18th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival
Long Beach hosts a crawfish festival that features two days of the tasty crustacean battered, boiled, fried and more. There's also the usual array of Cajun music, booths, games and -- bonus! -- beignets.
Where: Rainbow Lagoon
When: July 30 - 31
Cost: $13 - ... More >>
Most small-plates joints, including such good ones locally as AOC or Lou, follow a kind of pattern, a loose, tapas-inspired matrix designed more to compliment the wine than to provide a specific aesthetic apart from lubricated conversation, but this lunch seemed like a different thing entirely, like ... More >>