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Valentine's Dinner at THE RANCH Restaurant

Posted by Natalie Toyer on January 22, 2019 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

We invite you and your sweetheart to celebrate Valentine’s Day at THE RANCH Restaurant in Anaheim with a special four-course prix fixe dinner on Thursday, February 14.

Crafted by Executive Chef Michael Rossi and brother Pastry Chef Dave Rossi, the menu features delicately-balanced and delectable dishes as part of a unique prix fixe dinner starting at $95 per person. Menu highlights include: House-made Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Dungeness Crab & Champagne Bisque, Colorado Lamb Chop, and Elderflower Panna Cotta!

THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon is currently accepting reservations for parties of all sizes. Dinner will be served on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 5:00pm – 10:00pm. To book a reservation, please call (714) 780-4136. To view the menu, please visit

Announcing New Hosts at the 2019 Golden Foodie Awards

Posted by OCfoodies on January 23, 2019 at 1:12pm 0 Comments

The 2019 Golden Foodie Awards has some surprises in store. 

When the Golden Foodie Awards were conceptualized, we knew that they would resonate with the local culinary community, but we never imagined the response we’ve had over the years! In an effort to keep things fresh, we are thrilled to announce our new hosts for the 2019 Golden Foodie Awards — Aarti Sequeira and Neil Saavedra!


Aarti Sequeira, TV host and cookbook author, jokes that her love of food began in the womb (she was a 10-pound baby)!  Sequeira began a second career after winning season six of Food Network Star with her trademark combination of infectious cackle and unique food signature: American favorites with an Indian soul.


Neil Saavedra, a native Angeleno, is best known as host of…


Celebrate Valentine’s Day At Back Bay Bistro

Posted by Kelli on January 22, 2019 at 12:17pm 0 Comments

Enjoy a romantic date night with your loved one at Back Bay Bistro with a live, smooth jazz performance by the Darnell Wyrick Quintet and gourmet feast courtesy of Executive Chef Daniel Jimenez. Dinner will feature a four-course, prix-fixe menu and present mouthwatering first course options like Roasted Heirloom Tomato Basil Bisque, succulent main courses such as the Center Cut Filet with roasted fingerling potatoes, carrots, asparagus and green peppercorn sauce, and decadent desserts like Crème Brûlée served with chocolate-covered strawberries. Experience a night like no other with outstanding service in an intimate setting with breathtaking panoramic views of the Back Bay.

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OC Brewers Guild Hosts An Evening Of Carefully Curated Beer And Food Pairings

Posted by Kelli on January 20, 2019 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

The Orange County Brewers Guild has announced its inaugural OC Palate: A Beer & Food Event will be held on Saturday, February 2nd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Orange County Heritage Museum. This event is geared to those who appreciate a full culinary experience while it unites Orange County's most noted independent craft breweries and the region’s most celebrated chefs.

Guests will enjoy an intimate evening of sampling carefully curated food and beer pairings that have been created through collaboration between local brewers and chefs. Guests will have the opportunity to partake in a variety of small-plate pairings and learn about the intention and inspiration behind each as they speak with the brewers and chefs firsthand.

“Orange County is quickly becoming a burgeoning craft beer destination amongst the already prestigious Southern…


Get Free Nachos At El Torito This Week

Posted by Kelli on January 21, 2019 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Starting today and running through Friday, January 25th, El Torito is offering free nachos to guests because the Rams have made it to the Super Bowl. Guests will get a free order of nachos just by saying, “Go Rams”! The free nachos are the Nachos Supremos which is Chicken on a mound of warm chips, melted cheese, refried beans and guajillo chile sauce topped with fresh jalapenos, tomatoes, green onions and guacamole. For your nearest location and more information, visit

Join TAPS Fish House & Brewery for a Far Niente Wine Dinner

Posted by lauren modry on January 17, 2019 at 11:40pm 0 Comments

TAPS Fish House & Brewery, in conjunction with Pavilions, invites you to its first wine dinner of the New Year on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Join event host, Far Niente’s Western Regional Manager, Mark Pighini, for a spectacular evening highlighting the premium wines from Far Niente Family of Wineries & Vineyards.  

