John Cuevas

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    Waterman's Harbor Is All About That Bass

    There's a dish being served right now at Waterman's Harbor in Dana Point that may be the best fried fish in all of OC. The entire creature--a whole black bass with its skin and tail intact, its head propped upright, mouth agape--is flash-fried under a barely there batter. Even though it's presented ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    On the Line: John Cuevas of Waterman's Harbor, Part One

    A chef tasked to helm a kitchen is tough work. So when I learned John Cuevas oversees three, I almost felt bad for the man. Yet he is in good spirits when we finally sit down on a hectic Saturday evening to go over his responses. You could've opened Waterman's anywhere. Why Dana Point Harbor? There ... More >>

  • Food

    May 24, 2012

    Brasserie Pascal Bids a Foie Farewell

    Get Pascal Olhats' legendary foie gras dinner (but skip the dessert) before it's banned

  • Blogs

    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

    April 13, 2011

    On The Line: John Cuevas of The Crow Bar and Kitchen, Part Two

    Photo by Kevin Lara​ Today we continue with our interview with John Cuevas, the new kitchen mastermind at The Crow Bar and Kitchen in Corona Del Mar.  If you missed the first part of our Q&A, click here.  Otherwise, read on. Weirdest thing you've ever eaten:Sea cucumber.You're ... More >>