Where to Eat

If you're looking for ideas where to take the family for lunch or dinner, here are some family-friendly places I have tried.

Dominique’s Kitchen Redondo Beach

We were invited to have a family dinner at Dominique’s Kitchen, a Euro-French restaurant. It wasn’t as intimidating as I thought it would be. About a week ago, we ventured out of OC to Redondo Beach. I was a little nervous, because my young kids are wild, but I was reassured that families are welcomed. My first reactions were this place is really trendy and nice inside. (Also, hope my kids don’t break anything). We received a warm greeting from Liza, the owner/Hostess, and she was seen walking around making sure guests were comfortable. She came to our table at least three to five times throughout the evening and was … READ MORE

LUNCH! Food Truck Fare

My visiting sister-in-law’s husband is a huge fan of Food Network’s: The Great Food Truck Race Show so when I got their detailed itinerary, I saw that they wanted to visit gourmet Food Trucks. She mentioned there was one in Yorba Linda, but there are quite a few in Orange County. I remembered OC Fairgrounds have them. What I found out is that there is a following and soon enough you will start to recognize them all over town and develop a favorite. These trucks travel! Here are some of our favorite items we got to try. Food Truck Fare OC FAIR88 Fair Drive (Enter at Gate 4 off Arlington)Costa Mesa, CAWednesdays 5:30-9:00 … READ MORE