Chef Eric Samaniego

Chef Updates: Eric Samaniego Can Be Found In . . . . Speculation went on for months after Chef Eric Samaniego was let go from Little Sparrow last July. We saw him participating in collaboration dinners, heard rumors of being linked to Vaca and was spotted doing some...

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Zagat review of Michael’s on Naples Ristorante

With "superb", "locally sourced" Northern Italian fare, an "exceptional", "deep" yet "not-overpriced" wine list and a "fabulous" staff that "makes everyone feel like a VIP", everything "comes together" at this "truly fine-dining" "gem" in Long Beach; a crackling...

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Los Angeles Times May 7, 2008 By S. Irene Virbila

“It’s a short trip to Naples for Italian” From a first-time restaurant owner and a Milanese chef: a new Long Beach standard. The restaurant’s name—Michael’s on Naples Ristorante—sounds dubious, like the kind of place you might see showing up on British chef Gordon...

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Michael's on Naples