Playground – Santa Ana, CA 92701

In the heart of Downtown Santa Ana resides The Playground Restaurant. Jason Quinn is the Owner & Chef, however the best part is Jason has no formal culinary training or background. He went from having to survive in college to falling in love with food when he was at The University of Santa Barbara. From […]

The Crack Shack – Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Finally a Crack Shack in Orange County, Richard Blais has opened his second location of The Crack Shack, which originally is from San Diego. They only use locally raised, free-living chickens without any antibiotics! The Crack Shack specializes in Fried Chicken & Eggs. They offer a variety of sandwiches, slaws, salads, and side dishes. They […]

189 by Dominique Ansel – Los Angeles, CA 90036

Dominique Ansel has built quite the reputation for himself amongst the food industry. Starting out in New York with his own bakery, he took the dessert industry to a different level once he created the “Cronut”, almost immediately after that every bakery or donut shop joined the band wagon and tried to replicate his creation […]

Red Rock – Torrance, CA 90504

Torrance is a very popular area for the Japanese culture with tons of food & restaurants. Newly opened is Red Rock, which is a restaurant in Japan that finally made its debut out here in California. They’re known for their beef & rice bowls with just three types. However it’s the quality of the beef […]

Restaurant 917 – Carson, CA 90745

Located in the new Porsche Driving Experience in Carson where the old golf course used to be alongside of the 405 free is Restaurant 917. The name of the restaurant was inspired by the 917 Race Car, which gave Porsche its first overall win at the Le Mans race. Restaurant 917 is a very sleek […]

Blacksmiths – Los Angeles, CA 90013

Located in Downtown Los Angeles in the Old Bank District is a new restaurant called Blacksmiths. Currently open for Brunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, and Late Nights. The restaurant offers an enclosed patio which allows diners to either sit at normal table inside, or a high top outdoors. The industrial vibe of the restaurant has so […]