The former home of Mark's Restaurant, in the strip mall across from the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach, has undergone a makeover. It now has a new name, Ivory Restaurant & Lounge; a new owner, Marsha Benson; a new chef, Abel Gonzales; a new décor; and a new menu.
Tortilla Republic has opened in the former home of Javier's and Asada in Laguna Beach.
I have gotten some nice feedback on the article I wrote a few weeks ago called "Adhering to these food myths? Stop" (All About Food, May 22) and have decided to do a second installment.
A new sandwich shop has arrived in Orange County, and it is really like no other.
The energetic and charming Alessandro Pirozzi has opened yet another excellent restaurant, this one in Corona del Mar.
Sota Akiyama has had extensive experience at many fine sushi restaurants in California.
Fireside Tavern is the latest venture from one of my favorite chefs, Scott Brandon, recently of the Crow Bar and Kitchen in Corona del Mar.
I recently received my Mayo Clinic Health Letter and one of the main topics was dietary supplements.
After 20 years in business, another grand dame of the Newport restaurant scene has passed on, and in Villa Nova's place, overlooking the bay, the highly regarded Winery from Tustin has opened its second location.
When a new restaurant opens, I always like to wait a few weeks to give the operators time to get their act together before doing a review, but I inadvertently found myself at Watertable in the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa on the night of its official opening.