Joachim Splichal

  • Food

    April 5, 2012

    CUCINA enoteca Is the San Diego Treat

    Irvine's version of a San Diego restaurant that flies against Donald Bren's beige boringness

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    On the Line: Lauren 'Lulu' De Rouen of CUCINA enoteca, Part One

    ‚ÄčAt 24, Lulu De Rouen was the youngest executive chef for the Patina Group when she was handed the reins at Leatherby's Cafe Rouge. Five years later, she is as driven as ever to pave the way for CUCINA enoteca's first venture beyond San Diego. Her enthusiasm is contagious as we converse about appr ... More >>

  • Food

    March 15, 2007

    The New Times

    Leatherbys Cafe Rouge a Grand Place to Watch the World Spin