I read a review of this little bistro in the AAA magazine and decided to try it prior to attending a concert in Old Town Temecula. First of all, it is hard to spot! We drove past it once before finally seeing it. The best way is to drive down Margarita Road because you can spot the signage from there. It is is the "outer ring" surrounding the Promenade Mall. We arrived early due to needing to leave for the concert, so just a few tables were busy, but business picked up while we were there. I had the basa (it's a Japanese catfish) served with grilled zucchini, asparagus and an orzo pilaf. My husband had the pork tenderloin with the same sides. They serve it medium rare; the waitress (Elizabeth, who was very good) informed us of that before we ordered. The food was plentiful and hot. There are some creative dishes as the chef's mother is Mexican, and his father is Romanian. We shared the chocolate cake with raspberry. Again it was a generous portion. In fact, I thought it would be too big, but the cake was light, not like a brownie. Wine list was OK, a female duo started to entertain at 6:30, and there is a bar is you like. We will definitely go again as it meets our "small venue with owner/chef onsite" criteria for a good restaurant!
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