Growing up in the San Gabriel Valley, Chef Tin developed an affinity for worldwide flavors at an early age. Tin graduated from UCLA with a degree in Economics, and after dabbling in finance and an array of other industries, he traded excel sheets for baking sheets and enrolled in the California Academy of Culinary Arts. His culinary career has taken him around the world, which has allowed him to curate truly unique and globally inspired menus at each of the Blackhouse concepts.
Bluegold celebrates Southern California’s land, from citrus groves to the rocky coast, with a renewal of the coastal California eatery (Bluegold’s name was inspired by the point where the sunset hits the ocean on the horizon). With Bluegold, the Blackhouse team seeks to take farm-to-table back to its roots; to a time where leisure met cuisine and culture was drawn from the earth and sea. From fresh oysters in the steam kettle to a savory steak grilled over charcoal, Bluegold reimagines the seaside dining experience.
21016 Pacific Coast Highway Ste D200
Huntington Beach, CA 92648 | 424.398.0237
Hours: Monday-Sunday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Behind an unmarked door adjacent to the wine room, guests are transported to District 1 (China Town) in Saigon via Blackhouse’s 28-seat restaurant-within-a-restaurant, LSXO. A spinoff of the Little Sister brand (Manhattan Beach and Downtown Angeles), LSXO is a love letter to the culture, heritage, and lineage of Vietnam (Vuong’s relatives hail from the region). While Little Sister is known for its French Vietnamese menu, LSXO follows the same Southeast Asian inspiration with a more refined, expat feel.