Hip lounge at Island Hotel Newport Beach featuring outdoor seating, DJs, craft cocktails and small bites.
The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar
Inland South Orange County jumps into the gastropub scene with this casual venue marked by adventurous food and killer cocktails.
An expansive outdoor patio and intriguing wine list equip this take on the custom-burger concept.
Contemporary cuisine and artisanal cocktails in a comfortably breezy atmosphere.
Fresh grilled fish and sustainable seafood abound at this lively Tustin locale.
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations
Boisterous gastropub featuring cocktails and Southern-inspired comfort food and a massive brown liquor selection.
Fresh, modern Italian cuisine and killer cocktails in a somewhat secluded Fashion Island locale.
Din Tai Fung
Shanghai-style soup dumplings and other Chinese delights are found at this perpetually bustling South Coast Plaza restaurant.
Cozy deli concept on Newport Beach's Balboa Peninsula with artisanal sandwiches, craft beers and plenty of vegetarian options.
Eats Kitchen & Bar
Throwback Hotel Irvine restaurant featuring creative, Asian-influenced gastropub fare.
American and Mexican American cuisine are met with a touch of the Mediterranean at this downtown Fullerton eatery.
Cozy, casual Huntington Beach joint features serious burgers and a well-crafted whiskey list.
Casual Irvine restaurant featuring a bevy of progressive burgers and a long whiskey list.
Holsteins Shakes and Buns
OPENING SUMMER 2015 --- Gourmet burgers at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza.
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
OPENING SUMMER 2015 --- Orange County outpost of the Austin, Texas-based burger and beer restaurant.
La Vida Cantina
Margaritas, martinis and Mexican food at this elevated Costa Mesa restaurant.
A little bit of Southern barbecue by way of Chicago at this downtown Brea eatery.
Mexican cuisine in downtown Santa Ana.
Island Hotel Newport Beach food shop selling various snacks and on-the-go items made by the hotel's own culinary team.
Classic French cuisine in Newport Beach.
nFuse Kitchen & Bar
Approachable contemporary cuisine and a deep craft beer selection at the Anaheim Marriott’s comfortable flagship restaurant.
90 Pacifica Restaurant & Wine Bar
Contemporary cuisine at this restaurant hidden inside the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Irvine Spectrum.
The North Left
Topnotch takes on gastropub fare abound at this downtown Santa Ana joint.
Contemporary California cuisine offered in sleek environs at Island Hotel Newport Beach.
Pirozzi Corona del Mar
Alessandro Pirozzi’s cozy Corona Del Mar restaurant pairs Italian cuisine with a solid wine list.
Tapas abound within this cozy Spanish joint at OC Mix at South Coast Collection.
Rick Bayless’ take on regional Mexican cuisine comes to Fashion Island.
Reunion Kitchen + Drink
Reunion Kitchen + Drink features inventive takes on comfort food and craft cocktails.
SOCIAL Costa Mesa
Sleek, lively Costa Mesa joint featuring New American cuisine and inventive cocktails.
solita Tacos & Margaritas
Neighborhood offshoot of popular Newport Beach venue brings satisfying Mexican flavors to Huntington Beach.
The L.A.-based sushi restaurant at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
TAPS Fish House & Brewery
Rustic Irvine spinoff of the Brea restaurant and brewery features seafood, steaks and craft beers.
Tempo Urban Kitchen
Modern American and global cuisine built around ingredients that are fresh and scratch-made --- all the way down to the salt.
A brick-and-mortar version of the mobile kitchen The Lime Truck at the Irvine Spectrum Center.
This mini-chain has made its way to Laguna Beach bringing contemporary Mexican cuisine.
"Top Chef" alum Shirley Chung presents regional Chinese dishes at this Irvine restaurant.
OPENING SUMMER 2015 --- Chef Amar Santana will open a second restaurant in Costa Mesa.