I have been hearing talk about Polite Provisions for months now from various sources telling me how much I would love this place. Why I ask? Because it has fantastic cocktails they say. So finally, we decided to pay them a visit one afternoon and see what the fuss was all about. The exterior doesn’t do […]
sexy eats & drinks at Circa MB
The old Mucho Ultimo space in Manhattan Beach has been transformed into what is now, Circa MB. We recently stopped by to see what the fuss is all about, and also, to say hello to our friend executive chef Chef Bryon Freeze, formerly of Five Crowns/SideDoor in Corona del Mar. We remembered Mucho Ultimo from […]
Early Bird’s tasty dinner menu launches tomorrow!
Last week I attended a preview of Early Bird’s new dinner menu which is launching tomorrow night starting at 5.30pm. Chef Frank DeLoach has created small and large plates which rotates seasonally depending on what’s available on the market. Small plates are priced between $7-$10, while large plates will run around $11-$15. The Dungeness crab […]
the ARC of rustic simplicity
I’ve visited ARC several times now after its opening at SoCo’s The OC Mix. My son absolutely loves it and often asks if we can go back again and for me, I find the simple, yet rustic menu very appealing. After several visits, I feel I’ve tried enough of the menu to give a good rundown […]
Tender Greens is now a new favorite!
My BFF has been asking me for years “have you been to Tender Greens yet?” My answer has always been nope. She lives in LA county where there are a handful of Tender Greens, but there wasn’t one in Orange County until recently. A couple of weeks ago, she asked me again and I told her […]