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Long Beach International Tamales Festival returns Dec. 9

The Long Beach International Tamales Festival, the day-long event dedicated to all things tamal, will be returning Saturday, Dec. 9—and yet again, expects to draw in thousands and thousands of people wanting to explore the almighty tamal, from Mexican to Guatemalan styles.

Long Beach, step into the very boozy, very tiki-y, very holiday-y world of Bamboo Club

For the 2023 holidays, Bamboo Club—Long Beach's staple tiki joint—is going all out with a holiday cocktail menu and decorations galore.

DTLA’s famed Sonoratown to open Long Beach location in former Under the Sun space

Oh yes, Long Beach: Chivichangas and caramelos are coming as Sonoratown—the flour-tortilla empire that is a staple in Downtown Los Angeles and often appears on Best Of lists around the country—will be opening its first Long Beach location, as first reported by LA TACO.

FIRST LOOK: Krampus, unicorns, and creating Miracle at The Ordinarie in Long Beach

Miracle at The Ordinarie is a Long Beach tradition—but the story behind its annual creation is one that deserves more of the Christmas-tinged limelight.

Long Beach restaurants open on Thanksgiving for those that work, can’t make it happen in the kitchen, or just need a break

Many people can't connect on the holidays—be it due to work, inability to fly out or drive to family, or are simply exhausted. We got you covered with this list of Long Beach restaurants open on Thanksgiving.

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.

Rep. Robert Garcia on Long Beach food’s scene, its evolution, and 3AM fettuccine alfredo

Rep. Robert Garcia is a growing star on The Hill—but he is a true foodie at heart.

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.

Popular ‘craft breakfast sandwich’ chain Eggbred inches forward in opening first Long Beach location

The quickly expanding, self-described craft breakfast sandwich chain that is Eggbred will be opening its first Long Beach location at the ground floor level of the Shoreline Gateway tower in Downtown Long Beach.

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: The perfect LB soup list?; Colossus does pizza every day; 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 coffee scene continues to alter as Cafablanca, donation-based coffee cart, moves to Downtown L.A.

The Long Beach coffee scene is changing and evolving continuously—and this bittersweet change is one that Alamitos Beach will certainly have a pang in its heart over.

The Wicked Wolf’s classic cocktail menu lifts (and educates) the scene of Long Beach bars

Among Long Beach bars, The Wicked Wolf in Wrigley remains one of our best despite being one of our newest—and its Origins menu is proof of that.

A return to roots: Meet Ian McCall, Long Beach’s newest (and very talented) brewer of ISM Brewing

Taking over the former Beachwood Brewing space in Downtown Long Beach, Ian McCall and his ISM Brewing bring a fresh, talented grip of beer making and knowledge.