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Our Top Picks for DINE LBC 2018

DINE LBC has officially returned! Starting on August 4th, and running until the 12th, take advantage of some value-oriented menu deals all around the city. Here’s how it works, straight from their website: Each participating restaurant offers a three course menu priced at $15, $25, $35, $45, $55 or $65, either per guest with wine pairing options at fine dining locations OR dinner for two priced at $25, $35, $45, $55 or $65, where diners share an appetizer, each enjoy their own entree, then share a dessert at more casual establishments. We’ve taken the liberty of selecting some of our top dining options for this year’s official Long Beach Restaurant Week. Aji Peruvian Cuisine If you’ve never had Peruvian food, Dine LBC is the time to try it! Visit Aji on Retro Row, to sample authentic Peruvian Ceviche and Lomo Saltado…

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…