Inka Grill

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    On the Line: Mike Doctulero of Scott's Restaurant & Bar, Part One

    Follow-up meetings with chef subjects often start with sharing something we have in common. In the case of Mike Doctulero, it was his memory of washing the starch from a batch of rice for dinner-- a standard task most Asian kids were trusted with doing. Well-seasoned both in the kitchen and with lif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Another New Ramen Joint Opens in Costa Mesa; Replaces Peruvian Chicken Restaurant

    Let's count them, shall we: Santouka, Yamadaya, Mentatsu, Kohryu, Jinya, Daikokuya. These are what makes Costa Mesa the ramen cauldron of Orange County. I don't think there is any other town within our borders with a higher concentration of ramen joints and I'm not even counting the restaurants tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    10 Great Chicken Dishes in Orange County (and Long Beach)

    There are lot of chicken dishes out there and I have only ten slots on this list. So I picked out my faves using my own unscientific criteria of what constitutes a chicken dish, ruling out others because chicken wasn't the star. What remains are dishes where I felt America's favorite poultry got top ... More >>

  • Food

    May 20, 2010

    Get Fired Up at Inka Grill

    The Costa Mesa location boasts a drool-worthy wood-fire roasted chicken along with other Peruvian dishes

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    New Inka Grill Opens In Costa Mesa

    Edwin Goei ​Costa Mesans now have one less Thai joint, but get one more Peruvian restaurant to offset the loss. Previously Thai Tasty Corner, the building in the same parking lot as Sushi Shibucho has recently reopened as Inka Grill. Their claim to fame? Well, it's in bigger letters eclipsi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    The Laughable 2009 Zagat Orange County Guide

    On one hand, it's great that Zagat Survey thinks so highly enough of Orange County that it should publish a naranja-only version of its insanely popular guides. On the other hand, how serious can you take a dining book that recommends Rainforest Cafe as a place to go?!Such is the double-edged sword ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006
  • Columns

    May 13, 2004

    Abu Huh?

    The mean bouncer, the mad waitress and the bad valet

  • Food

    September 18, 2003
  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Food

    March 28, 2002

    Running With Ladles

    Third annual Huntington Beach Server Olympics really windy

  • Food

    October 11, 2001

    Nice Bangers!

    Gallaghers re-defines pub food

  • Food

    March 29, 2001

    Andean Heater

    Inka Grill keeps things spicy, Peruvian-style

  • Features

    February 1, 2001

    Holy Mackerel!

    We came, we saw seafood, we ate it, we left

  • Features

    February 1, 2001
  • Food

    March 23, 2000
  • Food

    March 16, 2000

    Eat Cheap

    Part Two

  • Supplement

    July 1, 1999