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Posted by OCfoodies on July 19, 2017 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Pacific Wine and Food Classic welcomes you to celebrate the season with summer inspired culinary bites, wine pairings and refreshing libations in a picturesque atmosphere surrounded by spirited jazzy music and soft ocean breezes at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017.
Enjoy delicious summer inspired food from the regions most talented chefs, wines from the best winemakers, hand crafted cocktails and live culinary entertainment by local celebrity chefs on the Fisher &…

National Tequila Day is July 24

Posted by Kelli on July 18, 2017 at 11:25am 0 Comments

DÔA’s mixologist Josue “Josh” Gonzalez introduces agave nirvana in a glass with the Sensei Serenity. The refreshing cocktail masterfully combines Casa Noble tequila, cucumber juice, honeydew melon, lime juice and shiso leaves for an enlightening drinking experience.

1.5 oz Casa Noble
.5 oz FOS Mastiha
1 oz Cucumber juice & Honeydew melon
.5 oz lime juice
3 shiso leaves

Method: Combine all ingredients in a shaker, add ice and shake vigorously, Strain over fresh ice into a Rocks glass.
Garnish: Cucumber Slice
Glass: Rocks Glass

Harmless Harvest Launches A New Line Of Probiotic Beverages

Posted by Kelli on July 18, 2017 at 11:19am 0 Comments

Harmless Harvest — the world’s first Fair For Life certified organic coconut water producer — announces the launch of its newest product, a line of organic probiotic cultured coconut beverages called Harmless Coconut Probiotics. Harmless Harvest products continues its commitment to product, people and planet and is now one step closer to its goal of achieving a zero-waste ingredient model, adding to its industry-leading efforts to run an eco-system based business.

The new line of refreshing, plant-based probiotic cultured beverages joins the family of organic, Fair for Life certified Harmless Harvest coconut water. Harmless Coconut Probiotics combine the company's critically acclaimed organic coconut water, coconut meat from young coconuts, active probiotic cultures, and organic…


July 26th Bistango Hosts A Free Blues Showcase

Posted by Kelli on July 18, 2017 at 11:08am 0 Comments

Some of OC’s top musicians will take the stage as Bistango hosts its inaugural En Plein Air Concert on Wednesday, July 26 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. There is no cover charge or minimum to enjoy the music, which is being produced by veteran drummer and guitarist Tracy Longstreth, whose long career includes stints with the Righteous Brothers and Osmond family before striking out on his own.

In addition to Longstreth, other musicians performing include contemporary blues artist Jay Summers, lead vocalist and guitar player for The West Coast Blues Savants; guitarist/vocalist Tanya Lundy-Mckibben, who has shared her talent in OC clubs including the Coach house for more than a decade; and saxophonist Adrian Tapia accompanying guitarist Casey Simpson, both veterans on the local music scene.



Juice It Up! Partners with Tajin

Posted by Kelli on July 18, 2017 at 10:54am 0 Comments

Juice It Up! has launched its delicious duo of Golden Summer Refreshers, the Chili Lime Mango Smoothie and Turmeric Fusion, to celebrate the healthy flavors of summertime. This promotion is even more exciting because of Juice It Up!’s co-branded partnership with TAJÍN®, a popular seasoning blend made with lime, chilies and sea salt, adding a delicious zing to the Chili Lime Mango Smoothie.

Available for a limited time, Juice It Up!’s Golden Summer Refreshers feature:

· Chili Lime Mango Smoothie: a refreshing blend of sweet mango, zesty ginger, lemonade, mango juice, orange sherbet, and is topped with a generous sprinkling of Tajin seasoning and garnished with a fresh lime slice

· Turmeric Fusion: an all-in blend of tangy pineapple, crisp apple, raw carrot,…


The Cut Comes To Irvine

Posted by Kelli on July 14, 2017 at 10:54am 0 Comments

Burger lovers soon won’t have to chase down their favorite food truck, The Cut has found a new home in Irvine’s Westpark Plaza, where its first brick-and-mortar location opens to the public in July 2017.