The four-course pairing menu begins with an amuse bouche of Shigoku oyster on the half shell with 2015 Nickel & Nickel Stiling Chardonnay, followed by Crispy Fried Halibut Cheeks with 2017 Far Niente Chardonnay. Next, enjoy Duck Cassoulet with 2016 En Route Pinot Noir and Snake River Farms Pittsburgh Style Wagyu Deckle Steak with 2016 Bella Union Napa Cabernet.  Dinner concludes with Calvados Apple Custard paired with 2012 Dolce Late Harvest. Dinner…


Tipsy Tea Time with Ron Barceló

Posted by Kelli on January 17, 2019 at 7:38pm 0 Comments

Ron Barceló combines cocktail hour with tea time to create the Bomb Tea.
The warm elixir uses Barceló Onyx infused tea, hot water, and cinnamon syrup for an explosion of flavors that’ll soothe the chilliest of hearts.

1.5 oz of Ron Barceló Onyx infused tea
2 oz hot water
3/4 oz cinnamon syrup
Garnish: Lemon Wedge

Steep your tea of choice in 1.2 oz of Ron Barceló Onyx for 4 days prior to consuming
When ready, add 2oz of hot water

BRUXIE® Takes Creative & Craveable Fried Chicken Global

Posted by Kelli on January 17, 2019 at 7:32pm 0 Comments

What started out as a single 400-square-foot location 8 years ago in Old Towne Orange is now one of the most successful, innovative concepts. Bruxie found itself on the forefront of the Fried Chicken frenzy by appealing to adventurous eaters and gaining buzz as the creator of The Original Fried Chicken & Waffle Sandwich. Now, as fried chicken concepts grow in popularity, Bruxie has separated itself from others as a chef-driven concept and has gained the momentum to take advantage of unique opportunities to grow both domestically and internationally. Its most recent international franchisees include The Bistro Group in the Phillipines and Salt ‘N’ Blues, PVT. LTD. in Northern India, making the brand poised for world-wide expansion.

With its headquarters based in Orange County, California, where its original location still ranks as among the…


LA Mixologists Launch New Mezcal El Silencio Cocktails at Broken Spanish & Mezcalero

Posted by Kelli on January 17, 2019 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

You can find Mezcal El Silencio all over Los Angeles, Broken Spanish and Mezcalero are showcasing some particularly delicious, new signature cocktails in the New Year. Broken Spanish mixologists, Chris Chernock and Tish Taylor, are now serving up four of their specialty Silencio drinks, including El Zocalo, Cazuela, Joseph’s Sangre and Frio Todo. While Nathan McCullough, Mezcalero’s very own Beverage Director, is sharing the Burnt Offering and Oaxacan the Garden, featuring unique add-ins like burnt croissant and nopales.

Mezcal El Silencio revived the ancient art of mezcal, pioneering a unique approach and delivering the hand-crafted spirit to a new generation of creative drinkers and cultural innovators. Founded in Santa Monica in 2013, the company creates its mezcal in Oaxaca, Mexico, using the traditional process carried on by generations…


Hilton Anaheim Celebrates Hilton’s 100th at 2019 Annual Dux In Tux Fundraiser

Posted by Kelli on January 17, 2019 at 6:56pm 0 Comments

Hilton Anaheim is proud to continue its sponsorship of the 19th annual Dux In Tux fundraiser and gala, hosted by the Anaheim Ducks and presented by Honda. The event takes place on January 21, 2019 at Honda Center with proceeds benefiting the Anaheim Ducks Foundation.

2019 marks Hilton’s centennial celebration, touting its “100 Years of Hospitality”. In an effort to support the celebration, and more importantly continue the hotel’s support of the Dux In Tux event and drive fundraising for its local community, Hilton Anaheim’s Frederic Castan, executive chef, and Eric Alverdes, director of food & beverage, have expanded the Hilton presence this year and brought together a total of 6 executive chefs from some of Southern California’s most notable Hilton hotels. The participating chefs include: Chef Stefan Peroutka from Hotel Del Coronado…


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