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This October, Fly-n-Fish Oyster Bar is pleased to kick-off National Seafood Month with its second annual ‘Chowder for a Cause’ to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Proceeds from every order of New England Clam Chowder sold will be donated to the non-profit organization.
Guests of Fly-n-Fish were eager to support this great cause and last year alone, the oyster bar raised $10,000 in one month. Owners and restaurateurs, Rick and Steve Loomis, who have been in the hospitality industry for nearly four decades, wanted to find a way to give back to their community and couldn’t be happier with last year’s…Continue
ADYA, an authentic Indian restaurant that revolves around fresh and sustainable ingredients, will open its second Orange County location Tuesday, September 27th in Irvine’s University Center. The menu combines modern creative and classic Indian styles of cooking, while balancing the bounty of Southern California with the bold flavors and spices of India. Menu favorites include Samosas, Chicken Tikka and Tandoori Shrimp, and also showcase Chef Shachi’s unique spin on the cuisine with dishes such as Watermelon Chaat with fennel, diced red onion, mint and lime vinaigrette, and a warm Naan, stuffed with goat cheese.…Continue
The 5th Annual Golden Foodie Awards to Take Place on September 25th at The Fairmont Newport Beach
The 5th annual Golden Foodie Awards will be celebrated with some of the hottest celebrity chefs and wine makers in the nation. On September 25th at the Fairmont Newport Beach Food Network chefs and the Orange County culinary community will gather for the ultimate celebration of food. Guests will arrive on the red carpet and enjoy more than 30 tantalizing stations serving delicious food, craft cocktails and premium wines. Once the food and drink reception is over, guests will find their way into the ballroom for the awards ceremony. The ballroom is beautifully decorated…Continue
Yard House will offer a breakfast-inspired Eats + Drinks menu, along with its full menu, at 19 West Coast locations, including the Irvine and Newport Beach locations.
Sunday Morning Eats + Drinks selections include
All Day Breakfast Sandwich
Cage free scrambled or fried egg, cheddar, chipotle aioli with your choice of ham, house made maple sausage or candied…
The Deck on Laguna Beach and Driftwood Kitchen, along with The Bungalows at Pacific Edge Hotel, will host "Sip & Shuck" on Sunday, November 13 from 2-6 p.m. to benefit the 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.
General admission tickets for the 21-and-over event are available for purchase for $95 pre-sale or $120 (of which $25 goes to help fund CASA’s mission).…Continue
The weekend begin's with Saturday’s Heirloom Tomato Festival, tomato tasting of over 40 varieties of heirlooms & bountiful bites featuring the farm’s fresh groceries. The Farm Stand will be open to offer the season’s freshest produce & local purveyor specialties. Then on Sunday, it’s the very special festival dinner, which we are simply calling TOMATO.
Heirloom Tomato Festival at Windrose Farm
Saturday September 24th 2-6PM
Come for the traditional Windrose Farm Heirloom Tomato Tasting of over 40 varieties, stay for the bountiful bites of our favorite Chef recipes using Windrose Farm tomatoes and tasty produce. Wet your whistle and wash it all down with cold libations from the 15c Wine & Beer Bar. The Farm Stand will be open and selling…Continue
Portillo’s is celebrating fall with Oktoberfest specials every day from now through Halloween. Guests can try Portillo’s new menu item, a Usinger’s fresh bratwurst, topped with Bavarian-style sauerkraut and classic stone-ground German mustard, served on a special brat roll. The feature item is a staple at the new Brookfield, WI Portillo’s and is now available at all locations for a limited time. Additionally, Portillo’s will offer $1 off all regularly priced beer, including Sam Adams Octoberfest, through October 31st, at participating locations.
The Oktoberfest bratwurst will be available at all Portillo’s locations, and beer specials – including Sam Adams Octoberfest – will be available at the below Portillo’s locations:
Buena Park, 8390 La Palma Ave.,…Continue
Bayside Restaurant presents, “It’s Time to Partida!” September 29 , enjoy a four-course menu paired with Partida Tequila. Partida Tequila is only made from blue agave grown in the Tequila Valley, near a dormant volcano. The rich, red volcanic soil is perfect for the plant. After 7 to 10 years in the fields, it reaches close to 100 lbs & is vibrant in taste, color & flavor! $48 Per Person plus Tax and Gratuity
"On The Table"
Salsas, Guacamole, Chips- For all to share and enjoyed with the welcome cocktail
Watermelon with mesquite grilled Mexican shrimp
Queso Fresco, pepitas, micro salad with mint, Tajin
Enjoyed with Partida…
2 ripe avocados
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 Tbsp of fresh lime juice or lemon juice
2 Tbsp to 1/4 cup of minced red onion or thinly sliced green onion
1-2 serrano or jalapeno chilies, stems and seeds removed, minced
2 tablespoons cilantro (leaves and tender stems), finely chopped
A dash of freshly grated black pepper
1/2 ripe tomato, seeds and pulp removed, chopped
1 Tbsp mayonnaise
Cut avocado, remove flesh: Cut the avocados in half. Remove seed. Score the inside of the avocado with a blunt knife and scoop out the flesh with a spoon. Place in a bowl.
Mash with a fork: Using a fork, roughly mash the avocado. (Don't overdo it! The guacamole should be a little…
Saturday, September 17 from noon-4pm, guests at the 2016 OC Fest of Ales will get the VIP experience with unlimited beer tastes and unlimited food tastes from Orange County restaurants. The growing list of participating breweries includes Anaheim Brewery, Angel City, Ballast Point, Barley Forge, Bootleggers, Last Name - Dale Bros, Desert Barn Brewing, Evans Brewing, Four Sons, Golden Road, Groundswell, Heroes, House Beer, Karl Strauss, King Harbor, Lagunitas, Legends, Lost Coast, MacLeod Ale, Main Street Brewery, Monkey Paw, Phantom Ales, Saint Archer, State Brewing, Sudwerk Brewing, The Bruery, Three Weavers, Unsung, Wicks Brewing and Wiens. OC Foodies will love gourmet food tastes from incredible restaurants such as Adya, Brandy’s Sweet Temptations, Cross Roast, Infinity Sauces, Jagerhaus,…Continue