New Chef Takes Helm at Lido Bottle Works

Many months ago, we profiled Chef Joel Harrington, the farm-to-table innovator who helped launch Lido Bottle Works at Lido Marina Village as a fresh, sustainable option in the chic development catering to the bon vivant lifestyle. Now, Harrington is out and former Executive Sous Chef Amy Lebrun has taken over as Executive Chef. A lengthy…

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New Restaurant Hook & Anchor to Set Sail in Beach Barrel Location

A new lobster and seafood eatery, Hook & Anchor, is opening January 18 on Balboa Peninsula in the spot where The Beach Barrel Grill once served its Barrel Burger, homemade pesto and BBQ chicken pizza. The small restaurant is located directly next to Newport Fresh along Newport Blvd., a block east of the gas station.…

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Circle Hook to Open at Lido Marina Village

Circle Hook is the latest eatery set to open at Lido Marina Village, joining the restaurant ranks of Nobu, Honor Coffee Roasters, Zinquè, Lido Bottle Works and Nobu at the chic development on Newport Bay. Circle Hook, arriving in early 2018, is a new fried fish concept by Thos Carson, founder of Bear Flag Fish…

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