While the prix-fixe dinner menu changes regularly, it always features elegant, modern interpretations of Mexican food, like scallops served with a soft Oaxacan cheese and black squid ink crumbs.finalist Amar Santana’s tapas spot is influenced by different regions of Spain, but his flavor-packed dishes -- like chicken cannelloni glazed in foie gras sauce -- will have you thinking you’ve never quite tasted anything like it before.

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Meat is ground every few hours (ensuring optimum freshness) in this hidden-in-an-office-building, frustrating-to-find beef den, which offers only a handful of options...

all of which go great with the crazy-good strawberry/basil lemonade.

Juliette serves dense, delicious, gourmet sandwiches (the pork belly with yuzu kosho aioli is a must) to its power-lunch crowd.

But those wandering in a little later can enjoy “social hour” -- a menu of cheese, charcuterie, and light-yet-interesting bites -- while evening diners chow down on rustic-inspired entrees.

The food here is always stellar, and highlights include a wagyu and foie gras carpaccio and a truffle-infused English pea toast.

The wine pairings are also available from a top sommelier.

The highlight, though, is the Dog's Eye Pie -- a delicious, crusted melange of ground beef and onions.

Since a list of OC’s best restaurants wouldn't be complete without at least TWO restaurants with the word "vine" in their name, may we present this globally inspired bistro?

Highlights include the kare kare, a traditional meat stew that’s transformed with roasted cauliflower here, and a craft cocktail menu featuring classic Pinoy ingredients like calamansi and ube.