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Irvine Restaurant Week: High End Dining Bargains 

Having a champagne palate and a Budweiser budget can put a crimp in my dining experiences, so I love when restaurant weeks are in play. I get to dine like a queen and experience some of OC's finest restaurant cuisine for a fraction of the cost. Did I say I love Restaurant Week? Yes I did!

More than 30 Irvine restaurants are celebrating Irvine Restaurant Week, which is going on right now, so I'm hitting as many as possible to sample the best cuisine in Orange County. Here are two of my favorites so far: