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Caffe Luxxe – Long Beach

Caffe Luxxe is a artisanal approach to coffee roasting, a luxurious cafe for early morning coffee or unwinding in the evening.
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Mixt Greens – Long Beach

Mixt Greens is an eco-gourmet restaurant serving innovative salads, sandwiches and grain bowls. When it comes to great food, Mixt Greens does not think that you should have to choose between fast and healthy....
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Tocaya Organica – Long beach

Tocaya Organica creates a signature ‘Modern Mexican’ cuisine by using the highest quality ingredients paired with bold flavors. They offer salads, tacos, bowls, and burritos – served in a sophisticated yet accessible fast casual...
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Ola Mexican Kitchen – Long Beach

Ola, which is Spanish for “wave” and Hawaiian for “life”, is the inspiration behind Ola Mexican Kitchen, an exciting and tasty new first-to-market culinary concept from the team behind the popular Mahe restaurants in...
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Hungry Angelina – Long Beach

Hungry Angelina is Vegan master Chef Matthew Kenney’s innovative plant-based café.
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TAPS New Menu Refocuses on Seafood for 20th Anniversary

TAPS Fish House & Brewery Introduces Enhanced Menu with Renewed Focus on Seafood, Fresh Spins on Old Favorites TAPS Fish House & Brewery has rolled out a new menu for lunch and dinner with exciting new additions...
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Shake Shack – Long Beach

Shake Shack is a modern day “roadside” burger stand that serves up the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and more. An instant neighborhood fixture, Shake Shack welcomes people from...
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2nd and PCH – Long Beach – Opening Soon

2ND & PCH Welcomes 20 New Retail, Dining, Wellness, and Services in Anticipation of Upcoming Opening! The highly anticipated Long Beach shopping and lifestyle destination, at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and E. 2nd...

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New Menu Items at Chapter One: the modern local

Chapter One: the modern local has updated their lunch, dinner and Saturday/Sunday brunch menu items! Click here for their updated: Lunch Menu Dinner Menu Saturday/Sunday Brunch Menu This week's featured item: SPINACH & ARTICHOKE PANINI marinated artichoke hearts | wilted...
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Duke Manhattan

This special cocktail is one of the features of the night for the Spirit Pop-Up Series with Duke Bourbon. The Duke Manhattan is smooth and classic.

Paytronix Systems help Friendship Increase Customer Engagement

Paytronix Systems, Inc., the most advanced digital guest experience platform, today announced that FriendShip has won the 2019 Paytronix Loyalty Award for Best Launch. In just under one year since the revamped rewards program launched, it...

Cuban-inspired Summer Picnic Lunch Buffet

Restaurant Habana is now offering a Cuban-inspired Summer Picnic Lunch Buffet and they would love to share the delicious offerings with you. This special menu includes all the Latin favorites:  Nearly 20 unique salads ...
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Portuguese Bend Distillery – Long Beach

With the passing of the Volstead Act of 1919 the prohibition era of the United States had begun. Throughout America, cocktail parties sparkled defiantly through the dreaded first minutes of January 20, 1920. With...
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Juice It Up! is 1st Major Smoothie Chain to Use the Acerola Superfruit

Say “Hello!” to summer with Juice It Up!’s new Superfruit Sunrise Smoothie and Bowl, on menus now through August 30! One of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, raw juice, and superfruit bowl chains, Juice It Up! is continuing...
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Maui-Based Eatery Brings First Store to Mainland

Fork & Salad, the fast-growing Hawai‘i-inspired healthy fast-casual concept, brings the “Aloha Spirit” to the mainland with its first of many stateside locations at 240 W. Chapman Avenue in Orange, California, celebrating its grand opening on...