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Best Specialty Kitchen Stores In OC

March 11, 2014 6:00 AM

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The kitchen is the most frequently visited place in the home, and yet the most overlooked place when it comes to shopping for home goods. If you’ve searched far and wide in Orange County and have concluded that either most places are out of stock or carry a limited supply of kitchen-based items, then you haven’t visited these places. For kitchen buffs in Orange County that need a reliable spot to gather their kitchen essentials, you can visit these best specialty kitchen stores in OC.
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Fleur De Lys
369 E. 17th St., #14
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 548-0810

Fleur De Lys describes itself as your “neighborhood general store” and it features a hand-picked selection of great treasures including kitchen accessories, gourmet foods, table top goods, and much more. The boutique is also known for great gift items for the kitchen and bath. With a multitude of wonderful kitchen supplies such as cookbooks, dishes, measuring cups, aprons and more, it’s no wonder that Fleur De Lys is one of Orange County’s best specialty kitchen stores.

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Prep Kitchen Essentials
12207 Seal Beach Blvd.
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 430-1217

For kitchen essentials worthy of a loyal foodie, Prep Kitchen Essentials is a top spot in Orange County. Located in Seal Beach, Prep Essentials is not only one of Orange County’s top kitchen retail stores, it’s also among Orange County’s best cooking schools. At this multi-functional establishment, those interested in learning the ins and outs of preparing delicious new meals and brushing up on tasty recipes can come in and a get a taste of the many cooking classes offered. As part of its cooking school, it offers private cooking lessons with top professional chefs as well as cooking classes, and a camp for kids.

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Far Below Retail
1414 E. Wilshire Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 569-0690

Located in Santa Ana, Far Below Retail is a multipurpose home furnishing store that sells items for each area of the home, including kitchen and bath. Far Below offers a variety of basic kitchen necessities, such as cookware and dinnerware, all at an affordable cost. It also offers the latest in kitchen decor, such as premium kitchen cabinets and polished kitchen countertops. Due to the high volume of quality home goods at solid prices, there is often a large number of shoppers at Far Below, so make sure to come early to get a good view of the picking.

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Anaheim Restaurant Supplies
1829 W. Lincoln Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 635-5300

For the diehard foodie who fancies the thought of turning their kitchen space into a mini dining escape, Anaheim Restaurant Supplies is at your service. This store caters to customers looking for unique kitchen wares that you would most likely find at a five-star restaurant. This kitchen specialty store sells a variety of products such as kitchen tools, bakeware, bar supplies, steam table pans, Asian tools and cutlery.

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203 W. Center St. Promenade
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 808-0974

HOME ECO:NOMICS is a trendy and neat little spot in Anaheim for those setting out to find a range of unique kitchen accents. This shop sells standard and one-of-a-kind kitchenware such as dishes, mugs, cookie jars, wooden spoons and other kitchen utensils. You can polish up your kitchen and add a spark of contemporary flair with the awesome finds laying around at HOME ECO:NOMICS.

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Barbara Akowuah is a freelance journalist based in Southern California. As a fashion examiner who is privy to style, Barbara loves to write about fashion and how it relates to the Los Angeles scene. Barbara loves to dish out the latest trends, style tips, and inside scoop. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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