Richard Sandoval

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    New Steakhouse Opens at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

    You may know The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel for Raya, the very good Mexican restaurant by Richard Sandoval that introduced huitlacoche to its couture-wearing customers not only by putting it in their soup but also dolloping it on top of their steak. Raya was as good on a recent visit as it was on my ... More >>

  • Food

    May 10, 2012

    Anepalco's Cafe Has Le Mexique

    Danny Godinez's second restaurant serves Mexican meals in the French style

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Greg Howe of Raya at The Ritz-Carlton, Part Two

    Kimberly Valenzuela​Today we continue our Q&A with Greg Howe, Chef de Cuisine of Raya at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. If you missed the first part, click here. Stay tuned tomorrow for our final installment: a recipe. What show would you pitch to the Food Network Something where real food wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Greg Howe of Raya at The Ritz-Carlton, Part One

    Kimberly Valenzuela​Raya, the new restaurant at the Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel, is Richard Sandoval's restaurant. Including this one, the celebrity chef (that you may not have heard of but will soon enough) has opened three eateries in Southern California since spring (The other two are in Santa M ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 19, 2010
  • Food

    August 5, 2010

    Huitlacoche at the Ritz-Freakin'-Carlton?

    Raya chef Richard Sandoval dares to go there