Photo by Jeanne RiceGuitarist, the Killing Flame; graphic designer. BREAKFAST: "'Brunch' is a more accurate word when I think of eating in the morning. There is really only one option: Mel's Diner—best omelets in the world. Fresh avocado and tons of cheese. Huge portions, low price." DINNER: "La Fontana. The best Italian food this side of Italy. Hard-to-find cuisine and amazing décor. Looks like a hole-in-the-wall, but once you step in the door, it's like stepping into Milan. The artichoke appetizer is killer, and the gorgonzola potato pasta will melt in your little mouth. Just to eat or impress some bimbo, that's the place. The cook actually comes to your table, and he's funny. Very Italian. One awesome chef." Mel's Diner 9430 Warner Ave. Fountain Valley (714) 963-2662 / Ristorante La Fontana 18344 Beach Blvd. Huntington Beach (714) 841-0059 [JR]
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