Saturday, March 2, 2024

North Long Beach

The storied history of the woman behind Long Beach’s best gumbo joint, Sal’s Gumbo Shack

"Sal's Gumbo Shack started because someone got tired of a company thinkin' they knew what they hell they were doing. Sal's Gumbo Shack started...

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.

Shlap Muan—Long Beach’s best spot for chicken wings—expands its flappin’ fowl empire

Opening last year, Shlap Muan has gone from a tiny North Long Beach storefront to multiple spaces—even beyond the borders of Long Beach.

Lauded mariscos joint Cheko El Rey del Sarandeado closes permanently in Long Beach

Led by Chef Sergio Peñuelas and owner Kenia Monrroy, Cheko El Rey del Sarandeado represented the cuisine of Sinaloa on a level before unseen in Long Beach.

This North LB farm hosts magical dinners—and they’re about to become a monthly tradition

Chef Rod Dodd and his crew Organic Harvest Gardens have long embodied the spirit of community and food-as-a-connector—and the chef wants to extend that spirit as he invites more and more people to his humble plot for a trip to gastronomical church.

Tucked under a freeway in North Long Beach sits Organic Harvest Gardens, a Black-owned farm trying to better the world through harvesting

Chef Rod Dodd has been a steward of both the Black community regionally and the Long Beach food scene—and his mission to better the world through harvesting, education, and love has never changed.

Orange County staple La Super Birria to open location in North Long Beach

More birria de res is coming, including quesobirria, birria ramen, birria dips and more as the birrieria founded inside a candy shop continues to expand.