CUCINA enoteca Irvine
Irvine’s CUCINA enoteca is the second addition to Urban Kitchen Group. The modern Italian kitchen-meets-charming bohemian eatery is one of Orange County’s only retail wine shop and restaurant-in-one concepts. Irvine was also the catalyst to the beginning of Urban Kitchen Shop: after yielding countless requests from local patrons wanting to know where she procured her eclectic array of vintage finds, The restaurant includes a 6,700-square-foot dining room and two oversized patios totaling 2,700 square feet for outdoor dining, a retail wine shop, bar, community seating and unmatched design and ambiance. Chef de Cuisine Tony Trujillo mans the heart of this house, infusing fresh local and seasonal product into every exceptional dish. CUCINA enoteca is situated on the northwest side of the Irvine Spectrum Center, just across from the Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21. The venue offers 250 competitively priced wines for sale on the sky high, gallery-style shelves of their expansive wine shop; guests can enjoy varietals during service or purchase to-go.