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.
Be sure to check out our Food Map for a wider list of brick and mortar businesses in Long Beach!
Pop-ups and Caterers
Local, sustainable, and seasonal catering service that also boasts a brick and mortar pop-up shop.
Texas-style BBQ by Chef Chad Phuong, with a Cambodian-influenced kick. Pops up at 10 Mile Brewing, Bixby Knolls Farmers Market, and mroe.
Man Eating Plant
Co-creators and chefs Candice Tzeng and Phil Kwan explore their Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese roots serving communities through street food pop-ups.
Mexican-Americana dinners taking residence at Sala Coffee in Bixby Knolls Thursdays through Sundays.
Chef Edith Hernandez hosts pop-ups specializing in tacos, empanadas, and more with meats and creative plant-based entrees.
Scratch-made Venezuelan cuisine, offering prepped meal delivery, catering, and family events.
4th Street vendor offering grilled burritos and more outside Casa De Luxe most evenings until midnight.
Leaf Over Beef
Plant-based Southern cuisine for pick-up and delivery.
Gourmet egg rolls inspired by southern cuisine.
LOBO Cuban Food
Plant-based popup focused on preserving authenticity in Cuban fare.
The Cultured Soul
Locally owned food truck that offers a range of southern cuisine.
Classic bistro meals to order prepared by Chef Ronnie Woods.
A Pinch of Salt
Personal catering service from local Chef Qui, for unique home dining experiences.
Low Key Burritos
Cheese-crusted breakfast burrito pop-ups in Long Beach and Los Angeles.
Chef Adam, a cordon bleu graduate, grills up Cajun-inspired street food in North Long Beach.
A locally operated grilled cheese truck that’s often found at the Bixby Knolls farmers market location at 45th and Atlantic.
Alamitos Beach street vendor offering savory breakfast burritos Thursday through Sunday mornings.
Mobo Mac and Cheese
A mobile restaurant and catering business w/ variety of mac, wings, and chicken fries, available at local farmers markets.
Hot sauce maker Vida Virgillito’s food truck delivers extra spicy takes on comfort food.
Specializing in ceviche and aguachile alongside quality mariscos, Yesenia and Luis incorporate flavors from Chihuahua Mexico down to the coastal state of Nayarit Mexico.
Curated cooking class food experiences in Long Beach featuring an array of talented local chefs in a state-of-the-art test kitchen.
Sauces and Spices
Specialty hot sauces available in mild, medium, and super hot!
Available online and at local retailers.
Exotic Fever Hot Sauce
Scratch-made all-natural hot sauce company offering a range of flavors and spice levels.
Hot sauces crafted from a blend of home-grown exotic peppers and chilis, available via mail delivery.
Chef Chad’s Cambodian sauces and specialty items available online and in stores.
Olive oils, balsamic, and artisan foods.
Spice Club by A Good Carrot
Fresh-ground hand crafted spices delivered to your door, with recipes and exclusive access to meal planning tools.
Virgillito’s Gourmet Creations
Virgillito makes Loco Lito’s Louisiana-style hot sauces and natural condiments. Follow their page for upcoming food truck launch!
Spices, sauces, jerky and other pantry items delivered.
Private chef, catering, and event pop-ups also offered by Chef Sheiya.
Fine Feathers Kombucha Company
Local, organic Kombucha produced by Brandon Sugano and Claire Kim, who also run Sura Korean BBQ.
International Players Juice
Hip-hop inspired cold press juice cart, often found near The Pike Outlets on busy weekends.
Scary Good Coffee
LGBTQ+ Latina woman-owned cold brew specialty coffee shop. Founder Nancy Alvarez focuses on incorporating flavors from Latin America and freshly roasted coffee beans.
(For more coffee roasters, and brick and mortar juice shops, visit our Food Map)
Micro-Bakers and Desserts
San and Wolves
Vegan Filipinx bakeshop run by Kym Estrada offering variety boxes of sweets at Teofilo Coffee in Los Alamitos.
The Caffeinated Kitchen
Vegan pastries, particularly donuts, available at local coffee shops and for special events.
Casa La Dera Bakery
Home kitchen artisan bread and preserves,
typically bakes weekly and announces via their email list.
Fresh, handmade French-inspired pastas ready to cook.
Found at the Bixby Knolls farmers market on Thursdays.
Amanda Crane offers vegan desserts and allergy-free options for sustainable plant-based sweets via ordering and pop-ups across town.
Flour is My Friend
Naturally leavened sourdough, babka, and more offered via DM ordering on Instagram.
Cottage bakery crafting naturally leavened breads in a 1950’s oven, available at Bixby Park farmers markets.
Sunflower Sweets Bakery
Vegan cottage baker offering cakes, rainbow conchas, gallettes, and savory pastries.
Local non-profit offering homemade corn tortillas to benefit various charities that aid and empower unhoused individuals.
Vegan donuts made by lifelong vegetarians. Available to pick up at brick and mortar or at the Sunday farmers market.
Superfood snacks including nutrition bars, energy balls, and floret super-bites. Unprocessed, organic, sprouted and stoneground ingredients with no additives, fillers, or bulking agents.
Handcrafted Organic baked goods based in CalHeights, with online ordering and delivery options.
Tanisha offers whimsical, nostalgic ice cream bars made from plant-based ingredients free of allergens, available in dreamy custom shapes.
Pure honey foraged and harvested in Long Beach delivered to your door.
Locally pickled veggies and peppers with a traditional 1-week fermentation process.
Locally fermented pickles, including giardiniera, with deliveries in LA / OC region.
Ben ‘Dynamo’ Harrison creates naturally fermented, pro-biotic rich dill pickles and flavor-first hot sauces.
Long Beach Jerky Co
Locally owned jerky business uses family recipes for robust, balanced flavors for sale online and in local shops.
Fermentation lab that started at farmers markets, now open at 6761 Carson Ave.
Local, sustainable, raw honey vendor available in local stores.