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Newport Beach Restaurant Week 2014 – Tom’s Foodie Blog’s Picks

Newport Beach Restaurant Week Logo

 Tom’s Foodie Blog Picks for the best Newport Beach Restaurant Week Menus We are in the hight of California Restaurant Month and starting this Friday (January 17th) Newport Beach get’s it’s turn. From January 17-26, 2014, over 60 of Newport Beach’s restaurants will participate in this citywide culinary celebration for a full ten days and two weekends. Each participating restaurant ... 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 »

The Five Crowns: New Chef, New Gastropub, New Attitude

New Blood: Executive Chef Greg Harrison and General Manager Jim Colombo

Many of my readers have grown to regard the Five Crowns in Corona Del Mar as a “special occasions” restaurant that specialized in prime rib. Some people have even started to think of the Five Crowns as the kitchen for the local retirement homes. Lawry’s Management noticed this trend, and started making major changes to the Five Crowns over the ... Read More »