James Republic has been lauded as one of Long Beach’s top culinary destinations, now they are adding special pop-up lunches as they present First Fridays with James. It all begins this Friday, June 2 with a ramen popup. You won’t go thirsty either as they’ll offer IPA and Pilsner pairings to complete your meal. Reservations are recommended.

Menu below:

Kimchi $4
Pot of Pickle $4

Tonkotsu Ramen
pork belly, pork shoulder, poached egg, scallion $11

Vegan Kombu Ramen
tofu, corn, snap peas $9

tri-tip, enoki mushrooms, broccolini $10

Chilled Spicy Noodles
shrimp, gochujang, cucumber, furikake, radish $12

Fried Chicken Steamed Bun
buttermilk slaw $6

Al Pastor Steamed Bun
pineapple salsa, avocado mousse, cilantro $6

Chicharones $1
Bean Sprouts $.50
Nori $.50
Bonito Flake $.50
Scallion $.50
Turmeric Egg $1

Lunch reservations are recommended on OpenTable or by calling at 562-901- 0235.