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Rodrigo’s Celebrates 46 Years with a Killer Deal!

Hello everyone! Being a part of the Orange community means being a part of its beloved history. When you visit a local mom and pop, you might be stepping into a 10 or 20 or even 100-year history with that establishment. Well, for Rodrigo's Mexican Grill, they are celebrating 46 years of outstanding food, service,…
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Wahoo for Wahoo’s

As many of you probably know, Wahoo's Fish Taco opened it's doors in Old Towne Orange at the end of last month. Wahoo's already won me over years ago with their delicious Maui bowls, cajun chicken tacos and special green sauce so I was excited when Kelly suggested we go check out their new location.
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New to the Hood: Marcus & Katie Avila Open El Ranchito

At this point, most of you know that the Avila's have come to OTO with their family-owned restaurant El Ranchito. I happened to be getting back from a Hawaiian vacation the day before they opened, so the next morning, with no food in the house, the family and I decided to pay them a visit for lunch. Of course, the universe played a little game on all of us that day and half the power was out in downtown Orange, including at El Ranchito. They were making it work though and still serving up their traditional recipes and margaritas! While this is pretty terrible for opening day, it made for a good memory and we had a great experience that day as well as the chance to meet owner Marcus Avila. We have been back many times since and it seems that each time, they've made another small change to what used to be PJs Abbey.
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