Ways N Means' Razor Clam Blues

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • November 14, 2013
Our server at Ways N Means Oyster House was obviously new, but then so was everyone else. The restaurant had barely been open a week, and midway through her enthusiastic soliloquy on how the chef, Conrad Gallagher, was Michelin-starred and the...
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