Specialty Foods

From bread to spices, pop-ups to sauces, welcome to small-batch bliss in Long Beach!

Many of these locally owned businesses utilize commissary and home kitchens, and can be found in local markets, pop-ups, or online. They list the places their products are available in the links below.

Check out our Food Map for a wider list of brick and mortar businesses in Long Beach!

Artisan and Specialty Foods

Olive Oils, balsamics, and artisan foods.

Feel Good Salsa
Locally sourced and crafted salsas, available for pick-up at farmers markets, also offering catering and commercial kitchen space for start-ups.

Virgillito’s Gourmet Creations
Makes Loco Lito’s Louisiana-style hot sauces and natural condiments.

Spice Club by A Good Carrot
Fresh-ground hand crafted spices delivered to your door, with recipes and exclusive access to meal planning tools.

Burnin’ Beak 
Specialty hot sauces available in mild, medium, and super hot!
Available online and at local retailers.

Fine Feathers Kombucha Company
Local, organic Kombucha made by passionate local owners.

Honey Pacifica
Local, sustainable, raw honey vendor available in local stores.

Long Beach Jerky Co
Locally owned jerky business uses family recipes for robust, balanced flavors for sale online and in local shops.

Wide Eyes Open Palms
Tea and coffee menu paired with organic house-made pastries and seasonal, locally sourced plates. Offers herbal and nutritive tea blends for the pantry.

S&P Honey
Pure honey foraged and harvested in Long Beach delivered to your door.

Cambodian Cuisine
Chef Chad’s Cambodian sauces and specialty items available online and in stores. Pop-ups also posted to Instagram. 

Casa La Dera Bakery
Home kitchen artisan bread and preserves,
bakes weekly.

Gusto Bread
Brick-and-mortar bakery that started as a home kitchen.

From Scratch LB
Home baker offering handmade breads, cookies, and pastas.

Proper’s Pickle
Locally pickled veggies and peppers with a traditional 1-week fermentation process.

The Caffeinated Kitchen
Vegan pastries that pair well with coffee, available at local coffee shops and special events.

Pop-ups and Catering

Primal Alchemy
Local, sustainable, and seasonal catering service.

Chef Brennan Villareal (of Los Angeles’ LASA fame) does a vegetarian-vegan Filipino inspired breakfast.

Conscious Omnivore
Neighborhood chef specializes in pupusas, sandwiches, tacos, and dishes that incorporate locally harvested seasonal veggies and Organic proteins.

Pepiada Queen
Scratch-made Venezuelan cuisine, offering prepped meal delivery, catering, and family events.

Shady Grove Foods
Bayou-classic catering with family recipes for exceptional BBQ.
Pop-ups announced on Instagram.

Chef Kyle
Plant-based culinary artist and founder of Marketlovr which offers cooking  classes and more.

Mexican-Salvadorian cuisine offering pop-ups and catering, focusing on creative and fresh tacos.

LOBO Cuban Food
Plant-based popup focused on preserving authenticity in Cuban fare.