There are several new restaurants opening up in Santa Ana, according to the O.C. Register.
One new restaurant is already open – Panini Cafe, at the MainPlace Mall. They sell healthy Mediterranean food. I have visited the Irvine location several times. Their chicken kabob lunch is the bomb! But their panini sandwiches are also very good and I love their lentil soup!
El Mercado Modern Cuisine: The operators behind the two Anepalco’s restaurants in Orange are opening a new fine dining concept in downtown Santa Ana. Executive Chef Daniel Godinez, who blends Mexican and French cuisine at Anepalco’s, is developing the El Mercado menu. El Mercado will be a full service restaurant, with a modern approach. Scheduled to open by the end of March. Will be located at 301 N. Spurgeon St. Continue reading