SCRW Leads the Way in Discovering Culinary Talent

Several years ago the Southern California Restaurant Writers awarded Sara Guccione at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club as their Pastry Chcef of the Year Award. A few years later Ms. Guiccione  was recognized and singled out as the organization’s Sous Chef of the Year. Over the years S.C.R.W. has selected industry individuals for awards before […]

Carole Ehrler: Goodbye to So. Cal and the Golden Dragon

I was leaving California and there was one place I had to go before I left, the Golden Dragon in Costa Mesa! As a restaurant writer, I have dined at many restaurants and enjoyed exceptional meals. However, nothing compares to Chi and John Wang’s warm hospitality and experiencing their truly incredible and outstanding Chinese fare!! […]

Thank You from Riverside Community College District

Dear SCRW: I am writing to add my personal thanks for Southern California Restaurant Writer’s recent gift to the RCCD Foundation to support the Southern California Restaurant Writers Scholarship. As the Chancellor of Riverside Community College District, I am continually impressed with the outstanding level of support the RCCD Foundation receives from the community and […]

Writers Visit Anaheim White House

Restaurant writer members recently enjoyed a five course meal at Anaheim White House. First Course-Zucchini Blossoms-Zucchini squash blossoms stuffed with prosciutto and mozzarella cheese in a red bell pepper beuree blanc. Wine: Franciacorta Brut Ricci Curbastro, Lombardia, Italy Second Course-Sonoma Quail stuffed with yellow Italian polenta in a port wine demi glace Wine: Bourgogne Rouge […]

Fresh Fish Your Way: Hermosa Beach Fish Shop

Fresh fish served your way. That is the promise at Hermosa Beach Fish Shop. Open since April of last year, visitors appreciate the list of seafood options like ahi, local halibut, albacore, jumbo shrimp, diver scallops, salmon and more. Everything is made fresh. The list of marinades represents a range of options including the most […]

Really Fresh Fish: Captain Kidd’s

If a seafood restaurant is crowded you can be assured the fish is fresh. Captain Kidd’s has been packing them in since 1976. Some new additions have been added including beautiful fish cases, live crab tanks and newly-refinished tables. There are also new TV’s in the popular dining patios. The Locals Lunch is just $6.49 […]