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  1. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Pete Wells Docks A Voce Madison and BLT Fish; Ryan SuttonThis week’s roundup.
  2. Good Signs
    Dunkin’ Donuts Didn’t Want Iconic Doughnut Sign to Ruin Look of Its,A plan has been hatched among the community’s businesses to save the sign.
  3. Openings
    Federal Bar Grand-Opens In Long BeachThe gastro-pub sits a beautiful 1924 building, with the feel of a sophisticated Scotch bar.
  4. Openings
    James Republic Soft-Opening In Long BeachChef-owner Dean James Max is making modern coastal California with an abundance of local product.
  5. Foodievents
    The West Coast BBQ Classic Returns To Long Beach, Saturday May 11Over 60 competitors will compete in categories like “best chicken” and “best beef brisket” for $9,000 and the thrill of victory.
  6. Empire Building
    Bigmista’s Barbecue ISO Long Beach Restaurant SpaceNeil Strawder is currently looking for a permanent home for his pig candy and pastrami.
  7. Empire Building
    The Federal Bar Heading to Long BeachShad Davis will oversee the gastropub’s menus.
  8. Closings
    Hof’s Hut Closes Its 50-Year-Old Flagship in LBCThe diner functioned like a second old age home for many Long Beach locals.
  9. Beer me
    Beachwood Brewing Unleashing ‘Full Malted Jacket’ Scottish AleAvailable in both an aged and standard issue style, the price may be too beaucoup for casual beer drinkers.
  10. Beer Me
    Beachwood BBQ & Brewing Presents ‘Stout of the Union,’ Thursday in Long BeachThe Long Beach brewpub will explore the range of dark ales in bottle and on tap.
  11. Beer Me
    Beachwood Using Barbecue Wood To Smoke Its Newest BrewThe Long Beach Brewery’s second bottled ale hits store shelves.
  12. Beer Me
    Beachwood BBQ & Brewing Bottles Its First BeerTovarish Russian Imperial Espresso Stout sells for $22 a bottle and carries a 11.2% ABV.
  13. Beer Me
    DioNicEss Digs Up a Zombie Beer Dinner at Beachwood BBQFive courses of offal and a discussion on how to survive the coming apocalypse.
  14. Lists
    2013 Zagat Announces ‘Nine’ Best Restaurants in LAZagat loses all its charm in 2013 LA edition
  15. Foodievents
    Lobster Fest Claws Its Way Back to Long BeachMaine lobsters are flown in nightly just to meet the world’s largest pressure cooker at the end of their trip.
  16. Leftovers
    Senor Fish To Pay $90K in Back Wages; Pier Burger Draws Shake Shack ComparisonsThe seafood mini-chain settles with the U.S. department of labor.
  17. Foodievents
    Crawfish Festival Returns to LBC For 19th YearAs always, there will be live zydeco, buckets of mud bugs, and drunk festival goers aplenty.
  18. Openings
    Simmzy’s Now Serving Lunch, Dinner and Beer in Belmont ShoreMore than 30 beers and 10 wines on tap, a wood-burning oven, nightly family-style specials and brunch.
  19. Foodievents
    Bigmista’s Competing at Innaugural West Coast BBQ Classic, May 12 at The QueenThe event is bringing together a slew of styles with over 32 competitors vying for the $9,000 prize.
  20. Ooh Baby We Like It Raw
    Long Beach Sushi Chef Claims $15 Million Lotto PrizeVictor Caube, an immigrant from The Philippines, might return home to start his own restaurant.
  21. Foodies With Benefits
    Beachwood Also Embraces Random Selection for Its Pliny the Younger SupplyRaffle tickets for charity will help distribute the coveted IPA, one pint at a time.
  22. Foodievents
    The Heat Is On at Fiery Foods in Long Beach Next WeekendParticipants in this spicy foods battle include Currywurst chef Kai Loebach.
  23. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Pastry Chef Isaac Carter Popping Up Wednesday in LBCCarter is a vet of Gary Danko and Morimoto Napa, who just appeared on Cupcake Wars.
  24. The Other Critics
    Miles Clement Finds Little La Lune; Jonathan Gold Gets inked.The L.A. Weekly critic also goes whole-hog at Mozza.
  25. Beer Me
    Taste of Brews Might Save L.A. Beer Drinkers a Trip to San Diego This SaturdayThe Long Beach beer fest has more brewers and samples, but takes a more inclusive approach with corporate labels.
  26. The Other Critics
    Virbila Visits Hostaria del Piccolo; Gold Plays at Playa and Picks Out PoutineThe L.A. Times calls Piccolo’s more approachable branch authentic, while L.A. Weekly finds much to enjoy at John Rivera Sedlar’s breezy new restaurant.
