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The First Annual Pacific Wine & Food Classic (August 19 & 20, 2017) is positioned to become a signature Southern California culinary event. This two-day celebration brings together more than 50 prominent chefs, premium spirits and 100 wines and distinguished winemakers to Orange County for a first-class epicurean experience. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic guests will enjoy the picturesque atmosphere surrounded by spirited jazzy music and soft ocean breezes at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.
Guests will delight in a…Continue
Aloha Poké Co. has been packing poké bowls since March 2016 when the first location opened within the Chicago French Market. Since then, the concept has grown to have additional locations in Illinois, with aggressive expansion plans within its hometown and nationwide. Earlier this year, the brand announced that it would also be expanding into Denver, Colorado.
Southern California poké fans will soon be able to find Aloha Poké Co. locations in Los Angeles, Marina Del Rey, Costa Mesa, and San Diego:
Westfield Century City
10250 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90067
4521 Park Blvd.
Sir Bruno Serato hosts his 12th annual Red Carpet Gala fundraiser for Caterina’s Club at the Marconi Automotive Museum (1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin) on Sunday, August 27 starting at 5 p.m. In addition to feeding 3,050 children in need each night, the nonprofit helps place families living in squalid motel conditions into cleaner and safer environments. Caterina’s Club also partners with the Anaheim School District to run the Hospitality Program that seeks to divert high school students from gangs and other bad influences by teaching them about the food, hospitality and service industries.
Tickets to the gala are $275 each and there are a number of sponsorship opportunities that can be purchased by visiting caterinasclub.org or emailing…Continue
Orange County’s first ever Paella Wine & Beer Festival is coming Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 4-9 p.m. Nearly 50 local chefs will compete with their own paella recipes for the chance to represent the United States at the World Paella Championship in Sueca, Valencia, Spain. Event entry includes unlimited wine, beer and paella and features an experience reflecting what one would find while strolling through a lively outdoor market in Spain. There will be live entertainment including Flamenco performances and Spanish rock, and local vendors will offer tapas, sangrias, cocktails, cultural art, and much more.
With thousands expected to attend, the Paella Wine & Beer Festival is one of the most authentic Hispanic culinary events in the United States and presents a unique opportunity for…
Wednesday, August 23rd at 6:30pm. Price is only $85 per person which includes the 5-course meal and wine parings. Information is attached. For reservations call 949.718.0300 and tell the host it is for the August Wine Dinner.
Copper River Sockeye| Nectarine| Citrus| Pink Peppercorn oil | Micro Greens
Wente Vineyards “Small Lot” Brut – Arroyo Seco, California 2014 Wente Vineyards “Louis Mel” Sauvignon Blanc – Livermore Valley, California 2016
Ensalada con Camaron
Mexican Blue Shrimp| Baby Gem Lettuce| Cotija |Burnt Tortilla oil |Anchovy |Meyer Lemon
Sir Bruno Serato has announced that Caterina’s s Club, the nonprofit he created to feed local children in need, will expand its scope and serve pasta dinners nightly to approximately 500 Huntington Beach youths starting in late August. That brings the total number of children being fed each day by the organization to 3,505.
To kickoff the expansion, Serato will officiate at a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, August 22 at 4 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club (15645 Gothard Street, Huntington Beach) after which the first 250 children will enjoy their inaugural pasta supper. Only weeks ago, Serato began feeding children in San Juan Capistrano, Rancho Santa Margarita and Aliso Viejo. While the food is typically prepared at his beloved Anaheim White House, which he has owned since 1987, it currently…Continue
Lee's Sandwiches has announced the opening of its first Lee's Coffee Roastery in Westminster, California. This exciting and interactive Lee's Coffee Roastery is dedicated to providing small batch, freshly roasted, and specialty coffee beans from around the world.
Since 1983, Lee's Coffee embarked on a mission to share the love and passion for Vietnamese style coffee in the United States. Through our family recipe, our cà phê sữa đá became a community favorite, which is now being sold widely at Costco Wholesale, Lee's Sandwiches, and leading Asian supermarket chains in the USA, Philippines, and Vietnam.
Now, the Lee's Coffee Roastery offers freshly roasted beans directly to customers where they can discover and experience a variety of the finest beans from Asia to Central & South America. The…Continue
The transition from summer to fall will be a delicious one at BRIO Tuscan Grille locations across the nation! Not only is BRIO offering watermelon-inspired seasonal sips now through Sunday, Aug. 27 (at the special price of $5 during Happy Hour), but starting on Tuesday, Aug. 8, the restaurant will present special fall seasonal dishes, as well as two-course early dinner combo packages.
Watermelon-Inspired Seasonal Sips — available now through Aug. 27
During Happy Hour, the following drinks are available for the special price of $5:
· Tuesdays: Melon-Rita: Fresh watermelon, Jose Cuervo, fresh lime juice, salted rim ($8.50 at times other than Happy Hour)
· Wednesdays: Melon-Kick Martini:…
oak laguna beach officially opened doors to the public on August 2, 2017.
The restaurant’s design boasts a warm, coastal modern feel, courtesy of local Laguna Beach architect, Todd Skenderian and Bill Dalke of Rancho Laguna Builders. Nestled on the second story overlooking South Coast Hwy., oak offers an intimate dining room, inviting bar and wrap around outdoor balcony.
oak’s coastal California comfort food menu starts with small plates to share including the Local Albacore Stack, South-of-the-Border Ceviche, Fried Green Tomatoes and Crispy Duck Drums. Seasonal soups and fresh salads are available for the lighter fare. Burgers and Daily Taco offerings include the signature Oak Burger, Chef Z’s Hot Chicken and Sandra’s Pork Shoulder Tacos.
Main dishes feature a Seared…
The shiny new House of Blues Anaheim has introduced the World Fabulous Drag Brunch held on the first Saturday of each month starting June 3, 2017. The World Fabulous Drag Brunch stars WILLAM- actress, author, YouTuber and former RuPaul's Drag Racer, in a hilarious new show featuring wild entertainment, mimosas and an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet of Southern-inspired favorites including jambalaya, jalapeno-cheese cornbread, collard greens, a prime rib carving station, homemade pastries and more. Best known from RuPaul’s Drag Race season 4, WILLAM and his gaggle of girls will delight and entertain you with music, moves and a dose of comedy. World Fabulous Drag Brunch is perfect for a wild Saturday morning with friends and special celebrations that call for a dash of glitz! …Continue