One of the County's modern classics is Google-challenged A Restaurant, home of the former Arches in Newport Beach. This OC chain began here in 2010, and now has eight locations in both California and Colorado.The food here is always stellar, and highlights include black truffle- and caper-infused steak tartare and house-made Spring garlic sausage. Whether you’re craving a sweet Liège waffle sandwich or a savory green eggs and ham, Bruxie has you deliciously covered.takes place in Orange County (no touching) doesn't mean the only place to eat there is a banana stand (NO touching). Chef Ryan Adams is elevating the crap out of your comfort food (think: short rib grilled cheese and meatloaf wrapped in bacon), but you can also indulge in fancier fare, like pork rillette toast or bone marrow topped with chimichurri.To prove it, we've rounded up (NO TOUCHING) the 25 best restaurants in Orange (NO! Each Sunday, the restaurant offers “Sunday Social”, a prix fixe featuring a three-course meal generally consisting of no less than five dishes (huh?Anyone who has sunk their teeth into one of these Golden Foodie Award-winning burgers will tell you that they’re really THAT good.Meat is ground every few hours (ensuring optimum freshness) in this hidden-in-an-office-building, frustrating-to-find beef den, which offers only five options...If you’re a stickler for what you're familiar with, a selection of curries and vegetarian options are also available, with fresh naan to save you the trouble of having to lick your plate.
Service is a tad slow -- it’s a one-man operation in the kitchen -- but patience delivers just rewards, like the heavenly ong choy beef salad. Marché's charcuterie is a highlight that changes frequently, but included on the plate are always classics like rillettes, thick-cut, dry-aged sausage, truffle, "faux" gras pate, and some sort of confited meat.
Oh, and everything is sided with the traditional shabu veggie trimmings, and if you're smart, the actually-really-good squid ink porridge.
Whether it’s your first date or your 50th, it’s never easy coming up with a new date idea. With items like wine poached eggs and crème brulee French toast, this Asian-fusion breakfast/lunch spot in Laguna Hills will break you out of your brunch rut.
The often hour-long wait on weekends for his version of bacon (pork belly) and eggs (tempura-style), brulee French toast, or house-made cinnamon buns? Orange County has one of the largest Vietnamese communities in the US, which means it should come as no surprise that you’ll find incredible Viet eats in Little Saigon.
There’s a lot of debate as to who has the best com tam (broken rice) or nem nuong cuon (BBQ pork fresh rolls), but that debate is super dumb, since it's clearly this cash-only, parking-challenged, 16-seater.