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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Tortillaz, RIP

A place I went to in Irvine a couple times. Just found out it closed down.


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Interior

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Chicken Burrito in Spinach Tortilla

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Announcement: 24th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night


We invite you to join us at the 24th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night on Thursday, April 20th at Share Our Selves in Costa Mesa. More than 25 of Orange County’s most celebrated chefs will join an expected 700 supporters of SOS for a casual evening of beer, margaritas and unique and delicious tacos.
See your favorite OC chefs at their most creative as they compete to come up with the most unusual tacos you’ll see all year, all for a great cause. In 2016, the top-rated taco as chosen by attendees was the Nashville Hot Chicken Taco from Island Hotel’s Chef David Man. Other delectable options included a beef tongue taco from Haven Gastropub’s Chef Greg Daniels, a lamb bacon “PB & J” taco from taco asylum’s Chef Sean Masucci, and a “Bacon & Eggs” taco from Pirozzi Corona del Mar’s Chef Alessandro Pirozzi. All tacos are conceived exclusively for this event and can’t be found anywhere else! Tickets include all-you-can-eat tacos and beverages, including DesMaDre Tequila margaritas and beer from local favorite Barley Forge Brewing Co.
Back by popular demand is the pre-event VIP Party! Participating guests will enjoy early admission and have the opportunity to meet all of the chefs and sample their tacos before the general event begins. The VIP Party has sold out every year.
Proceeds from the event benefit the SOS Food Pantry, which provides critical food security to low-income and homeless Orange County residents. Volunteer and staff drivers collect food from grocery stores, restaurants, bakeries and caterers throughout Orange County and deliver it to SOS. Five days a week, SOS distributes an average of 235 bags of groceries a day to individuals and families in need.

WHEN: Thursday, April 20, 2017
5:30pm – 7:30pm
VIP Pre-Party 4:30pm – 5:30pm

WHERE: Share Our Selves – 1550 Superior Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

COST: Early Bird General Admission (purchase now through April 2nd) - $75
General Admission (purchased on or after Monday, April 3rd) - $85
VIP Admission $150
ADVANCE SALE ONLY

CONTACT: To purchase tickets, visit www.shareourselves.org/events or call SOS at 949.270.2137.

ORANGE COUNTY’S PREMIERE PARTICIPATING CHEFS

  • Franco Barone - il Barone Ristorante
  • Shachi Mehra - ADYA
  • Paul Buchanan - Primal Alchemy
  • Eric Mickle - Orange Hill
  • Greg Daniels - Haven Gastropub & Provisions Market
  • Andres Miramontes - Sol Cocina
  • Adam Feirman - & Carlito Jocson Yard House
  • Andrew Monterrosa - TAPS Fish House & Brewery
  • Mark Gagnon - Newport Beach Plaza
  • Alessandro Pirozzi - Pirozzi Corona del Mar, Alessá Laguna & Mare Culinary Lounge
  • Adam Go - Pueblo
  • Cory Rapp - The Catch
  • Alan Greeley - The Golden Truffle
  • Jose Rodriguez - Pete’s Sunset Grille at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
  • Andrew Gruel - SLAPFISH
  • Max Schlutz - Sessions West Coast Deli
  • Linda Johnsen - Filomena’s Italian Kitchen & Market
  • Rainer Schwarz - Driftwood Kitchen & The Deck on Laguna
  • Rachel Klemek - Blackmarket Bakery
  • Deborah Schneider - & Tia Baker solita tacos & margaritas
  • Paul Squicciarini - Culinary Innovation
  • David Man - Island Hotel
  • Lou Tista - Rasta Taco

Share Our Selves (SOS) is a nationally recognized health center providing high quality, comprehensive safety net services to the Orange County community. Services include: medical and dental care, behavioral health services, case management, food, clothing, financial assistance, legal aid, and seasonal holiday programs.

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Roberto's Taco Shop

Roberto's Taco Shop
26051 La Paz Rd.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 458-3620

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Front Entrance

Specials Sign

Sign

Enchilada and Chile Relleno

Menu Board

Salsa Bar

Beef Taco Platter

Chili Verde Fries

Shrimp Cocktail

Chicken Tostada

Beef Tostada

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Carnitas Uruapan

Carnitas Uruapan
2106 W 5th St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
(714) 953-0295

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Exterior

Miscellaneous Interior Shot

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Carnitas Tacos

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Mural

Meat/Tacos de Canasta


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Monday, December 19, 2016

Holiday Specials at Mi Casa

Mi Casa
296 E 17th St
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 645-7626

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Here's a few seasonal specials available at Mi Casa until around February:

Seasonal Specials at Mi Casa
Holiday Banner
Mexican Lasagna
Pumpkin Flan

Friday, December 16, 2016

Ola Mexican Kitchen

Ola Mexican Kitchen
21040 Pacific Coast Hwy, F200
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 969-7300

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Exterior

Interior

Barrel

Interior

Chips & Salsa

Elote "Man Corn"

Pozole

Flan

Chorizo y Papas Quesadilla

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ceviche

Lobster Taco & Chile Relleno Taco

S&rquot;more in a Jar

Bacon-wrapped Shrimp

Tres Leches

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Saturday, October 08, 2016

Anepalco

Anepalco
3737 W Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 456-9642

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Anepalco
415 S Main St
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 771-2333

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Exterior At Anepalco's

Green Chilaquiles

French Toast

Huitlacoche Burger

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Frog Legs

Pork Belly Tacos

Chile Negro

Cuitlacoche Crepe

Mexican Coque Au Vin

Chilaquiles

Calabacita Tacos

Chile Relleno

Strawberry Crepe

Mango Chile Panna Cotta

Beets, Coconut & Marshmallow Apertivo

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