Tartuffles, 2145 W. Chapman Ave., Orange. Open daily, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (714) 541-0053. Two words: cinnamon rolls. Hot out of the oven and smothered in butter. Plus full breakfast plates, an outdoor patio and great service. Need we say more?
Casa Franco, 24395 Alicia Parkway, Mission Viejo. Open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. (Note: sometimes closes between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.). (714) 380-9693. A little family-owned Mexican restaurant where even the owners wait tables. Try the Nachos a la Franco, carne asada and chimiflautas, then, if you still have room, go for a slice of mud pie.