Restaurant Reviews

Take a behind the scenes look at our in-depth restaurant reviews covering our favorite dishes from the best restaurants in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, Southern California, and popular travel destinations.

Cava Grill Brings a New Elevated Experience to Fast Casual Dining

Cava Grill recently opened in Irvine and delivers an elevated fast casual Mediterranean dining experience. Imagine the convenience of Chipotle with the selection and ingredients of an expensive restaurant. If you are looking for a meal that is healthy, insanely...

The Iconic B.CANDY is coming to Huntington Beach

If you love candy, toys, unique gifts, and delicious desserts then you are going to go crazy for B.CANDY. B.CANDY has become an icon in Corona del Mar with fun and colorful pictures of unicorn murals and sprinkle rainbow cakes posted all over Instagram. I have always...

Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach is a Must!

With a Top Chef finalist title under his belt, it is no wonder Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach is a must try. Now don't get me wrong I love the TV show Top Chef, but Amar Santana is so much more. He began his career interning as a chef at the ripe young age...

O.C. Foodies Flock to Snooze Eatery for Brunch with a Creative Twist

There is nothing I love more than an amazing brunch and Snooze Eatery coming to Orange County is a foodies dream. This popular San Diego brunch spot serves breakfast creations that are unique and innovative. The second I took a peek at their menu and saw they had 4...


Sondra Barker
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