Patina Restaurant Group To Debut Tiendita by Chef Carlos Gaytán

March 14, 2024

Patina Restaurant Group is excited to unveil Tiendita, the latest addition to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, marking the culmination of Michelin-starred Chef Carlos Gaytán's culinary trilogy. Joining the ranks of Paseo and Céntrico, Tiendita promises a swift yet savory journey through Chef Gaytán’s Mexican heritage, offering a delectable array of street-food favorites.Inspired by Chef Gaytán's deep-rooted connection to Mexican cuisine, Tiendita pays homage to his cultural legacy and passion for sharing authentic flavors. This transformed eatery will encapsulate his culinary heritage while providing a convenient and family-friendly atmosphere for guests to savor unforgettable tastes.The…

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Dizzy Bird: Lebanese Rotisserie Chicken Perfection

March 04, 2024

The founder of Falasophy, known for its Lebanese street food in Irvine Spectrum, launched a new craveable concept with Dizzy Bird, focusing on Lebanese-inspired rotisserie chicken, now open in Mission Viejo. Dizzy Bird stands out with its signature dish: a spatchcock rotisserie chicken, along with a selection of sides, homemade sauces, entrée salads, and chargrilled wraps. The choice to spatchcock chicken is strategic; according to owner Rashad Moumneh, this technique enhances flavor by improving marinade absorption and increasing the surface area for cooking.Rashad shares that the beloved Silly Bird wrap draws inspiration from the meals he grew up eating in…

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Celebrate Santa Ana’s Vibrant Culinary Scene During Orange County Restaurant Week

February 27, 2024

Orange County Restaurant Week is back from Sunday, March 3 to Saturday, March 9, shining a spotlight on 16 fantastic restaurants in Santa Ana. Everyone across the county is encouraged to venture into Santa Ana, known for its rich history, vibrant public art, and engaging museums, all while savoring the distinctive menus and inventive cocktails of its local dining spots. Throughout OC Restaurant Week, diners can enjoy Prix-Fixe Menus priced between $15 and $25 for lunch, and $25 to $45 for dinner, conveniently accessible online at the participating Santa Ana restaurants for OC Restaurant Week 2024 are:Avila’s El RanchitoBenchmarkCasa RamosChapter…

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What’s New at James Beard Award-Nominated Pitfire Pizza in Orange

February 26, 2024

Pitfire Pizza, a James Beard award-nominated LA hotspot, launches its seasonal Winter Menu at the Orange, featuring free Kids Pizza Making Classes, a Late Night Happy Hour, and Weekday Lunch Menu specials. Originating in North Hollywood in 1997, Pitfire Pizza has become an iconic establishment, with its flagship restaurant still thriving in the NoHo community. Pitfire Pizza Orange, which opened in Summer 2023, is conveniently located near the Honda Center and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Known for its high-quality ingredients, the menu offers pizza parlor classics alongside seasonal favorites, including 12 pizzas made on a unique two-day fermented sourdough crust.The Winter…

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Orange County’s Culinary Showcase: Restaurant Week

February 26, 2024

Orange County's most anticipated culinary celebration, Restaurant Week, returns from Sunday, March 3 to Saturday, March 9. For more than 15 years, this event pays homage to the vibrant local food scene, with over 175 eateries offering inventive dishes and signature cocktails. The week showcases Orange County's eclectic dining scene through a selection of Prix-Fixe Menus, with lunch options ranging from $15 to $25 and dinner options from $25 to $45, alongside romantic Date Night specials and opulent Luxe Menus priced between $60 and $120 for a lavish dining experience. Wine enthusiasts can tailor their own Wine Lovers Week with recommendations from…

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