Press

December 2017

Orange County Restaurateur Jeff Chon’s Newest Restaurant is Must-Try Cuisine

2017-12-19T19:02:28+00:00

Oak & Coal is Bringing the Art of Yakitori Dining to East Costa Mesa Written By: Kelli WithanEye Oak & Coal Photographed By: Krizia Loechle The tradition of yakitori involves skewering meat with a kushi, a type of skewer typically made of steel or bamboo and grilling it over a charcoal fire and seasoning it with [...]

Orange County Restaurateur Jeff Chon’s Newest Restaurant is Must-Try Cuisine 2017-12-19T19:02:28+00:00

August 2017

OC Register Review: Yakitori grill brings fire and charm to Costa Mesa

2017-09-29T16:07:33+00:00

By BRAD A. JOHNSON | bajohnson@scng.com | Orange County Register August 17, 2017 at 6:00 am Costa Mesa’s Eastside keeps reaffirming its standing as the epicenter of Japanese food in Orange County. The latest evidence is Oak & Coal, a new yakitori spot from restaurateurs Jeff Chon and Christian Fernandez, the guys behind popular drinking [...]

OC Register Review: Yakitori grill brings fire and charm to Costa Mesa 2017-09-29T16:07:33+00:00

June 2017

Daily Pilot: 2 restaurateurs put plenty on the menu with 3 eateries at Costa Mesa center

2017-09-29T16:06:57+00:00

June 8, 2017 | By Susan Hoffman | Daily Pilot Jeff Chon and Christian Fernandez are becoming the food stars of Costa Mesa’s 17th Street promenade. By the end of the summer, they will own three eating establishments in the strip center at 333 E. 17th. The partners’ second restaurant there, Oak & Coal, opened [...]

Daily Pilot: 2 restaurateurs put plenty on the menu with 3 eateries at Costa Mesa center 2017-09-29T16:06:57+00:00

May 2017

New Japanese Style Yakitori and Craft Beer Restaurant to Open in Eastside Costa Mesa’s 17th Street Retail Strip

2017-05-15T14:54:11+00:00

May 15, 2017 - Costa Mesa, CA - Oak & Coal has announced it will be opening its first store on the busy retail strip of East 17th street in Costa Mesa.  Oak & Coal will feature “Yakitori” or Japanese skewers of organic, free range poultry, wagyu beef, free range pork, and fresh vegetables cooked [...]

New Japanese Style Yakitori and Craft Beer Restaurant to Open in Eastside Costa Mesa’s 17th Street Retail Strip 2017-05-15T14:54:11+00:00