Pitfire Artisan Pizza owner Paul Hibler is backing other restaurants like Superba Snack Bar doesn't mean the pizzerias will stop firing up around LA. A new one debuted in Manhattan Beach this week, making this Pitfire #7 for the group. The place is big and bright with lots of windows, fun black, red and white decor, and the signature big red wood-fired oven. There's a lot of outdoor seating, DJ nights on the weekends, anda giant flat-screen TV to stare at when you don't love the one you're with. The menu is full of the same seasonal salads, panini and pastas, plus pizzas fired in the 630-degree oven, and there's a rotating list of craft brews, wines by the glass and sangria. The new MB location is open from 11 AM to 10 PM (t11 PM on weekends).
401 Manhattan Beach Blvd.; 310-359-9555