Shortly after it was announced Lupe's will be taken over by the owners of Padre and Mezcalero, the crew behind OC-based (and Long Beach-connected) Smoke & Fire will take over the Portuguese Bend distillery next door, giving a much-needed dose of energy to DTLB.
Brian Addison's 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.
Downtown Long Beach officially has a reason to celebrate: The former Lupe's space at 3rd Street and The Promenade, which has been shuttered since January of this year, has officially signed on a new tenant—and it's from folks who have long been a staple in the DTLB scene.
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.
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.
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