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O.C. Treasures.....?

Funwithfood Mar 7, 2011 08:05 PM

Haven't been out in a while, what's new & good (...or underrated) in O.C.: breakfast, lunch, dinner, bakeries, delis etc. (all price ranges and cuisines) that a CH should try now?

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  1. terramassu RE: Funwithfood Mar 10, 2011 04:39 PM

    There's quite a buzz about Taco Asylum nowadays...

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    Taco Asylum
    2937 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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    1. re: terramassu
      Funwithfood RE: terramassu Mar 11, 2011 08:11 PM

      What is their forte from your experience?

    2. Das Ubergeek RE: Funwithfood Mar 13, 2011 07:57 PM

      Sol del Sur in San Juan Capistrano. I can't give menu recommendations because the menu changes so often. Just go, and plan on a leisurely dinner. Don't expect to rush out in an hour and a half.

      Grampy Pat's sourdough bread, available at Gallery on Glassell in the Orange Circle. Friday through Sunday only.

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      1. re: Das Ubergeek
        Funwithfood RE: Das Ubergeek Mar 13, 2011 09:35 PM

        Grampy Pat's...just had some last night (purchased at Wine Exchange).

        It's the BEST bread I've ever eaten, and by a long shot! It's delicious at room temp slathered with Plugra and sprinkled with sea salt. Heaven.

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        Wine Exchange
        1500 E Village Way # 2368, Orange, CA

        1. re: Funwithfood
          Funwithfood RE: Funwithfood Mar 14, 2011 09:20 PM

          P.S. I gave some to a neighbor who stopped me and raved about it. So rare to find something so good so close to home! Now if he can also make some killer bacon!

      2. Suebee RE: Funwithfood Mar 13, 2011 10:41 PM

        Not new but a favorite: Zinc (Laguna and Corona del Mar). Also, True Food Kitchen at Fashion Island is both healthy/healthyish and really good.

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        Zinc Cafe & Market
        3222 E Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

        Cafe Zinc & Market
        344 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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