Mangi Con Amore first made its mark at farmer’s markets, where their pastas and sauces quickly became cult items among OC’s foodie set. And while the vibrancy of a farmer’s market (which they still do—Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach on Saturday, and Laguna Niguel and San Clemente on Sunday) allowed the owners to be as effusive and generous with their freebies as possible, they were destined for the confines of a chummy restaurant, even if their storefront is stuck in a sea of sports therapists and other small businesses. Doesn’t matter: the crowds come, whether it’s families, office drones or people from across South County looking for Italian favorites tweaked with fabulous results.
Mangi Con Amore looks, feels and sounds as though it's an imposter. A checkercloth-style Italian restaurant in Laguna Niguel. Owner Stella Jahandin has a husky voice straight out of a wedding scene in a Fellini film. Dino and other... More »
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