| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Time after time, we find small strip-mall restaurants in Huntington Beach that are chef-owned and reasonably priced and offer a menu with their particular, inventive slant on whatever cuisine they prepare.
Our newest discovery, the Corner, has been...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:45 PM
It's become our tradition to publish a year-end list of favorites.
These are the dishes we've most enjoyed from more than 300 or so that we've tasted (for better or worse), in the past year. Rather than a top 10 or any other numbered list, these appear...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Three-Seventy Common Kitchen + Drink is a wonderful new addition to the Orange County dining scene. Well, not entirely new because it is in the former home of Sorrento Grille. New owner, Executive Chef Ryan Adams, and his Chef de Cuisine Mitch Gillam...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:11 PM
"If you are lucky enough to drink wine by the sea … you are lucky enough."
That is the motto of SeaLegs Wine Bar, a new hip spot in Huntington Beach. "By the sea," in this case, means just a few blocks up the street.
This attractive and...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Fashion expert Elizabeth Charles just opened her third eponymous boutique in the former chic A'Maree's store at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach.
She already enjoys a loyal following of fashionistas, who appreciate her sophisticated and elegant...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Although King's Fish House is a regional chain restaurant, it prides itself on the quality of its sustainable, farm-raised fish and seafood in addition to a large selection of wild caught products.
For example, their Idaho rainbow trout comes from...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:43 PM
We were flabbergasted. We found ourselves eating possibly the best shrimp we had ever tasted.
Caught in the wild, the shrimp were jumbo in size, incredibly tender, moist, juicy and tasting so fresh.
We chose the shrimp with honey garlic from a selection...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:31 PM
How to describe Le V Cuisine? The closest we can get is: oodles of French, a helping of Asian, a dose of American, a touch of Italian and a smidgen of Mexican, all coexisting in tasty harmony. So, in addition to a Vietnamese banana flower salad with...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:05 PM
Sullivan may be the most curiously named Chinese restaurant we've ever been to, but more about that later. First, let us introduce you to Shiu Mei Liu, the effusive, warm and generous proprietor who welcomes you into her world with her wide, charming...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 8:28 PM
At the Newport Beach Restaurant Week kickoff party, we had the pleasure of talking with Chef Chad Blunston from bambú Restaurant at the Fairmont Hotel. He was very excited about his new customized menu catering to guests' special dietary needs.
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:16 PM
In these days of fusions and foam, fire pits and TV sets, it's nice to know that one can still enjoy a classic dining experience with white tablecloths and traditional French cuisine in a quiet atmosphere. Pascal Olhats changed the name of his original...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 3:31 PM
Digg's Restaurant & Bar, a new international fusion concept, just opened near downtown Huntington Beach. And in celebration of the opening, it's offering Greer's OC readers 20% off through November just for mentioning Greer's OC. From gourmet burgers...