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Like Americans have the July 4th, the French have Bastille Day which is celebrated 10 days later. In celebration of the French holiday, Bistango is honoring that country’s historical roots with a special small plates menu and hand-picked selection of rosés served in Bistango Gardens, the restaurant’s 70-seat lushly landscaped al fresco lounge, beginning at 5 p.m.
Executive Chef Tim Doolittle has crafted a number of items for the occasion including a puff pastry cup with escargot, garlic butter & parsley for $10; Tart Oignon Chèvre with caramelized onion, goat cheese & Balsamico d’Oro for $10; Pan-Bagnat of tuna, olive oil, hard egg, sweet onion & pommes gaufrettes for $8; and a lamb sausage sandwich with onion & pepper on a baguette with pommes gaufrettes for $9. French desserts…Continue
Wursthaus in Downtown Santa Ana is famous for their drunken fries, boots of beer, and 24 unconventional sausages. Now Wursthaus is set to host a weekly Summer trivia night beginning Wednesday, June 29th, at 7 PM, inspired by the traditional 'Pub Quiz,'. Contestants will compete in teams of up to six, testing their general knowledge over the course of two rounds to win their very own boots of Germany's Weihenstephaner Vitus bier.
Entry into the competition is free, but ambitious guests may want to pick up some brain food in the form of one of Wursthaus’ signature dishes. They can choose from classic dogs like smoked bratwurst sprinkled with paprika and spices or go for the more adventurous exotic sausages like alligator. Also, no one can pass up a serving of Wursthaus’ signature…Continue
The Cape and Manta Executive Chef Enrique Olvera invite guests to enjoy the upcoming Fourth of July weekend alongside Chef Carlos Salgado. Salgado is a 2015 Food & Wine “Best New Chef,” 2016 James Beard Award semifinalist for “Best Chef: West,” and chef/owner of the critically acclaimed Taco María in Costa Mesa. Chef Carlos Salgado partners with The Cape’s dining team (including Manta Chef de Cuisine Alex Branch) to co-host a series of Baja-inspired culinary events throughout the boutique Los Cabos resort. The two-day event includes an intimate cooking demo with Salgado; an oceanfront Tiki party on Monuments Beach; an exclusive, five-course tasting menu at Manta (developed by Olvera, Salgado, and Branch); and a limited-time selection of Taco María-inspired dishes on The Rooftop—the only rooftop…Continue
Sushi Roku Newport Beach is celebrating their One-Year Anniversary and will be donating 25% of all sales and offer a special Anniversary Menu from Sunday, June 26th through Thursday, June 30th to three local charities. The three beneficiaries are Newport Beach-based Hoag Breast Center, the first and only breast center in Orange County to be designated as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence™ by the National Consortium of Breast Centers; CHOC Children’s, Orange County’s leading children’s hospital that nurtures, advances and protects the health and well being of children in Southern California; and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF), the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide.
Sushi Roku Newport Beach’s special…Continue
Muscle Maker Grill® will officially open its first two corporately-owned and operated west coast locations in Santa Ana on Tuesday, June 28 and Irvine on Thursday, June 30. To celebrate the occasion, the health-conscious brand will give away FREE meals for one year to the first 50 guests in line on opening day.
Located in the City Place Shopping Center at 2775 North Main Street in Santa Ana, and in Jamboree Promenade Shopping Center at 2646 DuPont Drive in Irvine, the first 50 guests at each location can enjoy one free meal per week from its delicious health-focused menu. Some of Muscle Maker Grill’s most popular entrees include its Arizona – all-natural grilled chicken breast and turkey bacon over brown rice with tomatoes and scallions served with its zero-carb signature sauce…
This Independence Day get into the American “Spirit” with the Red, White & Booze Bam-Boozled shake at Holsteins Shakes and Buns. The spirit-filled shake is handcrafted with vanilla ice cream, Jack Daniels whiskey, blueberry jam, and strawberry jelly, topped with whipped cream and garnished with blueberries and strawberries. Specially created for the 4th of July, the Red, White & Booze Bam-Boozled will only be available through July 1 - 4, 2016 and is priced at $13.
Islands Restaurants is partnering with Southern California-based Left Coast Brewing Co. to create an exclusive new brew, Islands guests can enjoy the brand new Hula Bay IPA along with seasonal menu items including the Heat Wave Burger and refreshing Colada Sunset. A classic West Coast IPA, the Hula Bay is a light bodied draft with hoppy aromas of citrus, grapefruit, tangerine and pine. Available only at Islands restaurants for a limited time, Hula Bay was created by the San Clemente-based brewery to pair well with Islands’ signature burgers and fare.
A tried-and-true favorite, the Heat Wave Burger is returning this summer for a limited time. Bringing the sizzle both on and off the grill, the Heat Wave Burger is topped with grilled Serrano chilies, grilled green chilies, melted pepper jack cheese,…Continue
This month, ADYA Executive Chef/Owner Shachi Mehra introduces four weeks of special curries in an 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 curries. The following specials will be offered during ADYA’s Curry Festival and can be ordered a la carte or as a Thali (plate):
Tuesday, June 14th – Wednesday, June 20th
Nadru Yakhni - Lotus Root in Yogurt Curry
Karahi Gosht - Slow Cooked Lamb with tomatoes, garlic and garam masala
Butter Chicken - A New Delhi classic…Continue
Five Crowns is pleased to announce the unveiling of the interior and exterior renovations that began in 2015 as part of the landmark restaurant’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration. The major revitalization, which includes the addition of the new Cooper’s Bar, honors the Five Crowns legacy while opening a new door to a bright future.
Five Crowns collaborated on the renovation plans with Hatch Design Group, YYES Design Studio, Robertson Hill Architecture and Roger’s Gardens. The first phase of changes focused on a new landscape design, re-imagined branding and the traditional façade. A second renovation phase included dramatic changes to the interior. Lush landscaping by Roger’s Gardens highlights the historic building’s English theme. Topiaries and boxwood hedges…Continue
Celebrate an All American 4th of July alongside the Queen Mary with 'America from Coast-to-Coast.' The Queen Mary's all-day celebration event brings the East Coast, South, Southwest and West Coast to Southern California for a one-stop countrywide patriotic festival that ends with a spectacular musical fireworks show over the Pacific.
The festivities welcome guests with a gateway to the East Coast's Coney Island. Carnival and strolling Circus performers, aerialists & acrobats, trackless train rides and a host of holiday activities and games for all ages start the celebration.
The Nashville Tailgate brings country to the ship's luxurious Queen’s Salon complete with a live DJ & RedNeck Rodeo Band, line-dancing and friendly games of Texas Hold’em on the Promenade Deck. Guests…