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.
5 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
For six glorious weeks at the end of 2015, the best Korean restaurant in Long Beach turned into the city’s best new breakfast cafe, meaning you could sit inside the underutilized third room at Sura on Atlantic Avenue most mornings and order a dail...
11 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
If your Oaxacan abuelita was a strict vegan with a macrobiotic lilt, she might have opened The Grain Cafe, a quirky restaurant and bakery off Crenshaw Boulevard in L.A.’s Mid City that opened a second location last month in Long Beach. Rumor has i...
18 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
Maurice Yim, a former programmer for a real estate appraisal company, dined at Cuisine Wat Damnak while traveling in Cambodia two years ago. It was the only restaurant in the world to serve modern takes on Khmer food when it opened in 2011. There,...
25 days ago | Long Beach Lunch
In a world of Russian cyber attacks, normalized Cuban relations and cries of “Bernie would’ve won,” the Social List’s punny name holds more meaning now than ever. So it feels only appropriate that after three years of being open, the corner cafe o...
1 month ago | Long Beach Lunch
Getting a hearty lunch from the corner convenience store for me usually means grabbing a bag of Takis, a pack of beef jerky and a Gatorade. Grab-and-go breakfast options aren’t much better — if I’m lucky, I’ll take a Starbucks Double Shot or Rocks...
2 months ago | Life on the Veg
Vegan food is about to have a moment in Long Beach. With so many anticipated restaurants all planning to open soon, it feels inevitable. Under the Sun, the new cafe from the gals at Rainbow Juices, is a few months away from its spot on Third Stree...