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Kansas City-style barbecue is coming to Orange County when Ember BBQ debuts in Santa Ana on Thursday, January 4th. Chef/Owner Derrick Foster who was born & raised in Kansas City, is bringing his hometown style of cooking to downtown Santa Ana where Ember BBQ will be taking over the food operations of Native Son Alehouse. Ember BBQ will serve a limited “Snack Menu” on Tuesday and Wednesday, and a full “Smokehouse Menu” Thursday through Sunday for lunch and dinner.
With an on-site smoker, Chef Derrick stays true to Kansas City-style barbecue tradition and history by featuring a variety of meats rubbed with a…Continue
Award-winning SeaLegs Wine Bar is celebrating winter with its new seasonal California shared plates, greens, entrees and desserts. The menu boasts fresh, local and sustainable items selected to satisfy downtown Huntington Beach locals and Southern Californians alike looking to unwind after work, guests gathering for family-style seating or revelers celebrating the holiday season.
Award-winning culinary entrepreneur Alicia Whitney and Executive Chef Ken McCaskill collaborated to infuse SeaLegs’ offerings with the sweet-and-savory flavors of the season, with a Southern California twist reflecting the casual warmth of the beach side city.…Continue
On Christmas Eve, Estrella will be open from 10:00am – 2:00pm and offering a special a la carte brunch menu as well as a Grappa tasting. Menu highlights will include a variety of egg dishes, Italian cake French toast, crispy potatoes with truffle salt and more!
On New Year’s Eve, Estrella is offering an all-you-can-eat Italian market with food stations from 8:00pm – 11:30pm and a dessert station at 12:30am. For $195 per person (including tax and tip), you can enjoy all the unlimited stations and an open call bar featuring specialty craft cocktails and entertainment! For $235 per person, guests can also enjoy access to the exclusive MA Lounge for a late night…Continue
This weekend families can take free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 10am to 2pm. Children 12 and under are free, adults are $2, and all activities are free to participate. Parking is free through gates 2 and 10 and be sure to tell our attendants you’re here for the Market Place.
In addition to taking your own photo with Santa, kids can enjoy free face painting Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am until 2:30pm. On Sunday, we will have a special performance by The Puppets & Players Little Theatre at 11:00am and 1:00pm, also free to watch. Guests are encouraged to wear their ugly Christmas sweater along with the staff at Orange County Market Place for a truly festive experience!
With several hundred vendors onsite, holiday shopping is a breeze. The Market Place…Continue
oak is pleased to announce new seasonal items being added to their menu of California comfort fare along with updated hours for the winter season. oak will now be open Tuesday through Sunday and offer new nightly specials of elevated food and drink options featuring Tapas and Tequila Tuesdays from 3 – 8 p.m. in addition to Wine Wednesday. Happy hour will continue to be offered weekdays from 3-5 p.m. while Sunday Brunch will remain at 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
oak’s menu features several new items boasting the freshest seasonal flavors including small plates, soups, salads, sides and entrees.
New Menu Highlights
Stuffed Portobello Mushroom
Cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, pistachio…
Raise your glass as you ring in the New Year in the glamourous Foundation Room at House of Blues Anaheim. Voted 2017 Best Nightlife Venue by OC Weekly, come and experience Foundation Room’s elevated cuisine and craft cocktails, and revel in live entertainment from Michael Dean Band & DJ Red from 6pm -2am.
Beverage & VIP Packages
Entry-Only Admission, $25/person
Includes admission to Foundation Room. Food and beverages available for purchase at additional cost.
Admission + Beverage Package, $80/person
Includes admission, standard beverage selections and tray-passed food items.
VIP Seated Package, $225/person
Includes admission, standard beverage…
Gather up your family and friends for an evening of New Year's Eve celebration featuring the live music of Boots On The Beach, food trucks, full bars, craft beer and whiskey tasting, a cigar bar, plus country western merchandise available for purchase. Enjoy dinner before the concert at Newport Dunes’ waterfront restaurant, Back Bay Bistro. The VIP Dinner package offers seatings at 6 p.m. and includes a special four-course dinner along with VIP concert seating.
The event will take place in the 14,000-square foot Bayside Pavilion tent and present
live performances by country favorites Stephen Wesley and Redneck Rodeo. David Bugenske from Go Country 105 will be host and DJ for the evening and Noe Roldan, one of Southern California’s top line dance choreographers, will…
Make ADYA part of your New Year's resolutions and attend their cooking classes in Anaheim! Held outside on their private boxcar patio at 11 AM, these interactive culinary demos are $35 per guest (unless otherwise noted) and includes easy-to-follow recipes to take home with you, culinary secrets from Chef Shachi and of course, lunch served with wine/beer or chai. Class availability is limited so reserve your seat early.…Continue
Orange County has options galore for celebrating New Year’s Eve. Party goers can choose from dining at award-winning restaurants to champagne toasts to live entertainment. In Laguna Beach, Selanne Steak Tavern is offering two delicious seatings accompanied by a guitarist/vocalist while Montage Laguna Beach is pulling out all the stops at The Loft with two elegant seating options, Studio’s five-course Chef’s Tasting Menu and continued festivities in Lobby Lounge. In Newport Beach, Oak Grill is serving a Five-Course Prix Fixe Menu while Aqua Lounge will be hosting a rocking Masquerade Party. And in Irvine, the fun will begin at EATS Kitchen & Bar for dinner and live music and then continue on the dance floor at Red Bar and Lounge. And for those still ringing in the new year, it’s back to…Continue
Throughout the month of December, House of Blues Anaheim is offering a sweet surprise, with seasonal desserts at a discount. Indulge with signature desserts like the Georgia Sundae and Skillet Cookie all month long for just $5 each.
vanilla ice cream with warm fudge sauce and toasted pecans spiced with pepper and fresh thyme, 5
housemade chocolate chip cookie baked to order, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, 5
Bourbon Bread Pudding
warm bread pudding topped with toffee sauce and bourbon butter, 5
Key Lime Pie
classic key lime pie in graham cracker and coconut crust,…