Bello Restaurant Adds Daily Lunch

Bravo! The recently opened Italian restaurant Bello by Chef Sandro Nardone has just this week added lunch to their offerings. They quote an Italian phrase, “lento o veloce” which translates to slow or fast.  This means that if guests are looking for a quick in-and-out lunch, the team is on it! Velocemente! Pronto! Quickly….just say the word.  And if they prefer to linger and chat, that is fine too. They even offer “take out” with the integrity of...

Prego Unveils A Delicious Seasonal Seafood Menu

Launching September 23- October 6, 2019, Chef Ugo Allesina and his team will feature a very special seafood-driven menu with various starters and entrees to choose from.  Prego is located at The District in Tustin and the restaurant has a lovely dining room, bar area, patio, private dining room and a Chef’s Table that seats eight in front of their wall of wines. I was lucky enough to garner a “preview” of the incredibly delicious fare and wanted to share some of these...

Barbara And Maurizio

Be Transported To Italy… Right In “The OC” Welcome To Vitaly Caffé

My insatiable appetite for everything "Italian" can now be satisfied right here at The Camp, in Costa Mesa.  No Tent Required.

Vitaly Caffé has arrived.  And it is my new best friend. Italian dishes I dream of, are lovingly replicated right here on-site. And Vitaly Caffé is so versatile--- one can order a steaming espresso and Danish in the morning, a delicious soup, salad, Piadina
or calzone for lunch & dinner, and anytime...