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Orange County (CA) Restaurant News & Culinary Events

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 NEW RESTAURANTS IN ORANGE COUNTY 

After 13 years, chef Azmin Ghahreman handed the reins of Sapphire Laguna over to restaurateur Russ Bendel (Vine, Ironwood and Olea). The restaurant, now known as Sapphire, Cellar. Craft. Cook., currently offers takeout from The Pantry. Sapphire Laguna, Old Pottery Place, 1200 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651, 949-715-9888.
 
Bronze Quail has opened, replacing Journeyman Food + Drink as the flagship culinary venue at The Fullerton Hotel. Executive chef Mark Piepkorn oversees a California-inspired progressive contemporary fare marked by an adventurous streak. Guests can expect to see dishes including roasted squash with goat’s milk yogurt, chicory and béarnaise ice cream; savory lava cake with smoked alligator, parsnip silk and duck heart sprinkles; and vintage beef rib-eye with potato trifle and blue cheese. An innovative bar program highlights more than 30 signature drinks. Bronze Quail, The Hotel Fullerton, 1500 S. Raymond Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831, 714-635-9025.
 
Fullerton restaurant Stubrik's Steakhouse & Bar has announced plans for a second location. The new space will be situated in Orange, in close proximity to the famed traffic circle that anchors the city’s Old Towne Orange neighborhood. It is slated to open in winter 2020.
 
Collage, a 16,000-square-foot food hall to be housed in the space formerly occupied by Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza and Holsteins Shakes and Buns, is slated to open in spring 2020. The venue will be anchored by the first U.S. location of Paradise Dynasty, the dumpling restaurant based in Singapore. Collage, South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626, no phone.
 

Find more recent openings with our list of the Best New & Hip Restaurants in Orange County



 ORANGE COUNTY FOOD EVENTS 

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  ONGOING EVENTS 

Monthly
Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens hosts a Meet the Makers dinner series, a monthly gathering that aims to celebrate local food and drink purveyors. Guests will have the chance to meet a rotating list of winemakers, farmers, distillers, fishermen and other innovators connected with the industry. Executive chef Rich Mead will also prepare a special beverage-pairing small plates menu that will highlight the purveyors’ handiwork. For more information, visit the restaurant’s website. Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Roger's Gardens, 2301 San Joaquin Hills Rd., Corona Del Mar, CA 92625, 949-640-1415.
 
Nightly
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Newport Beach offers a dining option dubbed the Chef’s Tasting Experience. Chef-partner Kevin Monahan, who honed his skills under José Andrés at The Bazaar by José Andrés in Los Angeles, creates a monthly-changing menu featuring dishes and preparations that are unique from the regular menu, yet comfortably reside within the venue’s steakhouse milieu. The menu consists of soup or salad, two entrées and a side. Cost is $75 per guest, excluding tax and gratuity. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Fashion Island, 455 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA 92660, 949-720-9633.
 
Wednesdays
EATS Kitchen & Bar offers an All You Can Eat mussels special on Wednesdays. Guests that show up at the Hotel Irvine’s flagship restaurant can indulge in as many locally sourced mussels as they’d like to enjoy for $12. The offer may not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Visit here for more details. Eats Kitchen & Bar, Hotel Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, CA 92614, 949-230-4452.
 



 NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

AYCE Mussels on Wednesdays
EATS Kitchen & Bar offers an All You Can Eat mussels special on Wednesdays. Guests that show up at the Hotel Irvine’s flagship restaurant can indulge in as many locally sourced mussels as they’d like to enjoy for $12. The offer may not be combined with any other offer or promotion. Visit here for more details. Eats Kitchen & Bar, Hotel Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, CA 92614, 949-230-4452.
 



 UPDATES ON ORANGE COUNTY CHEFS 

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 ORANGE COUNTY RESTAURANT CLOSINGS 

Tackle Box in Costa Mesa has closed. No reason was given for the closure of the casual venue, which opened within the city’s hip SOCO dining and retail complex in 2018. No replacement venue has been announced. Tackle Box, SOCO, 3321 Hyland Ave., Ste. E, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, no phone.
 
Curry House in Cypress has closed. The shuttering coincides with the closing of the chain restaurant’s eight other Los Angeles County-based locations. The Japanese-American venue had built a dedicated following by offering a menu stocked with various curries and other options such as spaghetti and meatballs. Curry House, 10953 Meridien Dr., Cypress, CA 90630, no phone.
 



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