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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3 New and Notable L.A. Restaurants to Try in October

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • September 29, 2021

Smorgasburg vendor and pop-up now has a brick-and-mortar space to call its own. Andrew and Michelle Muñoz serve up great Texas-style brisket and ribs, along with Mexican American riffs, like pork verde sausage. 2118 N. Broadway, Lincoln Heights

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

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

Two Howlin’ Rays Cooks Flew the Coop and Opened a Hot Chicken Joint of Their Own

Harry Levin • Los Angeles Magazine • October 7, 2021

Instagram. Just four months later—after a slew of sold-out pop-ups around L.A. and a big win at the Rock ‘N Roll Foodie’s Fried Chicken Competition in August—Humble Bird opened as a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Burbank Boulevard in North Hollywood. There’s

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

3 New and Notable L.A. Restaurants to Try in July

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • June 28, 2021

pizzas, chicken schnitzel—and then some. 244 N. Larchmont Blvd., Larchmont. KinKan Sold via Instagram and made in her home, Nan Yimcharoen’s beautiful bento boxes and chirashi bowls were a pandemic bright spot. Now she’s expanding with her own brick-and

Review: It’s all about the garden at Poppy & Seed in Anaheim

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • July 8, 2021

and cooked under a brick and served over a bed of black kale. The chicken is good, but it’s the kale that makes this dish. I wish I knew how to make kale taste like this. The vegetables often outshine the proteins here. This happens again with the

potatoes, brick chicken, anything from the garden What to skip: Porterhouse steak, jerk duck County health inspection: Not yet available Cost: Small plates, $10-$22; large plates, $23 – $135; corkage, $20 Phone: 714-603-7130 Online: What

How Melody Went from Struggling Restaurant to Pop-Up Hot Spot

Danny Palumbo • Los Angeles Magazine • September 22, 2021

cheese, chives, and shichimi togarashi. La Sorted’s serves expertly crafted brick-oven pies and focaccia sandwiches. You could go to Melody three nights a week and have three different explosive experiences. The pop-up dining wave might seem like a trend