Patio dining in southern California doesn’t get much better than this – unless you’re at the beach!
Two of the best items on the menu: silky Edamame Dumplings and Caramelized Onion Tart with Figs and Gorgonzola.
True Food Kitchen, newly opened in Fashion Island next to Roy’s.
451 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA
P.S. Bring your sunscreen – the stylish awnings have gaps and, since June gloom has finally disappeared, the sun was intense! The photos were taken under the shade of the awning, where alas, I was not.