Rich Mead

  • Food

    May 8, 2014

    Provenance: Fresh, Fresh, Fresh!

    LUCCA's Cathy Pavlos opens this new restaurant and its garden to Newport Beach

  • Food

    January 12, 2012

    Tamarind of London Offers Curry for the Cultured

    This Newport Coast eatery introduces great Indian cuisine to the rich folks

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Coming to Newport Coast: Tamarind of London

    ​The British are coming. The British are coming. And they're bringing their Indian food. Tamarind, a Michelin-starred London restaurant that also got kudos from none other than Gordon Ramsay himself, is opening at Crystal Cove Promenade in Newport Coast. In the Irvine Company press release tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Kris Kirk of Ecco Restaurant, Part Two

    Photo by Todd Barnes​Today we continue our Q&A with Kris Kirk, the chef at Ecco at The Camp in Costa Mesa. Stay tuned for a recipe from the chef tomorrow. If you missed the first part, click here. What show would you pitch to the Food Network? Something to do with preparing a three course m ... More >>

  • Food

    June 17, 2010

    Higher Ground at Canyon

    Rich Mead's new 'creative Californian' restaurant doesn't fix what's not broken

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    A Few Details on Rich Mead's Canyon Restaurant in Anaheim Hills

    Richard Mead​LA Weekly's Squid Ink, our sister paper's food blog, got the scoop on Rich Mead's upcoming Canyon Restaurant in Anaheim Hills. Now, I don't know why our LA cousins would even be interested in it, seeing as how it's in our territory, embedded deep in OC (and not even Anaheim, but Anah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Sage On The Coast Closing Tomorrow, Saturday April 17th

    Photo from Sage Restaurant​Sage on the Coast is serving its last meal tomorrow, Saturday, April 17th. After that, the restaurant will be changing concepts and without Rich Mead at the helm.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Tablas Creek Vineyard Holding Winemaker Dinner At Sage On The Coast This Thursday

    The event (from 6:30pm) will be hosted by Jason Haas, whose father Robert founded the Paso Robles-based organic winery, which originally started as a joint project with the Perrin family of Château de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The dinner, featuring five wines paired with five courses, cos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Wild & Crazy Taco Night This Thursday

    The 16th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night will be held this Thursday. 1550 Superior Avenue, Costa Mesa 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM VIP Party 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM $60 - advance registration onlyVIP Party $150 - advance registration only There's limited availability, No tickets sold at the door For those wh ... More >>