Retail-restaurant roundup_ taco bell nixes naked chicken chalupa; sweet lady jane bakery closes; dunkin’ debuts in fountain valley – the orange county register

Taco Bell: The Naked Chicken taco earned much buzz prior to its Jan. Chicken gizzard stew 26 nationwide debut. Chicken liver and gizzard recipe Last year, the taco with a shell made out of spicy fried chicken was first spotted at test stores in Kansas City, Mo. Gizzard of chicken The flattened fried chicken is shaped like a round flour tortilla, with a little bit of bend, so that it can fold into the shape of a taco shell. Gizzard chicken recipe It is stuffed with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese and avocado ranch sauce. Chicken liver and gizzard , FILE PHOTO

Taco Bell: By early 2017, Taco Bell plans to remove all antibiotics important to human medicine from its chicken across U.S. Boiled chicken gizzard recipe restaurants. Pickled chicken gizzard recipe Where possible, Taco Bell is removing preservatives and other additives from its food by 2018 across its U.S. Chicken gizzard recipes tenderizing restaurants. Chicken gizzard indian recipe , ALAN DIAZ AP

Mare and Salerno in Laguna Beach: Pirozzi is best known for launching the Alessa-branded restaurants in Orange County.

Spicy chicken gizzard recipe Pirozzi, a native of Naples, developed Cucina Alessa from his grandmother’s recipes. Recipe for chicken liver and gizzard After debuting Cucina Alessa in Newport Beach in 2008, Pirozzi opened one in Huntington Beach in 2009 and the Laguna location in 2010. Chicken gizzard salad FILE PHOTO

Mare and Salerno in Laguna Beach: Pirozzi “severed” ties with the Huntington Beach and Newport Beach restaurants in late 2012. Chicken gizzard soup recipe Those restaurant still go by the name Cucina Alessa. Gizzard of a chicken He still operates the Alessa in Laguna Beach. Chicken gizzard and liver recipe He also owns Pirozzi, a pasta and pizza bistro in Corona del Mar. Easy chicken gizzard recipe In December, Pirozzi took over the shuttered Salerno restaurant in Laguna Beach. Gizzard in chicken , FILE PHOTO

Dunkin’ Donuts: The doughnut store is hosting a grand opening event March 9 at 5 p.m. Chinese chicken gizzard recipe The restaurant is currently in a “soft opening” mode, where hours are limited to 5 a.m. Chicken gizzard benefits to 7 p.m. Chicken gizzard fried daily. What is a chicken gizzard Starting March 9, the store and drive-through will be open daily from 5 a.m. Quick chicken gizzard recipe to 10 p.m. Chicken gizzard curry Unlike other Dunkin’ stores that have opened in Orange County, this grand opening will not include any giveaways. Portuguese chicken gizzard recipe JAMES SCHERER AP

Sweet Lady Jane: Brand spokeswoman Ashley Lebowitz said in a statement: “We will continue to serve the Greater Los Angeles area, as we have for nearly 30 years, through our three other locations in West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Encino. Chicken gizzard in chinese We want to thank the entire community in the Newport area for your support, and we look forward to sharing exciting updates with everyone in the future.” , FILE PHOTO

Sweet Lady Jane: The West Hollywood institution founded by Jane Lockhart is known for its elegant party and wedding cakes. Chicken gizzard cooked She opened the Corona del Mar location in September 2015 because she said she had a lot of clients driving to her Los Angeles shops from coastal Orange County. Chicken liver gizzard recipe The bakery, on Pacific Coast Highway, also served breakfast and lunch. Best fried chicken gizzard recipe , FILE PHOTO

Here’s a roundup of restaurant and retail news from across Orange County. Simple chicken gizzard recipe Take a look at the slideshow for more details on each.

Taco Bell: Leave it to Taco Bell to launch a new buzz-worthy menu item, then rip it from the menu only a few weeks later. Chicken gizzard gravy The Naked Chicken Chalupa, on the menu since late January, is on its way out sometime in March, according to the Irvine-based chain.

Mare and Salerno in Laguna Beach: Mare Culinary Lounge by Alessandro Pirozzi has closed in Laguna Beach. Chicken gizzard protein An employee answering the phone at Mare said the restaurant, located at the Holiday Inn on S. Chicken gizzard chinese recipe Coast Highway, is open only for private events. Chicken gizzard cholesterol Last week, OpenTable said “Mare Culinary Lounge will no longer be part of the OpenTable network.”

Dunkin’ Donuts: The chain opened last week its newest location in Orange County at 18022 Brookhurst St. Chicken gizzard price in Fountain Valley.

BevMo!: The brand is opening its first store of 2017 in Anaheim Hills on March 9. Chicken gizzard plant The beverage superstore, at 5717 E. Chicken gizzard stuffing Santa Ana Canyon Road, took over the former location of Foxfire Restaurant near the entrance of the (91) Freeway at Imperial Highway.

Sweet Lady Jane: The Los Angeles bakery popular with the Hollywood elite, has shuttered its only Orange County outlet. Chicken gizzard fry indian recipe The Corona del Mar bakery closed Feb. Chicken gizzard anatomy 22.

Westminster Mall: The mall has extended its Saturday hours. Chicken gizzard marinade The mall will now stay open two hours later, until 9 p.m.

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