Main Course

Main Course reviews are in-depth restaurant reviews from Orange County’s dining experts, Orange Coast magazine.

Suenos Laguna Beach Restaurant Review Orange Coast Magazine

Main Course: Sueños in Laguna Beach

Food writer Gretchen Kurz says Laguna Beach newbie boasts inventive kitchen.
Little Sister Interior Irvine Spectrum Center Review Orange Coast Magazine

Main Course: Little Sister at the Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine outpost of L.A. spot wows with engaging flavors.

Review: Caló Kitchen + Tequila Wows in Laguna Niguel

Expect top-notch execution and a gorgeous setting

BluSky Restaurant & Bar is a Noteworthy New Basque Eatery at Anaheim Resort District

The airy rooftop restaurant is perched on top of the sleek 12-story Radisson Blu hotel.

Review: Porch & Swing in Irvine Offers Patio Dining With Southern Flair

This Irvine newcomer is just the remedy diners need.

Old Brea Chop House is an Instant Hit with Steakhouse Classics and Savvy Service

The intimate space is comfy yet utterly contemporary.

David Wilhelm’s Tavern House Offers Fun Favorites and Worthy Fresh Creations

Tavern House menus read like a playlist of the O.C. dining icon's historic hits with dishes inspired by popular items from prior ventures.

Knife Pleat Combines an Inviting Space With a Sublime Menu

South Coast Plaza is wise to create a striking home for this lofty team.

Fusion Transplant Bistro Provincia Combines Variety With Solid Value in Dana Point

A something-for-everyone destination with a welcoming vibe and solid values on every front.

Refined Simplicity Shines At Oliver’s Osteria in Laguna Beach

"Oliver’s turns out some astounding Italian fare, seasoned with talent, integrity, and tradition."