In 2012, Blaze Pizza founders Elise and Rick Wetzel pioneered a blazing-fast way to cook pizza — right here in Irvine.
It all began in 2009 when Irvine couple Urania and Charlie Chen visited a Hello Kitty Cafe while in Taiwan.
Our top picks for 2019 include a restaurant owned by last season’s winner of TV’s “Chopped,” a brewery with nearly 120 awards, and a bakery that makes macarons almost too cute to eat.
Tanaka Farms provides locally grown fruits and vegetables for your dinner table.
Bacchus Bar and Bistro always had a solid happy hour fan base and loyal dinner following, but now the Quail Hill Shopping Center eatery is building its lunch crowd.
Matt Meddock grew up hanging out at Woodbridge Village Center.
Roll into the Orchard Hills Shopping Center and you might think you’ve arrived in wine country.
Zov Karamardian has been delighting diners for more than 19 years with her take on Mediterranean fare.
The steaks are grass-fed. The chicken is free-range. The fish is pole caught. But it’s what Urban Plates does with these ingredients that is special.
The modern and inviting restaurant at The Market Place in Irvine is known for live Latin music, bold cuisine and its extended happy hour.