Two Left Forks

New California classics draw coastal locals to this family-owned tavern with just a bit of gloss. Chef Rob Hines adds some lighter options to a super savory menu starring a vegetarian poutine, and soy-sake Alaskan black cod on mushroom-parsnip puree.

Also see them featured in The Best of the New.

34212 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point

949-489-8911

A second location (not yet reviewed) in Irvine.

Dinner only.

$$$