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Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails Restaurant Review: Andrei's Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails is a labor of love for OC socialite and entrepreneur Natalia Olenicoff, who opened this organic two-story restaurant in memory of her late brother. The venue’s green philosophy works in concert with a smart sense of sophistication. Marble accents, recycled wood floors, a centralized bar, subdued shades and a floor-to-ceiling lobby waterfall help create a lively vibe that is decidedly metropolitan in nature. A sense of harmony sets the stage for the Cal-Med cuisine. Start with a refreshing cocktail paired with such small plates as the tender octopus salad with chorizo or the cilantro pesto clams. Select a glass of wine from the well-chosen list to complement your main course. Wild Alaskan salmon grilled with Moroccan spices and served with steamed black rice and pea tendrils displays the kitchen’s knack for hitting well-rounded flavor notes. (Former chef Yves Fournier has left the restaurant.) Desserts are highlighted by the chocolate truffle cake with toasted California pistachios.