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January 2020 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS


Openings

Scarlet Kitchen & Lounge is the Rancho Mission Viejo restaurant that aims to merge East Coast classics with West Coast sensibilities. The elevated comfort cuisine featured at this family-run venue is overseen by executive chef and East Coast native Paige Riordan, who was previously at Reynard in Brooklyn’s Wythe Hotel. Guests can expect a slew of approachable dishes featuring unique twists, such as beet tartare with cashew crema, pork and lamb ragoût with pappardelle, and Reuben tacos. Also offered up are an array of speakeasy era cocktails and an all-California beer and wine list. Scarlet Kitchen & Lounge, 30865 Gateway Pl., Rancho Mission Viejo, CA 92694, 949-503-3086.
 

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Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
Take your taste buds on a walk down memory lane! Check out our exclusive closed restaurant database for Orange County to virtually visit your favorite dining spots from yesteryear. Aqua, R.I.P.

Saint Marc, the restaurant/food shop in Huntington Beach’s Pacific City shopping center, has closed. No replacement venue for the abdicated space has been announced. Saint Marc, 21058 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA 92648, no phone.
 
Ways & Means Oyster House has shuttered. Its closure in Huntington Beach’s Pacific City shopping center marks the second time the venue has closed in Orange County. Prior to the Huntington Beach locale, it had operated in the city of Orange, just east of the Old Towne Orange traffic circle. No replacement venue has been announced. Ways & Means Oyster House, Pacific City, 21022 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA 92648, no phone.
 
Citizen Kitchen in The Hotel Fullerton has shuttered. Casual ramen venue Sakura will occupy the space. The change completes the culinary overhaul for the property that began with the transition of Journeyman’s Food + Drink to Bronze Quail. Citizen Kitchen, The Hotel Fullerton, 1500 S. Raymond Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831, no phone.
 

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