The Standing Room, Redondo Beach, CA

Sunday, June 5, 2011

The Standing Room, Redondo Beach, CA
The Standing Room, Redondo Beach, CA

On Saturday, I was in the South Bay and decided to go for a walk. A long a$$ walk. I walked over 4 miles round-trip for the above sandwich. Although my legs were sore the next day (stupid Google maps walking directions had me walking up every damn hill in the area), it was totally worth it!

Standing Room collage 2
The Standing Room is just that. You stand. No sitting. All take away. It is a little open kitchen in the back of a liquor store in Redondo Beach, CA. There isn't a place to sit, but this park is across the street and you are only steps from the beach as well.

The Standing Room collage 1
Yes, it really is in a liquor store. While my food was being prepared, I looked around. This is the first liquor store where I've seen brown rice, kimchi and Tokyo Teriyaki Nori sold. I took my lunch to the park across the street and rested my legs.

The Standing Room, Redondo Beach, CA
Sweet Potato Fries ($4.00). I wish these came out of a sweet potato fry vending machine...that I would install in my house. Look at how many you get!

The Standing Room, Redondo Beach, CA
This is the "Shortie" - braised short rib, caramelized onions, arugula ($7.50). Delicious meat that just falls apart. The roll was soft and super fresh.

There are so many more items on the menu. JustJenn had the dinner selection (see post here) and that looks great. I'll definitely be back...however, this time I might bring the car. There is parking in the front! :)

The Standing Room
Located in the Liquor Store
144 North Catalina Avenue (between Emerald and Diamond)
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 374-7545
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justJENN said... [Reply to comment]

Yes, take the car insane woman. Also take me.

Audrie said... [Reply to comment]

Oooh that does look good! And I LOVE sweet potato fries! Glad it was delicious esp after all that walking haha

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Ok, I live 2 blocks aways from this store and been here many times for shtuff. Yet, I miss this sandwichy yumminess? Need to remedy this STAT! Thanks for the heads up, Mary. And love, love, love your blog!

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