Sarah Bennett

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  • 6 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    Have you ever had a hard apple cider dry hopped with Cascade and Centennial hops? How about one rich in local terroir, made from pressed fruit grown in the San Bernardino Mountains? Or what about any of the number of new-wave versions of America’s...

  • 12 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    The days of shoveling down a carnival style pizza or deep fried corn dog between sets at your favorite music festival are over. At this point it’s almost a requirement that organizers of mid and large-scale music festivals consider the merits of t...

  • 20 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    When it comes to sitting and getting proper table service for a full meal of Northern Indian curries or meaty Pakistani specialties, there’s no better place in downtown Long Beach than Kabob Curry. But when you don’t have time to dawdle in Kabob C...

  • 27 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    Right around the time customers stopped going to Bambuco, Long Beach’s then-only Colombian restaurant, El Paisa opened as a spacious, superior alternative. The quality and portion sizes of arepas and bandejas at poor Bambuco had been rapidly decli...

  • 1 month ago | Long Beach Lunch

    When a gregarious Cambodian of Laotian descent — who’s been cutting hair out of a repurposed house on 10th Street for the last 15 years – decides he’s sick of going home for lunch, all of Long Beach benefits. Bless be to Lam, the owner of an ...

  • 1 month ago | Long Beach Lunch

    Don’t let the paintings of sea turtles on the concrete trash cans outside or the full-wall photographic murals of the former Guatemalan capital inside fool you — Mi Antigua does not serve Central American food. To be fair, the little shack tucked ...

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