Long Beach

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Harvesting Tips: Artichokes to Zucchini

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Tips on the optimum time to pick your garden crop from Joe Corso of Long Beach Organic.

Hazard Pay for Grocery Store Workers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . These ordinances are shining one more spotlight on long-standing inequities exposed by the pandemic. While a number of companies provided their employees—who have faced unprecedented risks ...

Shake Shack: Long Beach CA, Best Time?

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 8 months ago

What are the best times and days of the week to go to the Long Beach Shake Shack to avoid lines and crowds - particularly for curbside pickup? Also wondering if their curbside is any good meaning ...

562 Tacos in West Long Beach?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Anyone tried this place? I only know what's in this article, and I just like the quote from the cook. “I can see when someone is biting into the taco, I enjoy it because I see that person’s happ...

Long Beach Beer Lab for challah and baking supplies (and beer!)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Long Beach Beer Lab has pivoted from gastropub to seller of sundries. In addition to beer and pizza, it's offering eggs, milk, flour, yeast, bread, etc. for pick up or delivery via postmates. http...

Free organic veggies for delivery to Long Beach seniors

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" ***Alert!! Seniors 65 & Older! ***Free*** Veggies From an Organic Garden Delivered for FREE! Hello!! ***Calling all seniors 65 & older*** There is a major surplus of veggies from a local ga...

Long Beach's Pie Bar: Pie It Forward

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Adore this idea for sending a treat today to the Long Beach Community and earning a gift card for future use. "Pie It Forward Collection Here’s how it works- you purchase whole pies and we de...

Cesars Bistro, Long Beach, CA

by aweekendcook 2 years ago

I love sharing my food finds, I recently stumbled onto a tiny strip mall restaurant, Cesar's Bistro, and OMG!. When you walk into Cesar's it looks like a fast food place but don't be fooled by the ...

Graduation lunch in Long Beach

by Udagirl12 2 years ago

Good Morning, My son will be graduating from CSULB in a few weeks, and I would like to get suggestions for a restaurant in Long Beach or near by cities for lunch after the ceremony. I do not live ...

Baby Vegetables in Los Angeles?

by gijoe04 2 years ago

I am just moved from NYC a month ago for new opening restaurant at Long Beach area. However, I have a no information for buying baby vegetables and some of baby leaves. Share your information ab...

recommendations in Long Beach, near Carpenter Center?

by howard81 9 years ago

I'm going to the Carpenter Center this Saturday, and I'd appreciate some recomendations for dinner nearby. Not cheap, but not too high. Italian or American would be great!

Full Meals in LA or OC?

by radio128 3 years ago

Are there any restaurants in LA or the OC that serve full meals including beverage and dessert like the East coast diners or many restaurants in South Florida?

Pappys Seafood in San Pedro, CA

by myers1935 3 years ago

Have been going down to San Pedro lately and am having lunch at the old 'Papadakis Taverna' now called 'Pappys Seafood'. Love this restaurant!! Have friends who have been telling me about the Taco ...

Looking for Frozen Cut Okra in LA/Long Beach/OC

by rjw_lgb_ca 4 years ago

Yes, I can usually find fresh okra at Sprouts, maybe Whole Foods, even Ralphs-- but sometimes it's just easier to pull out a frozen brick of the stuff to make a quick smothered okra for gumbo or a ...

Dodgers - sports bar with decent food

by JBinOC 4 years ago

Looking to watch a future Dodgers game in a sports bar with decent bites (or plates). * LA, Long Beach, OC (714), SGV * Venue more weighted to game watching/drinking but with edible food * ...

Cheko El Rey Del Sarandeado

by intuitivelyobvious 5 years ago

Anybody tried this place? As a lover of Coni's Zarandeado I want to know how this measures up. Are the places related or was there a split? LA Weekly article: http://www.laweekly.com/restaura...

Handy's Smoked Meats in Long Beach?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

In the same shopping strip as Long Beach Creamery is a barbecue place called Handy's Smoked Meats. It was already closed when we were there. I searched here for information about it and only came u...

Long Beach Creamery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

After last night's epic dinner at Cheko el Rey del Sarandeado, we dropped by Long Beach Creamery for some ice cream to top off our Mexican seafood. http://www.chowhound.com/post/cheko-el-rey-del-s...

RTU Tortilla Strips in O.C.?

by ChefRoux 5 years ago

Does anyone know where I can buy pre-fried ready to use Tortilla Strips in Orange County or Long Beach? thanks in advance CR

Great Place for Seminar & Mixer in Long Beach - 50 People?

by Francesca 5 years ago

Hi, Looking for a nice restaurant (or similar) venue in Long Beach for a 30-60 minute seminar and mixer - good appetizers and drinks for approx. 40-50 people. Have not been to LB for a few year...