Friday, June 14, 2024

Cambodia Town & Zaferia District

L.A. taco institution Guisados to open first Long Beach location

Taco lovers, rejoice: Famed Boyle Heights-birthed taco joint Guisados will move into the former Long Beach Fish Grill space on Redondo Avenue.

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.

‘Cambodian Cowboy’ to lead Cambodian New Year in Long Beach across three days; ends with food festival

Chef Chad Phuong is no slack when it comes to the annual celebration of the Cambodian New Year in Long Beach: Across four days beginning on Friday, April 5, he will host a variety of events that culminates with a food festival at Trademark Brewing that will be hosting some of the city's best representation Cambodian-American entrepreneurs and food creators.Camb

Five years in, Bamboo Club represents the pinnacle of tiki in Long Beach (new brunch menu included)

The Bamboo Club is unquestionably the epicenter of Long Beach’s love of tiki bars and drinks—and their newly minted brunch reflects just that.

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.

Bamboo Club celebrates 5 years by calling on Long Beach bartenders for tiki cocktail competition

The Bamboo Club is unquestionably the epicenter of Long Beach's love of tiki bars and drinks—and it is hosting a cocktail competition to kick off its 5th birthday.

Favorite things I’m eating right now in Long Beach: February 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 Beer Lab’s move into Zaferia reminds the city they’ve always been fermenting pioneers

Long Beach Beer Lab—birthed in Wrigley, now with a sister in the Zaferia District, also home to the Long Beach Bread Lab—has long been a leader in fermentation and bread-making but is often dismissed or outright ignored in the larger conversation surrounding the city's growing reputation as a sourdough-y, bread-birthing center.