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  • Mexican Restaurant
    Little Onion
    Mexican Restaurant
    Welcome to
    The Little Onion Mexican Restaurant
    Authentic Mexican Food Located
    in Santa Ana, CA
  • Mexican Restaurant
    Little Onion
    Mexican Restaurant
    Welcome to
    The Little Onion Mexican Restaurant
    Authentic Mexican Food Located
    in Santa Ana, CA
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 Our Story

Our Story

Lorin "Lorenzo" left his small town of Oildale, California in 1958 at the age of 17 in order to set out after his entrepreneurial dreams. From humble beginnings working for a small wage of just five cents per hour picking strawberries, he eventually joined Cesar Chavez on his march of protest before ultimately finding his calling in the restaurant industry. Over the next seven years, Lorenzo would go on to work as a dishwasher, a prep cook, a line cook, and, eventually, as head chef. Still not satisfied, he also trained in the front of the house as a busboy, then a server, and was even promoted to management, soon specializing in coordinating large events and catering at a well-known Mexican restaurant. During this time, Lorenzo traveled extensively throughout Mexico, and ...
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