  27. L.A. Diet
    Delta Spirit’s Matt Vasquez Takes His Eggs Over-Well, and Once Ate“We were rehearsing and when we’re rehearsing, drinking is usually included.”
  28. Parking Lot Prospector
    Drive-Thru Lomo Saltado From a Former KFC in LBC; The True Best Fish Taco inEl Pollo Imperial’s chicken replaces The Colonel’s in Long Beach, and Bill Esparza discloses his secret spot for tacos in Baja.
  29. Empire Building
    The Tilted Kilt Is Bringing Its Perverted Pub to Long BeachCould a trend be building of food served with a side of soft-core porn?
  30. The Other Critics
    J. Gold Finds A New Home at Pal Cabron; Virbila Probes Providence’s TastingL.A. Weekly enjoys having Natura so close at hand, while The L.A. Times calls Michael Cimarusti’s seafood some of the country’s best.
  31. Mediavore
    Lawsuit Brewing For Le Cordon Bleu Pasadena; Mario Batali Is Sued AgainThe red-maned celeb chef is sued for a third time over alleged employee exploitation, while L.A.’s division of the famous French cooking school is accused of making false promises.
  32. Closings
    Chef Francsico Lozano Closes Brulee in LBCThe chef blames high rents and a lack of capital.
  33. Mediavore
    Padma Defends Alex Reznik; Smooth’s Closing in Long BeachThe Top Chef host explains it all, while an institution is shuttering in LBC.
  34. The Other Critics
    Virbila Jocks Jocko’s; Gold Examines Test KitchenJonathan Gold might have just made a star out of Salt’s Cure’s BLT.
  35. The Other Critics
    Virbila Ventures to South Beverly Grill; Gold Guesses At His Choonchun DinnerThe Houstons chain scores three stars, while L.A. Weekly navigates an untranslated menu.
  36. The Other Critics
    Gold Digs Bloody Clams and Waterloo & City; Kuh Confounded By DistrictMeanwhile, S. Irene Virbila lets WP24’s awesome views and menu distract her from the contemporary pop music.
  37. Loco for Locavores
    L.B.C. Laps L.A. Locavorism with Ambitious New Urban FarmFruit trees, a chicken run, and vegetables beds could find their way into a business
  38. Endangered
    Jesse James’ Cisco Burgers Suffers Sales Decline and Snitching StaffersLong Beach is choosing to eschew a scandalous celebrity’s restaurant.
  39. Closings
    Long Beach’s Bouchees Turns Back into Smooth’s Sports GrillGreg Morris revitalizes his sports grill when his partner exits unexpectedly.
  40. The Other Critics
    Gold’s Gone Fishing at Marukai; Virbila Finds New Hatfield’s ImprovedMarukai market’s black cod is a crowd-pleaser and Hatfield’s plays it safe but scores.
  41. Celebrity Settings
    Jesse James Rally Planned at Cisco Burger; Barton Barfs at Chateau MarmontBreakfast and motorcycles will feature heavily.
  42. Mediavore
    Michelle Wie Gets McDonalds Endorsement Deal; Smucker Cutting 15% of WorkforceA 20-year old golfer gets a fast food commercial contract and a famous jam-maker is slashing 700 jobs.
  43. Neighborhood Watch
    El Guapo Cantina Closes on Melrose; Japanese Pizza Comes to San GabA canteen for frat boys shutters in Hollywood while Strawberry Cones comes to the Valley.
  44. Chocoholism
    Belmont Shores Will be a Chocolate City TomorrowA pie eating contest sweetens the deal.
  45. The Other Critics
    Bouchon Wins Virbila’s ‘Best Bistro’ Nods; Gold Devours Duck CarnitasThomas Keller scores three stars from the L.A. Times.
  46. Mediavore
    Emeril Lagasse to Host Talk Show; Hot Sauce Stunt Lands Teens in HospitalA celeb chef ditches the pan for a microphone and ten teens drink a spicy solution 200 times hotter than Tabasco.
  47. User’s Guide
    What’s New at dineLA Restaurant WeekA chance to try the city’s latest arrives again at a discount.
  48. The Other Critics
    The Gorbals Gives Gold Good Pub Grub; La Cachette Bistro Blows It with VirbilaIlan Hall’s small restaurant gets good grades with two critics.
  49. Menus
    Fuego Recalls Havana For New Year’s PartyA 50’s-era Cuba party will rage in Long Beach for New Year’s eve.
  50. Mediavore
    20,000 Pounds of Food Stolen in Garden Grove; LBC Restaurants Reward The CarlessThieves stole donated food and toys in O.C. while Long Beach restaurants offer discounts to cyclists.
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