HOME & GARDEN
November 4, 2000 |
In the spotlight: The California ranch style house of popular Orange County restaurateur Pascal Olhats and his wife, Mimi. Married for 23 years, the couple share their 5,500-square-foot Tustin Ranch residence with a nanny and three daughters: Magali, 13; Fanny, 12; and Pascaline, 8.
HOME & GARDEN
October 28, 2000
The Tustin home of French chef Pascal Olhats and his wife, MiMi, centers on their two loves: family and food. The kitchen table is where everyone gathers.
August 3, 1992 |
PREEMIE BEANS?: Here's to the fade-out of baby vegetables, and the economy is to thank. . . . Seems diners viewed the midget veggies as less than good value, and they've lost favor with many chefs now that prices have soared to as much as $15 a pound. . . . "I think what customers pay is for the main ingredient. Customers sometimes don't care about garnishes," says Newport Beach's Pascal chef-owner Pascal Olhats. "Not everybody wants to eat baby beets."
August 10, 2013 |
Not all that long ago, I would have to drive all over the city on the hunt for decent prosciutto or salami. Now a number of purveyors have upgraded to the good stuff and trained staff to slice it correctly. Below are some recommended sources for cured meats. And if none is nearby, Bristol Farms or Whole Foods stock the basics and sometimes more. Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery Santa Monica's popular Italian deli has a good selection of salumi , including several kinds of prosciutto, speck and various salami.
November 26, 1999 |
Pascal restaurant in Newport Beach isn't used to being relegated to second place in Orange County when it comes the Zagat Survey, a guide that ranks restaurants nationwide. Yet after being ranked No. 1 throughout the decade, Pascal Olhats' French restaurant slipped to No. 2 in 1999 behind Troquet in South Coast Plaza. But now Pascal is back. In the recently released Zagat Survey for 2000, the restaurant is tops once again.
June 2, 1994 |
The restaurants in the South Coast Plaza area have organized to host a Summer Food & Wine festival tonight, from 5:30 to 8:30 at Crystal Court. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Food Distribution Center in Orange and the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. The entire ticket price ($30) will go to charity, organizers said. More than 30 restaurants are participating, as are wineries, breweries, coffee makers and bottled water distributors from throughout the state.