Monday, March 4, 2024

Awards & Rankings

Long Beach’s Ammatolí and Selva named (again) two of region’s best restaurants by Los Angeles Times; Tacos La Carreta joins

Ammatolí and Selva are the sole two Long Beach restaurants to score a coveted spot on Los Angeles Times food critic Bill Addison's 101 Best Restaurants list, marking Ammatolí's third outing on the list and Selva's second.

‘Cambodian Cowboy’—Long Beach Chef Chad Phuong—honored at inaugural AAPI small business awards in DTLA

The Cambodian Cowboy continues his mass representation of all things good with the Cambodian community, scoring one of the first awards handed out by the API SBC.

Long Beach’s Tacos La Carreta named one of the best tacos in L.A. by Bon Appétit

After winning big at LA TACO's 2023 TACO MADNESS, Tacos La Carreta has been named one of the region's best place for tacos by Bon Appétit.

Architectural Digest names Long Beach 3rd best place in country to buy a beach house

While the Carolinas dominated the Top 10, Long Beach was named the best on the West Coast and third in the nation as a place to buy a summer beach house.

Long Beach has scored its first Michelin star—but the Guide’s importance in SoCal (and the world) needs to be dismissed in the modern world

There is no question this is an accolade—but therein lies another question: Should this accolade mean something for an organization that dismissed our entire region?

Long Beach’s Fluffy Sno-Balls named 5th best frozen treat shop in country, #1 in California by Yelp!

The loved'n'hated aggregator Yelp! has continually shown love for Long Beach—but to have an frozen treat shop represented is a first. And yes, we're happy it's Black'n'queer-owned.

The Long Beach chefs and restaurants featured in the 2023 Michelin Guide to California

Though the question of whether Californians should really care about Michelin distinctions—particularly following the organization's original reasoning behind ditching coverage of Los Angeles—remains viable,...

Bar Envie, Long Beach’s NOLA-inspired space, named one of nation’s best new bars

Following Baby Gee Bar's prestigious nod by the Tale of the Cocktail Foundation as one of the country's best new bars, Bar Envie pulls up with a #3 score in Mashed's Best New Bars in the U.S. list.