Brothers Eric and Alan Adler, along with cousin Isi Lombrozo, open Puesto No. 1 near the landmark cove in La Jolla.
Executive creative chef Katy Smith, raised in Irvine, joins and adds next-level eats such as Veggie Tartare Tostaditas starring sikil pak, a pumpkin- seed dip.
The Puesto group stakes claim in O.C. with the opening of a 350-seat venue in Irvine’s Los Olivos Marketplace.
Expansion continues with the launch of Puesto in Irvine’s Park Place on the ground level of AC Hotel.