1 of 8
Pork tenderloin: An inch-thick, pan-seared, swine steak gets sliced on the biaseach forkful perfectly cooked, crusted with salty, crisped brownness, with just a sliver of its sweet, quivering blubber attached. Roasted eggplant, oyster mushrooms and papery straws of deep-fried leek accompany the steak, but the most inspired add-on is a swipe of sauce made from pureed lychees, which takes inspiration from porks natural partner: applesauce.
Food critic Edwin Goei reviews the delectable menu from the Crosby this week (click here to read!). Here's a closer look at what the Crosby has to offer. Descriptions written by Edwin Goei, photos by John Gilhooley. The Crosby, 400 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, (714) 543-3543; www.thisithecrosby.com. Mon.-Sat, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.