14 Fresh ingredients
“People in Southern
California expect farm-to-
table. Farmers markets are
so accessible, there’s no
reason not to go.”
Cathy Pavlos, The Love of Local, p. 14
10 Dining Well—with a View
Known for its marine recreation and shopping opportunities,
Newport Beach is gaining a culinary reputation.
14 The Love of Local
California chefs source the freshest ingredients at area
18 Breakfast Charm
A sense of place makes for memorable mornings in Newport
22 In the Neighborhood
The neighborhoods of Newport Beach offer a rich, varied
selection of cuisines and flavors.
26 Happy Hour
Stepped-up bar snacks.
44 Affordable Dining in the Lap of Luxury
Haute has its place, but not for everybody and not for
For some restaurants, the connection to the sea goes
beyond a stunning waterside view.
52 Dock & Dine
It’s the town’s best-kept secret.
56 Practicing Sustainability
It can increase trust in the marketplace, encourage
healthier eating and reduce waste.
6 & 7 President’s Message
8 Front Burner
60 News Bites
62 American Academy
64 2018 ChefConnect
65 2018 Cook. Craft. Create.
ACF National Convention
on the cover: Chef Philip
Tangonan’s chicken and waffles at
The Cannery Seafood of the Pacific,
66 Hot Products
cover Photo: Lexi Hatch
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