Agustín Romo opened Casa Chaskis in 2018 in West Long Beach, a Peruvian restaurant influenced by the Andes Mountain region, with dishes such as tallarines verdes (green noodles) and lomo saltados (stir-fried beef).
Both Spicy Sugar Thai in Alamitos Beach and Sura Korean BBQ & Tofu House in East Village will receive $20,000 to use toward their business.
“Going from yesterday to today was just a handful.”
Unlike the restaurant-to-store conversions that happened in March, restaurateurs are now focusing on specialty items like fresh pasta and imported treats.
“I am putting people in the kitchen who have never once professionally cooked. I am literally training them.”
The stretch of Pine Avenue will be closed 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the foreseeable future starting at noon on Aug. 14, according to a Friday evening press release from the Downtown Long Beach Alliance.
Already battered by the coronavirus pandemic, Long Beach restaurants are asking the City Council to extend a break on licensing and inspection fees to help keep them afloat.
Legends unfurled a 30-foot-by-20-foot American flag that takes up most of the iconic sports bar’s facade.
The company has seen more local businesses sign on to have their food delivered straight to customers’ doors via bicycle.
Burger Daddy will be taking over the space that sits above the Blind Donkey in the northeast corner of the historic Broadlind building.