I've seen some bad restaurant locations over the years—behind decrepit hotels, in the middle of gang-infested neighborhoods, relegated to the stock room of a Guatemalan grocer—but Heaven on Spoon is one of the worst yet. It's in Santa Ana's Mainplace Mall, a middling shopping plaza largely ignored by county shoppers speeding toward the glamour of South Coast Plaza or the Apple Store at the Brea Mall. Heaven on Spoon opened this summer next to a JC Penney—a seemingly prime spot to snag shoppers . . . except that JC Penney won't open until 2007. And, as the sun sinks into the afternoon, bright rays shine directly upon the tiny stand's gelato counter. If you stand around too long, your... More >>>