True Food Kitchen - Newport Beach California

True Food Kitchen Newport Beach California - Turkey Burger

True Food Kitchen is a health-conscious, hip and trendy restaurant that believes simple, fresh, pure ingredients create the most memorable and satisfying meals. And while their healthy menu is packed with nutritious, good-for-you vegetables, whole grain and proteins, they never sacrifice flavor. We’ve heard great things about True Food Kitchen and were looking forward to…


Slater's 50/50 - Huntington Beach California

Peanut Butter and Jellousy Burger - Slater's 50/50

Slater’s 50/50 in Huntington Beach is a contemporary sports-bar themed restaurant (with an upscale feel) known for their interactive gourmet Burgers by Design concept – At Slater’s 50/50 YOU can design your own burger. Slater’s in HB opened in July 2011 just two years after their Slater’s 50/50 Anaheim Hills store initially launched. Recently, Slater’s…


The Counter - Irvine California

The Counter Old School Burger

After a very impressive visit to The Counter in Newport Beach we decided to try the Irvine location. This time we ordered it to-go. And our experience was equally outstanding! The Counter offers some of the best burgers in Orange County we’ve had! The Counter in Irvine opened in November 2007 and was the first…


TK Burgers - Huntington Beach California

TK Burgers Cheeseburger Huntington Beach California

The first TK Burgers opened as a small burger shop in Newport Beach in 1986. It has since expanded its operation to several locations throughout Orange County California including Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo and two in Costa Mesa. If you’re an Orange County resident you’ve probably heard of or ate at TK Burgers before. If…


The Lazy Dog Cafe - Westminster California

The Lazy Dog Cafe Westminster California The Lazy Dog Burger

We had heard great things about the burger at Lazy Dog Café so we thought we’d give it a try. And we’re glad we did! Lazy Dog Café restaurant has nine Southern California locations – three of which are in Orange County (Westminster, Irvine and Orange). The Lazy Dog Café we visited is in the…


The Habit Burger Grill - Lake Forest California

The Habit Burger Grill Charburger with Cheese

We heard great things about a burger joint called The Habit Burger Grill. We read plenty of Habit Burger Grill reviews comparing price and quality to In-N-Out as well as being compared to Smashburger and Five Guys. With enough reviewers who preferred the Charburger at The Habit Burger Grill over In-N-Out it caught our attention….

Burgers, Food Trucks

The Burnt Truck - Orange County California

The Burnt Truck Crispy Pork Belly Slider Orange County California

We finally caught up with The Burnt Truck which is a popular gourmet food truck in Orange County, California. The Burnt Truck specializes in gourmet sliders and is owned and operated by long-time friends Paul Cao, Minh Pham, and Phi Nguyen. We’ve heard amazing things about The Burnt Truck’s mini-burgers so we’ve been itching to…


Haven Gastropub - Orange California

Haven Gastropub Haven Burger Orange California

We heard a lot of hype about the signature burger at a place called Haven Gastropub in Orange. With plenty of reviews, fans and press to back up the hype we wanted to check this place out. Although Haven Gastropub had mixed reviews one thing that seemed to be pretty consistent was the love for…


The Veggie Grill - Burger - Irvine California

The Veggie Grill VG-Cheeseburger

When we heard about the vegan burgers at a place called The Veggie Grill we were quite skeptical as our general experience with vegan burgers (and vegetarian burgers) was typically disappointment in taste and texture (falling short of a real burger). So why would we try The Veggie Grill and potentially sacrifice taste on yet…


Houston's - Irvine California

Houston's California Burger Irvine California

While searching for the best burgers in Orange County we had heard great things about the burgers at a restaurant in Irvine called Houston’s. While the food was not cheap, the romantic setting, attentive and friendly service and excellent upscale burger made it worth the cost. The California Burger we ordered was one of the…