Leonard Chan

  • Food

    September 12, 2013

    Surfas Is a Chef's Toys 'R' Us

    The Costa Mesa branch of the legendary Culver City market has everything a serious cook needs, plus a café that makes a damn-good burger

  • Food

    October 11, 2012

    Shuck Oyster Bar: Shuck Yeah!

    Leonard Chan continues his conquest of Costa Mesa's OC Mart Mix with an oyster bar

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Aw, Shucks: Checking In At The Newest Eatery Inside OC Mart Mix

    Where do Forkers spend a lazy hump day? One answer is at OC Mart Mix, where Chowdown Champion Dave and I ended up to sample the seafood at Shuck Oyster Bar's grand opening. Of course, we're leaving the formal review to our illustrious Edwin. This is more eye candy and first look.Similar to that othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2012

    New Oyster Bar Opens at OC Mart Mix

    As we mentioned before, Leonard Chan of California Shabu Shabu fame and partner Noah Blom was working on opening an oyster bar called Shuck at the OC Mart Mix. Now it has opened. It's not the grand opening, simply their "dry opening", but they're already serving what they promised, which is a variet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    The Iron Press, a Craft Beer and Waffles Shop, To Open Soon at OC Mart Mix

    Waffles and beer. Yes and hell yes. At The Iron Press, which opens in about two weeks at OC Mart Mix, it's all about the carbolicious pairing. I caught up with co-founder Leonard Chan as he puts the finishing touches on the Costa Mesa eatery.  The restaurant's specialty: sandwiches made wi ... More >>