Bruno Serato

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    First Look: Anaheim White House's Italian Steakhouse Menu

    Why make changes to your menu if you've fared this long with your existing one? That's the question we wondered when Sir Bruno Serato (He was knighted recently, didn't you know?) began speaking to the group. It was simple, really. The reason had to do with perception. When callers would inquire abou ... More >>

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    March 29, 2013

    Ten Great First Date Restaurants

    Date night. Everyone looks forward to a date except the person who has to plan it, and it's even worse when it's a first date or blind date. It has to be normal--not everyone loves loncheras, for reasons I don't fully grok--and it has to be expensive enough that you don't look miserly.So let's talk ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    Gustavo Named One of Orange County's Most Interesting People--by the Orange County Register?!

    ​The petty wars between the Orange County Register and us Weeklings are legendary. Right now, my big thing is to go on stories that we broke but that the Reg steals from us without attribution and provide a link to our original story--how adult of me.But every once in a while, OC's daily can commi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    On the Line: Bruno Serato of Anaheim White House, Part Three

    ​Our time with Bruno draws to a close so he can make his rounds, greeting and checking in on every table he passes. A most hospitable subject, he disappears with our photographer for his close-up. Bruno leaves us with a duo of recipes, but you're gonna have to ask him about the sculpture(?) that a ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    On the Line: Bruno Serato of Anaheim White House, Part One

    ​In the first 30 minutes after sitting down with Bruno Serato, he received a text from a major pasta company wanting to donate, a group of ladies handing a check as they headed in for their holiday lunch, a call from a supermodel wanting to help his cause, and another group that mentioned purchasi ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    Hockey Chefs = Charity, A Dux In Tux Recap

    ​We had the opportunity to attend the 12th annual Dux In Tux, a fund-raiser benefiting the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, which funds wellness seminars, hockey tutorials and in-school visits to OC's kiddies and beyond. Chefs are paired with a member of the team to assist in executing a custom menu for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Five (Supposedly) Haunted Orange County Eateries

    anaheimwhitehouse.comCurrently owned by a CNN Top 10 Hero, built in 1909, has mysterious blue lights and chandeliers that spin for no reason.​Sometimes they're friendly ghosts and sometimes they're not-so-friendly ghosts, but these five Orange County food spots (which includes one supermarket) all ... More >>

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    September 4, 2011

    Anaheim White House Restaurant Owner Surprises Nonprofits with Free Luncheons For All

    Anaheim White House Facebook PageBruno Serato makes his big announcement. ​The feel-good story for your day comes from Anaheim White House Restaurant. Since 2005, owner Bruno Serato has been serving free pasta dinners to underprivileged children, many who live in motels. This summer, the Italian c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    There's "Snow" Stopping Restaurateur Bruno Serato's Generosity Toward Needy Children

    ​Ten tons of snow were piled on the font lawn of the Anaheim White House restaurant this week.No, our freaky weather hasn't gotten freakier.Restaurateur with a heart Bruno Serato had the white stuff trucked in so local motel kids could enjoy a fairy-tale winter wonderland.

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic! A Good Mexican-American Restaurant in Anaheim?

    ​Someone asked this weeks ago; I just got to this today, too late to help the lady. Sorry, Hiromi :-(My boss wants to eat at a good Mexican-American restaurant in Anaheim. Any recommendations?Little-known secret about Anaheim, our county's finest dining town: it's the county's best place for Mexic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2010

    AIFF Dishes Out Its First Awards--Mostly to Folks Without Films Entered in Competition

    ​"Mr. Sorvino?"Pause a beat which, coupled with the tone of the curt answer, indicates the veteran character actor does not always have positive encounters with strangers in restrooms."Yes," Paul Sorvino quickly blurts out, his eyes fixed on the automatic faucet and soap dispenser he is heading to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Mira Sorvino, Smart as She is Talented, to Receive Anaheim International Film Fest Honor

    ​The Anaheim International Film Festival, which rolls through Sunday, previously announced that besides awards for entered films, special honors will be presented at Saturday night's black-tie gala to director Jonathan Lynn, actor Hector Elizondo and philanthropists Bruno Serato and Larry and Kris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Restaurateur To Get "Humanitarian Of The Year" Award

    Remember Bruno Serato? How could you not?! He's the chef/owner of Anaheim White House, who despite struggling to keep his restaurant afloat, for the last few years has been donating his time, money and efforts to feeding underprivileged children at the Anaheim Boys and Girls Club six days a week. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Katie Couric With An Update On Bruno Serrato

    Remember the story CBS News did on Bruno Serato last week? Katie Couric has an update this week on what's happened to the Anaheim White House owner since the segment aired.  Trust me: Its sweeter than his profiteroles.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2010

    CBS News Profiles Bruno Serato of The Anaheim White House

    Try to watch this recent CBS news segment without getting a lump in your throat.The story tells of how Bruno Serato, owner of the swanky Anaheim White House, has been cooking and donating pasta dinners 6-days a week to underprivileged children for the last few years at the Anaheim Boys and Girls Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Anaheim White House Chef To Give Free Demo

    Flickr user zagatbuzz​Bruno Serato, owner of the Anaheim White House, and Eddie Meza, executive chef, will give a free cooking demo today from noon to 2 p.m. at the Anaheim Farmers' Market on Center Street Promenade.

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    June 16, 2010

    Ugo Allesina of Prego, Part Two

    Kimberly Valenzuela​This week we are featuring Executive Chef and Partner Ugo Allesina of Prego Ristorante in north Irvine on the line. If you missed Part One of the interview, you can find it here. Stay tuned tomorrow for a recipe from Chef Ugo!

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    May 7, 2010

    Anaheim International Film Festival Previews With Temecula Wines, Short Films on a Loop and Super Sexy Manny Medrano

    ​A "historic moment" happened last night on the third level of the GardenWalk outdoor shopping mall (just follow the Disney Tower of Terror shadow)--historic not just for Anaheim but California and the whole world as we know it, according to Sinan co-found ... More >>

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    July 1, 2004

    My City Kicks Your Citys Dining Ass

    Dont trust the Times or Pringle: Anaheim is OCs best dining burg