From NYC to OC: Acclaimed Chef Keizo Shimamoto Opens Ramen Shack

October 22, 2021

Ramen Shack, NYC’s cult-favorite ramen concept from Japanese-American chef Keizo Shimamoto, has opened. Widely regarded as one of the best ramen chefs in the U.S., Shimamoto uses fresh craft ramen noodles that he developed himself and the menu will feature several of the greatest hits from his longtime NYC ramenya, along with the eventual return of a certain infamous Ramen Burger.

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Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana Opening Sister Restaurant, Bottega Angelina

October 18, 2021

Longtime fans of Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana in Irvine can look forward to Bottega Angelina, from the same owners, set to open late October/early November at Ocean Ranch Village in Laguna Niguel. Bottega Angelina will be a new concept, part Italian market, restaurant, and bar spanning 7,000 square feet all under one roof on a hill in Laguna Niguel. The exterior has an old-world feel with lavender plants, potted citrus, cypress, and olive trees, surrounded by ocean views.

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Singapore’s Paradise Dynasty Opens First US Location at South Coast Plaza

October 06, 2021

Paradise Dynasty, the xiao long bao specialist from Singapore, makes its foray into the U.S. with its first American outpost, at South Coast Plaza. The stylish and modernly-appointed 5,200-square foot restaurant — which anchors the new dining collective called Collage inside Bloomingdale’s — officially marks Paradise Group’s global expansion, with 45 Paradise Dynasty locations and more than 100 restaurants spanning multiple concepts across Asia.

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Mercado Modern Unveils Fall Cocktail Program

September 27, 2021

Mercado Modern has unveiled a new fall cocktail program highlighting its extensive list of specialty Mexican spirits, including mezcal, tequila, whiskey, corn liqueurs, and select pisco. The drinks are brought to life with authentic Mexican ingredients like chamoy, jamaica, maracuya, tamarind, and purple corn.

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Rodeo39 Public Market Celebrates One Year Anniversary

October 20, 2021

One of SoCal's most bustling food halls, Rodeo 39 Public Market, will mark its one-year anniversary with a day-long celebration this Saturday, October 23, with free live entertainment, free food giveaways, plus dining + shopping deals from its mix of more than 20 tenants. Since opening, last fall, the 40,000-square foot dining + retail destination, featuring three large outdoor patios, has since become a popular draw for locals and food-lovers alike.

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September 27, 2021

Mercado Modern Unveils Fall Cocktail Program

Mercado Modern has unveiled a new fall cocktail program highlighting its extensive list of specialty Mexican spirits, including mezcal, tequila, whiskey, corn liqueurs, and select pisco. The drinks are brought to life with authentic Mexican ingredients like chamoy, jamaica, maracuya, tamarind, and purple corn.

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September 24, 2021

Suenos, a Latin American Inspired Kitchen & Bar Opens In Laguna Beach

Sueños is a new Latin American-inspired restaurant and bar in the heart of downtown Laguna Beach. Located just steps from the sand, the restaurant will debut dishes that blend and borrow the ingredients and influences from across Latin American culture, from the coastline of Mexico, to the mountainous regions of Peru.

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September 22, 2021

Solstice, A Seasonally Driven, Ingredient Forward Restaurant Concept Opening in Irvine

Solstice, a new seasonally-driven restaurant concept, is coming to The Boardwalk in Irvine in the fall. Centrally located at the intersection of Jamboree and Dupont in Irvine, Solstice will offer a thoughtfully prepared menu driven by seasonally curated dishes that spotlight ingredients harvested at the peak of their season sourced from the best-growing regions, farms, and producers across the country.


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