Chef Tony

Stories about Chef Tony

Tasting Notes: Cantonese cuisine's evolutionary leap in Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 7, 2020

months outside the SGV. Each of them tells a story about directions in the cuisine’s local evolution. Chef Tony opened in Pasadena last month. It’s the latest restaurant from Tony He, who owns 17-year-old Seafood Harbour in Rosemead. He runs two similar

restaurants in Richmond, British Columbia. Seafood Harbour leans to oceanic luxuries; Chef Tony takes a more casual, lighthearted and often Westernized approach to the cuisine, particularly dim sum. (He doesn’t shy from the word “fusion.”) Har gaw comes in

Chef Tony    Needle    Pearl River Deli   

The first great food book of 2021 is about race, restaurants and unlikely friendship

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 23, 2021

daytime: Chef Tony Esnault and restaurateur Yassmin Sarmadi of Costa Mesa’s Knife Pleat will host a four-course lunch to be picked up and reheated at home. “Ivory soup” (a purée of sunchokes, celery and leeks with winter truffle), sea bream with fennel and

Pioneer Chef Helene An Says It’s Time L.A. Got to Know High-End Vietnamese Food

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • September 11, 2019

passing the torch to Crustacean’s 32-year-old executive chef, Tony Nguyen, with whom she has been developing the Da Lat Rose menu. While Crustacean is more of an Asian fusion restaurant, Da Lat Rose, which is located upstairs, will be focused on elevating

Review: Knife Pleat is the perfectly tailored French restaurant Orange County needs

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 11, 2019

Mesa mall, including the Penthouse level, where Knife Pleat is located. The outage lasted nearly two hours. In the shadowy open kitchen, normally a well-lighted jewel box of burnished steel counters and state-of-the-art ovens, chef Tony Esnault looked

L.A. restaurants with takeout and delivery holiday meals

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • December 17, 2020

, Laguna Niguel, (949) 248-1912, Knife Pleat at South Coast Plaza The restaurant is offering a four-course menu that includes soup, lobster salad, beef Wellington, chef Tony Esnault's signature vegetables and a bûche de Noël for dessert. The

Tony Esnault’s Highly Anticipated Knife Pleat Arrives at South Coast Plaza

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • July 31, 2019

chefs as though he were a prince on the United Kingdom’s royal family tree. Chef Tony Esnault is a protégé of Alain Ducasse, who I discovered was an apprentice for Michel Guérard, one of the founders of nouvelle cuisine. I’m sure if I went back far

Best of 2019: Orange County’s 10 best new restaurants of the year

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • December 26, 2019

Plaza in Costa Mesa, operated by chef Tony Esnault and his wife Yassmin Sarmadi (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG) 4. Henry’s The new flagship dining room at The Waterfront Beach Resort is the most ambitious restaurant to open in

Gem    Omakase by Gino    Isla Cuban    Anjappar    Maison Cafe & Market    Knife Pleat    Henry's    CdM    Louie's by the Bay    Fable & Spirit   

Chaparosa Grill: The District in Tustin Loses a Restaurant

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • November 8, 2011

their bald chef, Tony Corke, a native of England, lorded over the room like a conquering leader. ] For a while, they touted a Recession Lunch Special, where $10 bought you a soup or salad, and your choice of three selected sandwiches or a linguine with