The Dish: Lamb Gyro

Hummingbird House Cafe. 26711 Verdugo St., San Juan Capistrano. 949.443.5090. www.hummingcafe.com. It’s hard to beat the environment at Hummingbird House—right at the mouth of Los…

The Dish: Pizza Capricciosa

Pizza Capricciosa Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana. 32860 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point. 949.429.1102. www.angelinaspizzeria.com. A wood-fired pizza oven does not guarantee great pizza—great ingredients and masterful…

The Dish: The Zorba

Rose’s Sugar Shack Cafe. 2319 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente. 949.498.0684. www.sugarshackcafe.net. Indeed, sweetness is abundant at the Sugar Shack. The staff lovingly interacts…

The Dish: Russian Reuben

Trevor’s at the Tracks. 26701 Verdugo Street, San Juan Capistrano. 949.493.9593. After closing for renovations last April, Trevor’s at the Tracks—formerly Sarducci’s Capistrano Depot—officially reopened…