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A Reimagined Chef Demo is here and it’s called the Secret Chef Society. The Secret Chef Society will be held at the Fisher & Paykel Experience Center in Costa Mesa and promises to prime the palates of Orange County foodies and chefs alike.
Guests only know a few facts prior to each event: That a great local chef will show everyone how to make incredible appetizers, they’ll sip nice wines and enjoy a fun filled culinary experience. Every guest will receive a key upon entrance and some will have special keys but that is all we can say about that.
The Secret Chef Society will have an intimate audience at the Fisher & Paykel Experience Center
695 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. “We are so excited to showcase our new Experience Center and premium product lines with the Southern…Continue
Celebrate Easter with family and friends at Five Crowns with either Easter brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or Easter dinner from 4-8 p.m. Both brunch and dinner prix-fixe menus highlight succulent starters such as Lobster Bisque with crème fraîche and Pride of the Crowns salad with bacon, toasted walnuts, gruyere and herbs de Provence dressing. Mouthwatering mains feature Crab Benedict with poached eggs, béarnaise and truffled potatoes on the brunch menu and Seared Salmon with leek soubise, zucchini, artichokes, dill and garlic chips on the dinner menu. Please your sweet tooth and choose from decadent dessert options including Meyer Lemon Beignets during brunch and Crème Brûlée with champagne berries at dinner.
Taco Rosa has added a new Power Lunch menu to its restaurants in Newport Beach & Irvine. The new $10 specials feature a mix of inventive dishes including Tacos de Chile Relleno and time-honored Mexican classics like Fajitas de Pollo. “After the success of Orange County Restaurant Week, we decided to add $10 Power Lunch specials to our lunch menu. Differentiating our lunch menu from our dinner menu allows us to speed up service and better feed the desires of our customers during lunch,” comments chef/owner Ivan Calderon. "Our Power Lunch menu offers guests with our best selection of ‘home run' dishes in the ideal lunch portion at a value price point.”…Continue
Sushi Roku Newport Beach hosts its inaugural ‘Wagyu Week’, happening Monday, March 19 through Sunday, March 25 featuring a tasting menu that pairs three Wagyu appetizers with three distinct Japanese spirits. The Wagyu Week tasting menu show-cases Bungo beef, considered the highest-quality Japanese grade beef, originating from the Oita prefecture in the Kyushu region of Japan.
The Wagyu Week tasting menu will be offered at Sushi Roku Newport Beach, as well as sister restaurant ROKU Sunset in West Hollywood, and will be priced at $85 (exclusive of tax & gratuity). The menu features the following three appetizer flights and beverage pairings thoughtfully chosen by Sushi Roku GM & Sake Sommelier, Eiji Mori:
Bungo Wagyu Skewer paired with Ginza no Suzume Kohaku Shochu: this…Continue
Pita Jungle in Newport Beach has launched their new Seasonal Kitchen Crafts menu featuring eight dishes that will be offered through the end of the May. For this limited time menu, the local restaurant group is bringing back some fan-favorites classics in addition to introducing some new items.
Seasonal Kitchen Crafts menu:
Beluga Lentil Soup
Curried Spinach Potato Pizza
Wood-Fired Philly Steak Lavash Wrap
Shrimp Tikka Masala
Red Quinoa-Taboule Salad with Avocado Hummus
Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Ice-Cream
Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens is pleased to host an evening of amazing food and great company. Taking place during Roger’s Gardens’ annual Spring Celebration and benefitting The Ecology Center, the Local Artisan Dinner will feature an exclusive, multicourse menu and beverage pairing highlighting the season’s freshest flavors.
Under the stars and amongst the olive trees, meet and mingle with the real stars of the evening, the local food and drink artisans who made the special dinner possible. In attendance will be Evan Marks of The Ecology Center, Alex Weiser of Weiser Family Farms, Sherry Mandrell of the Tehachapi Grain Project, Peter Schaner of Schaner Family Farms, Meredith Bell of Autonomy Farms, Brian and Robin Christenson of Blinking Owl Distillery, Sara Lezama and Kyle Titterud of…Continue
Featuring a chef-driven menu with twists on classic American dishes, families can enjoy a lively Easter Sunday at Del Frisco’s Grille Irvine and Pasadena with weekend-long specials such as the hand-carved Bone-In Prime Rib served with house-made Au Jus and creamy Horseradish.
Available from Friday, March 30th through Easter Sunday, guests can indulge in their Prime Rib alongside the Grille’s signature favorites such as Charred Lemon Broccolini, Truffle-Chive Deviled Eggs and decadent Six-Layer Lemon Cake.
On Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, the Grille will also be…Continue
It's a secret, all we can tell you is . . .
From 6:00pm - 7:30pm You will learn how to make incredible appetizers from local chefs in a beautiful setting, sip nice wines and enjoy a fun evening in the New Fisher & Paykel Experience Center.
Some guests will cook along with the chefs in this interactive experience. (If you have the right key)
Space is very limited and will sell out. Come early explore the space.
SAJJ Mediterranean, the popular Middle Eastern eatery known for its highly customizable bowls, pita sandwiches, and wraps, is celebrating the grand opening of its first Southern California location. The celebration will take place from Thursday, March 15 through Sunday, March 18.
The weekend’s events will kick-off on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Rancho Santa Margarita city officials and Chamber of Commerce members. From 11:30 AM to 2 PM, all guests who visit SAJJ will receive one FREE entree of their choice.
From Thursday through Sunday, SAJJ is offering two ways to win great prizes, one in-store and one on social media. Guests can drop their business card at the newest location for a chance to win a catered party for 10 people, and those who post a photo on…Continue
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome Blind Children’s Learning Center students for an Easter celebration Friday, March 30th. The Blind Children’s Learning Center and 70 of its students, ages 1 to 8 years old, will start the holiday weekend with a sensory Easter egg hunt featuring hundreds of special beeping eggs donated by OC Sheriff’s Department.
The plastic eggs, used as training devices for the OC Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, will be carefully placed on the sand and in the grass throughout Newport Dunes’ expansive waterfront property. The beeping Easter eggs provide an innovative solution to help visually impaired children take part in a favorite Easter tradition. “We’re truly grateful for the meaningful partnership we have with Blind Children’s…Continue