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Long Beach’s Ammatolí and Selva named (again) two of region’s best restaurants by Los Angeles Times

Ammatolí and Selva are the sole two Long Beach restaurants to score a coveted spot on Los Angeles Times food critic Bill Addison's 101 Best Restaurants list, marking Ammatolí's third outing on the list and Selva's second.

Much-loved Shady Grove Foods to permanently close Long Beach brick-and-mortar Jan. 1

In what many are already feeling a huge loss to the food community, Dennis and David Robicheau—the son-and-dad team behind Shady Grove Foods and its brick-and-mortar at 2708 E. 4th St.—have announced they will be permanently shuttering the restaurant, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: Grill ‘Em All signage up; Ten Mile to test burgers at event; 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, 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.

Long Beach’s newest brewery, ISM Brewing, soft opens today

ISM Brewing—the brewery that took over the former Beachwood space after the Long Beach brewing legend opted to make The Blendery its sole Beachwood...

Long Beach Food Scene Intel: Unlimited booze event to benefit Garage Theatre; Beer Lab opens in Zaferia; 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.

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.