What happens when a Le Cordon Bleu grad encounters an alum from Thailand's leading culinary school? They open a charming bistro in Downtown Long Beach's East Village. Arize Bistro offers mouthwatering meals for breakfast and lunch, including morning panini's, biscuit sandwiches and omelets along with sandwiches and salads for lunch. Enjoy an early afternoon of wine and dessert. Arize Bistro welcomes guests daily until 3 pm (4 pm on Saturday and Sunday).
Chef Thanh Ninh is the chef-owner of this popular Vietnamese restaurant where he honed his culinary skills working alongside his aunt, also a chef-restaurateur, masting his family's treasured recipes from generations past. The menu offers an appetizing list of starters, noodles, wok specialties and, of course, pho. Beer and wine, too.