Monday, March 4, 2024


Your essential guide to the taco stands of Long Beach—especially al pastor

With his first piece for Longbeachize, Derek Kozaites takes us on a journey through Long Beach's endlessly growing taco stand scene.

Essential cocktail menus in Long Beach: 2023 Edition

Long Beach's cocktail and mocktail game has never been stronger, with bar managers and tenders creating a new era of hospitality and drinkability. Here are some of the best shining throughout the city.

Essential Burgers in Long Beach: 2023 Edition

The humble and mighty burger is not just an American go-to but a worldwide staple, with seemingly endless iterations—and Long Beach is home to some of the best.

Essential pizza in Long Beach: 2023 Edition

Our city's pizza game has never been stronger: From Neapolitan and Roman to Californian and American, Long Beach has a love for the pie that is finally rivaling our sister city to the north.

The most anticipated restaurants coming to Long Beach in 2023

2023 is set to be an exciting year for food within the city, from Los Angeles staples creating new locations in Long Beach to local legends expanding their presence with new concepts.

The 22 essential dishes from Long Beach restaurants across 2022

2022 proved to a year of gastronomical beauty for Long Beach—and there were plenty of dishes that are worth mentioning as our city continues to grow into a culinary destination.

Underrated restaurants of Long Beach: 2022 Edition

Brian Addison's annual list of Long Beach's most underrated (not necessarily the best) restaurants continues for 2022—and in his own words, a list that "will always remain incomplete."

Essential Long Beach restaurants to kick off 2022

The past two years have been extraordinarily pressing on practically every facet of human life—and that includes our restaurant and hospitality community. The stories behind these restaurants are just as great as their food and they each deserve an uplift.