Well Worth the Wait! – Naugles – Fountain Valley, CA

On July 29, 2015, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

Naugles was a fast food chain from the 1970s that Del Taco purchased in the late 1980s. By 1995 all of the original Naugles locations were closed and Del Taco has not used the name since. A new restaurant group was able, after a lot of work get the name and start to reopen. A […]

Slapfish opens its third Orange County location in Newport Beach – February 2015

On February 8, 2015, in Food and Drink News, Orange County, by satnightfoodies

The new location focuses on fresh, sustainable seafood prepared simply with big flavors, and will offer a variety of Slapfish signature dishes. I had the privilege to get a sneak peek of the new location and enjoy some of their tasty dishes. The 1400-sq-ft location, with 35 seats, will complement the Newport Beach lifestyle. Guests […]

A Little Sliver of Americana Nestled in a Tortilla – U. S. Taco Co, Huntington Beach, CA

On August 11, 2014, in Orange County, by Mrs SNFoodies

U.S. Taco Company, a new fast, casual concept has opened at The Strand in Huntington Beach. It was the brainchild of a small skunkworks group at Taco Bell Corp., dreamt up and executed in just 18 months. The team behind it wanted an upscale menu and dining experience targeted toward foodies. Its menu draws inspiration […]

Whiskey Bar Opens in Newport Beach – Bosscat Kitchen & Libations – Newport Beach, CA

On July 28, 2014, in Orange County, Orange County, Slideshows, by Mrs SNFoodies

I was looking for a new place to meet up with girlfriends so I perused Yelp and found Bosscat Kitchen & Libations. It’s only been open two months and had a solid 4 1/2 star rating. After looking at the photos posted by Yelpers and looking at the restaurant’s website, I concluded the menu and […]

Chef/Owner of LUCCA Opens New California, Wine Country-inspired Farmhouse Provenance – Newport Beach, CA

On March 30, 2014, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

Executive chef and restaurateur Cathy Pavlos has opened a second restaurant, Provenance, a new dining concept in Newport Beach, designed to deliver elements of California’s wine country. The new restaurant took over the space where Sage Restaurant used to be in the Eastbluff shopping center. Provenance is an adaptive reuse project, which is beautifully designed […]

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop – Costa Mesa, CA

On June 25, 2013, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

We recently tried Greenleaf, a fast -casual dining restaurant that opened its first Orange County outpost in Costa Mesa. The gourmet chopshop, as they are known, is a healthy concept that prides itself on using fresh and healthy ingredients as well as being built in environmentally conscious locations using recycled and compostable products. They make […]

Grand Opening: Bruxie Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches in Downtown Huntington Beach

On April 24, 2013, in Announcement, Orange County, by satnightfoodies

We were invited to try out the newest Bruxie now open in Downtown Huntington Beach. Love the location and as always the food was incredible. The restaurant, which focuses on a menu of more than a dozen savory and sweet gourmet waffle sandwich offerings, will be located one block East of PCH at The Strand […]

"When the Dog Bites, When the Bee Stings" – Invitation Only at Playground – Santa Ana, CA

On March 27, 2013, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, Special Menu, Yummy Eats, by satnightfoodies

I received a call from Jason Quinn, a local chef that we first met when he was the chef on the popular gourmet food truck, The Lime Truck. Yes, the same Jason that helped take The Lime Truck to victory in the second season of Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Since then, he has […]

Playing with Our Food at Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot – Irvine, CA

On March 9, 2013, in Irvine, Orange County, by Mrs SNFoodies

There is a shopping center in Irvine, at Culver and Irvine Center Drive that we frequent when picking up our Asian cooking supplies. The last time we were there we noticed that the Teppan place had closed and something called Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot had taken its place. We kept telling ourselves that we […]

Artisan Pizza makes OC debut – Pitfire Pizza, Costa Mesa, CA

On February 11, 2013, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, by Mrs SNFoodies

New pizza joints seem to be popping up all over the OC, with their various interpretations of Chicago-, New York- or Neapolitan-styles. We don’t get too caught up in the pizza wars because we don’t discriminate when it comes to pizza style, only taste. Pitfire Artisan Pizza, is a small Los Angeles-based chain that just […]

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