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El Ranchito celebrates 50 years in Corona Del Mar!

El Ranchito in Corona Del Mar was one of the first Mexican restaurants to open in South Orange County.  This landmark opened its doors 50 years ago when Mama Avila brought the delicious recipes from Guanajuato, Mexico that had been in her family for generations.  Since then El Ranchito has grown to 13 locations all over the […] [...more]

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Langostino Lobster Available at Rubio’s for Limited Time Only

Rubio’s® Restaurants, the brand known for its uniquely delicious coastal cuisine, is celebrating the return of fan favorites, the Langostino Lobster Burrito and Surf and Turf Two Taco Plate. In addition to the seasonal classics, this year, Rubio’s is also introducing Langostino Lobster Enchiladas. A nod to the brand’s dedication to providing guests with craveable […] [...more]

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Rubio’s Goes Tropical with New Sustainable Shrimp Offerings

Rubio’s has introduced a new Tropical Shrimp burrito and Two Taco Plate. These new menu items are inspired by the flavors of the Yucatan region of Mexico and represent Rubio’s dedication to being a friend of the ocean and serving sustainable seafood whenever possible. Both chef-crafted dishes, created by the Rubio’s culinary team, are served in […] [...more]

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Rubio’s Introduces the California Bowl and New Salads!

Rubio’s continues to make our stomachs happy with the introduction of 2 new items.  Both are representative of Rubio’s continued commitment to providing guests with lighter, fresher menu options. The California Bowl is a combination of citrus rice, black beans, fresh romaine, handmade guacamole, salsa fresca, chipotle white sauce and is topped with red tomatillo […] [...more]

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Google the “Queen of Baja Cooking” and You Will Find This Talented Chef

You know you’re a credible authority on the cuisine of Baja cooking when you occupy all the top search results for the subject.  Such is life when you are Deborah Schneider, the epicurean visionary for the menu at Sol Cocina in Newport Beach and Solita in Huntington Beach. The story of how she became the […] [...more]

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Rubio’s Hosts 3rd Annual CoastFest; Invites Community to Come Together to Celebrate the Ocean

Free Event Includes Beach Cleanup, Complimentary Food and Drinks, Music Festival, VIP Beer Garden and Educational Components   SAN DIEGO – April 10, 2014 – Researchers say the world’s oceans are at a critical point in their existence, from climate changes and ocean acidification, to poor fishing practices and pollution. The actions taken to protect […] [...more]

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Rubio’s Introduces the Ancho Citrus Shrimp Burrito and Revamped Burrito Especial

Two delicious new items are now on the Rubio’s menu!   The sustainable Ancho Citrus Shrimp Burrito and revamped fan favorite, Burrito Especial. The new Ancho Citrus Shrimp Burrito features pan-seared sustainable shrimp, basted in ancho chiles, garlic, cilantro, a blend of canola and olive oil, and a squeeze of lime.                 […] [...more]

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Seeking Taco Asylum at The Camp in Costa Mesa

Every once in a while I get into a what I call a “kick” where I seem to want only one thing for a long period of time.  I’m not talking about eating it everyday.  It’s more like 2-3 times a week.  This normally ends in me avoiding the food for 6 months because I’m so […] [...more]

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What To Eat After Christmas…Tacos of Course! Huntington Beach’s Latest Pride: Solita!

Turkey and ham leftovers not sound appealing the day after Christmas?  You’re in luck!  Solita, Huntington Beach’s latest epicurean pride, will be opening it’s doors on December 26th.  Located in Bella Terra facing Edinger Blvd, Solita is the embodiment of authentic Mexican cooking housed in a beautifully designed restaurant.  All design elements draw inspiration from […] [...more]

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Rubio’s Coastal Trio, Fire Roasted Corn Guacamole and Sangria!

Sometimes, 1 taco just isn’t enough.  In my case, sometimes means always.  Enter the Rubio’s Coastal trio, a three taco flight of sustainable options including their Original Fish Taco, The Grilled or Blackened Tilapia Taco and the Salsa Verde Shrimp Taco.  Crunchy, meaty, spicy, creamy, tangy.  It’s all there which is why I love this. […] [...more]

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