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Pub Thirty-Two A Neighborhood Gastropub in Mission Viejo

Pub Thirty Two IPA Shortrib

Pub Thirty-Two in Mission Viejo offers a neighborhood Gastropub feel with delicious food and craft beer. Read More »

Review of Bru Grill and Market – Giving Bru a Second Chance

Bru - Exterior Sign

Review of Bru Grill and Market - Giving Bru a Second Chance Read More »

The Shore in Downtown San Clemente – This isn’t Your Grandma’s Restaurant

The Shore Ahi

Update ¬†05/18/2013: The Shore has recently changed owners again. I just visited and saw the “change of ownership application” sign on their window. The same Chef is still there, although Management is all new. The food, overall vibe and staff friendliness are the same based on my first visit¬† Since I moved to Orange County over 14 years ago, I ... Read More »

Chapter One The Modern Local Great Food, unexpected subplots

Beef Cullate - A nice cut of meat rubbed in Coffee/Coco powder, wrapped in bacon and pan seared. Yummmmm

Chapter One the Modern Local Restaurant in Santa Ana artists district is one of the better foodie destinations in orange county california Read More »

Whole Foods, Newport Beach – Oasis for Foodies, Hipsters and Desperate Housewives


  Last week I had the opportunity to do a preview of the new Whole Foods grocery store in Newport Beach. My initial impression is that this place was made for foodies! Located at 415 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach California, this store is proof that the “Foodie” culture is well ingrained in Orange County California. This multi-million dollar store ... Read More »