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."
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.
March 18, 1993 |
The Anaheim Marriott has added a Pizza Hut off its main lobby. Food and beverage director Dennis Nau says the 325-seat outlet is to "offer guests a fast, fun and inexpensive food choice" as opposed to the hotel's other restaurants, JW's and La Plaza--not to mention nearby Disneyland. The Pizza Hut replaces a hair salon, which has moved to another part of the lobby. 3130 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana. (714) 979-2333.
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.