Le Pain Quotidien

  • Food

    August 30, 2012

    Pandor Artisan Boulangerie & Café Is the Bread Winner

    This Newport Beach bakery brings out obscure French pastries and tried-and-true favorites

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    On the Line: Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Part Three

    Jonathan Eng's island bakery will start teaching a biscuit and scone class at the end of the month. In an ode to things besides bread, he's decided to share a savory dessert. Heck, he even takes care of our intro; so without further ado. Read our interview with Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    On the Line: Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Part Two

    Over the snap, crackle and pop of bulgogi, Jonathan Eng compared and contrasted the differences between East and West Coast states-of-mind. His interests outside of the bakery vary from surfing to photography, and we discuss them further in today's segment. Read our interview with Jonathan Eng of Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    On the Line: Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Part One

    Le Pain Quotidien has been around since 1990, but took its own sweet time arriving in Orange County. They transplanted Jonathan Eng from New York's Bleeker Street bakery to helm the daily breadmaking last autumn. Hungry to explore his dining options beyond Fashion Island, we meet up to recharge over ... More >>

  • Food

    December 15, 2011

    Le Pain Quotidien Lets Them Eat Cake

    Its first OC location is pricey, but what else would you expect at Fashion Island?

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Restaurant Roll Call for October 2011

    SWSH Facebook​Today, as we do every month, we take a look at what's new and what's passed on in OC's eating scene. The past 31 days saw not one, but two openings in the dynamic Diamond Jamboree, as well as the debut of Jollibee in Anaheim. We also witnessed a few closures, including the Arches, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Le Pain Quotidien Opens Today in Fashion Island​You read Anne Marie's preview last week of the new Belgian bakery at Fashion Island by Anne Marie. Today, amid a flurry of press releases the bakery has announced Le Pain Quotidien is officially open.The chain, which started in Brussels in 1990, went on to conquer th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    A Sneak Peek at Le Pain Quotidien, Newport Beach

    The daily bread...​Signage announcing the upcoming Belgian bakery and café has been up for months. Situated directly across from La Brea Bakery inside Bloomingdale's, one can't help but wonder what makes Le Pain Quotidien any different from La Brea -- or any comparable brand, for that matter. Acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    First OC Outpost of Belgian Bakery Chain To Open At Fashion Island​Le Pain Quotidien, a bakery started by a Belgian chef, has conquered the rest of the world, including Bahrain, Japan and India.  L.A. has a dozen already.  Now the first Orange County outpost is planned for Fashion Island, the first in Orange County.