“To have little girls who look like me growing up say ‘Oh my gosh, this is your business?’ That, for me, is my why,” Ashley Monconduit said.
Winters is in the final stages of preparation for his new space and anticipates Speak Cheezy will see its first round of customers mid-April.
The fusion food egg roll business that features comfort food fillings such as chicken and waffles and peach cobbler egg rolls, will at long last have a space to call its own.
The pizzeria serves 14-inch Neapolitan-style pies using hand-tossed dough and sauces made in-house, along with low-moisture mozzarella, Italian meats and other fresh, high-quality ingredients.
Here are five ideas that are sure to have something for every appetite and budget, from pastas to pints, and from black truffles to huitlacoche espuma.
A small lounging area in the front window with a sofa and chair offers a welcoming spot to sip coffee or a glass of natural wine with a book, or a conversation. The rest of the room is filled with small tables that are perfect for spreading out and enjoying the vibe.
Organized by Long Beach Food & Beverage, the inaugural Long Beach Black Restaurant Week is an eight-day event devoted to celebrating diverse African, African American and Caribbean eateries in and around Long Beach between Sunday, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 30.
Chef Jason Lawlor is a Long Beach native who strives to elevate all his food to a “Long Beach kind of style,” which he describes as a California style but with a funky twist.
Owned by husband-and-wife team Eduardo Chang Ogata and Daiwa Wong Olano, Sushi Nikkei will be taking over La Casita Rivera on Atlantic Avenue and Bixby Road, marking the end of the Mexican restaurant’s almost seven-year run in Bixby Knolls.
Chef Aydin’s advice for this Thanksgiving? “Dry brine the turkey.”