Restaurant dining in Long Beach has changed quite a bit since the last Dateline Dining.
After a bump in the road last year during a brief change of ownership, order has been restored at Aki Sushi as the founder and owner Tara (she goes by one name) has resumed control.
They bring grapes from all over the world to the Waters Edge Winery, but you can look into the room where they’re turned into wine while dining and enjoying the wine at Waters Edge.
Just before DOGZ on Second Street was supposed to reopen in June of 2018 after a two-year repair job due to serious water damage, fire gutted the place, forcing the owners to start over.
It’s almost summer. When thoughts turn to outside dining, few places offer a better setting that Fuego at Hotel Maya, with its waterside location and views that include the skyline of Long Beach and the Queen Mary.
When your relatives are in town for the holidays and expect breakfast, skip the cooking and cleaning and give them a taste of Long Beach’s locally famous Schooner or Later.
Savoring every spoonful of creamy clam chowder, I sit and stay awhile to enjoy the sights from Boathouse on the Bay — an upscale waterfront restaurant that capitalizes on its proximity to Alamitos Bay Marina.
Although the Mimi’s restaurant chain is owned by a France-based company, it has built its success on American-French comfort food that have made Mimi’s a destination restaurant for decades.
Waffles may seem like a non-traditional basic ingredient for almost every dish on the menu, but at Qrious Palate the waffles are light and homemade and provide a perfect foundation for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Crooked Duck and its micro parking lot are on PCH in Long Beach, but it feels like it could be in the Midwest, where the legend of the crooked duck begins.
We’ll get back to the duck later.
In more than two decades in his location at the gateway to Second Street, Papalucci’s owner Dan Tarrantine has seen them come and seen them go,
“I come to work every day and try to do the best I can,” Luis Lemus, owner of the Prospector, said. “The minute you start letting things go, forget it.”
After starting out in on the site of an automobile garage, Kafe Neo on Fourth Street will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year of serving food from an “American Kitchen with Greek Soul.”
On a recent rainy day, the appeal of EJ Malloy’s Los Altos is obvious. Open the door and there’s a fireplace, friendly faces, a bar, an open kitchen and a feeling of welcome.
While it’s probably best known for its Seafeasts, where they dump a perfectly cooked collection of seafood on butcher paper that customers attack with mallets, there’s really a lot more going on at the Crab Pot in Alamitos Bay.
The folks at Café Scuba at the Aquarium of the Pacific faced an interesting dilemma: some people wanted theme park food and others were looking for well, something else.