Bay Cities has the best sandwich bread in LA. It's blistering and crackly on the outside yet perfectly soft on the inside. Use it to sop up the juices of the cured meats, veggies, and vinaigrette. Make sure to get the spicy pepper mix!"