Mix Mix Kitchen Bar was just named “Best New Restaurant” at the 2017 Golden Foodie Awards, and now Mix Mix Kitchen Bar is celebrating their 1st Anniversary. Chef Pangilinan’s critically acclaimed global dining concept in Downtown Santa Ana will celebrate a successful first year with a celebratory anniversary party on Friday, December 1st at 7:30 p.m.
During the month of November, Chef Pangilinan is offering a celebratory 1-year anniversary menu. The 4-course menu, regularly priced at $45, will be offered at $40 and will allow guests to choose one dish from each section of the menu which now includes new seasonal offerings like hand-rolled Shrimp Lumpia with grilled pineapple and tomato salad, Crispy Duck Leg with butternut squash ravioli and pomegranate arils, and the Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Tart with spiced chantilly.
Mix Mix Kitchen Bar will celebrate their 1 year anniversary party on Friday, December 1st at 7:30 p.m. Priced at $85, guests are invited to join Chef Pangilinan and the Mix Mix Kitchen Bar team with a welcome cocktail, whole roasted lechon, and signature hors d’oeuvres before they’re seated for a celebratory 5-course dinner and champagne toast. Only 40 seats will be sold and guests must make reservations in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
“When it comes to owning a restaurant, there’s no such thing as smooth sailing. That being said, it seems as though we’ve had something to celebrate since the day we first opened our doors,” comments Chef Ross Pangilinan who received a nomination for Chef of the Year at last month’s 2017 Golden Foodie Awards. “I am honored by the support of the Orange County community, grateful for the dedication of my team, and could not be more excited to see what new celebrations year 2 will bring.”
Chef Pangilinan’s new seasonal dishes include:
Spicy Salmon Tostada - avocado, seaweed, sesame oil, ginger, radish
Hamachi Crudo - yuzu kosho dressing, avocado shishito pepper, candied kumquat, pork crackling
Shrimp Lumpia - grilled pineapple and tomato salad, spicy aioli
Arugula Salad - radicchio, blue cheese, dried apricots, apples, walnut vinaigrette
Hangar Steak - purple potato espuma, french beans, mushrooms, Szechuan peppercorn sauce
Crispy Duck Leg - butternut squash ravioli, parmesan, brown butter, kale, cider duck jus, pomegranate
Pork Ribeye - mushroom risotto, grilled pear, red wine jus
Market Fish - autumn vegetables, fingerling potato, dates, grapes, capers
Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Tart - pecans, spiced chantilly
TWT Burger* - truffle aioli, peppercorn sauce, mushrooms, cheese espuma, arugula, brioche
*only available Tuesday - Thursday
Mix Mix Kitchen Bar is located at 300 N. Main St. in the heart of Downtown Santa Ana. The critically acclaimed restaurant is open Tuesday - Thursday from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Brunch is offered every Sunday from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, please visit www.mixmixkitchenbar.com