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August 2021 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS


Openings

Singapore’s popular Le Shrimp Ramen has landed in Collage at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza. The soup features a prawn and pork bone-based broth, plus a variety of toppings (whole prawns, handmade prawn & ebiko meatballs, pork & prawn wonton dumplings). Le Shrimp Ramen, South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-884-4693.
 
A Crystal Cove aims to bring a nod to old Hollywood glamour to Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach. This will be the latest project from River Jetty Restaurant Group, which is behind A Restaurant in Newport Beach, A Market and CdM in Corona del Mar. Corporate chef Vartan Abgaryan presents a modern-American menu of "seasonally inspired dishes of land and sea." A Crystal Cove, Crystal Cove Shopping Center, 7864 East Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, CA 92657, no phone.
 
Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store has expanded with an Irvine location featuring a patio and open kitchen. The menu offers pizzas made with fresh dough, sauce and hand-grated cheese, along with appetizers, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store, 4533 Campus Dr., Irvine, CA 92612, 949-748-1080.
 
Puesto has opened a location in The Westin Anaheim Resort, joining branches in Irvine, Huntington Beach and beyond. The menu offers fresh takes on taqueria-style tacos, including tamarindo shrimp, chicken al pastor and garlic butter grilled lobster. Puesto, The Westin Anaheim Resort, 1040 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92802, 714-294-0362.
 
Comedor has replaced K'ya Bistro at Laguna Beach's historic La Casa del Camino hotel. The restaurant features a menu of Southern Californian-style tapas from chef Marcel Vigneron of "Top Chef" and Food Network fame. Comedor, La Casa del Camino, 1287 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651, 949-376-9718.
 

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Chef Shuffle

Chef Vartan Abgaryan has come aboard River Jetty Restaurant Group, which is behind A Restaurant in Newport Beach, A Market and CdM in Corona del Mar. Their next project will be A Crystal Cove, a restaurant in Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach. A Crystal Cove, Crystal Cove Shopping Center, 7864 East Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, CA 92657, no phone.
 

 

Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
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