One of Orange County’s most respected chefs is stepping out from behind the curtain—even if it means opening during a crisis.
There is some darkly universal comedy when it comes to the fact that Cinco de Mayo falls on a Taco Tuesday this year during a time when it can’t be celebrated outside because of a virus named after a popular Mexican cerveza.
The announcement marks the first major closure of a restaurant during the COVID pandemic, shuttering one of the city’s most prominent restaurants in Downtown, one that simultaneously caters to conventioneers and locals in the Landmark Square building.
Playa Amor and Amorcito will open on Cinco de Mayo and will remain open thereafter for to-go and delivery orders.
The Long Beach branch of the NAACP dessiminated hundreds of masks today in order to fight against racial disparities in the spread.
“Turns out I had this incredibly talented group of people.”
San Pedro Fish Market has created dinner trays that are $5 a person while donating any leftovers to first responders across the county.
Local freelance violinist Jordan Busa never thought he would be playing to audiences after his gigs dried up due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Long Beach is a real success story.”