• Hoping for a Tempting Meal at Lure Fish House

    1 month ago - By Eating My Way Through OC

    Lure Fish House60 South California StreetVentura, CA 93001
    Ventura was going to be our home for the next two days. We were going a little stir crazy at home and needed a quick getaway. We did not really have much planned for ourselves. Maybe a walk along the boardwalk, or a quick jaunt to see the San Buenaventura Mission, or even a few naps with an open sliding door so we could faintly hear the waves over the roar of passing trains. Food was, of course, going to play a big role in our weekend as well, and we decided our first meal would be at Lure Fish House.
    It wasn't until I did a little...
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  • Veering From Our List in Ventura

    Veering From Our List in Ventura

    1 month ago - By Eating My Way Through OC

    Immigrant Son Caffe 543 East Main St. Ventura, CA 93001 A good rule of thumb when traveling is to be flexible. In other words, go with the flow. Don't be locked into what you decided at home. For me, that means forgetting about the research I did on the restaurants I wanted to check out. The locals always seem to know the best places to eat, and I was hoping our server from last night was not going to lead us astray with her suggestion that we had to give Immigrant Son Caffe a try. This downtown Ventura spot comes to us from Alessandro Tromba, and the name of his restaurant is a homage to...
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  • One Last Meal in Ventura Before Heading Home

    One Last Meal in Ventura Before Heading Home

    1 month ago - By Eating My Way Through OC

    Cafe Nouveau 1497 East Thompson Blvd. Ventura, CA 93001
    Weekend getaways always seem to go by way too fast. We were at the end of our little three-day mini-vacay in Ventura, but we first needed to have one last meal before we attempted the 120-mile drive back to OC. We hurriedly packed up, checked out of our hotel room, and made a beeline for the much-acclaimed Cafe Nouveau. Cafe Nouveau is pretty much an institution in these parts. They are the third most reviewed restaurant on Yelp and have a very impressive 4 and a half stars with over 1,700 reviews and counting. They are also...
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