Karmuh Kitchen Is Officially Open in Rancho Santa Margarita

Karmuh Kitchen brings health-focused delicious food to Rancho Santa Margarita.

Karmuh Kitchen brings health-focused deliciousness to Rancho Santa Margarita.

This is an unbiased review of Karmuh Kitchen. However, I admit that it will seem completely biased. That is because my oldest son is a cook at Karmuh Kitchen.

Ok, maybe my Karmuh Kitchen review is a little biased. It is completely honest, that is for sure. It is also not a sponsored post. I am writing this because I want to tell you about a new restaurant. Additionally, I  want to give a special shout-out to some people who have been really fab in my son’s life.

So now, we all know where I am coming from let’s get to what you really want to know.

Karmuh Kitchen was founded by Ryan Husband, along with his dietitian wife, Molly. 

They believe that you get out of life what you put into it.

As you can imagine the Husband’s are focused on eating healthily. They are also keen on the idea of creating local restaurants with reasonable prices and a healthy twist. From this idea, Karmuh Kitchen was born

Executive Chef Justin Lansdell is the mastermind behind the menu and he certainly does have an eye for detail.

karmuh Kitchen Executive Chef Justin Lansdell
Picture courtesy of Karmuh Kitchen.

Is the food good? Of course!

Yes, totally biased answer.

Seriously! Young Mr. Ho is prepping and cooking the super delicious creations of Chef Justin.


To give you an idea on pricing I made a comparison to True Food Kitchen. I felt that this was a good comparison. This is despite the fact that Karmuh Kitchen is a more casual dining experience. However, the food quality is comparable. Of course, in the end, we all want delicious food at reasonable prices.

True Food Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Salmon is $20. The Seared Ahi Tuna Salad at Karmuh Kitchen is $14.95.

Everyone that I bring to the restaurant is super impressed.

The food is truly yummy. Additionally, it is very nice to eat at a restaurant where there are happy employees.



Karmuh Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

There is something for everyone including vegan, vegetarian and the all-out meat eater.

@karmuhkitchen has 2 #fathersday specials and oh boy was the hubby happy with his choice. @chefjustinlansdell outdid himself with the #housemade #pulledporksandwich #fathersdayspecial which includes #applewoodsmoked #bacon, a generous serving of pulled #pork, housemade bacon jam, and pickled jalapeño. If you are looking for delicious food to make #daddy happy this Father’s Day then here is the place. PS we also had #oatmeal pancakes with fresh #fruitcompote and #poachedeggs plus a #breakfastsandwich and #kombucha. Happy Fathers Day to all the great #daddies out there. . . . . . #eeeats #eeeeeats #eatthis #healthybreakfast #lunchtime #foodie #foodpic #foodporn #foodgasm #ocfoodie #ocblogger #ocfoodies #nomnomnom #karmuhkitchen #cleaneats #cleaneating

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About those special shout outs.

Yup, definitely the mom writing this review. However, you have to admit it does give a unique perspective.

Executive Chef Justin has taken Young Mr. Ho’s cooking passion to a whole new level.  Plus I absolutely love that Justin and Ryan allow, and encourage, him to get creative in the kitchen.

Swing on by and try the delicious eats.  Sit at the counter and watch the action.

Are you ready to go and eat?

This post really made me very hungry.

Author: Dr. Elise Cohen Ho
With over 25 years of experience, Elise Cohen Ho, PhD, HHP, NC, MH is an expert in natural health (mental, physical and emotional), support of the family unit and support of the individual. As a Natural Health & Lifestyle Therapist, Amazon International Bestselling Author and Motivational Speaker, she wants every person to understand that they bring incredible POWER to the world with their amazing and unique gifts. Elise is available as a freelance writer, public speaker and for private consultation. Please email elise@elisecohenho.com to set up a FREE consultation today.


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