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Pans Labyrinth at Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas

Posted by Kelli on October 21, 2016 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Sunday, October 30th, to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2006 twisted fairytale film “Pans Labyrinth,” Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Laguna Niguel and Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Rancho Santa Margarita have partnered with SquaredCo Events to present one-night only special event, film begins at 7:00pm. The event is presented as a part of Cinépolis Handpicked, a weekly alternative programming series screening digitally remastered world class titles, including cult classics, nostalgic oldies, seasonal favorites and more, handpicked by the cinema and its guests. Additional event details are as follows:

Guests can expect:

Film-themed Snapchat filters

Exclusive food and drink specials

The first…


Christmas At Hotel Irvine

Posted by Kelli on October 19, 2016 at 10:36am 0 Comments

This holiday season, Hotel Irvine is decking its halls with all kinds of ways to enjoy Christmas goodness with family and friends. On Christmas Day, choices abound: a sumptuous Brunch in The Backyard, a traditional Three-Course Brunch at EATS and wallet-friendly Make Merry casual drinking and dining at Red Bar and Lounge. Or, Christmas at Marketplace offers fixings prepared for home celebrations or savoring a holiday plate of goodness on-the-spot.

Twelve Days of Christmas

Monday, December 12, through Friday, December 23

At EATS Kitchen & Bar, holiday feasting lasts twelve full days starting December 12 with daily specialty dishes – all a delicious riff on everyone’s favorite ditty, “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” It starts with the chef’s version of “A…


Share Our Selves 26th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner

Posted by Kelli on October 18, 2016 at 11:28am 0 Comments

Join Share Our Selves’ (SOS) for the 26th Annual Celebrity Chef Dinner in support of the fight to end hunger and homelessness in our community. SOS is thrilled to partner with a number of Orange County chefs in their mission to provide care and assistance to the most vulnerable populations within our community.

The Celebrity Chef Dinner highlights a group of outstanding local chefs who are committed making a difference in the lives of Orange County individuals in need. The dinner features five exquisite courses paired with specialty wines, a silent auction and a live auction in which the chefs offer exciting one-of-a-kind dining packages. The online auction will begin on Saturday, October 1st and will be open for bids through October 24th. (…


Bluewater's Stuffing the Lobster Instead of the Bird

Posted by Kelli on October 17, 2016 at 2:09pm 0 Comments

Back by popular demand! Bluewater Grills in Orange County are offering something unique this time of year: Stuff the Lobster Instead of the Bird!

Getting an early start on the season, Bluewater Grills in Newport Beach and Tustin, Calif., will serve a signature, sustainably harvested version of Holiday Baked Stuffed Maine Lobster in November and December. To encourage Bluewater Grill customers to vote on Nov. 8, the Second Tuesday Tasting celebration for November is being moved back to Nov. 15 for this month only.

Stuffed Maine Lobster is a classic family feast that originated in Boston-area seafood restaurants and has since become a cherished New England holiday tradition.

The festivities kick-off with a Nov. 8 tasting event at both restaurants featuring a whole Maine…


Free Appetizer At Luna Grill For Service Members

Posted by Kelli on October 17, 2016 at 1:49pm 0 Comments

With the "We Salute Your Service" campaign, Luna Grill is offering a free appetizer on Friday, November 11 to any active duty, retired or reserve member of the armed forces at all locations. Service members jsut show a valid military ID and receive a free appetizer on November 11 as a thank you from the team at Luna Grill. The one-day giveaway is part of Luna Grill's ongoing campaign to support our military with a 10% discount all year long to anyone with a military ID.

On Veteran's Day, service members can choose from a number of traditional Mediterranean appetizer items ($4.50 max value), including:

Hummus (traditional or spicy)


Feta Chips

Stuffed Grape Leaves

Seasoned or Sweet…


Canvas And Wine

Posted by Kelli on October 14, 2016 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

The Anaheim White House will host Canvas and Wine on Tuesday November, 1 2016 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Guests will be invited to express their creativity on their own canvases (paint brush and paints also will be furnished) and enjoy four wine tastings and heavy hors d’ouevres. The $55 per person event will benefit Caterina’s Club, a nonprofit that helps “motel kids” and their families. The event is being presented by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of So Cal. Pinots Palette is donating the canvases, paints and services of the instructor.

The Anaheim White House is situated in a historic national landmark mansion dating to 1909. The Italian Steak House offers a varied menu, extensive wine list, unparalleled service and an elegant setting to create an unforgettable dining…


2016’s Best & Worst Foodie Cities

Posted by Kelli on October 14, 2016 at 1:09pm 0 Comments

Oct. 16 is World Food Day, and Americans are spending more money at food establishments than at grocery stores in 2015, so the personal-finance website WalletHub took a close look at 2016’s Best & Worst Foodie Cities.

To find the best and cheapest foodie scenes in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 150 most populated cities across 21 key metrics, ranging from “cost of groceries” to “affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants” to “number of food festivals per capita.”

Best Foodie Cities

1 Orlando, FL

2 Portland, OR 

3 Miami, FL



Hershey’s Launches New Sea Salt Caramel Baking Chips

Posted by Kelli on October 14, 2016 at 11:05am 0 Comments

The Hershey Company is out to inspire bakers this fall and holiday season with the introduction of the limited edition Hershey’s Kitchens Sea Salt Caramel Baking Chips. In addition, Hershey also updated its packaging to communicate nutritional information on the front of the bag, highlighting gluten-free and no artificial ingredients notations for certain products to make it even easier to avoid ingredients related to food sensitivities and allergies.

The Hershey’s brand has been a staple in the American kitchen since 1895 when Hershey’s Cocoa hit shelves and continues to bring new innovations to the grocery store as bakers needs and preferences shift. With more than 12 million pounds of Hershey’s Cocoa alone being sold in 2015, the brand continues to be one of the most trusted voices in…


Chicken of the Sea EZ-Open Cans

Posted by Kelli on October 14, 2016 at 10:54am 0 Comments

In response to consumer demand for greater in-kitchen and on-the-road convenience, Chicken of the Sea, has become the first major brand to offer cans with easy-open, pull-tab lids across multiple seafood product lines simultaneously.

Starting today, five of Chicken of the Sea’s most popular products will be available in cans with pull-tab lids marketed under the new EZ-Open label. The enhanced line can be found at supermarkets nationwide.

EZ-Open cans are available for these items:

Chicken of the Sea® Solid White Albacore in Water (5 oz.)

Chicken of the Sea® Solid White Albacore in Water (7 oz.)

Chicken of the Sea® Solid White Albacore in Oil (5 oz.)

Chicken of the Sea® Chunk Light Tuna in Water (7 oz.)

Chicken of the Sea® Skinless & Boneless Pink Salmon (5…


D’Vine Brings Offers A Fresh Take On The Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar Concept

Posted by Kelli on October 12, 2016 at 1:15pm 0 Comments

Founded in 2012, D’Vine is celebrating 4 years since opening their first location in Brea to rave reviews and thrilled guests. In July 2015, D’Vine opened their 2 nd location in the heart of Fullerton’s busy downtown district. Founders Walid Alarja and Lena Quezada met in 2011 and quickly realized there was an opportunity to create what would become Orange County’s premiere destination for Mediterranean food. Alarja, who has over 30 years of culinary experience, began as a young apprentice cook and studied at the French Culinary Institute in Alexandria, Egypt. Prior to moving to Fullerton, he sharpened his culinary skills overseas by creating a culinary school at the German Lutheran Institute and shortly after ran a successful family-owned hotel in his hometown of Bethlehem. Quezada, a former Real Estate…


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