Sarah Bennett is a freelance journalist who has spent nearly a decade covering food, music, craft beer, arts, culture and all sorts of bizarro things that interest her for local, regional and national publications.
1 day ago | Long Beach Lunch
It’s no secret that Long Beach’s restaurant scene has been on a precipitous rise in the last few years, bringing with it new cuisines (raw!), thoughtful chefs (Philip Pretty!) and a farm-to-table ethos that has always felt more Silver Lake café th...
8 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
The facade of the historic Craftsman-style house is nearly covered by greenery. Most of what comes out of the soil surrounding this 3-year-old community center, in the heart of Long Beach’s Cambodia Town, is edible and sold during a weekly pop-up ...
13 days ago | Festivals
Tropicália is a Latin music Fest unlike any other. Instead of bringing in international alternative acts like Supersonico or compiling heavy hitters from the rock and metal world like La Tocada, this first-year fest (happening Saturday in Long Bea...
20 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
Beloved Long Beach restaurant Kafe Neo abruptly closed earlier this week, announcing a permanent shuttering of the 12-year-old “American kitchen with Greek soul” via Facebook Thursday afternoon. “It is with a heavy heart that we are sad to announc...
22 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
It’s easy to think the plebeian public isn’t allowed inside Plunge, the new restaurant, wine bar, mini grocer and all-around chill spot with panoramic views of the ocean within the 18-story 1900 Ocean Beach Club luxury apartment building. In fact,...
29 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
By now, no doubt, you’ve heard about #Popeyesgate — the national-news saga of Long Beach’s own Sweet Dixie Kitchen, a brunchy corner bakery with a history of claiming “everything is made in-house” that went viral last week for admitting that it pr...