Coast Magazine Coverage of Taco Maria, Restaurant of the Year

“Restaurant critic Brad A. Johnson’s opinions are among the most valued (and at times feared) in California’s culinary world. He’s the only critic to have ever won both the James Beard Award for criticism (2009) and the Gordon Bleu World Food Media Award (2010). For more than a decade, he’s presented his annual restaurant awards in LA and OC. To arrive at this year’s selections, he dined over 400 times, driving more than 8,000 miles across Orange County in a never ending search for something great to eat” – Coast Magazine

We are please to announce that Brad has selected Taco Maria as his 2014 Restaurant of the Year! Read the Coast Magazine article.

 

Congratulations Taco Maria – Brad A. Johnson’s 2014 Restaurant Of The Year

We are thrilled to announce that Taco Maria has won Brad A. Johnson’s 2014 Restaurant Of The Year!

This is an amazing accomplishment as Bad is the only critic in America to win both the James Beard Award (2008) and the Cordon Bleu World Food Media Award (2010) for best restaurant critic, Brad Johnson eats out almost every day on a quest to find the perfect four-star restaurant. Brad joined the Register as restaurant critic in November of 2012, but he has been covering restaurants in OC and LA for more than a decade.

Read the article here.

Photos courtesy of Anne Watson

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