March 15, 2009
Zov’s Neighborhood Cafés in Newport Coast and Irvine are offering two prix fixe menus, reasonably priced at $12 and $19 for lunch and dinner, respectively. In addition, the Café locations offer a nightly Happy Hour menu from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m, with specialty martinis priced at $7 and bar appetizers priced at $5 each. PRIX FIXE MENUS: The new prix fixe lunch menu, priced at $12, will offer the following: STARTER (choice of one): • CAESAR SALAD ~ romaine hearts, house made Caesar dressing & Parmesan croutons • HUMMUS ~ tahini chickpea puree with toasted pita ENTRÉE (choice of one)
March 4, 2009
It saddens me whenever I drive by Triangle Square and see the papered-up glass windows and doors of the stores where the businesses are no more. This was supposed to be an icon for Costa Mesa, an anchor at the end of the 55 Freeway to showcase the city. Virgin and Niketown are long gone, and Sutra is rumored to close, but the owners insist it is staying. The Yardhouse and the movie theater are the only major players left in the struggling mall. While those venues march on they won’t be the ones leading a revitalization of the area.
December 17, 2008
Scott’s Seafood, 3300 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, has a new menu featuring plenty of holiday drinks like an eggnog-tini, hot apple pie or peppermint twist. These libations range from $6 to $12. The restaurant is also adding a second happy hour from 8 p.m. until closing Monday through Friday for the month. Lounge appetizers and specialty martinis are $6, and selected bottles of sparking wine are $10. Cornelius Herring provides live entertainment Wednesday through Friday.
August 16, 2007
. In Thursday's Daily Pilot Restaurant Roundup section, the subhead "Three restaurants offer happy hour, art exhibit" was incorrect. Kimera is the only restaurant offering happy hour in its lounge seven days a week from 5 p.m. to close for $5. South Coast Plaza is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month, and from Monday through Sunday the chefs from local restaurants Antonello Ristorante, Chat Noir French Steakhouse and Jazz Lounge, Leatherby's...
August 11, 2001
Young Chang A spinning ceiling fan makes you wonder for a second whether it's the beach breeze swooping by. The ocean's right there, a hint of water is carried east by a subtle evening breeze, and the illusion seems real. A pigeon flutters from one end of the top patio deck to the other, weaving from strappy high heels to suede men's sandals, and boats named Belle and Patriot glide by as if on cue. There's more. Servers in Hawaiian-print shirts and khaki shorts shuttle turkey sandwiches stacked inches high from the bar to the tables.