"So what's new about these?" said our friend as the food came out. After 24 years of consistency with tacos, bowls and burritos, we were at Wahoo's inside Fashion Island having a beer (thank you, full bar), waiting for dinner. Turns out 2013 would be more than a silver anniversary for a quick-service brand started by three affable brothers back in 1988. The 25th of each month brought something to the masses. Back in January, it was a 25-cent sale of their fish taco. Next month, everybody's getting sunscreen from partner Ocean Potion. But May was about the Citrus Slaw Taco.
Our group dined family-style with Mingo Lee, one third of the founding members, grilling him for information as rice, beans, chips and guac arrived. He explained the purpose of our visit.More »