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Alessandro Pirozzi, executive chef and owner of Alessa, creates octopus “carpaccio”. It’s a fascinating process, involving an empty pop container, braised octopus and Pirozzi’s Italian charm. When chilled and thinly sliced, the “carpaccio” looks like a stained-glass window on a plate.
The Brew Ha Ha Productions team and the OC Fair are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Roundup opening weekend of the OC Fair July 15-17. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy unlimited tastes of more than 80 craft beers with a wide selection of styles ranging from Pale Ales, IPA's, Stouts, Saisons, Hefeweizens and many more. The 3rd Annual Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Roundup has moved to a new location next to the Pacific Amphitheatre, offering more space and a scenic view for craft beer enthusiasts.
With the addition of a new Friday evening session, guests will have their choice of 4 tasting sessions from some of the best breweries in the country. General admission guests will receive 3 hours of unlimited tastings and a commemorative festival glass along with music, games…Continue
Just in time for National Hamburger Day, May 28th, CUCINA enoteca’s burger is the epitome of their California-inspired Italian kitchen. Combining a creamy fiscalini cheddar cheese, butter leaf lettuce, ripe tomatoes, honey mustard aioli, and served alongside truffle fries. Add short rib rage on top and the CUCINA burger offers the best of both worlds in every bite.
CUCINA enoteca locations:
532 Spectrum Center Drive,
Irvine CA 92618
Newport Beach -
951 Newport Center Drive,
Newport Beach CA 92660
The Golden Chef Series is in its fifth year showcasing great chefs in Orange County. This year’s Golden Chef Series presented by Fisher & Paykel and DCS takes place at the Irvine Spectrum in Big Wheel Court. Chefs will demonstrate how to prepare their signature dishes.
Filled with bold flavors and packed with deliciously satisfying ingredients, Wendy’s new Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad makes eating better…better. The new Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad features a delicious blend of ingredients like feta, quinoa, fire-roasted vegetables and sundried tomatoes—this is a salad experience you are going to love. Every Wendy’s salad starts with a foundation of fresh lettuce that we hand chop every day in every restaurant. For the Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad, we add fresh red onions and grape tomatoes, along with marinated, freshly grilled chicken and crumbled feta. A savory sundried tomato grain blend makes this salad stand out with quinoa, chick peas, white beans, fire-roasted vegetables and sundried tomatoes. It’s all topped with a drizzle of creamy…Continue
National Hamburger Day is Saturday, May 28 but you can celebrate all month long at Eureka! Eureka!'s menu includes the Fresno Fig Burger with fig marmalade, goat cheese, bacon, spicy porter mustard, arugula, tomato and onion; the Jalapeño Egg Burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, pickled jalapeños, a fried egg, and chipotle sauce; try something new with the Bison Burger featuring smoked mozzarella, charbroiled tri peppers, grilled onions, and a housemade jalapeño bacon jam; or get fancy with the limited availability Bone Marrow Burger including bone marrow porcini butter, charbroiled onion, roasted tomato, and mustard aioli.
Enjoy the classics with the Original Eureka! Burger with smoked gouda, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, and 1000 island dressing; go for a healthier option with…Continue
May 14th, The Queen Mary welcome's back the annual West Coast BBQ Classic for the fifth time. The WCBC will feature BBQ styles from across the country including slow-cooked hickory barbeque from Texas and southern Memphis-style barbeque. This family fun festival features delicious BBQ tastings, live music, backyard games, kids' country, a merchant market and an awards ceremony for our victors. Live entertainment will be provided by the country sensations Scotty Mac Band and Blontourage. Children are invited to Kids Country offering games, a bounce house, face painters and potato sack races just for little BBQ fans.
The competition is an official California-State-Certified, KCBS-Sanctioned, BBQ Championship and will bring Southern California’s most accomplished Champion Pitmasters…Continue
In honor of its fifth anniversary, Mama’s on 39 will be selling Thrifty Ice Cream scoops for only 5 cents on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The promotion will be held all day at the restaurant, which is located at 21022 Beach Boulevard in the city of Huntington Beach.
Established in 2011, Mama’s on 39 has developed a reputation for serving both classic comfort cooking, as well as its community. Evolving into a local family favorite for all ages, Mama’s on 39 not only offers a cozy ambiance, with unique menu selections and daily specials, but allows worthwhile groups and organizations to use them as a resource for fundraising purposes and…