That was evident Tuesday night, as diners such as Stafford – clad in khaki shorts, an Oxford shirt and a Crevier BMW cap – admired Blue Coral's high-back booth seats, iridescent-blue mosaic tiles and teak floors. The Fleming's regular said he plans to cruise among Roy's, Fleming's and Blue Coral on a weekly basis.Um. No. Newport beach is all about the Crab Cooker, the Villa Nova, Dad's Donuts, the Blue Beet, and Original Pizza. Among others. There's an actual town here and we don't need any more chain restaurants for the guys in polo shirts and pressed khaki shorts and pressed executive hair.
"This is what Newport Beach is all about," Stafford said.
I bet he has a Duffy electric boat, too. Snark. :D
The full article is interesting, especially in the detail that America's shitty chain restaurants are getting their profits ground to bits by high energy costs.