Your Guide to All Things Pumpkin Spice in Newport Beach
This week we’re talking all things pumpkin spice and everything nice! Newport Beach’s best restaurants have curated menus chock-full of fall goodness, so we set out to try these dishes for ourselves. From pumpkin muffins for breakfast to pumpkin pasta for dinner, we’ve rounded up our favorite pumpkin spice-flavored treats to snack on this season. No tricks, all treats!
Order at: Alta Coffee
We all love a PSL, but skip the Starbucks line this season and support your local coffee shop! Alta Coffee is whipping up pumpkin chai lattes this fall that are heaven in a cup. Make it dirty with a shot of espresso, or make it flirty with a dollop of home made whipped cream! Nothing beats a foggy fall morning at Alta Coffee.
Fall Pesto Pasta
Order at: True Food Kitchen
While Fashion Island’s True Food Kitchen is prized for its healthy and fresh approach to dining, it still offers a wide selection of comfort food. The Fall Pesto Pasta is tossed in their home made cilantro pumpkin pesto sauce, offering a healthy twist on a comforting classic. Pair this seasonal dish with their Apple Lemonade crafted with fresh lemon and apple juice, hints of fall spices and a touch of tartness.
Order at: Rye Goods
Semi-new to the Newport Beach neighborhood, Rye Goods at Lido Marina Village is an organic bakery and deli specializing in seasonal eats. They use freshly milled grains and wild yeast to create a swoon-worthy selection of baked goods. This season, you’ll find everything from butternut squash potato soup to apple cider loaves and pumpkin muffins filled with chocolate and pepita seeds!
Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts
Order at: Great Maple
Before a little fall shopping at Fashion Island, sit down to a hearty meal at Great Maple and try their all-new pumpkin spice doughnuts. These ooey, gooey pastries are glazed to perfection and come in threes. Order to share or savor the sweetness all to yourself. And if you’re feeling boozy, they also have a Lady in Pink cocktail this October that supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Order at: Rendez Vous French Bakery and Cafe
Get in the Halloween spirit this fall at Corona del Mar’s Rendez Vous French Bakery and Cafe! This Paris-inspired restaurant is stirring up all the fall feels with its pumpkin beignets, which come glazed in an orange and black spider web design. Order a box of them to-go, and be sure to pair them with one of Rendez Vous’s seasonal pumpkin spice lattes.
Written By: Kaylin Waizinger