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Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival is proud to announce that The English Beat will perform at the sixth annual event on Saturday, December 9 at the Anaheim Phoenix Club. The Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival has been dubbed OC’s favorite festival in the craft beer community offering a festive, intimate experience with one-of-a-kind holiday beers. Beer aficionados and admirers alike will gather to sample over 100 craft beers from the finest breweries in Southern California and beyond. Of the many exciting seasonal beers offered at Brew Ho Ho! The Bruery will offer tastes of their holiday brew ‘10 Lords a Leaping’, Bottle Logic Brewing will offer pours of ‘Darkstar November,’ a bourbon barrel aged stout, and Offshoot Brewing will serve up samples of their West Coast IPA, ‘Hopluck.’ Hangar 24…Continue
Thursday, December 7 Ruby’s Diner will celebrate 35 years of serving America’s favorite burgers, fries and shakes. Ruby’s Diner invites guests to enjoy a classic RubyBurger and French fries for just $2.99 twice a year – once in July commemorating the birthday of the Diner’s namesake, Ruby Cavanaugh – then again in December celebrating the company’s anniversary.
The Ruby Dooby Foundation carries on the legacy of giving and compassion embodied by Ruby Cavanaugh, who adored children. The proceeds from the 35th Anniversary will directly benefit The Ruby Dooby Foundation, in addition to $5,000 of the proceeds donated to Spark of Love, a toy drive and distribution initiative that benefits foster youth and caregivers.
The flagship Ruby’s Diner opened in Newport Beach on the Balboa Pier in…
Can't even begin to think about Thanksgiving Day prep? Relax, Bad to the Bone BBQ, has you covered with its Thanksgiving feast menu. With three options to choose from, serving six to eight guests and only require three hours for reheating. They include the smoked turkey breast feast for $139.95, the smoked whole turkey feast for $149.95, and the smoked ham feast for $139.95. Along with the main dish, each meal comes with a variety of fresh sides and trimmings. They include, cornbread stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, garlic bashed potatoes, southern cornbread, mac ‘n cheese, fresh vegetables and your choice of a whole pumpkin or apple pie.
All menu items may also be ordered a la carte. The main dishes are priced from $74.95 to $99.95. The sides vary in price from $7.95 for cranberry…
Hopdoddy Burger Bar introduces the Turducken Burger ($10): From November 8 – 22, get a taste of all your Thanksgiving table favorites in just one bite. The Thanksgiving Turducken Burger includes a stuffing bun top (with all flavor packed in), fried green beans and onions, cranberry sauce, salt & pepper, mayonnaise, a turducken patty, and a stuffing bun on bottom. And because no Thanksgiving meal is complete without the gravy – turkey gravy is served on the side. For more information on Hopdoddy, visit www.hopdoddy.com
TAPS Fish House & Brewery in Irvine and master sommelier Fred Dame invite you to partake in a spectacular Sonoma vs. Napa wine dinner on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy an exquisite four-course menu with each course expertly paired with two select wines from top Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries. The culinary faceoff commences with a welcome reception, where crispy Brussels sprouts and marmalade paired with Steorra Brut, Russion River Valley will be served. Next, enjoy Celery and Pomegranate Bisque with Groth Vineyards 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley vs. Ferrari Carano Vineyards 2016 Fume Blanc, Sonoma County. Next, Duck, Chick, and Goose with Stags Leap Wine Cellars 2015 Chardonnay, Napa Valley vs. Flowers Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay,…Continue
Now through Wednesday November 22, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar invites guests on a culinary journey through wine country with a fall harvest-inspired menu. The three-course experience begins with Roasted Golden Beets with recommended Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs North Coast sparkling wine. Next, select an entrée pairing from San Francisco Bay Seafood Cioppino over hearty gnocchi with Franciscan Oakville Estate, Chardonnay Napa Valley; Napa Herb-Roasted Lamb on seasonal hash with sautéed Brussels sprouts, crispy Nueske’s bacon and sweet potatoes paired with Taken, Cabernet-Merlot Napa Valley; or Vintner’s 14 oz. Bone-In Filet with sautéed mushroom medley paired with Oberon, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley. Dinner concludes with decadent warm butter…Continue
Members of OC’s culinary community have recently lost one of their own and are coming together to host a benefit dinner in remembrance of one of its most prolific food writers and supporters of the local food scene, Fifi Chao. Break of Dawn in Laguna Hills will host this dinner, FIFI’S BEST, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 30th. The restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch, will host 66 guests for this special 8-course pop-up dinner for $200 per guest with 100% of the ticket price donated to Fifi’s husband, Patrick, and his family.
Break of Dawn Chef/Owner Dee Nguyen will be joined by the following local OC Chefs:
Greg Daniels, Haven Gastropub
Yvon Goetz, The Winery…
November 16th Moulin is hosting a wine release party to celebrate the arrival of the 2017 Beaujolais Nouveau. From 6:30pm - 9pm, party guests can enjoy Moulin’s classic Steak Frite dinner and enjoy the fresh & fruity harvest wine.
A French tradition, the annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau has been celebrated since the 1970s. The wine is made entirely from Gamay grapes hand-picked in the Beaujolais province of France and is bottled just weeks after harvest. Best enjoyed young, its simultaneous distribution across France the third Thursday in November fuels the hype of its release.
Cases of the harvest wine will arrive at Moulin that morning, just as they do in France. Beginning at 6 p.m., guests can enjoy all-you-can-drink Beaujolais Nouveau paired…Continue