Orange County Restaurant


Recently my husband and I went out on a date night to Fig & Olive and I was so excited to try it out. The restaurant had been on my list to try since I heard they were going to be opening a location in LA & Orange County almost 2 years ago. Can’t believe I waited so long, but I’m glad it lived up to the hype that the original New York location started. The ambiance at Fig & Olive is so classy. White decor, large windows, tall ceilings and soft lighting – it’s the perfect location for a […]

Local Spotlight: Fig & Olive



  Yesterday was not only the beginning of March, but OC Restaurant Week as well. With so many delicious restaurants to choose from, my husband and I decided to try Red O in Newport Beach. The restaurant is the second outpost from well-known Chef, Rick Bayless. The original in LA has great reviews, so I’ve been eager to try this location. The restaurant is situated in the outskirt of Fashion Island, so it’s not necessarily in between all the hussle & bussle, which is perfect as you don’t feel the rush and noise of a mall eatery. The great thing […]

Local Spotlight: Red O Restaurant



  I love Mexican food, being Mexican myself – Mexican restaurant imitations tends not to fare well for my palette. Discovering Sanchos has been great surprise. I have yet to try something I don’t like. For starters, the decor is funky. Gangster-funk I’d call it. But fear not, this is part of its charm. It’s a no frills, no resort-style $$$ enchiladas, just good food. You can tell it’s authentic flavors come through the food. Real spices, tender meat – they don’t hold back.The carnitas is my favorite. It has such robust flavors, tender and juicy. The portions are what […]

Local Spotlight: Sanchos Tacos