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New Year's Day Brunch at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 19, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

WHAT:      New Year's Day Hair-of-the-Dog Brunch at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Diners will enjoy $5 Bloody Mary's, Mimosas and housemade Sangria, along with all the Lazy Dog brunch favorites to kick-start their 2015 on the right note. The restaurant will also be screening all those big New Year's Day football games on the TVs outfitting both the bar and dog-friendly patio.

WHEN:    Thursday, January 1, 2015

                Brunch available from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Beverage Specials:

$5 Hair of the Dog Bloody Marys, Mimosas & housemade Sangrias

Brunch Menu Includes Favorites Like:

  • Country Chicken & Biscuits - Crispy fried chicken, chicken sausage made from scratch, two sunny…

Holiday Specials at Bruxie

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 18, 2014 at 2:58pm 0 Comments

You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout, I'm telling you why,Bruxie holiday specials are coming to town! You dream of them when you’re sleeping, you enjoy them when you’re awake, they’re only here for a limited time, so go get them for goodness sake! From now through the end of the year your readers can have a taste of the holidays with the Holiday Bruxie featuring Oven-Roasted Pork, Vegetable-Sausge "Stuffing", Fresh Apple-Cranberry Sauce, & Gravy, the Vermont Apple Pie Bruxie featuring Brown Sugar Spiced Apples, Vermont White Cheddar, Oatmeal Crumble, Caramel & a side of Bruxie's Wisconsin Frozen Custard and festive shakes like the Candy Cane Shake and Egg Nog Shake.

Terms and Conditions: Specials not…


Sapphire Laguna Offers Special Christmas Eve Dine-in and Take-out

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 18, 2014 at 1:47pm 0 Comments

The holidays are a precious time to spend with loved ones, and Sapphire Laguna is the perfect place to share a memorable Christmas Eve dinner. Relish in the joy of the season with Chef Azmin Ghahreman’s gourmet dishes with a festive twist. Whether you experience the warm ambience at the restaurant, or order “A La Carte” from Sapphire Pantry, the special menu sets the tone for an extraordinary holiday dinner.

The three-course, pre-fixe dinner* will be served Wednesday, December 24th from 4:00pm to 9:00pm. The menu is priced starting at $58 excluding beverage, tax and gratuity.  Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (949) 715-9888 or visiting

Appetizer Selections

  • Duck Rillettes, Satsuma Orange Marmalade, Pickled Onions, Bread Chips
  • Ricciola Tonnato, Capers, Lemon, Shaved Artichoke, Fennel
  • Roasted Bone…

Celebrate the Holidays at Eureka!

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 18, 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

Eureka! promises to assist guests with their New Year’s resolution of drinking more beer and becoming more social by providing back-to-back holiday-filled events complimented by handcrafted festive cocktails. From now until December 31, 2014, Bella Terra and University Center's most entertaining restaurants offer delectable Eggnog and Hot Toddy.

The New Year’s Eve celebration at Eureka! starts with an exclusive Beer and Champagne Edition Steal The Glass event. Bubblies from Piper Sonoma will “pop” at 6 p.m. In Bella Terra, Golden Road’s Point The Way IPA is the featured STG hops. Eureka! Irvine will be tapping El Segundo's Brewing's Citra Pale. On Wednesday, December 31, guests ordering a Piper Sonoma sparkling wine will receive a…


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Driftwood Kitchen Kicks off 2015 with Exclusive New Year’s Eve Bash

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 18, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Driftwood Kitchen, together with Tightrope Entertainment, will be ringing in 2015 with an exclusive New Year’s Eve bash in Laguna Beach. The celebration will take place at the oceanfront venue nestled up against the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.

Guests will be transported into a Great Gatsby-like New Year’s party. One of Laguna’s favorite homegrown bands Common Sense will perform live, keeping the energy flowing into the new year.

