While I like SOL Cocina in Newport Beach and respect the hell out of Chef Deborah Schneider for being able to nail great Mexican food without being a diva about it ala Rick Bayless, I always find her restaurant a work in progress. The off-menu chile de árbol salsa she has right now, for instance? N ... More >>
This great Huntington Beach place is Deborah Schneider's follow-up to her pioneering Newport Beach Mexican restaurant
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Niyaz and Jeff at the Register's Food Frenzy blog have posted their list of picks for tomorrow's OC Foodie Fest at the Honda Center in Anaheim, and for the most part, we agree. Since there will be 50 trucks, obviously no single person can try all of them. Here are our choices.
Image Courtesy of Deborah Schneider James Beard award nomineee Deborah Schneider of SOL Cocina is debuting her fourth book, Amor Y Tacos, based on recipes she's used for the restaurant. O.C.'s answer to Rick Bayless, Chef Schneider will be having a little shin dig at her Newport Beach restau ... More >>
The 17th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night has announced it's chef line up. And there are new names this year (see them after the jump). If you are not already familiar, the gathering of local chefs puts them in competition with each other to create, well, the wildest and craziest tacos. L ... More >>
Got word that a new Mexican restaurant called SOL Cucina is slated to open in Newport Beach at the end of the month in the space vacated by Ristorante Mama Gina (251 Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, CA 92660). Here are snippets from the website: "An open 'proscenium' kitchen with c ... More >>