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Plantiitas in Long Beach Opens During Pandemic Shutdown, and Thrives

While facing eviction during the 2020 pandemic, Plantiitas owners (and husbands!) Anthony and Kevin knew…

This hidden Italian gem in East Long Beach seeks to present classic hospitality in a world increasingly removed from connection

In an age where food is increasingly removed from the hands that make and serve it—amid the rise of Postmates and ghost kitchens—Lorenzo Mottola of Vino e Cucina seeks to create a return to classic Italian hospitality in an area of Long Beach long known for lacking quality food.

A Slice of New York Among Long Beach’s Pizza Row

Long Beach is a city with genuinely good pizza. To those who are East Coast…

Michael’s on Naples introduced Long Beach to farm-to-table food—and continues to do so 15 years in

Echoing his own experience in Italy, Michael’s on Naples General Manager Massimo Arrone saw potential…

Approaching 20 years in service, Auld Dubliner is an immigrant’s ode to both Long Beach and Ireland

This is a part of Flavors of Long Beach, a month-long celebration of local food from…

Sushi Nikkei brings the vastness of the Japanese diaspora directly to Long Beach from Peru

Peru’s rich history of Asian immigrants—particularly Japanese and Chinese—have brought with it an equally rich development of sushi as seen through a Peruvian lens thanks to the children of Asian descent. Sushi Nikkei is but one of the world’s examples of that.

Approaching 50 years of service, Potholder remains the OG of Long Beach’s love for breakfast

With roots extending back to 1973, Potholder is the staple that can often be forgotten in an ever-evolving Long Beach food landscape.

KrimsonHAUS: A Love of Design in Long Beach

Long Beach, California has a long history of experimental and innovative architecture. From the Gothic…

Absolute Best of LB Awards 2022

ABSOLUTE BEST OF LB AWARDS 2022 You nominated, you voted, you chose the winners! Congratulations…
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Absolute Best of Long Beach Awards 2019 in Photos

Absolute Best of Long Beach Awards 2019 November 16th, 2019 Museum of Latin American Art…