Paragon Café Expands; Opening New Full-Scale Restaurant!

October 18, 2021

Paragon Café is taking the foodie movement to a whole new level with the addition of a classy, full-scale restaurant at SOCO + The OC Mix – Paragon. This restaurant will be serving up phenomenal brunch/lunch and dinner options and will provide an elevated dining experience with unique twists on breakfast and brunch classics, a craft cocktail program, and live jazz music.  Living up to Orange County’s new standard of dining, Chef Dean Isom brings more than 2 decades of experience to the kitchen.Estimated to open in November 2021, these new menu offerings are sure to please even the ultimate foodies’ palette with items…

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The Peninsula Lounge Revamps Menu & Launches Peninsula Lifestyle Events

October 18, 2021

Peninsula Lounge has an entirely revamped menu for fall featuring dishes from Consulting Corporate Chef Leandro Bonnarga and new restaurant Executive Chef Kosetsu Taguchi.New dishes include Oysters with Sudanese hibiscus, Bombay Sapphire Gelee, and atomic horseradish; Kaarage Fried Chicken Sandwich on brioche with lemon cilantro cabbage and togarashi aioli; Pan-Seared Pub Steak with chimichurri, black garlic, and herb butter; and more.Chef Kosetu Taguchi, Peninsula Lounge Executive Chef, has more than 13 years working in restaurants and hospitality ranging from banquets to fine dining. His most recent positions include Executive Chef / Executive Sous Chef of Saline Restaurant at the Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach (2018-2020);…

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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. The modern designed “Mercato,” will showcase in-house charcuterie, gelato, pasta, bread, cheese, pastries, custom Norman Love chocolates, and Illy coffee counters. An adjacent shop of highly curated…

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Mountain Mike’s Pizza’s new Angry Buffalo Chicken Pizza

October 11, 2021

Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a family-style pizza chain for more than 40 years, known for its legendary crispy, curly pepperonis, Mountain-sized pizzas, and dough made fresh daily, has introduced its new “pizza with a kick” that’s perfect for football fans and spicing up family game nights this fall! The new Angry Buffalo Chicken Pizza is a hot item – literally and figuratively – combining a duo of favorite football foods, spicy buffalo wings, and pizza! The limited-edition pizza is topped with creamy garlic white sauce, grilled chicken tossed in Frank’s® Xtra Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce, sliced onions, fresh diced celery, and green…

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Tiffany’s Blue Box Café Debuts Cha Cha Matcha Pop-Up

October 06, 2021

Tiffany’s Blue Box Café just debuted a soft opening for the Cha Cha Matcha pop-up. Located within Tiffany’s store, you can now enjoy drinks, pastries, avocado toast, soft-serve ice cream, and more. The cafe will open for full service in fall 2021, as for now, they are open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Stop by the Cha Cha Matcha x Tiffany & Co. pop-up open through the end of October.Blue Box Café at South Coast Plaza 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa. 714.540.5330

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