Oh, how many generations of Orange Coast College and Costa Mesa High School sports teams have come through this iconic sandwich shop for a hero, a hoagie, a grinder and/or some chips? The 45-year-old dive calls itself "Orange County's Oldest and Most Popular Sandwich Shop," and few doubt the former--we'll let them think the latter is true, too!
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Man, how have I reviewed restaurants for so long and never recommended LIL' PICKLE? I've eaten at this Costa Mesa institution for years, since I attended Orange Coast College just down Fairview Road, poring over term papers while fu...