Bella Cuba

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    This Week In Food: A Wine Fountain, the Femme Fatale, and F'ing Huge Tortillas

    It's Friday ladies and gents, but before you go out and drink yourself to oblivion or find something more productive to do, let's take a look at this week in food. Edwin went to Two 40 South in Brea and experienced a wine fountain! I don't mean an actual fountain, which would really be in poor tast ... More >>

  • Food

    March 14, 2013

    Bella Cuba's Mojo Rising

    [Hole In the Wall] This Santa Ana spot makes fabulous Cuban cuisine

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Eat This Now: Vaca Frita at Bella Cuba

    Dave Lieberman​I grew up eating Cuban food at the homes of Cuban friends. While New Jersey's no Miami, there are a lot of Cubans there. If I could beam just one bit of information about Cuban food into the minds of Southern Californians, it'd be that there's more to it than marinated pork leg, gri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    New Cuban Restaurant Opens Near South Coast Plaza

    Edwin Goei​A few weeks ago, we wrote about the quick demise and subsequent sale of the faltering Sabores Mexican Grill across from South Coast Plaza. The restaurant, and just about practically everything that was in it was sold lock, stock and barrel to Bella Cuba, a Cuban eatery. The new entity i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Sabores Mexican Grill Shutters; Bella Cuba Moves In

    Photo by JB​It used to be a Carl's Jr. Then Lani Grille moved in around 2006, trying its best to fill the grand space, the biggest dining room in a restaurant-heavy island at the northwest corner of Bristol and Sunflower. Lani offered Asian-inspired Polynesian food, something the South Coast Plaza ... More >>