Review: Corazon exits Fullerton, resurfaces in Brea

Critic Brad A. Johnson says this Mexican restaurant has a powerful secret weapon, and like most secret weapons it’s the one thing you might least expect.
Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • April 22, 2021
Start with the horchata. It will likely be the best horchata you ever drink. That’s something I never imagined I would write. But the housemade horchata at Corazon in Brea is seriously in a league of its own, splashed with vanilla and a heavy...
The full article can be read on the Orange County Register website.

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