Clay Oven Indian restaurant in Irvine is moving

After 36 years, Clay Oven Indian restaurant in Irvine is moving locations and using a ghost kitchen.
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • November 19, 2020
After 36 years, Clay Oven, the Irvine restaurant that introduced modern Indian cuisine to Orange County, is moving. The restaurant, run by chef-owner Geeta Bansal and her husband, Praveen, will relocate to a commercial kitchen in Costa Mesa on...
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