Southern California June 12, 2016
These 7 Secret Restaurants In Southern California Are Unforgettable
Pssst! Do you want in on a little secret? There are hidden restaurants (aka supper clubs) and secret pop-up dining experiences here in Southern California that only a select few know about. If you want the inside scoop on these secret gems, keep reading, as I’ll share where to find these magnificent dining experiences and tell you how to get on the super-secret insider’s list. Ready for a delicious adventure and a scrumptious feast?
1. Hidden Dinner -- Orange County
A new and creative menu housed in a unique location each time adds to the intrigue of this popular foodie experience in Orange County. You can only find out about these super-secret dinners via email blast, so head to
and get your name on the list.
2. Cellar Door -- San Diego
Hosted in different locations throughout San Diego, often someone's home, this dinner event is a great way to have an intimate restaurant experience in a setting that feels more like a dinner party. Check out
to get on the email list so you can hear about Cellar Door's upcoming dining events in San Diego.
3. Le Diner en Blanc - Los Angeles
It's a stretch to call this a restaurant, but I've added Le Diner en Blanc to the list as it's a notable annual secret dining event that involves an epic night of gourmet dining in a unique location in Los Angeles and other cities nationwide. The location isn't revealed until the night of the event, which adds even more adventure to the night. People show up decked out in fancy white outfits and gather at communal tables to eat, drink and be merry. To get on the list, or to buy a ticket for the next event, head to
4. Black Label Table - San Diego
Black Label Table is one of the first underground supper clubs in San Diego to offer a unique dining experience where strangers gather around the table to enjoy a gourmet feast in unique locations throughout the city. Get notified of upcoming dinners by signing up on the email list
. Or check them out on Facebook at
Black Label Table
5. Chicks with Knives -- Los Angeles
With a name like Chicks with Knives, it's no wonder this supper club is getting so much attention. This collective of female chefs host pop-up dinners and unique invitation-only culinary events that take the restaurant experience to new heights. How do you get an invite? Get on the mailing list! You can do that by reaching out to
Although roomforty is best known for its high-end catering events, on occasion it opens its doors to the public for a sit-down tasting event. It's a unique fine dining experience with a tasty curated menu that elevates the classic restaurant experience to a one-of- a kind evening. Check out upcoming dates on
This gourmet secret dining experience is a hot ticket in Los Angeles. To grab a spot at the table, you need to get on the mailing list
at their website
as invites are only sent through email. Once you're on the list, be prepared for a long wait - maybe even several months - just to get an invitation. If you're lucky enough to snag a spot, I promise the creative and mouth watering cuisine will be worth the wait.
Have you been to any of these places before? These secret SoCal dining experiences are all extraordinary, so be sure to check them out. Are there any other pop-up restaurants or underground supper clubs in Southern California that you’d like to see on the list?