With all due respect to the Cheesecake Factory and P.F. Chang's, the past few years have seen a renaissance for Irvine Spectrum's food scene. Don Bren's most accessible and populist retail shopping center hasn't experienced such a noticeable uptick in quality and unique restaurants, since, well, ever. The outdoor mall even decided to jettison its food court; there was simply no room for Sbarro's or McDonald's in a vast and varied landscape that now includes, among others, Cucina Enoteca, Tender... More >>>