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In honor of National Ice Cream Cone Day, Mama’s on 39 & Mama's Comfort Food & Cocktails will be selling $1 single scoops of Thrifty Ice Cream at their Huntington Beach and Los Alamitos locations on Saturday, September 22. Since 2011, Mama’s has been proud to offer its customers eight classic Thrifty Ice Cream flavors including Chocolate Malted Crunch, Cookies ‘N Cream, Mint Chocolate Chip, Medieval Madness, Rainbow Sherbet, and Rocky Road. Owner and Founder Pete Truxaw said, “Through our food, we enjoy reacquainting our guests to nostalgic tastes and reminding patrons of all generations that delicious never gets old.” Mama’s welcomes all to indulge in this delicious treat. Promotional pricing is only available on Saturday, September 22, limited to one scoop per person. Thrifty Ice Cream…Continue
Join SOS and celebrate the 28th Annual SOS Celebrity Chef Dinner! Celebrity Chef Dinner is a fundraising event to benefit Share Our Selves and the many services provided to meet the basic needs of the homeless and low-income individuals and families living in Orange County. Come support this great cause and enjoy an evening of fun, delicious food and beverages, and philanthropy. Local chefs with a passion for their community donate their name and culinary talents to create a one-of-a-kind gourmet experience. Guests will take in stunning ocean views while enjoying hors d’oeuvres stations, beer and wine tastings, and live music during the reception and silent auction. After the reception, the three-course dinner is held in the ballroom with outstanding chefs pairing up to prepare each course. The dinner portion of…Continue
The Ecology Center will host 2 screenings of the newest short film in the Come To Life film series by Guayakí Yerba Mate. The film is a six-minute documentary on the pioneering work of The Ecology Center founder, Evan Marks, and will be debuted at two screening events. The first will be held on Thursday, October 11 at The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano. The second event will take place on Friday, October 12 at The Ecology Center Farm Lab in Encinitas. Festivities at each location go from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Evan Marks, filmmaker Cyrus Sutton, and Guayakí media director Madison Olson will host a panel discussion at 6 p.m. followed by film screenings starting at 6:30 p.m. The panelists will also be available for questions immediately following the screenings. Attendees are welcome to bring…Continue
Sol Agave, known for its authentic Mexican cuisine, has opened at Kaleidoscope in Mission Viejo. Restaurateur Jesus Galvez and his partner Chef Manny Velasco, who was honored as the Golden Foodies 2017 Rising Star Chef of the Year, were at the forefront of the food truck trend when they started Sol Agave as a taco truck in 2015. They attracted such a loyal following for their upscale Mexican cuisine that they decided to open a restaurant in San Juan Capistrano in 2016. The success of that original location lead to moving into a larger space within the same retail center just a year later.
“Opening Sol Agave at Kaleidoscope is like coming full circle for me,” said Galvez, who met Velasco when they worked together at Carmelita’s in 2014. “One of my first jobs was at El Torito Grill at…Continue
Celebrate Oktoberfest with House of Blues Anaheim and enjoy the incredible craft beer, food and music festival, “Lokal Brews, Lokal Grooves,” featuring some of Orange County’s finest local breweries, hottest local bands, and tastiest festive eats from Executive Chef Jeremy Cantwell. Located throughout the venue, Oktoberfest-inspired food stations will feature items such as bratwurst, schnitzel, beer braised brisket sliders and more. Taste a wide variety of craft beer samplings from 25 local breweries and enjoy tunes from 20 local bands scheduled to perform in 3 different entertainment spaces. Head to the Music Hall with DJ West Coast Dave for a series of Oktoberfest contests, including a bratwurst eating competition, where each winner will be given a complimentary stein glass. Festive German…Continue
Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort has begun and there are more treats than ever. With amazing new items and some returning guest favorites, your 2018 Disneyland Halloween Foodie Guide is here!
Across the resort you’ll see some returning items like the Candy Corn Cotton Candy, which can be found at various outdoor vending carts in both parks, as well as the Bat Cookie, which is flying into Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Café at Disney California Adventure park, Market House at Disneyland park, The Coffee House at Disneyland Hotel, and…Continue
The Ecology Center is pleased to announce the release of their cookbook, Community Table: Recipes for an Ecological Food Future. The book reflects The Ecology Center's commitment to building a culinary community that engages consumers, farmers, chefs, and purveyors equally, and celebrates the beauty of connecting around the table. Throughout 2016, The Ecology Center invited Community Table Accord chefs and farmers to develop a series of curated dining experiences. Centered around the organization's 10 Principles of a Regenerative Food System, these committed chefs and farmers shared the story of food from farm to plate. Each dinner provided a space for community education as well as inspired dialogue around the challenges and solutions inherent in our food system.
This extraordinary series…Continue
It’s A Grind Coffee House is excited to announce its fall lineup of seasonal beverages is now available. Available in three sizes, It’s A Grind’s new Cinnamon Spice Cake and the fan-favorite Pumpkin Spice lattes and ice blended coffees will be offered for a limited time. Also, back by popular demand is the brand’s Pumpkin Spice flavored whole beans featuring a creamy pumpkin pie flavor perfectly accented with cinnamon and nutmeg. “As fall approaches, we’re shifting gears to create excitement for all the comforts the season has to offer; from cooler weather to the welcome scents, colors and flavors, we’re thrilled to be brewing seasonal flavors helping guests embrace the fall spirit!” said Sam Ferreira, president of Retail Food Group – USA. “We love rolling out festive flavors that our regulars look forward…Continue
Chef Ross Pangilinan held residence at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts for seven years as executive chef of Leatherby’s Cafe Rouge before opening his own restaurant, Mix Mix Kitchen Bar, in 2016. His second restaurant, TERRACE by Mix Mix, opens today.
Drawing inspiration from Italian, French and modern Filipino cuisines, Pangilinan offers an eclectic, yet refined menu designed for South Coast Plaza’s global audience. The restaurant offers a three-course prix-fixe lunch for $15 on weekdays; a nightly full-service dinner featuring seasonal preparations of housemade pastas and small plates of fish, meats, and vegetables; as well as a weekend ‘Bottomless Bubbles’ brunch. The menus at TERRACE also include a few mainstays from Mix Mix Kitchen Bar, which was named the 2017 Restaurant of the Year by…Continue
The 9th annual Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival returns for a day of bubbling-fun to a brand new venue, the beautiful Lakeview Park, on September 15, 2018 from noon to 4p.m. Brew Ha Ha will offer unlimited tastes from over 100+ craft beers.
Dubbed “Orange County’s Favorite Beer Festival,” Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival continues to break its own record of offering both the largest and best selection of craft beer in Orange County, CA. The 9th annual event will offer beer-enthusiasts the opportunity to celebrate the regions’ top brewers and their expert brews.Continue