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Inspired by a chance meeting at the 2016 Golden Foodie Awards, Chef Joseph Mahon of Burger Parlor and Dexter Holland founder of Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce, will debut the Gringo Bandito Tostada Burger at both Burger Parlor Locations. The burger will be officially available on their daily menu starting March 24.
While celebrating Burger Parlor’s Golden Foodie win for ‘Best Burger’, Mahon had the opportunity to speak with Dexteramd decided that he would really like to honor their mutual Orange County roots and collaborate with Gringo Bandito on a signature burger. Crafted with 100% hormone free Nebraskan beef, the Gringo Bandito Tostada Burger features a crisp tostada chip, fried egg, Gringo Bandito crema, crushed avocado, roasted Anaheim chile and Gringo Bandito Aioli. The burger…Continue
ADYA presents the 3rd Annual Curry Festival at its Anaheim and Irvine locations. The event will feature two weeks of special curries highlighting India’s regional culinary styles and will provide guests with a delicious, in-depth look at India’s culinary diversity. The curries will feature ingredients and styles of cooking unique to each region, from coconut and curry leaves, to poppy seeds and mustard.
ADYA will journey through India as guests are invited to explore various regional curries at its two locations. The following specials will be offered during ADYA’s Curry Festival and can be ordered a la carte or as a Thali (plate):
Tuesday, March 28th – Monday, April 3rd
ADYA ANAHEIM – Curries from Northern…Continue
The Beachcomber has added fresh new breakfast, lunch and dinner menu items in celebration of the spring season. The new dishes come compliments of Executive Chef Carlos Olivera, showcasing a blend of American Contemporary and California Coastal cuisines.
The new spring menu items will be available on The Beachcomber breakfast, lunch and dinner menu beginning this March. Limited reservations are available online and via OpenTable :
Pulled Pork Benedict
Two organic eggs, citrus braised pork shoulder, house-made buttermilk biscuit, roasted poblano peppers and carmelized onions, green poblano hollandaise sauce…
Enjoy Easter Brunch at Fleming’s in Newport Beach on Sunday, April 16 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Starting with one of two featured cocktails: bacon & blue cheese bloody Mary or passion fruit Sonoma sparkle for $8.95 each. The exclusive prix fixe menu features an appetizer choice of lobster bisque, modern Caesar or housemade burrata salad. Entrée selections include Fleming’s signature eggs Benedict with filet mignon or crab cake; farm fresh veggie omelet; cinnamon apple brioche French toast with orange Chantilly cream; California style steak & eggs or grilled Ora king salmon Cobb salad. All entrées are served with Lyonnaise potatoes and pan-seared broccolini sides. For dessert, select from fresh seasonal berries & cream, Tahitian vanilla bean crème brûlée or…Continue
April is National Grilled Cheese Month and Provisions Market and OC Baking Company will once again join forces to host The Big Cheese, Orange County’s grilled cheese festival and competition. Event Co-Founder Chef Greg Daniels and his fellow OC Chefs will compete for the title of “The Big Cheese” in this 4th annual event to be held on National Grilled Cheese Day on Wednesday, April 12th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Provisions Market.
OC Baking Company Master Baker Dean Kim will supply locally produced freshly baked bread to the competing chefs, while the farmer-owned dairy cooperative Tillamook County Creamery Association will offer a selection of its award-winning butter and cheeses for use at the festival, including new Farmstyle Cut Shredded Cheese crafted for ideal melt. Competing chefs…Continue
On March 23, Del Taco is upgrading the most important meal of the day with the launch of five new breakfast items including the Huevos Rancheros Epic Burrito. Freshly prepared in every restaurant using quality ingredients, Del Taco’s unique variety of handheld breakfast options will also include three new Breakfast Rollers for just $1 each and Simply Orange® Juice.
The new menu items, available during breakfast hours only (11 p.m. to 11 a.m.*), include:
· Huevos Rancheros Epic Burrito: freshly-grilled Mexican chorizo sausage and fresh-grilled scrambled eggs, slow-cooked pinto beans made from scratch, roasted chile salsa, hand-sliced avocado, hand-grated Cheddar Cheese, sour cream and double wrapped in two warm corn tortillas and an oversized, warm flour…
Sir Bruno Serato has announced plans to expand Caterina’s Club to south Orange County even though his restaurant, the Anaheim White House where he prepared most of the food, recently perished in a fire. Caterina’s Club, the nonprofit that Serato founded and named after his beloved mother, will start feeding approximately 200 children from the San Juan Capistrano, Rancho Santa Margarita and Aliso Viejo Boys & Girls Clubs starting April 14, 2017. A kickoff event is currently being planned.
“It’s hard to believe that right in the backyard of great wealth epitomized by the locally filmed ‘Housewives of Orange County,’ there exists a hunger problem,” said Serato, who revealed that his program will now be feeding some 2,200 children each day. “I’m delighted that Caterina’s Club is, once again,…Continue
The Pizza Press will celebrate its fifth anniversary in June, and Orange County’s fastest growing build-your-own pizzeria has announced it will expand to nearly 150 restaurants by the end of 2018, with 300 of the casual pizzerias planned over the next three years. The jump in growth for The Pizza Press is beginning with 30 new locations opening this year, including the company’s first out of state restaurants, and a new flagship opening in Anaheim on Friday, March 24.
The Pizza Press, known for its high quality ingredients, wide array of local craft beer, and 1920s newspaper theme, has signed multiple franchise agreements to open units in Texas, Nevada and North Carolina, as well as China and Mexico by the end of next year. The company is actively looking to expand into Oregon, Washington, Idaho,…
Mix Mix Kitchen Bar in Downtown Santa Ana introduces a new pop-up lunch concept, “Mix Box Kitchen”, which will feature a 3-course lunch for $15. Launching Tuesday, March 21, the new lunch pop-up presents a modern bento box which features favorites including Pork Cheek Adobo and House Made Chitarra “Carbonara” Pasta.
During lunch, which runs from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., diners now have the luxury of creating their own modern bento box, offering globally inspired combinations of salads, snacks, and mains which borrow flavors from Mexico to Morocco and techniques from Paris to the Philippines.
Priced at $15, the modern bento box will also be available for take-out and will feature one salad, snack, and main:
Gem Lettuce - tangerine, cheddar, pepitas,…Continue
The 24th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night is happening Thursday, April 20th at Share Our Selves in Costa Mesa, more than 25 of Orange County’s most celebrated chefs will join an expected 700 supporters of SOS for a casual evening of beer, margaritas and unique and delicious tacos.
See your favorite OC chefs at their most creative as they compete to come up with the most unusual tacos you’ll see all year, all for a great cause. In 2016, the top-rated taco as chosen by attendees was the Nashville Hot Chicken Taco from Island Hotel’s Chef David Man. Other delectable options included a beef tongue…Continue