|Photo by Josue Rivas|
|Chef owner Tony Lu, lead cook Stephanie Cervantes and sous chef Gabriel Gonzalez|
"Orange County has the best patrons! Our Orange County followers are loyal, supportive, encouraging and generous. We love serving here in the OC" - Tony Lu
And that is how you start an interview! Tony Lu and crew have been truckin' between counties, offering luxe meals in an approachable lonchera setting. Our long overdue meeting finds us snacking on appetizers inside Diamond Jamboree.
How did you come up with your concept?
Coming from a fine dining background, I've always wanted to introduce "haute cuisine" to the general public, but also make it approachable and as affordable as possible. My wife, Angie, was the one that came up with the name for our truck and our tagline "fancy without the schmancy."
Best culinary tip for the home cook?More »
When peeling fresh ginger root, use a metal spoon. Way less waste, and you can maneuver easily thru all the nooks and crannies.