Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

After a long day at Legoland, we were all too lazy to cook dinner and ended up making a booking at a large Chinese restaurant in Irvine, about twenty minutes away from Laguna Beach. As soon as we walked in to Sam Woo, we knew we were going to have a good dinner. The place …

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We had planned to do one bistro/brasserie for lunch and an Oriental (Vietnamese, Thai etc.) for dinner but after our lovely lunch at Itineraires, we were ready for another French meal at one of our old favourites – Stella. This brasserie has been here since the 50’s and is a stand-by for locals who live …

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