In the 1950s, immediately before Acres of Books brought its 6.5 miles of shelves full of nearly a million volumes to the space, it was, first, the Western Corral, a country-western dance hall with Texas swing by local and touring acts such as Billy Carter & His All Stars.
Before you get excited—no—there won’t be any dogs in the show. But there’s a darling calendar.
Chef Jason Witzl of Ellie’s will open his single-table space dubbed Ginger’s, offering diners a multi-course intimate dinner, come Dec. 18.
Poki Cat has closed its Promenade location to make way for a Crab Shack, which has another location about a half-mile away.
Times critics called Ortega’s food “smart,” “delicious” and “smudging the line between high and low.”
The grand opening of Long Beach’s second distillery was held on Thursday, Dec. 5.
“Long Beach is showing ’em how to do it, huh?”