Gabe Barker

Gabe Barker is the owner and chef at Pizzeria Mercato, and is carrying on a family tradition running a local restaurant that caters so well to people looking for a home-cooked Italian meal.

On this week’s edition of “This is Tourism,” hang out with Ron Stutts as he talks about local favorite restaurant Pizzeria Mercato! Ron is an especially big fan of the marinated beets, the meatballs, the gelato — the list goes on and on, and you can hear him talk about the restaurant, the food, the service and more below.


This weekly segment uncovers the local impact the tourism industry has on our community, told through the stories of the people who make tourism flourish in Orange County. Listen during the Ron Stutts Show every Thursday at 8:40 for a new “This is Tourism” live interview!