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Michael's Pizzeria in Long Beach, CA and the Problem With Lists

Slice Lance Roberts 21 comments

Zagat recently named Michael's Pizzeria in Long Beach one of the highest-rated pizzeria in the country. We went to see how it stacked up and ended up wondering: Is this new rash of best-of lists hurting or helping the promotion of truly great pizza? More

Top This: Arugula Salad Foldover (à la Simmzy's)

Slice Kelly Bone 5 comments

Shimmering sunshine and a lazy ocean breeze drifts through Simmzy's open walled dining room. One whiff of the sea salty air—plus a pint—will draw anyone into the endless summer that is Long Beach's Naples Island. That laid back attitude stops at the glass window into the kitchen. Each dish is a carefully calibrated assemblage of otherwise casual ingredients. On the pizza menu, the Arugula Salad Foldover stands out as the best of the bunch. More

Dear AHT: Blackened Burger from Beach Haven Fishery on Long Beach Island, NJ

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 5 comments

Here's a burger tip we recently received in the AHT inbox from AHT reader billcianci. More

A Sandwich a Day: Joe's Special at Joe Jost's in Long Beach, CA

A Sandwich a Day Jen Maiser 4 comments

Since 1924, Long Beach locals have been flocking to Joe Jost's, a mellow bar that serves up beers at 29 degrees (they even have a thermometer showing the current temperature) by the schooner along with pickled eggs, chili peppers, peanuts, pretzels, and a delicious little sandwich called the "Joe's Special." For $2.95, bartenders will give you a Polish sausage wrapped in a fresh slice of rye bread, served with Swiss cheese, a pickle and mustard. More

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