Friday, July 19, 2024
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Popups & Cottage Businesses

Long Beach BBQ Festival is stacked with some of the finest—and this is the local couple behind it

As the second annual Long Beach BBQ Festival approaches its day of taking over Shoreline Aquatic Park this Saturday, May 25, Longbeachize and Brian Addison have partnered with the festival to highlight some the local talent being featured at the festival. Today, we focus on the incredible couple behind the whole festival, Qiana and Ian Mafnas.

Favorite things I’m eating right now in Long Beach: May 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.

Long Beach BBQ Festival: Full Send BBQ is a veteran’s salute to his Filipino family and heritage

As the second annual Long Beach BBQ Festival approaches its day of taking over Shoreline Aquatic Park on May 25, Longbeachize and Brian Addison have partnered with the festival to highlight some the local talent being featured at the festival. Today, we feature Full Send BBQ, a veteran-owned barbecue popup that is flush with love, uplifting our country in a time when few do, and honoring Filipino heritage.

Long Beach BBQ Festival: Big Brian’s Meats is the melding of four generations of Mexican-American love

As the second annual Long Beach BBQ Festival approaches its day of taking over Shoreline Aquatic Park on May 25, Longbeachize and Brian Addison have partnered with the festival to highlight some the local talent being featured at the festival. Today, we feature Big Brian's Meats, a Lakewood-based grillin' popup that melds Mexican-American traditions with the love of the almighty grill.

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: Ackee Bamboo slowly inching to open; Nook, Moonbridge open; more

Long Beach Food Scene Intel is a series from Brian Addison that will recap food news throughout the city, both news that needs just a quick mention or repeated news where you might have missed the full features.

Long Beach popup Axiom BBQ temporarily closes amid concerns over numbers, search for brick-and-mortar

Is there something up with the state of barbecue in Long Beach? In a deep sense of irony, following Shady Grove's frustration with their own brick-and-mortar that almost led to their closure and their return to the popup scene, barbecue popup Axiom BBQ announced this will be their last weekend serving "for a while."

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: Tito’s expands; El Sauz postpones 4th Street opening; more

Long Beach Food Scene Intel is a series from Brian Addison that will recap food news throughout the city, both news that needs just a quick mention or repeated news where you might have missed the full features.

Long Beach Night Market to return to Downtown with new, expanded location

After a quirky and unnecessary halt earlier this year, the wildly popular Long Beach Night Market returns Dec. 16