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.
Panxa Cocina is the new dining creation from Chef Arthur Gonzalez. "Panxa" (pronounced "pan-zah") is the Latin word for "belly," which is fitting because at Panxa Cocina your belly will be always be naturally filled with love, flavors and wonderful food. Panxa is very much the personification of its creator, Chef Arthur Gonzalez. Panxa reflects a youthful exuberance of timeless, beautiful Latin culture coupled with fresh ingredients, exciting fare and flavors handcrafted with love, comfort, family and friends. "Belly" up to the bar for small plates, premium tequila and an array of savory cocktails. Panxa brings Mexico, New Mexico and South America to the Belmont Heights area of Long Beach. Panxa Cocina will likely be your "belly's" new favorite dining destination.