In honor of Pride Month, we look back on our April 2020 feature capturing O.C.’s drag show scene prior to the pandemic.
Owner Iris Cherng started Honey Belle in her kitchen in 2013.
Shachi Mehra, chef-owner of Adya in Anaheim and Irvine, uses a fresh, young coconut in a delicious shrimp curry, both as an ingredient source and a container.
At lunch, expect a daily three-course prix fixe for the serene patio.
Menus read like Wilhelm’s greatest hits from his many prior ventures, supplemented by dishes born yesterday.
Modern and stylish with lots of Bollywood sparkle, it’s a Tustin franchise licensed by celeb chef Sanjeev Kapoor, India’s answer to Wolfgang.
The menu recalls Morton’s or Mastro’s polished to a 2020 sheen.
“We called ourselves ‘Las Damas,’ six women in a Spanish class struggling to master verbs and expressions in a new language.”