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Entries Tagged as 'food'

Mobile eateries banding together for LB’s first Street Food Festival

July 16th, 2010 · No Comments · food, Leisure

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern In the last few years, food trucks have seen a vast increase in popularity among teens and adults alike. Capitalizing on the recent boom, several food trucks are coming together for Long Beach’s first Street Food Fest on Saturday, July 24 at Rainbow Lagoon Park (on the northern side […]

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Traveling Korean food truck attracts locals, visitors alike

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · food, News

By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern Though most of Signal Hill had their dinner before 9:30pm on Saturday, May 1, several citizens and visitors gathered at Quality Inn’s parking lot to line up at the Kogi food truck for theirs. Kogi is a Korean barbecue mobile establishment with four trucks roaming Los Angeles and Orange […]

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Awesome Sushi says it like it is

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments · food, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer Not to make the obvious play on words, but Awesome Sushi is, well, awesome. The owner, Nina, and sushi chefs are friendly as can be, the atmosphere is at once welcoming and distinctly urban, and the food is of the highest quality. What more can one ask? Neena and […]

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A wake-up call to keep kids fit

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · food, Health, nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan, RD I don’t know about you, but I am thrilled that First Lady Michelle Obama has gotten on the bandwagon to bring the childhood obesity onto center stage with the Let’s Move Campaign (letsmove.gov). I sometimes wonder if Americans realize what a health crisis the number of overweight children is now […]

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The Factory’s cuisine is definitely not off an assembly line

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments · food, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer Call me uncool, for I have never before heard the term “gastrobar.” But that’s what The Factory calls itself. And I think I get it. The friendly new eatery in Bixby Knolls, with its decidedly eclectic menu, excellent service and boutique list of unfamiliar beers and wines, asserts an […]

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