Restaurant Blog


Orange County Fair – Costa Mesa, CA

An every year tradition since I was a child was going to The Orange County Fair. This occurs once a year during the summer for about a month long. The epitome of completely fried junk food. This year there weren’t too many different items as in previous years they had fried butter, the continuous Krispy […]

Tanner’s – Huntington Beach, CA

Located at The newly Built Pasea Hotel & Resort and Pacific City overlooking the beach is Tanner’s. The restaurant is stunning from floor to ceiling views of the Ocean. Make sure to request outdoor seating as you will see in my image how gorgeous it was. I came here as the sun was starting to […]

Anchor Hitch – Mission Viejo, CA

Newly open in Mission Viejo @ The Union Market, located inside the Kaleidoscope is Anchor Hitch. A contemporary restaurant specializing in seafood. The dishes are tapas style which allows diners to interact and share bites with one another. Upon arrival, my guest and I were fortunate to be given a tour of the kitchen, the […]

Afters Ice Cream – Fountain Valley, CA

Ice cream & Donuts, what more can I say. Imagine a filled donut being sliced in half, filled  with a scoop or two of your ice cream of choice, toppings, then being sealed together in  a press which leaves you with a hot donut and cold ice cream sandwich. After’s Ice Cream  has really taken […]

Tanakaya – Tustin, CA

Located inside a random strip mall hides a truly amazing & authentic Japanese Soba & Udon restaurant. This restaurant is best described as minimal at its finest. Tanakaya specializes in Soba which is a thin noodle made from buckwheat flour served hot or cold. Tanakaya also specializes in another noodle called Udon which is made […]

The Bazaar by Jose Andres – Los Angeles, CA

The Bazaar lives up to its hype of truly being Bazaar. Their eclectic menu to their modern design is what leads to their booked out reservations months in advance. I love that The Bazaar offers classic Spanish Tapas, however it’s their take on Molecular Gastronomy that has me in awe. Not only are they beyond […]