RELEASE: Filomena’s Italian Kitchen & Market — Local Restaurant Spotlight

For immediate release:

COSTA MESA Filomena’s Italian Kitchen & Market has been honored as the Local Restaurant Spotlight for October for Assembly District 74. This Costa Mesa-based eatery is has been ranked the #1 restaurant in Costa Mesa by Trip Advisor and is known for its traditional and delicious Italian Cuisine.

“It was such a joy to visit Filomena’s Italian Kitchen & Market and recognize this award-winning restaurant as our October Local Restaurant Spotlight,” said Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach). “With a rich Italian heritage, Chef Linda shares the traditions and techniques of her grandmother’s cooking with her guests.”

On October 22, 2021, Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris presented a resolution in recognition of Filomena’s Italian Kitchen & Market and its hardworking owners and employees, including:

  • Linda Johnsen, Chef and Owner
  • Santiago Castaneda, Sous Chef
  • Carlos Roman Salazar, Incoming Co-Owner
  • Sergio Roman Salazar, Incoming Co-Owner
  • Alex F. Garza, Manager