Anne Valdespino, O.C. Register

Anne Valdespino

O.C. Register

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Recent articles by Anne:

A Restaurant owner to open A Crystal Cove in Newport Beach, and two more spots in LA

River Jetty Restaurant Group is expanding, opening three new restaurants with one in Newport Beach, called A Crystal Cove coming Wednesday, May 25, and two in L.A. County by year’s end. → Read More

Blind Pig adds sandwich shops in Anaheim and Irvine

The Blind Pig Restaurant Group will soft open a Trough sandwich shop in May and has plans for another, coming in late November or December to Irvine. That makes three for this concept, including it… → Read More

Nardò will open first week of June at Pacific City in Huntington Beach

A Bay Area restaurant that gives Southern Italian dishes a modern twist, Nardò will open in Pacific City in the first week of June. → Read More

L.A.-based Dear Bella Creamery begins expansion, starting in Costa Mesa

A new Dear Bella Creamery scoop shop, opening this summer in Costa Mesa, is the first in a plan for the Hollywood headquartered brand to expand across Southern California and beyond. → Read More

South Coast Plaza’s top chefs present benefit for culinary students – Orange County Register

“Top Chef” runner up Amar Santana and Tony Esnault, chef of Michelin star restaurant Knife Pleat, have gathered an all-star lineup of South Coast Plaza’s chefs to serve a dinner b… → Read More

Pacific City reconfigures some dining space to fit in Salon Republic

Pacific City has decided to rethink some of its dining space to make way for Salon Republic. → Read More

‘Mi Cocina’ by Rick Martínez brings the flavors of Mexico into your kitchen

The former Bon Appétit senior food editor traveled to the country to do research in 2019 — and ended up staying after the pandemic hit. → Read More

The Beach House will serve drinks, music and food on the sand in Seal Beach

In 18 weeks, The Beach House, a new $1.5 million restaurant, with a full bar and live music will open in Seal Beach. → Read More

OEB Breakfast Co. from Canada has opened, serving poutine in Newport Beach

The menu at OEB Breakfast Co., which opened this week in Newport Beach, will include poutine dishes. → Read More

Watch a Southern California contender compete in Season 3 of ‘BBQ Brawl’

Winnie Yee-Lakhani, of Fullerton, will appear on the next season of Food Network’s ‘BBQ Brawl’ with superstar chefs Bobby Flay, Anne Burrell and Jet Tila. → Read More

Knife & Fork in Costa Mesa will close Saturday, April 30 – Orange County Register

Jonathan and Kristi Blackford, owners of Fork & Knife, have decided to close in Orange County and start a restaurant group in Jacksonville, Florida. → Read More

Le Pain Quotidien in Newport Beach has closed

Le Pain Quotidien’s last day of service in Fashion Island was Sunday, April 24. → Read More

‘Ace of Taste’ shows the savory side of celebrity chef Duff Goldman

On Food Network’s new daytime series, “Duff: Ace of Taste,” celebrity chef Duff Goldman is expanding his horizons to share savory recipes too. → Read More

Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach has reopened with a fresh look, same vibe

Bluewater Grill in Newport Beach has reopened after a three month closure and has new look after a multi-million-dollar renovation that aimed not to change too much. → Read More

Dave’s Hot Chicken has opened in Seal Beach

Dave’s Hot Chicken stores just keep coming. The latest one has opened in Seal Beach, serving hot chicken tenders and sliders ranging in heat level from “No Spice” to “Reaper.” → Read More

Sahara opens Saturday with beer, wine and pizza on Huntington State Beach

Sahara Sandbar & Pizza is one of three eateries that Prjkt Restaurant Group planned with California State Parks along a 3.5-mile stretch of Huntington State Beach. Huntington Beach House opened… → Read More

Calaca Mamas in Anaheim will celebrate Day of the Dead year-round

Calaca Mamas Cantina restaurant is slated to open in late May across the street from Disneyland. → Read More

Outer Reef will open April 29 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort in Dana Point

Chef John Tesar will open coastal seafood restaurant Outer Reef at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point this month. → Read More

Truly Pizza’s pie makers give samples of September’s menu in Dana Point – Orange County Register

World Pizza Champion teammates John Arena and Chris Decker will combine their talents to open Truly Pizza in Dana Point this September. → Read More

Why Sueños in Laguna Beach has a new menu

Sueños in Laguna Beach has announced that its new executive chef is Yen Wu from Lima, Peru. → Read More