Brick Restaurant Offers Impressive Farm-To-Table Cuisine!

As I sauntered into this restaurant last week in the heart of San Clemente to meet some gal pals, I was instantly impressed with the wood décor, the amazing light fixtures and the long bar where each bar chair is quite unique. There is probably a story to be told about each one, but wait…. I got totally distracted.  Peeking around the corner and behind the long, open-format kitchen line were two huge Santa Maria BBQ grills. And to the right was a huge fire brewing that you just cannot...

Orange County Restaurant Week is Coming!

Celebrating 11 years, this year’s Orange County Restaurant Week will be the best thus far!  There are three events to keep in mind. First is the LAUNCH PARTY for Restaurant Week on Saturday afternoon, March 2, the AFTER PARTY upstairs in the late afternoon and evening on Saturday March 2nd and a full week of Restaurant Dining from March 3-9, 2019. Ready, set, go!  Here is a quick overview of all three and what is not to miss!

 

LAUNCH...

BISTANGO SPICES UP SUMMER WITH “SPANISH NIGHTS” ON THE PATIO

Every Wednesday during summer, Paella & Sangria will be served on the patio, along with live Flamenco music from 5:00-9:00pm. The restaurant will serve up pequeña paella ($12) and sangria ($7) , as flamenco music fills the night air (pricing excluding tax & gratuity).

Executive Chef Timothy Doolittle touts paella as a delicious classic Spanish rice dish made with vegetables, and/or a mix of various meats or seafood. Saffron and rosemary are typically added as are other herbs and...

AnQi Restaurant—The Place To Be On Wednesdays

AnQi Restaurant, by House of An, in Orange County’s posh South Coast Plaza has just unveiled a very creative beverage and small bites offering. Let’s just say that the weekly "hump day" has just been elevated to a whole new level. And it’s worth checking out. Call your crew for a gathering.

Meet "Fashionably Early Wednesdays" which translates to a fantastic Wednesday night soiree!  AnQi’s fantastic Red Hour runs Monday thru Friday from 4-7pm and then again from 9:30pm to...