As we said earlier last month, The Blind Pig was ready to open in Rancho Santa Margarita. The restaurant's official opening was yesterday. A “Blind Pig,” by the way, is another name for a speakeasy, so it's supposed to be a “throwback” to a time when there was a need for such nicknames.
In its kitchen is one Josh Han, who was previously the sous chef at Broadway by Amar Santana. And as we mentioned before, Broadway's Gabrielle Dion mixes drinks.
It had a preview last week, where I hear a whole bunch of press types were invited by its PR people for a show and tell. Judging from what the Examiner has written, the free food and booze were quite good.
The Blind Pig, 31431 Santa Margarita Parkway, Unit M, Rancho Santa Margarita, 949-888-0072; www.theblindpigoc.com