Category: American

Costa Mesa: Mastro’s Steakhouse 

Last year I took Stephen to Mastro’s Ocean Club in Corona Del Mar for his birthday.  We really enjoyed the meal, so for my birthday this year, I chose the Mastro’s in Costa Mesa.   We arrived at 7:00 pm on a Saturday night. It’s located just down […]

Costa Mesa: Seasons 52 for #OCRW

It’s OC Restaurant Week (OCRW) 2017 and each year Linda, Anna and I get together for at least one OCRW restaurant. It’s our way to catch up and to make time for lunch. This year we chose Seasons 52 located at the South Coast Plaza, and it was […]

Early Valentine’s at Tam O’Shanter

I’m a huge fan of Lawry’s The Prime Rib and their sister restaurants, the Cavery, Five Crowns, Side Door and Tam O’ Shanter. During Christmastime, we go to the Las Vegas location for their carolers.   Last year, on the Saturday before Valentine’s Day, Stephen and I went […]

Santa Ana: Eat Chow

First timer at Eat Chow! I’ve heard about this place from many of my foodie friends, but I’ve been too lazy to travel to Newport or Costa Mesa. Finally, Eat Chow opens a (larger) location in downtown Santa Ana, just steps from the popular 4th Street Market and […]

Detroit: Downtown Louie’s Lounge

You ever heard that saying “I really wanted to like this place, but….” That’s my take on this place. The inside was quaint and cozy.  The staff, friendly.  But, the food had a spin to their food that maybe my SoCal palate isn’t used to the MidWestern way […]