Stories about Brick

Review: The 20 best pizzas still available in Orange County during the coronavirus pandemic

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • April 23, 2020

, Dolce diavola pizza at Bello in Newport Beach (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Brick The wood-fired pizzas here contain distant strands of Neapolitan DNA. The carne pizza is particularly good, topped with housemade Italian

, The carne pizza at Brick in San Clemente (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Centro Pizzeria This is some of the best square-cut Sicilian-style pizza in O.C. It’s sort of like focaccia on steroids. The best of the bunch is the

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The 75 best restaurants in Orange County in 2019 (15-1)

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 3, 2019

, 714-546-7405, The porterhouse steak with shoestring potatoes at Mastro’s in Costa Mesa. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz/Orange County Register/SCNG) 7. Brick (2018 ranking: 7) More than any other Italian restaurant in the region, chef

, The carne pizza at Brick in San Clemente includes housemade sausage, porchetta and two types of salame (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 6. Vaca (2018 ranking: 2) One the one hand, Amar Santana and Ahmed Labbate’s Vaca is the

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Here’s How You Can Taste L.A.’s Best New Restaurants All in One Evening

Kailyn Brown • Los Angeles Magazine • April 4, 2022

Participating Wineries:  Moraga Bel Air Brick Barn Wine Estate New Zealand Wine Navigator Riboli Family Wines of San Antonio Winery (Photo courtesy of Instagram/Riboli Family Wines of San Antonio Winery) Mullan Road Cellars (Photo courtesy of Instagram/Mullan

Taco Tuesday: This is what happens when a good taco truck goes brick-and-mortar

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 21, 2019

It was just over a year ago that the folks who operate a taco truck in Santa Ana called Tacos Manuel took the leap and opened a brick-and-mortar in Anaheim. The kitchen at the restaurant isn’t much bigger than the kitchen in their truck. The menu is

Food Truck El Cevichazo Brings Its Shrimp-Centric Sinaloan Seafood Dishes to a Garden Grove Brick-and-Mortar

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • August 14, 2019

I was indoors. A couple of months ago, El Cevichazo only operated out of a food truck. This space—which the owners recently claimed from a failed Subway—is its first brick-and-mortar, but the food is the same. And the menu still reflects the Sinaloan

Kimchi on pizza? It's 1,000 times better than pineapple

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • June 20, 2022

make it with lemongrass, garlic, red onion, scallion, black pepper and chile flake.” The former restaurant server and computer science major started selling her sausages shortly after the pandemic started and recently opened her bricks-and-mortar in a

Review: This nouvelle Persian cuisine is a big win for Orange County

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 12, 2022

Food in Irvine, the brick-and-mortar spinoff of The Lime Truck, which had a cult-like following. Before that, he cooked for awhile at Thomas Keller’s Ad Hoc in Yountville. As I dislodge the paper bowl from my lips and coolly place it back on the table

San Francisco-Based Food Truck KoJa Kitchen Opens a Brick-and-Mortar in Tustin

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • August 23, 2018

when you dare crisscross cultural lines. In the past few years, Dos Chinos has done well combining Vietnamese and Mexican cuisines into burritos, parlaying its success into two brick-and-mortar locations. Meanwhile in San Francisco, KoJa built an empire

The best Thai food in Los Angeles is not where you'd expect

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • June 13, 2022

but said they won’t be moving on from the temple food court any time soon. “Owning restaurants is a headache,” Heng said. “Here, the initial investment isn’t much, the overhead cost is affordable, and it’s not nearly as expensive as having a bricks-and

Review: Only thing cooler than the vibe at this Laguna Beach speakeasy is its food

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • February 17, 2022

the bricks that pave the various patios, which collectively accommodate no more than about 50 people. It’s a fun, quirky indoor/outdoor setup designed more like an impromptu house party than a traditional restaurant. Benches and thrift-store sofas are