Costa Mesa, Calif.
— The chef at Costa Mesa’s new Mexican steak house has offered his menu options to diners after ordering the menu was pulled from the restaurant’s website due to a copyright dispute.
The restaurant, which opened last week, offered a menu of options to go along with the steakhouse’s $35 menu.
The restaurant’s menu is available on Amazon.com, but customers will have to contact the chef to have the menu removed.
The chef says the menu has not been available on the Costa Mesa website since March 11.
The Costa Mesa Restaurant & Wine Bar (CRW) has had several legal battles over the years.
The most recent came after CRW opened in October, and the chef sued CRW, citing copyright infringement.
The chefs website was pulled on March 12 after a copyright claim.
The chef says he’s working on a new menu that will be available on Wednesday.
He says he has no comment on the lawsuit.
The owner of Costa Mesa Restaurants said the restaurant has received several complaints regarding the menu, but she’s not aware of any violations of copyright law.
The owners website says it is available at Amazon.
The menu is currently unavailable on Amazon and other retailers.CRW says that the menu’s copyright infringement was a result of a disagreement over copyright ownership, but has not identified who is behind the dispute.CRWA has been a legal partner in CRW since 1997, and CRW is the parent company of Costa Nova.CRWF says the copyright claim is an attempt to block the new restaurant from opening.
CRW said it has “no comment” on the matter.CRWM has also received numerous complaints about the new menu.CRWC has been the restaurant group’s largest tenant in Costa Mesa since it opened in 2012.CRWT, which has operated the restaurant since its inception, has about 50 employees and three locations in California, New Jersey and New York.