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Ice cream sandwich brand CREAM, which stands for “Cookies Rule Everything Around Me,” announced that it will donate 20 percent of proceeds from all sales at participating locations in Northern and Southern California, Las Vegas and South Florida from Monday, October 16 through Wednesday, October 18. Donations will benefit various charitable organizations that are spearheading recovery efforts related to recent tragedies affecting each region.
In Northern California, Orange County and South Florida, CREAM will donate proceeds to Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund, American Red Cross and Bridge to Hope, respectively, which support those injured or displaced by wildfires raging across California and those impacted by Hurricane Irma. Along with CREAM stores…Continue
Brew Ha Ha Productions, proudly presents the 6th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival at the Anaheim Phoenix Club on Saturday, December 9 from 12-4 p.m. The Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival is the largest Holiday Craft Beer Festival in Southern California and has been deemed the unofficial OC Brewers’ Holiday Party. This year’s event will feature an incredible line-up of over 90 sought after craft beers from the finest breweries in Southern California and beyond. Attendees will enjoy music, dancing, games, a killer cigar bar, and awesome food to purchase in a fun, festive atmosphere.
Back by popular demand, the annual Brewery Merchandise Expo returns offering guests a one-stop shopping experience. Take photos with Santa and test your skills with the Brew Ho Ho’s illustrious interactive games. Enjoy…Continue
To show their gratitude to all the tireless first responders, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, a national restaurant chain that creates authentic, inventive Italian dishes, will offer a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée to those who have helped so many of America’s communities recently. First Responders are invited to visit and enjoy their complimentary Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti starting today, Tuesday, Oct. 10 through Tuesday, Oct. 31, at any of its 93 locations in the United States.
First responders including police officers, firefighters, EMTs, paramedics and all hospital medical staff members need only to show their credentials when dining-in during normal restaurant hours to receive a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti…
FIRST COURSE | Choice of Two
GRILLED LOCAL SARDINES Parsley-Frisée Salad, Raisin Sherry Vinaigrette
HONG KONG STYLE “SALT & PEPPER” Shrimp, Calamari, Chilies, Cabbage, Cilantro
VITELLO TONNATO Sliced Veal Tongue, Capers, Lemons, Tuna Sauce
GOOSHT KOOBIDEH Lamb, Potatoes, Garbanzo Beans, Sabzi Salad, Flat Bread
CRISPY GOAT CHEESE SALAD Candied Pecans, Mizuna, Watercress, Pomegranate Dressing
MAIN COURSE | Choice of Two
For the 5th year, The Deck on Laguna Beach and Driftwood Kitchen will host "Sip & Shuck" to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County. The event will give guests the unique opportunity to experience a variety of hand-shucked oysters, champagne, sparkling wines and more from around the world, all while enjoying panoramic ocean views at the oceanfront restaurants. Executive Chef Rainer Schwarz and his team will also prepare delicious tastes from The Deck, Driftwood Kitchen, and Hendrix. The event will include beverages from Casamigos Tequila, Laguna Beach Beer Company, Nolet’s, Veuve Clicquot, Bianchi Winery, Kendall Jackson, Tito’s Vodka, Reyka Vodka, Piper Sonoma, Cote de Roses, Nicholas Freuillate, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Ketel One, Sailor Jerry, Lavazza Coffee, Volvic…Continue
Saturday, October 14th, foodies and art lovers are invited to Bistango Restaurant Gallery to join in the celebration marking a culinary arts landmark. Bistango is throwing a well-deserved party for yet another of its distinguishing characteristics: rotating museum quality art exhibits. The culinary and artistic achievements are well-earned landmarks.
The 138th Bistango Art Exhibit is curated by Antoinette Sullivan, who has worked with founder John Ghoukassian since the very first collection of artists were assembled in 1987. This alone stands out in the art world, as the works of more than 2,200 artists from around the entire globe have graced the walls of Bistango. Among these are masters, established artists, as well as mid-career and emerging, from Orange County, throughout California,…Continue
3800 Plaza Drive, (South Coast Plaza Village)
Friday, October 20th - 6:30pm: Cooking Class Enjoy a wonderful evening at Antonello Ristorante with Antonio Cagnolo and his wife Fiorella as they demonstrate how to make some of Antonello Ristorante's most popular dishes! Includes a delicious four course meal featuring the evening's selected menu items. Menu and Pricing TBD
Tuesday, November 7th - 6:30pm: Caymus Winemaker Dinner Antonello Ristorante welcomes Chuck Wagner, founder and winemaker for Caymus Vineyards, to our next winemaker dinner! Be our guest for a special…Continue
BRIO Tuscan Grille locations in Rancho Cucamonga and Irvine Spectrum Center are celebrating pasta in honor of National Pasta Month! With its two-course pasta lunch and dinner combos, available Tuesday, Oct. 3–Sunday, Oct. 29, BRIO is pleased to celebrate this time-honored guest favorite with a select pasta dish, paired with a choice of soup or salad. Prices for the lunch combos start at $14.95; prices for the dinner combos start at $17.95.
Guests can choose one of the following pasta dishes:
Lobster and Shrimp Ravioli with spicy black pepper cream, spinach, and grape tomatoes ($15.95 at lunch and $22.95 at dinner)
Pasta Fra Diavolo, with a choice of chicken or shrimp, featuring spicy tomato cream sauce, and campanelle…Continue
Don’t want to miss out on National Taco Day but the family wants burgers? Red Robin’s new Taco Tavern Double is a delicious cross between a taco and burger. The taco-burger mashup features two fire-grilled beef patties, melted pepper jack cheese, crispy tortilla strips, fresh guacamole, zesty salsa and shredded lettuce on a sesame seed bun. The Taco Tavern Double burger debuts today in restaurant at $6.99
Corona del Mar’s annual fall pork, beer and merriment returns at SideDoor and Five Crowns. Beginning September 28, SideDoor’s taps will be taken over by select German beers including Weihenstephaner Pils, Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen, Grevensteiner lager, and Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel. Then on Wednesday, October 18, the 6th annual Porktoberfest returns to the Five Crowns Greenhouse and Garden. A 6-course meal will be paired with Firestone Walker beers and hosted by Mr. David Walker himself.
Oktoberfest Tap Takeover: Starts Thurs., Sept. 28 @ SideDoor
Porktoberfest: Wed., Oct. 18 @ Five Crowns Greenhouse & Garden
Five Crowns & SideDoor
3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625…