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The Best Of O. C. : Food & Drink

January 31, 1991

Pizza chain: Round Table Pizza.

Local pizza: A tie--Haus of Pizza in Costa Mesa and BJ's Chicago Pizzeria in Santa Ana, Balboa and Laguna Beach.

Frozen yogurt chain: Penguin's Frozen Yogurt.

Hamburger chain: In-N-Out Burgers.

Local hamburger joint: Ruby's Diner on Balboa Pier (with other locations).

Cookie chain: Mrs. Fields Cookies.

Local doughnut shop: A tie--Dad's Donut Shop & Bakery on Balboa Island and Mag's Donut & Bakery in Irvine.

Taco chain: Taco Bell.

Mexican restaurant: El Torito Grill in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach.

Place for a romantic meal: Las Brisas in Laguna Beach.

Place for an expensive meal: The Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point.

Place for a cheap meal: Sizzler Restaurants (various locations).

Family restaurant: Coco's Family Restaurant (various locations).

Italian restaurant: The Olive Garden in Huntington Beach.

Asian restaurant: Royal Thai Cuisine in Newport Beach and Laguna Beach.

Breakfast: Mimi's Cafe in Irvine, Costa Mesa and Tustin.

Seafood: The Crab Cooker in Newport Beach.

Barbecue: Tony Roma's A Place for Ribs (various locations).

Diedrich Coffee & Espresso Bar in Costa Mesa.

Bakery: French's Cupcake in Costa Mesa.

24-hour diner: Denny's Restaurant (various locations).

Sandwich shop: Togo's Eatery (various locations).

Happy hour: El Torito Restaurant and Cantina (various locations).

Margarita: El Torito Restaurant and Cantina (various locations).

Beer: Henry N' Harry's Goat Hill Tavern in Costa Mesa.

Health-food store: Mother's Market & Kitchen in Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach.

Food at Anaheim Stadium: Hot dogs.

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