A baleada (bah-lay-AH-da) is a traditional street food believed to have originated on the northern coast of Honduras in 1821. It starts with a tortilla, refried beans, sour cream and crumbled queso duro; the rest is up to you.
A new culinary oasis sandwiched between a pharmacy and a laundromat, Sesame Dinette at 1750 Pacific Ave., is a second location for the L.A. Chinatown favorite (which opened in April of 2021) and it’s sure to be a hit here in the LBC, too.
While sitting at Steel Cup Café near the Traffic Circle—where Stearns Street intersects with Lakewood Boulevard—there was only one question in my mind: Why didn’t I have to wait in line?
Sideburns has mastered the feng shui of a burger, harmonizing the eater to everything within the paper wrapping.
Vegan food is often either dense with grains and fermentations, but lacking in that true comfort food feeling; or everything is deep-fried and not even remotely healthy. This is neither.
Long Beach resident Steve Sutton, 36, founded TransparentSea Farm near the start of the pandemic 18 months ago. A former fisherman-turned aquaculturist, he leased the vacant warehouse with big plans to change the way the public consumes crustaceans.
Sometimes you want to hang out with a friend, or a book, or a sketchpad, or your laptop and some homework and grab a coffee and not feel like you can’t take all the time in the world.
From Thai curry pizza to the Nood’rito, here are some of the best mashups in Long Beach—some you might not have tried but should, others you’ve probably had, but didn’t know they were mashups.
From vegan to coffee to pho and crawfish, here’s a few places we’re keeping an eye on: Two are already open, and two are on the way.
A pop of cilantro so fresh that it crunched before releasing a spritz of aromatic grassy greenness, followed by another fresh crunch of green onion; sesame seeds offered a rich nutty shadow to the mingling of flavors with each soft and succulent bite, and I was dumbstruck.