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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Pavilion Restaurant Review: The Island Hotel may have changed its name from Four Seasons Hotel Newport Beach, but its Pavilion restaurant hasn’t strayed much from its classic fine dining roots. Smartly, The Irvine Company brought in chef Bill Bracken, formerly of The Peninsula Beverly Hills, as well as Orange County chef David Man (Troquet, Aubergine) to continue the hotel’s fine dining tradition. Bracken’s seasonal menu is full of contemporary classics such as osso buco with sweet corn ravioli and English peas or a prime beef rib chop with glazed cipollini onions and creamed spinach. The menu also showcases many global influences, like pan-seared diver scallops with edamame ravioli or a Thai curry infused with makrut lime. The wine list holds more than 400 labels with nearly 30 of them available by the glass. Dining here is sure to cost a pretty penny, but the prix-fixe meal will do less damage to your wallet than the à la carte menu.