The Latest at SOCO and The OC Mix

Taco Maria

Fall is finally here and it’s delicious. Get the scoop on what to eat now at SOCO and The OC Mix.

Taco Maria
The Fall Guest Chef Dinners are in the books, and Chef Carlos Salgado is excited to welcome talented chefs to collaborate with him at his restaurant in The OC Mix. Chef Wes Avila, of Guerilla Tacos in L.A., will cook alongside of Chef Carlos on Oct. 20, and Chef Richie Nakano, most recently of Hapa Ramen in San Francisco, will share the kitchen on Nov. 17. Tickets go on sale two weeks before each dinner, and range from $80-$100 for the two seatings. Beverage pairings are available for an additional $40.  The OC Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Suite C21, Costa Mesa, 714.538.8444.

Bistro Papillote
The acclaimed French bakery and cafe in The OC Mix is now offering dinner on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Chef Laurent Brazier is serving classic dishes like pistachio crusted sea bass, jumbo scallops, veal medallions, petite filet mignon and more. The OC Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 714.641.2005.

Farm & Culture
The brand new kombucha and broth bar aims to educate you on how food is meant to be eaten. Claudia Stubin, owner of Farm & Culture, and her team will be offering freshly fermented vegetables, a selection of kombucha flavors, yogurt with live cultures and broths with add-ins like ginger and butter. The OC Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Suite A1B, Costa Mesa.

ST Chocolat
Helmed by MOF Pastry Chef Stephane Treand, this new chocolate and confection shop is opening in The OC Mix on Nov. 1. Perfect for grab-and-go holiday and hostess gifts, the chocolate offerings sold here (ranging from bonbons, caramels, jams, chocolate bars, and more) will be handcrafted onsite daily and beautifully packaged. SOCO, 3321 Hyland Ave., Suite H, Costa Mesa, 714.825.0180.

Temakira hand roll
Temakira hand roll

The second location of this popular sushi restaurant will open in The OC Mix this December, and will offer a selection of custom, made-to-order and signature sushi rolls, poke salads, and appetizers in a fast-casual setting. They will also serve beer, wine, sake, and shochu. The OC Mix, 3313 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa.

LCA Wine
After a successful first year, Nancy Milby, Peter Neptune, and the team at LCA Wine are excited to present SOCO Uncorked 2016, slated for March 31, 2016. Uncorked is a food and wine event featuring various SOCO and The OC Mix tenants – they offer delectable bites expertly paired with wines curated by the LCA Wine team. The open air atmosphere, live music and delicious food and drinks will make for a perfect evening. Tickets start at $75 and proceeds benefit Project Hope Alliance. SOCO, 3315 Hyland Ave., Suite H, Costa Mesa, 657.232.0920.

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