December 2010 Blog Posts (12)

A Restaurant Critic Exposed: A Restaurateur's Insecurity

By now, you've probably heard of the story of long time LA Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila getting her photo unwittingly taken and posted online by a rather vindictive restaurateur, thus blowing over 15 years of carefully crafted anonymity.  (Even though the name of the shutterbug and his establishment have been published in the story, I would rather not dignify the petty, grossly unprofessional act performed by mentioning either).  Obviously, by that last parenthetical sentence,…

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Added by Rich Manning on December 23, 2010 at 12:26am — No Comments

UltraStar is Orange County’s First Movie Theater Where Audiences Can Experience Motion Effects Synchronized with Onscreen Action and Enhanced by 3D Technology

Okay so it’s not edible, but a movie goes great with dinner so we wanted to share.

 

UltraStar Cinemas at Anaheim GardenWalk is now the first and only movie theater in Orange County to offer D-BOX motion technology, beginning with the highly anticipated December 17 premiere of TRON: Legacy. D-BOX MFX…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 17, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

OC’s Top 100 Restaurants to participate in Orange County Restaurant Week

The Orange County Restaurant Association announced that Orange County Restaurant Week, will now be an annual event, as well as limit the number of participants to 100 restaurants per year.

 

"As we enter our third year, we have been able to evaluate past events to determine that quality is priority when it comes to OC's favorite dining event, Orange County Restaurant Week. With that said, producing this event only once a year and limiting the number of restaurants involved,…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 17, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Dance into the New Year at Prego Ristorante

Ring in the New Year with live music, dancing and great food at Prego Ristorante! Guests will have the opportunity to select from a four-course prix-fixe menu created by Executive Chef Ugo Allesina or order off the restaurant’s dinner menu of regional Italian favorites (reservations will be…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 17, 2010 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Rory Sandoval Joins STONEHILL TAVERN as Executive Chef

Michael Mina is pleased to announce Rory Sandoval as executive chef of the Forbes Four-Star Stonehill Tavern at The St. Regis Monarch Beach.  Sandoval brings nearly a decade of experience, where he will provide creative input, execute a menu designed by Mina and oversee daily…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 17, 2010 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Friday Foodies Giveaway + extra cool discounts

We have more tickets to GIVE!

Today we are really in the Holiday Spirit! We are giving 2 sets of VIP tickets for the Block Party - The OC Fair New Year's Eve Block Party will offer live tribute band entertainment by the decade – from the '60s to the '90s – plus DJs and karaoke. There will be 50+ gourmet food trucks to satisfy every appetite. In the style of the OC Fair, there will be a demolition derby for…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 10, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Bruxie Keeps Things Fresh with Seasonal Custard Shakes

Having received international attention for its unique concept known best for its sweet and savory gourmet waffle sandwich offerings, Bruxie offers seasonal shakes made with its old-fashioned Wisconsin custard. After opening in…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 8, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments

New York New Year’s Eve at LUCCA

Once again, LUCCA’s New Year’s Eve “special” will feature the restaurant’s regular dinner menu, with its regular dinner prices, during its regular dinner hours: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Friday, December 31,…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 8, 2010 at 1:53pm — No Comments

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar Hosts New Year’s Eve Masquerade

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar is…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 8, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

IL DOLCE PIZZERIA & RESTAURANT

Napolitan style pizzeria, and pastas www.ildolceoc.com and facebook, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Costa-Mesa-CA/IL-DOLCE-PIZZERIA-RESTAURANT/224834809299
You can get the gift card from IL DOLCE GIFT CARD to make a nice present for the coming Holidays.

Visit us
Thank You
Roberto
IL DOLCE

Added by Roberto Bignes on December 3, 2010 at 4:54pm — No Comments

DON THE BEACHCOMBER WELCOMES 2011 WITH WAITIKI FESTIVAL

Partygoers will step into this slice of paradise for three nights, December 29-31, 2010, as the champions of exotica, WAITIKI, welcome the new year at Don the Beachcomber. The Huntington Beach restaurant…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 3, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments

OC RESTAURANT WEEK: February 27 – March 5, 2011

OC Wine Week & OC Beer Week to debut in late 2011

The Orange County Restaurant Association has announced that the region's fastest growing and most anticipated culinary event, Orange County Restaurant Week, will now be an annual event, held only one week during the calendar year. The 2011 Orange County Restaurant Week will be held February 27 through March 5.



"As we enter our third year, we have been able to evaluate past…

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Added by OCfoodies on December 3, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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