Avila’s Guava Margarita

Guava Margarita our Drink of the Week from Avila’s Santa Ana

Now that Cinco de Drinko is over, let’s celebrate a real raza victory: 2016 is the 50th anniversary of Avila’s El Ranchito, OC’s own Mexican-restaurant chain. It might’ve started in Huntington Park, but the other 10 locations are in la naranja, and the…
Newport beach El Ranchito

OC Metro: Avila’s El Ranchito dishes out strong family traditions

The restaurant business runs in Maribel Avila’s blood. Her first unofficial job at her family’s restaurant, Avila’s El Ranchito, came at age 4, when she handed menus to customers. In high school, she became a hostess. Now the 27-year-old manages…