Tuesday, January 6, 2009

A Restaurant - Redefining Newport Cool

To quote Tom Petty, "Honey put on that party dress!" and head down to A Restaurant in Newport Beach. Guys, you'll want to blaze-up for the occasion, because A is way cool and old school, so the dressier the better. Formerly The Arches, A Restaurant keeps it real with mahogany booths and A dark candle lit dining room. Talk about old school, there's even liquor lockers you can have your name put on to store your finest booze and A great bar scene where you might spot Mark McGrath and Mc G, investors in the joint.
Chef Tim Goodell and his wife Liza, creators of other great SoCal restaurants, such as Dakota, 25 Degrees and Red Pearl Kitchen know their cuts of meat, dishing out superb steaks and burgers with A-mazing sauces to compliment them. A Restaurant also boasts swingin' cocktails, like Harvey Wallbangers and Old Fashioned's. GO there for brunch and get the Short Rib Hash. You won't be disappointed.
The service is great too with some of the waiters working at that location for 20+ years. Ask for Salvatore. Tell him The Leisure Man sent you!


Victoria said...

A is hands-down my favorite restaurant in OC and I can't wait till they open 25 Degrees NB!

ADubJ said...

"GO there for brunch and get the Short Rib Hash."

Okay. With a side of Old Fashion.
Thank You.

And I got just the ascot . . .

The Leisure Man said...

Ascot should be required!