Writer Anne Marie Panorigan primarily covers restaurant chefs in her On the Line segment in OC Weekly. However, The Butchery’s specialty concept caught her attention. Last week, she had the chance to grill co-owner Brian Smith on everything from stereotypes in the meat industry to the hardest lessons he’s learned in this business. 

Click HERE to read the full interview! 

Anne Marie was also able to stop by our Crystal Cove location during the soft opening and had a chance to chat with our team and explore the store. Read about what she found HERE so you are well-acquainted when you stop by for yourself!