Fit to Be Fried at the OC Fair

Fit to Be Fried at the OC Fair

I’ve lived here 17 years without a single visit to the Orange County Fair. Fearing that the mere fact might physically force me out of California’s borders, I made a commitment to find my way there this summer. This year, the OC Fair rolls through Aug. 13th (next...
More on Newport Beach Restaurant Week

More on Newport Beach Restaurant Week

Last Thursday, I had the terrible job of attending the kickoff party to the Newport Beach Restaurant Week. Poor me. In fact, it was such a terrible job that I had to drag one of my girlfriends along with me. Poor us, sipping champagne, chatting with chefs and grazing...
Savannah Chop House Closes in Laguna Niguel

Savannah Chop House Closes in Laguna Niguel

Initially the brainchild of Restaurateur David Wilhelm in the 1990s, Savannah Chop House in Laguna Niguel closed its doors yesterday. While the “classic old school” steakhouse was initially as popular as Wilhelm’s Laguna-based French 75, he chose to...