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Review of Ways and Means Oyster House -Despite changes, Ways and Means Impresses

Ways and Means - Duck Breast with Quail Egg

Review of Ways and Means Oyster House after the departure of Chef Gallagher Read More »

Restaurant Review: Vine Restaurant and Bar

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Vine Restaurant and Bar Authentic Wine Country Cuisine in San Clemente   I have eaten many meals at restaurants around the Napa wine country. I remember each of these meals like high school girlfriends, some good, some bad and some just crazy. Vine Restaurant and Bar, located in the heart of downtown San Clemente, taps into the heart of my ... Read More »

Review of The Blind Pig – “A New Hope” for South Orange County

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Review of The Blind Pig Will this Chef Centric restaurant start a new trend in South Orange County? There is a running joke amongst foodies living in South Orange County, “I may have to move in order to have easy access to good restaurants.” Sure there are some gems and small islands of progressive restaurants in South County, but South ... Read More »

Review of The Ranch Restaurant and Saloon – “I Fell in Love at the Ranch”

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Sometimes you experience a restaurant that changes your expectations of other restaurants. Like a new lover, The Ranch is the type of restaurant leaves you infatuated and desiring more.  The Ranch and Saloon was part founded by two of Orange County’s most respected restaurant industry veterans, Chef Michael Rossi and Master Sommelier Michael Jordan.  The restaurant actually has it’s own farm in the city ... Read More »

Tom’s Foodie Blog’s Best Food in Orange County (2012)

The Winery- Mahi Mahi

Dear Readers, 2012 was an exciting year for my humble  food blog, as I have experienced some of the best food in Orange County  and met some awesome people .  As can be expected, I had some really bad meals and some amazing ones that have raised the bar on my expectations forever. Just so you guys know, I do ... Read More »