What makes great dining and travel blogs? Smart and engaging content about specific subject matter accompanied by great photography and a hefty dose of in-the-know opinion. The Daily Meal delivers round-ups of stories worth reading and blogs worth following.
• MB Post merges the gastropub concept with beachside dining in Manhattan Beach, Calif. [Deep End Dining]
• Reviewing a new chef's menu at L'Épicerie in Culver City, Calif., and perusing the offerings in their rustic French marketplace. [Darin Dines]
• Gordon Ramsay is looking for restaurants to feature on the next season of his show Kitchen Nightmares in Philadelphia. [Phoodie]
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