General Admission tickets are currently available for $50 and VIP tickets are available for $95. VIP tickets grant early access starting at 9 p.m. and exclusive access to the second floor Stateroom Lounge. In addition, from 9 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. VIPs will get a special guest performance from the highly talented Addie Hamilton. Complimentary gourmet desserts will also be available to VIPs. Tickets are required when doors open for General Admission starting at 9:30 p.m., with Common Sense taking to the stage at 10 p.m. All ticket sales are…


Casey's Glamorous Gingerbread and Skinny Cupcake

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 18, 2014 at 12:48pm 0 Comments

This holiday season, Casey’s Cupcakes is offering a new sparkling December cupcake that’s a perfect treat for yourself or to share with loved ones and friends—the Glamorous Gingerbread! Single cupcake is $3.50 or $39 for a dozen. Gift cards are also available!  

Additionally, 2015 is right around the corner and at Casey’s, you can still indulge in sweet treats after the New Year (resolution or not!) with the Skinny Cupcake, which has less than 159 calories!  

Glamorous Gingerbread—Available through December

A ginger spiced cupcake with nutmeg, ginger, ground cloves, cinnamon and a touch of molasses, glamorous rich cream cheese frosting, decorated with festive holiday red or white jimmies and topped…


Dory Deli to Open in Newport Beach January 2015

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 15, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Newport Beach’s new Dory Deli will open its doors January 19,2015. Located just north of the Newport Beach Pier at the waterfront, it will bring an eclectic blend of sandwiches, salads, and breakfast complete with local craft beers and fresh-brewed espresso drinks.

Open 6 am daily, Dory Deli will offer a breakfast menu featuring items such as sweet potato biscuits and gravy and a bagel benedict made with Costa Mesa’s own Shirley’s Bagels. Said Executive Chef Chris Rubinstein, “I thought about the things that I like to eat for breakfast. I wanted to include items that were fun, yet simple. I tend to think simple is better, but it doesn’t have to mean boring, either.”

Dory Deli will offer espresso beverages made with locally roasted Kéan Coffee and pulled on Newport Beach’s only Slayer…


Bagels & Brew Celebrates 20 Years with $0.20 Bagels All Week

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 15, 2014 at 11:41am 0 Comments

Bagels & Brew, will celebrate 20 years in business by offering customers a premium deal each day starting Monday, December 15 to Friday, December 19 including $0.20 bagels, coffee and more at any of Bagels & Brew’s three Orange County locations in Mission Viejo, Aliso Viejo and Lake Forest.


The café will offer the following daily to each guest:

  • Monday- $0.20 half dozen Bagel Bites
  • Tuesday- $0.20 regular size fresh- brewed Kéan coffee
  • Wednesday- $0.20 original Sunrise Sandwich including bagel, scrambled egg and cheddar with purchase of any Sunrise Sandwich from open to 11am
  • Thursday- 20 bagels for the price of a dozen
  • Friday- $0.20 bagel and cream cheese with purchase of a fresh-brewed Kéan coffee or espresso…

Carl’s Jr. Revolutionizes Fast Food with New All-Natural Burger

Posted by Avery Bressler on December 10, 2014 at 2:29pm 0 Comments

Carl’s Jr.® announced the All-Natural Burger, featuring an all-natural, grass-fed, free-range beef patty that has no added hormones, antibiotics or steroids. With the introduction of the All-Natural Burger, Carl’s Jr. is the first major fast-food chain to offer an all-natural beef patty on the menu. The All-Natural Burger will be available in participating Carl’s Jr. locations beginning Wednesday, Dec. 17 and features the charbroiled, all-natural beef patty topped with a slice of natural cheddar cheese, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onion, lettuce, bread-and-butter pickles, ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise, all served on the brand’s signature Fresh Baked Buns.  

“We’ve seen a growing demand for ‘cleaner,’ more natural food, particularly among Millennials, and we’re proud to be the first major fast food…


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