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Jon Bon Jovi may have seen a million faces and rocked them all, but Brad A. Johnson has seen a whole lot of tortas in Orange County and eaten many.
Brad’s been thinking about all of those delicious Mexican sandwiches and compiled a list of his favorites.
Eat of the Moment
The whole enchilada
Years into his quest for the best enchiladas in Orange County, Brad has found the perfect cheese enchilada. One of the things that makes it stand out? Chopped onions. I’ll let Brad explain.
Pi Day deals
You don’t have to be a math genius to enjoy Pi Day deals. Pi, the number that’s the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter is often shortened to 3.14, so a number of chains with area locations are offering discounted pizzas on March 14.
More cheese, please
Pizza Factory has more than 100 locations in the US, but the chain will open its first Orange County location this summer in Anaheim. Get ready for Hand-tossed pizza, pasta, wings, sandwiches, salads, beer, wine and more.
More than ‘Ratatouille’
Disney California Adventure’s Food & Wine Festival is back in full swing after skipping two years due to the pandemic. In addition to the sips and bites, you can also see demos from some celebrity chefs.
Dinner and a show
Watch students compete in a culinary competition while you dine on dishes by local chefs at Throwdown, a benefit for the Mekjian Family Culinary Arts & Hospitality Conservatory students at the Orange County School of the Arts. There will be live music and special cocktails by Blinking Owl Distillery.
Goat cheese is a perfect match for greens and Cathy Thomas has a recipe for a great spinach salad with chevre. Garnish with warm 1/2-inch goat cheese slices or simple goat cheese crumbles.
Cathy Thomas has tips for getting kids into the kitchen to learn how to bake (and how to encourage development of their clean-up skills). She also has recipes for adults and kids to make together.