Anahita Naderi

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Taco Maria Hits the Bricks With a Kickstarter

    If you've been in the OC Mix lately, you can't help but notice the billowing plastic sheeting next to the Cheese Shop, where Taco Maria is turning a normal retail shop into a full-scale restaurant. The restaurant is moving toward a summer opening (said to be July 15, but it might be more like Aug. 1 ... More >>

  • Food

    May 24, 2012

    The Hidden Dinner Eat-Easys

    [Summer Guide 2012] Anahita Naderi and her crew wows foodies monthly with a shroud of secrecy and great courses

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Hidden Dinner to Celebrate Norooz with Traditional Persian New Year's Dinner

    ‚ÄčTonight begins Norooz, the Persian New Year. It's a holiday based on the renewal of life, and so the traditional foods involve new sprouts of herbs--traditionally planted just for the New Year--and fish from the newly free-flowing rivers. While there are a few Persian restaurants in OC, this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    How the Grinch Stole Hidden Dinner

    ‚ÄčThe last time we checked in with Hidden Dinner, the underground dining pop-up created by Anahita Naderi, Betty Lang and Justin Veiga, it was in a warehouse where diners were led blindfolded into the room and fed thirteen small plates meant to evoke the tastes and smells of the past. Last time ... More >>