Reminiscent of the neighborhood restaurants found in cities like San Francisco or NYC, Taste Wine-Beer-Kitchen is part wine bar, part restaurant. The chef-driven menu features an array of farm-to-table small plates with wine pairings as well as unique microbrew pairings on tap. Located in Belmont Heights, Taste is the quintessential destination to spend an evening with friends pouring over the sommelier curated wine list or chatting with owners Laurie and Erin. It's also a destination for weekend brunch. Next door is Olives Gourmet Grocer, part of the Taste Wine-Beer-Kitchen family, featuring prepared meals to-go and shelves stocked with all the essentials needed to stock your personal pantry and wine cellar.
SIP Bar + Lounge @ The Long Beach Renaissance Hotel
Elevate your spirits and indulge your senses through great conversation and skillfully prepared craft cocktails and local cuisine. Sip Bar & Lounge offers indoor and alfresco dining in the heart of downtown Long Beach, steps from the water, where enjoying life comes easy. Local flavor takes center stage in modern cocktails and California craft beer and wines that pair perfectly with culinary choices created by award-winning Chef Janine Falvo.
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown, Gaucho Grill serves up culinary classics with an Argentine flair. Take a seat on the patio or at the bar stocked with premium libations, wine and beer. Launch your lunch with one of Gaucho Grill's fresh and healthy salads or enjoy an evening out with dinner and drinks. Savor a selection of appetizers, such as the grilled sweetbreads or empanadas soufflé. Enjoy classic American and Italian specialties as well as traditional Argentine fare. Fill up on the Entraña a la Parrilla or a 10-ounce prime skirt steak that can be paired with a selection of three-dozens wines by the glass. As the evening progresses so does the vibe at Gaucho Grill transforming from restaurant to late-night lounge.