A new, re-imagined Darren’s Restaurant reopens its doors for dining Friday night (July 11) after extensive interior and exterior renovations and a comprehensive revamping of the original menu. The popular eatery closed in late June for renovations.
The new, re-imagined Darren’s menu features a revamped menu that offers small and large plates; the remodeled interior features a centralized community table, a light and airy ambiance, and a striking floor-to-ceiling glass exterior.
The changes present diners with an experience that combines the best of California beach culture with the culinary masterpieces created by head chef and owner Darren Weiss. (Full Press Story)Read More
Darren’s restaurant in Manhattan Beach is hosting a re-opening benefit dinner on July 29 to raise money for No Limits for Deaf Children, an organization that supports children with hearing impairments. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. and feature a four course prix-fixe menu that includes wine pairings. The event will also offer post-dinner entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at www.darrensrestaurant.eventbrite.com and are $100 per person including wine pairings or $75 per person excluding pairings. Gratuity is not included in the ticket price. 1141 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, (310) 802-1973, www.darrensrestaurant.com/. (Full Press Story)Read More
Chef Darren Weiss has built quite a following across the South Bay throughout his many years of cooking, an inspiration as he also happens to be deaf.
He recently gave his eponymous Manhattan Beach restaurant a makeover, with light blue panels providing some separation between the bar and dining room, as well as new paisley upholstery for the banquettes. Relax and use your fingers to pull apart the corn muffins, in which Weiss has added sage and ricotta. Or dip in finger-first to the truffle fries, topped with a roasted garlic aioli. (Full Press Story)Read More