The Indian Spirit

So many OC people have their first taste of Indian Cuisine at the Clay Oven. It’s been a mainstay in Irvine for 30+ years.

We had the pleasure of interviewing chef Geeta Bansal the other day, and she talked about everything from garam marsala to what it takes to be a chef. She has wonderful perspective, and you can read more here, but for now check out this great interview.

Wine 101:

What’s the Deal with

99 and 100 Point Wines?

Phil Dunn wrote an interesting wine post about 99 and 100 point vino.. If you enjoy your wine,  you need to read. Here’s the link


An Orange County Legend

Alan Greeley is a legend in Orange County.  His restaurant, The Golden Truffle, has been a favorite to all of those that have dined there over the past 30 years.
We have an excellent interview. Chef Alan talks about history, tells a hilarious culinary caper, gives away the secret on how to make the best octopus in O.C. and he gives us a lesson in Seafood.
Pro Tip:
Check out his soul food night on Wednesdays 

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