Long Beach

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Cesars Bistro, Long Beach, CA

by aweekendcook 4 months 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 6 months 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 5 months 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 7 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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...

Long Beach eats

by MIss G 8 years ago

I'll be in LB in two weeks. Which bars and restaurants should I check out?

El Castillo Real

by sycorreale 10 years ago

I grew up in Long Beach CA and ate at El Castillo Real every Friday night with my family. It was first located at the Traffic Circle and then moved to a strip mall. Unfortunately it is now longer...

Long Beach - rehearsal dinner & Sunday brunchh

by flowergirl 4 years ago

Any ideas for a Long Beach restaurant for a rehearsal dinner and also Sunday brunch for 45 guests. Private room not necessary but would be nice.

Live, good mussels to cook at home, near Long Beach

by iheartcooking 4 years ago

I've got a pregnant craving!!! And there's no restaurants in the area that I trust to cook mussels for me the careful ways that I've read about on the Home Cooking threads. I think I can handle t...

Best Cambodian restaurant(s) in Long Beach

by Pan 4 years ago

Hi, everyone. New York chowhound here. My girlfriend and I will be flying into SNA in a couple of weeks and figured that lunch in Long Beach and a visit to the aquarium there would be a fun thing t...

Looking for lamb breast in the Long Beach area.

by wkstat 4 years ago

Looking for lamb breast in the Long Beach area

Chianina or Michael's on Naples Long Beach?

El Chevere
by El Chevere 4 years ago

Been to Michael's numerous times and it is a definite winner. What about their steakhouse, Chianina?....FWIW, I'm an ex NY'er who likes marbled steak that has f-l-a-v-o-r rather than worrying ab...