Thursday, July 18, 2024
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Latin American Cuisine

Selva’s candlelit ‘test kitchen’ dinners flex the muscles of Chef Carlos Jurado

Selva has long harnessed its Colombian sensibility when it comes to food, but Chef Carlos Jurado wants to not just challenge himself but Long Beach.

Selva has one of the most culinary-focused cocktail programs in Long Beach

The intent behind Selva has always been simple: Reflect the food of Colombia. And in this sense, Chef Carlos Jurado knew that cocktails—which are distinctly culinary yet never receive that very spotlight—were essential in creating his space. This is where mixologist Mike Borowski comes in.

Favorite things I’m eating right now in Long Beach: January 2024

Brian Addison's Favorite Things is a monthly list showcasing his five favorite things he is mowing down and gulping through in Long Beach—and it's not always new items but it's definitely never repeated things from previous months.

Sushi Nikkei’s anniversary in Belmont Shore expresses such an essential part of Long Beach’s food story

The story of Sushi Nikkei is the story of not just one individual but of many: People brought to a space that wasn't their own and learning acceptance—and it is why the Michelin-recognized food of Sushi Nikkei is such an important cog of the Long Beach food scene, particularly when it comes to celebrating the first anniversary of its second location in Belmont Shore.

Favorite things I’m eating right now in Long Beach: December 2023

Brian Addison's Favorite Things is a monthly list showcasing his five favorite things he is mowing down and gulping through in Long Beach—and it's not always new items but it's definitely never repeated things from previous months.

Favorite things I’m eating right now in Long Beach: November 2023

Brian Addison's Favorite Things is a monthly list showcasing his five favorite things he is mowing down and gulping through in Long Beach—and it's not always new items but it's definitely never repeated things from previous months.

The glorious baleadas and plàtanos maduro of Honduras Kitchen, the steward of Honduran food in Long Beach

The baleadas at Honduras Kitchen—a Honduran staple in Long Beach for over 15 years after being opened by Rafael Larios—are a prime and beautiful example of how the flour tortilla can transform the simplest of foods. This, joining the mighty fried plantain that is stuffed with picadillo, are just a few examples of how this humble, vastly underrated Latin American gem has been the steward of Honduran food in Long Beach.

From the Caribbean to South America: Sazón Latin Food Festival invades Downtown Long Beach Nov. 12

Downtown Long Beach is becoming a haven for Latin American celebrations that focus on food—and this weekend's upcoming Sazón Latin Food Festival is no exception.