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Valentine's At South Coast Plaza

Spoil your loved one with a special dinner this Valentine's Day at one of these amazing eateries in the South Coast Plaza.

AnQi by House of AN

Wednesday February 14, 2018, 5-10 p.m.

AnQi’s beautifully…


Added by Kelli on January 25, 2018 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Celebrate Valentine's Day at AnQi by House of An

It’s love at first bite with AnQi’s beautifully curated Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu. The exclusive five-course dinner starts with an appetizer choice of Ossetra Caviar with Pan-Seared Day Boat Scallop or Filet Mignon Potstickers with Foie Gras. Next, enjoy…


Added by Lauren on January 25, 2018 at 12:34am — No Comments

Celebrate the final game of the Season with the Big Game Viewing Party at House of Blues Anaheim

Watch the Patriots and Eagles face off in style on Sunday, February 4. Dive into a game day inspired all-you-can-eat buffet at House of Blues Anaheim Restaurant & Bar, featuring essential game time grub such as Buffalo wings, macaroni and cheese, riblets, chicken tenders and a chili bar…


Added by Kelli on January 24, 2018 at 1:28pm — No Comments

AVEO Table + Bar Introduces New Happy Hour

AVEO Table + Bar has introduced an all new Happy Hour offered Sunday through Thursday from 2:30pm - 6pm. To warm up guests in the chilly afternoons of Winter, cocktails on the new Happy Hour menu focus on dark, aged spirits including añejo tequila, small batch bourbon, and black barrel spiced rum,…


Added by Kelli on January 23, 2018 at 11:02am — No Comments

SAJJ Mediterranean Coming To SoCal

SAJJ Mediterranean, the Bay Area-based family of restaurants and food trucks known for fresh Middle Eastern eats, will open their first Southern California locations in 2018. The two stores will be located in Orange County, with the first opening in Rancho Santa Margarita (22245 El Paseo, Suite A) in February 2018, and…


Added by Kelli on January 22, 2018 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Plan Your Valentine's Day At The Beachcomber At Crystal Cove

Beachcomber at Crystal Cove has crafted the perfect Valentine’s Day menu to make this year unforgettable. The 4-course prix-fixe menu will offer starter options such as Dungeness crab cake with celery puree, red ruby radish, tarragon aioli and shredded crispy phyllo, and entrees like Surf & Turf—featuring…


Added by Kelli on January 22, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival

The Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival powered by Gringo Bandito returns to the scenic Doheny State Beach on Saturday, April 7. Each date of the 5th annual taco and craft beer celebration features a music lineup headlined by Orange County, CA-based The Offspring, along with SoCal’s Pennywise. Me First…


Added by Kelli on January 22, 2018 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Join TAPS Fish House & Brewery for a Farm & Vineyard Chef Dinner featuring Pig & Pinot Noirs

Another in the series of TAPS's Farm & Vineyard Chef Dinners will take place Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The themed “Pig & Pinot Noirs” menu features three courses paired with fine wines from Chile, California and France. Begin with…


Added by Lauren on January 21, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

Cooking with Cardiac Diet Foods

Many readers asked us to publish recipes using high-fiber foods following our article early this year - "Eating to Save Your Life" by Dr David Reuben - which claimed that cardiac diet foods, by supplying proper roughage, may prevent certain diseases including cancer of the colon and heart attacks.

Fiber aids natural elimination. It is found in many foods. Whole grains,…


Added by Cherry Moore on January 18, 2018 at 6:12am — No Comments

How to Throw the Perfect California inspired Dinner Party

Who doesn’t dream of a weekend getaway somewhere in California, enjoying a nice bottle of wine while looking at the sunset? Now, not everyone can go to California when they feel like it – but you can bring California to your own backyard! Does a California themed dinner party sound good? Because if it does, then here is how to make it just right:…


Added by Sophie Andersen on January 15, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments

Antonello Ristorante Hosts Hess Winemaker Dinner

Antonello Ristorante will host a Winemaker dinner featuring The Hess Collection Winery. The fabulous night includes a five-course meal and wine pairings, as well as an informative guest speaker from the Hess winery to educate guests about the winery and the wines produced. Reservations may be made by calling…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 10:40am — No Comments

Lighthouse Bayview Cafe Has An All New Full Bar Menu

Enjoy your favorite spirits on the bay at Lighthouse Bayview Café. With a brand-new full liquor license, Lighthouse has unveiled all new bar menus for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The Rise & Shine Bar Menu features refreshing cocktails, epic bloody mary’s and during weekend brunch bottomless…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 10:32am — No Comments

THE RiDE 7D is launching a new Ride for 2018

THE RiDE 7D is launching a new Ride called Robot Riot.  The premier will be February 3, 2018 from 6pm – 9pm.  The first 25 guests in line will receive a free limited-edition Robot Riot T-shirt.  There will be refreshments for everyone and a free $5 photo souvenir for those who go on the ride during the premier.  Guest can…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 10:11am — No Comments

Juice It Up! Beats the Blues with New Blue Vitality Spirulina Bowl

Juice It Up! is starting the new year strong with the introduction of its innovative Spirulina bowl, named Blue Vitality for its naturally “blue-tiful” hue. Keeping with the brands commitment to offering some of the most functional products in the industry, Juice It Up! has forged a lifestyle brand partnership with…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 9:55am — No Comments

2-Year Anniversary at Ways & Means Oyster House

Starting Monday, January 15th through Sunday, January 21st, guests will enjoy every daily specials, all day, every day!

Party goers can treat themselves to the following specials:

- $9.99 Whole Maine Lobster (limited quantity)

- $2 Fish & Shrimp Tacos

- $10 Bottomless Blonde…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 9:39am — No Comments

Alejandra Padilla as Executive Chef of Five Crowns and SideDoor

Lawry’s Restaurants Inc. is pleased to announce that Alejandra Padilla is the new Executive Chef of Five Crowns and SideDoor in Corona del Mar. Chef Padilla comes to Five Crowns and SideDoor from Hillstone Restaurant Group, where she served as the Culinary Manager. Before that, Padilla moved up…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 9:36am — No Comments

Puesto At Irvine's Park Place Opens

Puesto Mexican Artisan Kitchen & Bar is now open at Irvine’s Park Place. This is the taco hotspot’s second Orange County location since opening at the Los Olivos Marketplace in December 2016. Puesto is known for its tacos made from handmade, non-GMO, maíz azul stone-ground tortillas, sustainable meats,…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Join TAPS Fish House & Brewery for a DAOU Vineyards & Winemaker Dinner

TAPS Fish House & Brewery, in partnership with Pavilions, continues the tradition of bringing California’s finest winemakers to OC.  Join TAPS for a spectacular DAOU wine dinner on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  Event host, co-founder Georges Daou,…


Added by Lauren on January 11, 2018 at 12:53am — No Comments

OC Restaurant Week Celebrates a Decade of Dining Out March 4-10, 2018

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, OC Restaurant Week allows diners to explore 150 eateries in Orange County, one meal at a time!



Added by OCfoodies on January 9, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Learning about wine and food

One of our goals this year is to learn more about wine and more about wine and food pairing. We have a list of the best wine books to get us started. 

Can anyone recommend some great books on food and wine pairing? 

Added by Gregg McPherson on January 9, 2018 at 8:37am — No Comments

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