CEO Jed Sanford and Chef/COO Tin Vuong of Blackhouse Hospitality debut their flagship O.C.-based dining destination, Bluegold, in addition to their first restaurant-within-a-restaurant concept, LSXO, both situated at Pacific City in Huntington Beach, CA.
As the group’s ninth project in less than five years, the 8,800 square foot space is Blackhouse’s largest multi-dimensional dining concept to date. A modern interpretation of the classic California coastal eatery, Bluegold invites guests to relax and take in the sunset from one of 235 seats offering unobstructed views of the Pacific.
Bluegold’s ‘New American’ menu incorporates European/Mediterranean roots and integrates new and old world cooking elements and techniques—think raw bar, steam kettle counter, and brick oven. Lunch/dinner highlights include lamb rack frites, sea urchin risotto and A5 Miyazaki Striploin. Brunch/breakfast items include shakshouka and granola French toast among others.
Behind an unmarked door adjacent to the wine room, guests are transported to the 28-seat restaurant-within-a-restaurant, LSXO. LSXO is pays homage to the culture, heritage, and lineage of Vietnam with a refined expat feel. Menu highlights include Foie gras and pho spiced oxtail torchon, octopus terrine and bo ne’ Saigon steak & eggs.
Bluegold and LXSO are located on the top level of Pacific City at 21010 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Bluegold is open Monday-Sunday for breakfast, lunch, “in between,” and dinner from 9 a.m. – close. LSXO is open Friday – Sunday for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner 9 a.m. – close. For more information please call (714) 374-0038 or visit dinebluegold.com.
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