Michael Rossi

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    On The Line: Scott Brandon of LinX, Part One

    Scott Brandon is no stranger to the restaurant scene, but he will be making his Old Towne Orange debut next month, as LinX is ready to rock and roll. Scott made time to answer our burning questionnaire, and well, you've been warned. This chef interview is rated PG-13 for adult language.Your earliest ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    On The Line: Dean Kim of OC Baking Company, Part One

    "I kinda like being the guy who does bread, but nobody knows who I really am."Oh, Dean. You shouldn't have let us into your office. It seems as though every third chef we interview name drops you. While you might not have your own restaurant, you do provide the goods to 70 establishments in the Ora ... More >>

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    June 11, 2012

    No. 89, Wagon-Wheel Bread at THE RANCH Restaurant

    While we're not the first to reach for the bread basket when waiting for dinner, this EDC-esque carb form has us mesmerized with its many spokes for varying tastes. Crafted specially for the dining room at THE RANCH in Anaheim, it rolls over any comparable chews we reckon in this county.A collaborat ... More >>

  • Food

    March 8, 2012

    THE RANCH Offers a Fistful of Dollars

    Extron owner Andrew Edwards has invested major coin into his restaurant and saloon

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    March 1, 2012

    On the Line: Michael Rossi of THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon, Part Three

    ​Our interview concludes with something meaty. Foods need not be fired over a grill to release their flavors, as chef Michael Rossi demonstrates in this week's featured plate. Mushrooms and Tennessee truffles socialize with savory sirloin, only to be enticed by Pecorino Romano and fava beans. We c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    On the Line: Michael Rossi of THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon, Part Two

    ​Wine pairing is just one of the topics covered in this segment of On the Line. THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon's Michael Rossi also confesses to a little line dancing. Part one is a good read, but we get a better understanding our of subject in today's edition. "Everything that we can do in hou ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    On the Line: Michael Rossi of the Ranch Restaurant and Saloon, Part One

    ​There was something different about meeting Michael Rossi. It could've been that I was half an hour early, yet he was more than ready to start our interview. I did not know it, but our conversation would expand beyond the questionnaire. It was like an episode of Inside the Actor's Studio, except ... More >>

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    July 20, 2011

    On the Line: Ryan Carson of AnQi By Crustacean, Part Two

    Photo by Laila Derakhshanian​Are you seated comfortably? If not, we suggest a tall, cool drink to keep you company as our interview with chef Ryan Carson continues. Find out his connection to Disney, plus how lechon influenced his childhood. While we touch upon the topic of molecular gastronomy, k ... More >>

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    July 19, 2011

    The Ranch to Feature Learning Kitchen

    ​Andrew Edwards, owner of Extron Electronics (and, seemingly, most of Orange County not already owned by the Irvine Company) and the upcoming Ranch steakhouse and restaurant at the Extron headquarters at Ball Road and East Street in Anaheim, has applied for a modification to his existing condition ... More >>