The Laguna Beach Orange Inn is one of the few breakfast joints in town that many locals grew up with here in Laguna Beach. These diehard fans are still regulars and now bringing in their own generation of grom kids.
Five years ago when he decided to create the “K’ya” restaurant, Chef Craig Connole took over Savoury’s here, introducing a menu he describes as “Pacific Asian with some Nebraska thrown in.” He then opened The Rooftop upstairs (big O.C. singles scene) and renamed Savoury’s to K’ya, altering the menu again to offer 80 “small plates” […]
Laguna Beach’s new Lumberyard Restaurant is within weeks of celebrating its 1-year anniversary. Happily, despite opening its doors at about the same time the world markets decided to freefall, this Laguna Beach Restaurant has enjoyed a profitable first year with locals and tourists alike. In early 2008, many Laguna Beach longtimers felt some trepidation when […]
Fair warning – “sumptuous” doesn’t come close to the word “diet” in any dictionary, least of all Cafe Picayo’s in Laguna Beach’s Boat Canyon on the north side of town. This is complex, imaginative food whose menu first started with French master chef Laurent Brazier 14 years ago, and only got better as it has […]
In October in Laguna Beach, it’s all about the lobster … for the month’s duration, you’ll find us standing on street corners in South Laguna, anxiously awaiting the unfurling of the “Local Lobster” banner at Coyote Grill. These babies are done “Baja Grilled” style and you’ll be hard pressed to find anything along the entire […]
Crowned at the top of my list is Laguna Coffee, a small shop tucked between Oak and Brook street on the north side of PCH. These folks roast their own coffee right there in the front room and, once you’ve tasted their smooth blends, you’ll be buying pounds of coffee to tuck in your suitcase […]
We have a lot of great restaurants in Laguna Beach that serve up great cuts of beef, but there’s nothing like a Mozambique steak. Fortunately, the newly returned $10 plate special includes a chop house sirloin steak – you’re in luck!