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May 28, 2004
Glori Fickling To savor the many faceted flavors of Caribbean cuisine augmented with the colorful atmosphere of that exotic land, an enticing adventure awaits right here in our own backyard. You have only to meet enchanting Eva Madray, who took over the Caribbean Kitchen on South Coast Highway two years ago, to discover one of the most fascinating dining destinations. Although the restaurant was initially conceived in 1995, receiving instant accolades, it has become even more remarkable since dynamic Eva took the helm.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz | March 5, 2010
Eva’s back in the kitchen, and the food is better than ever. As the owner of a small restaurant, you have to wear many hats. In her role as hostess, Eva Madray is one of the warmest and most charming women on the planet. In her role as executive chef, she develops the recipes, makes the sauces and desserts, and oversees the kitchen every night. She also drives around a good bit of Southern California in search of the freshest fish and hard-to-find island ingredients for Eva’s Caribbean Kitchen.
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By Barbara Diamond, coastlinepilot@latimes.com | August 5, 2010
The obliteration of a second story ocean view from a Mystic Hills home has the property owner and the city asking if energy conservation holds all the trumps. Unlike view obstructions from architectural elements, neighbors have no say in the installation of solar panels on rooftops, regardless of the effect on their property or lives. Under a state law, the installations are exempt from the usual design review required for building alterations and the City Council wants to know what can be done to make the installations less upsetting to neighbors.
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By Joanna Clay | February 23, 2012
The owner of Eva's Caribbean Kitchen said she hopes to have the restaurant open by March 2 after a structure fire damaged it Feb. 17. Eva Madray, who has owned the eatery at 31732 S. Coast Hwy. for 11 years, said crews have been hard at work following the fire, which was believed to have been ignited by a light fixture near combustible materials. Firefighters got to the scene shortly around 4:30 a.m. last Friday and both lanes of Coast Highway were shut down for a couple hours.
NEWS
November 22, 2002
HAPPENINGS In the groove Laguna's Roots Foundation pulls from reggae, world beat and Caribbean music to create its sound, heard around Southern California. B1 ALSO: Sherwood Kiraly remembers the worst purchases ever. B3 Three works of public art chosen for Treasure Island. B4 The fifth and last in the travel tales of Martha Marino. B10 CITYSCAPE Thankful gathering The community is invited to the annual Thanksgiving potluck in Bluebird Park.
ENTERTAINMENT
By ELLE HARROW | October 14, 2005
Every night is like a party at Eva's. You are welcomed with a hug and a radiant smile by the beautiful and charming hostess, which makes you feel that you are in for a good time. Choose between the patio, surrounded by trees and the sounds of a one-man steel drum band (on weekends) or in the high-ceilinged, brightly colored dining room festooned with charming Haitian tin cut-outs and vibrant ceramic faces. Now that you're comfortably seated in this cozy neighborhood eatery, the gracious Eva will offer to whip up one of her famous, potent libations.
NEWS
December 6, 2002
Dining Out From the magical mood created by dynamic principal Eva Madray to the sensational tastes and aromas coming from the cooking domain of chef Miguel Rivera, Eva's Caribbean Kitchen is a world apart. Though this is her initial venture into the hospitality scene, it is clear the tireless Eva has found her niche in life. So happy is her approach, almost every evening turns into a party of happy people enjoying the wonderfully warm camaraderie she inspires.
NEWS
February 13, 2004
Keturakis- Clermont Emilie Keturakis and Roger Clermont exchanged wedding vows on July 18 at Wood's Cove Beach in Laguna Beach. The bride's parents are Kim and Cassandra Keturakis of Laguna Beach. The groom is the son of Roger R. Clermont of Nottingham, NH and Charlene Takesian of Pelham, NH. The bride is a third-year law student at Lewis and Clark Law School. The groom is self employed as a computer consultant. The maid of honor was Kerrie Ciano, the best man was Steven Clermont.
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By Joanna Clay | February 23, 2012
The owner of Eva's Caribbean Kitchen said she hopes to have the restaurant open by March 2 after a structure fire damaged it Feb. 17. Eva Madray, who has owned the eatery at 31732 S. Coast Hwy. for 11 years, said crews have been hard at work following the fire, which was believed to have been ignited by a light fixture near combustible materials. Firefighters got to the scene shortly around 4:30 a.m. last Friday and both lanes of Coast Highway were shut down for a couple hours.
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By Barbara Diamond, coastlinepilot@latimes.com | August 5, 2010
The obliteration of a second story ocean view from a Mystic Hills home has the property owner and the city asking if energy conservation holds all the trumps. Unlike view obstructions from architectural elements, neighbors have no say in the installation of solar panels on rooftops, regardless of the effect on their property or lives. Under a state law, the installations are exempt from the usual design review required for building alterations and the City Council wants to know what can be done to make the installations less upsetting to neighbors.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz | March 5, 2010
Eva’s back in the kitchen, and the food is better than ever. As the owner of a small restaurant, you have to wear many hats. In her role as hostess, Eva Madray is one of the warmest and most charming women on the planet. In her role as executive chef, she develops the recipes, makes the sauces and desserts, and oversees the kitchen every night. She also drives around a good bit of Southern California in search of the freshest fish and hard-to-find island ingredients for Eva’s Caribbean Kitchen.
NEWS
May 28, 2004
Glori Fickling To savor the many faceted flavors of Caribbean cuisine augmented with the colorful atmosphere of that exotic land, an enticing adventure awaits right here in our own backyard. You have only to meet enchanting Eva Madray, who took over the Caribbean Kitchen on South Coast Highway two years ago, to discover one of the most fascinating dining destinations. Although the restaurant was initially conceived in 1995, receiving instant accolades, it has become even more remarkable since dynamic Eva took the helm.
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