Your first look at Shady Grove Foods, the original procurer of ‘Long Beach barbecue’

The father-and-son team behind one of Long Beach’s most anticipated brick-and-mortars proudly proclaim their food as “Long Beach barbecue,” where stick ribs marinated in fish sauce and pork chops topped with pineapple and cilantro are run of the mill.

Approaching 20 years in service, Auld Dubliner is an immigrant’s ode to both Long Beach and Ireland

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Sushi Nikkei brings the vastness of the Japanese diaspora directly to Long Beach from Peru

Peru’s rich history of Asian immigrants—particularly Japanese and Chinese—have brought with it an equally rich development of sushi as seen through a Peruvian lens thanks to the children of Asian descent. Sushi Nikkei is but one of the world’s examples of that.

Over four decades in, Legends is the legend that brought the sports bar to Long Beach

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Former Acres of Books site, set to become food hall, begins to take shape

While bibliophiles will seemingly forever lament the formal loss of Acres of Books, its future as a potential food hall serving DTLB takes one step closer to fruition.

Approaching 50 years of service, Potholder remains the OG of Long Beach’s love for breakfast

With roots extending back to 1973, Potholder is the staple that can often be forgotten in an ever-evolving Long Beach food landscape.

‘Gothtrompo’ L.A. legends Evil Cooks collab with Long Beach’s El Barrio for Cinco de Mayo

The pastor pirates that are husband-and-wife team Elvia Huerta and Alex Garcia of Evil Cooks are pairing up with Chef Ulises Pineda-Alfaro of El Barrio for a Tour-of-Mexico-like Cinco de Mayo menu.

Portfolio Coffeehouse, Berlin Bistro to vacate current locations and merge into single concept

After 32 years serving 4th Street, Portfolio Coffeeshop will be moving one block west onto Cherry Avenue, sharing a space with Berlin Bistro, which will also vacate its location in DTLB.