For the busy Long Beach executive on the run, Gaucho Grill on Pine Avenue, in the heart of the city’s bustling downtown, is debuting Express Lunch where guests can order and enjoy a wide range of items all in 30 minutes or less.With most items priced at less than $12, Express Lunch is availableMonday-Friday through 4 p.m.and each entree comes with a soft drink or iced tea, announced Adrian Amosa, owner of the popular Argentinean themed dining establishment.A cup of soup made from scratch right on the premises can be purchased for $1.99.
Among the entree items are a grilled certified Angus skirt steak served with mashed potatoes and veggies, spinach and cheese ravioli, grilled salmon with garlic vinaigrette rice and broccoli, homemade gnocchi stuffed with 4 cheeses and topped in a beef Bolognese sauce, and grilled boneless marinated chicken breast served with rice and salad.
Amosa is widely considered the kingpin of the vibrant Latin dining scene in Long Beach.With the recent acquisition of Alegria, which is currently undergoing remodeling, the busy restaurateur now operates 3 bustling restaurants on Pine Avenue. He also owns and operates a 2ndGaucho Grill in Brentwood.
posted by Sarah McCallum