Professional and amateurs alike delight in the vast selection of kitchen supplies.
Surfas Culinary District, which has served chefs and restaurateurs as well as architects and commercial kitchen designers in Los Angeles for more than 75 years, has opened at the South Coast Collection in Costa Mesa. The sprawling store features some 18,000 items: professional-chef-quality cooking supplies and equipment including cutlery, kitchen tools, cookware, china, glassware and bakeware, as well as specialty food ingredients–everything down to paper-parasol toothpicks. Café Surfas serves breakfast, sandwiches and pastries. It also features a test kitchen where chefs conduct demonstrations and cooking lessons; a cheese and charcuterie department; and a wine and cheese bar. 3309 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 714.453.2665. culinarydistrict.com