The Cut Partners Steve Kim, Charlie Burnette, and Chef Andrés Dangond spent the last three years building the brand and gaining praise from local food writers, who consider it to serve one of Orange County’s best burgers.

When The Cut launched as a food truck in 2014, its mission was to deliver simple burgers without all the gimmicks and overly complicated toppings. Chef Andrés Dangond, who has cooked all over the world including several Michelin-starred restaurants like Alinea and L2O in Chicago, created a straightforward menu of signature handcrafted burgers made with 100% all-natural,…


Weekend Brunch At Eureka!

Posted by Kelli on July 13, 2017 at 11:02am 0 Comments

Introducing a new brunch menu featured every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm. The all-American restaurant is opening early on the weekends and putting twists on classic dishes like Bread Pudding French Toast with a blueberry compote and a whiskey créme anglaise; Chilaquiles featuring ranchero tortilla chips, two eggs, feta, and sour cream, purple onions, avocado, and pico de gallo; and mouthwatering Fried Chicken and Sweet Corn Bread, topped with whipped salted butter, jalapeño-infused maple glaze, and bacon.

For some lighter brunch options, dive into Eureka!’s take on Avocado Toast topped with a hardboiled egg, diced tomatoes, watermelon radish, and chimichurri; or 6 Pack Breakfast Burrito with eggs, ground turkey, black beans, pepper trio, avocado, and served alongside charred…


National Cheesecake Day

Posted by Kelli on July 13, 2017 at 10:55am 0 Comments

The Cheesecake Factory® is celebrating its favorite holiday of the year – National Cheesecake Day – in a big way on July 30 and 31, offering dine-in guests any slice of its more than 30 legendary flavors of cheesecake for half price at any of its 193 restaurants nationwide.* The Cheesecake Factory will also debut its newest cheesecake creation – Celebration Cheesecake.

Featuring layers of Original cheesecake, vanilla cake, strawberry, chocolate and vanilla mousse topped with cream cheese frosting and finished with brightly colored confetti, the Celebration Cheesecake is the picture-perfect dessert to commemorate National Cheesecake Day. The Celebration Cheesecake will be available beginning Sunday, July 30 and for every slice sold through August, The Cheesecake Factory will…


Chef Adrianne's Grilled Jumbo Shrimp + Kiwi, Green Apple and Green Chili, Mint Relish

Posted by Kelli on July 12, 2017 at 10:56am 0 Comments

Grilling season is upon us. Here's the quick and easy recipe that's sure to have your guests raving for days. Maximum Flavor, true to the core, with these boldly refreshing flavors!

Grilled Jumbo Shrimp + Kiwi, Green Apple and Green Chili , Mint Relish

Serves: 2


6 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

canola oil, for brushing

1 tablespoon kiwi, peeled and minced

1 tablespoon green apple, peeled and minced

1/2 teaspoon jalapeno, seeded, deveined, and minced

1 teaspoon red onion, minced

1 teaspoon cilantro, minced

1 teaspoon mint, minced

1 teaspoon lime juice

1/8 teaspoon lime zest

1/2 teaspoon…


4th Annual Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Festival Returns July 15 & 16

Posted by Kelli on July 11, 2017 at 1:10pm 0 Comments

The award winning 4th Annual Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Roundup returns to the OC Fair & Event Center on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16 for unlimited tastings of more than 80 craft beers. The unique craft beer event allows guests to enjoy all the fun the OC Fair has to offer, while experiencing the great music, fun games, dancing, and unlimited tastings from some of the top breweries in the country.

Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Roundup invites guests to come for the beer and stay for the fair! In addition to enjoying unlimited tastes of more than 80 craft beers with a wide selection of styles ranging from Pale Ales, IPA’s, Stouts, Saisons, Hefeweizens and many more, Brew Hee Haw encourages guests to celebrate summer with music, games, dancing, and a day at…


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