Borrego Sagrado

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    El Borrego Sagrado Gets the Good Food Treatment

    Don't forget: This Thursday is our second Good Food Happy Hour alongside KCRW-FM 89.9's Evan Kleiman. Starts at 7 p.m. in Mesa in Costa Mesa! Another reminder tomorrow!And there was also a reminder at the end of my conversation with Evan this past Saturday about El Borrego Sagrado in big, bad SanTan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    No. 20: Chicken Pie at La Palma Chicken Pie Shop

    ProfessorSalt.comChicken pie dinner at La Palma Chicken Pie Shop​This 100 Favorites Dishes feature is all about comfort foods for this writer. Granted, I  include tacos de tripas and fish pho in that category, but it also embraces American classics like chicken pie. In Orange County, old-scho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    No. 21: Mac and Cheese at Ecco

    ProfessorSalt.comFontina, gorgonzola and pancetta mac and cheese​You'd think a mac and cheese would be simple to pull off for a restaurant kitchen, but you'd be wrong. Never mind the technical difficulties of making a cheese sauce creamy-smooth,  balancing the flavor profiles and so on, we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    No. 23: ABC Burger at Peter's Gourmade Grill

    ​When Peter's Gourmade Grill opened last year, they staked a sign into the lawn across the off-ramp of the 55 freeway. The sign steered you toward a gas station, which just happens to host a terrific, if oddball, take-out restaurant.The first thing I ever tried in the early days of the restaurant, ... More >>

  • Food

    August 4, 2011

    El Borrego Sagrado Heralds Santa Ana's Hidalgo Wave

    [Hole In the Wall] Mixiote, tlacoyos and tender barbacoa are the highlights at this regional gem