Sarah Bennett

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  • 3 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    Every block in Long Beach seems to have its own classic burger stand, the kind of post-war place that once subsisted on selling cheeseburgers and fries that now pads its menu with everything from carne asada burritos to teriyaki bowls (often depen...

  • 10 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    In the open-air “Roof Tap” area of Pine Avenue’s Bo-Beau, lunch feels like more an under-promoted day club than a traditional mid-may meal. For the last few months, the San Diego-transplanted, future-French Steampunk-inspired concept has been open...

  • 17 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    To meat eaters, vegan restaurants are forever burdened with overcoming the flavorless stereotypes of most animal-free cooking. I know it sounds horrible, but sorry veganos, it’s true. The subtle beauty in texture approximations and wannabe meat ar...

  • 24 days ago | Long Beach Lunch

    More than a few neighborhoods in Long Beach wish they had an Olives, the 12-year-old gourmet grocer in Belmont Heights that still sets the bar for how to do posh grub without pretention. Yes, there’s a fancy by-the-pound olive bar and more than a ...

  • 1 month ago | Long Beach Lunch

    If a mariscos restaurant serves botanas big enough to feed a small Sinaloan village and there’s no one around to order a bucket of Coronas to go with it, is it a mariscos restaurant at all? That’s the question I keep asking myself when I go to Mar...

  • 1 month ago | Long Beach Lunch

    If you ever need anyone to support a good cause, all you need to do is provide the pizza. And while that’s maybe not the exact theory behind the Fountain of Life Covenant Church’s West Long Beach take-out food counter 5000 Pies, the utterly addict...

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