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10 Cold Coffee Drinks to Get You Through Summer in The LBC

Man oh man! It’s hot. Not like “whiney Californian hot.” Like, it’s just hot. But hot or not…we still need our daily caffeine fix. Lucky for us, this city kills it when it comes to coffee. So here’s a list of 10 specialty cold coffee drinks to get you through the Long Beach summer… Rose Park Roasters: Iced Maple Lavender Latte Espresso with lavender infused maple syrup. Fresh orange zest.   Recreational Coffee: Iced Chiliberry Iced coffee, with strawberry, peppercorn & chili-infused simple syrup, strawberry garnish.   The Merchant: Iced Horchata Latte Fresh horchata, espresso, cinnamon.   Black Ring Coffee: Cold Fashioned Espresso, orange syrup, sparkling water.   Lord Windsor: Cold Brew They started it…and they do it well.   Aroma Di Roma: Iced Mocha Espresso, milk, chocolate.   Cafe Cabinet: Iced Tiramisu Cappuccino Iced latte, milk foam, cocoa powder.   Steelhead…

10 Sweet Ideas for Mother’s Day

I dare you to find a more selfless job than being a mother. I’m not a mom, but I have one….and she deserves WAY more than a bouquet of flowers and brunch every 2nd Sunday in May. Unfortunately, we all know that Mother’s Day is one of the busiest restaurant days of the year. It’s overbooked, overcrowded, and overrated. Instead, let’s try showing her some TLC with a homemade breakfast-in-bed (yes, you have to wake up before her), and a sweet bite to follow from one of Long Beach’s best dessert spots. Here’s a list (in no particular order) of 10 drool-worthy spots to take Mom this Sunday, May 13th.   Long Beach Creamery When it comes to ice cream in Long Beach, there’s really only one correct answer. It doesn’t get better than the Long Beach Creamery. Lucky for…

BRUNCH: By Neighborhood

Easter Sunday is riiiight around the corner….and you know what that means! BRUNCH. Oh Brunch. How we adore you. You’re the reason Sundays aren’t Mondays. But with so many options in Long Beach, how is one supposed to choose? We figure since you’re probably sleeping off last night’s shenanigans, you’re not looking to travel too far to find your “hair of the dog.” So we decided to break down the best Long Beach brunch spots by neighborhood. Here goes nothin…   Alamitos Bay – Schooner or Later EAT: Crab & Avocado Benedict DRINK: A Bloody Mary while you wait for your table.   Bellflower – The Nest EAT: Bacon Waffle DRINK: Mint Mojito Iced Coffee   Belmont Heights – The Attic on Broadway EAT: Any of their Benedicts, Candied Cayenne Bacon and of course, the Mac & Cheetos DRINK: Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary   Honorable…