OC Restaurant Week 2016 is almost here!
Orange County’s most delicious week kicks off March 6 to March 12. That means great dining deals and special prix fixe menus at more than 100 of O.C.’s best restaurants, making it the perfect time for you to take advantage of can’t miss deals, try a new restaurant or re-visit an old favorite!
Plenty of your favorite culinary hotspots from Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center, The Market Place and other Irvine Company retail centers are participating this year, including: Canaletto Ristorante Veneto, CUCINA enoteca, FIG & OLIVE, Red O, Sushi Roku, True Food Kitchen, Yard House, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Del Frisco’s Grille, Paul Martin’s American Grill, Bluefin Fine Japanese Cuisine, LUCCA Café, Modo Mio Rustic Italian Kitchen, Provenance, Tommy Bahama’s Island Grille, TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Eureka! and Kabuki Japanese Restaurant.
The prix fixe menus are priced at $10, $15 and $20 per person for lunch and $20, $30, $40 and $50 per person for dinner. BRIO Tuscan Grille at Irvine Spectrum Center’s lunch special features a starter of either chopped salad or Caesar salad, with your choice of three entrees: Chicken Milanese, Pasta Vodka or Lasagne Bolognese Al Forno plus dessert for $20.
At Red O at Fashion Island, find upscale Mexican-inspired favorites in appetizers such as Duck Taquitos or Fresh Corn & Goat cheese tamales with your entrée choice of Carnitas in Red Chile Guajillo, Enchiladas Suizas or Pescado Del Dia and then finish with a caramel flan, all for just $20 for lunch.
For dinner, go for a luxe 5-course meal ($50) at Bluefin Fine Japanese Cuisine at Crystal Cove Shopping Center. Start with Osuimono (broth) with Scallop, followed by either a Sashimi Salad or Crab and Avocado Salad. The third course will be a chef’s selection of sushi before seguing to the main course of Grilled Sea Bass or Braised Wagyu. Finish on a sweet note with a strawberry roll cake with strawberry sorbet.
Visit ocrestaurantweek.com for more details.