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Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary in July and will be donating 20% of all sales from July 1st through the 13th to Miracles for Kids. “Andrei’s is more than a restaurant, it is a family, and we have been bonded by our commitment to a superb dining experience that serves to raise significant funds for many meaningful non-profit organizations. We can’t think of a better way to commemorate a decade of this commitment than with a grand fundraiser that will make a difference in the lives of many local families,” commented Natalia Ostensen, who, along with her family, opened Andrei’s in 2009 in honor of her late-brother, who the restaurant is named after. “Miracles for Kids is one of the only organizations on the West Coast that provides monthly financial aid, subsidized housing, and counseling to…Continue
SAJJ Mediterranean is celebrating their One Year Anniversary in Rancho Santa Margarita, and to thank guests for a fantastic first year, SAJJ will be offering 50% off ALL dine-in orders from June 17-30. Guests are invited to enjoy healthy, customizable Mediterranean fare like buildable sajj wraps, pita sandwiches, rice or freekeh grain bowls, and salads. Offer valid at Rancho Santa Margarita location for dine-in orders only (22245 El Paseo). For more information, visit https://www.sajjstreeteats.com.
Celebrate Independence Day aboard the Queen Mary, and enjoy an action-packed day at the Queen Mary’s All-American 4th of July Celebration. The red, white, and blue ship-wide event offers live entertainment, family-friendly activities, carnival games, patriotic-themed food, razzle-dazzle drinks from multiple bars, a vintage aircraft flyover, and ends with one of SoCal’s top 4th of July fireworks displays above America’s “shining seas.”
Wander throughout the Queen Mary’s many decks and salons for a day of celebrations with live music performances, DJs, dueling pianos, dancing, and more! On the Verandah Deck, DJ Rod Epic will bring the house down with original mixes to get the dance party going, then guests can rock out to rock-interpretations of Crowd Theory as they continue the festivities with a mix of alternative, classic rock and modern…Continue
The 11th Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Beach will be held at the Newport Beach Civic Green on Sunday, August 11, 2019, from 2 to 7 p.m. The celebration of summer focuses around a fresh Whole Maine Lobster dinner with dancing to live music, a raffle drawing for a big screen TV, and fun for the entire family. Live Whole Maine Lobster flown in fresh on the morning of the event is prepared on-site alongside a buffet that includes NY Strip Steak, corn-on-the-cob, red potatoes, salad, freshly baked sourdough rolls, and dessert. Lobster lovers can enjoy craft beer and premium wine while rockin’ out to the tunes of “ PINCH ! ME” band.
All net proceeds from the event will benefit Make-A-Wish® – Orange County and Inland Empire and Leadership Tomorrow – Orange County. Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to…Continue
Pacific Wine & Food Classic is pleased to announce an incredible lineup of chefs, restaurants and wineries set to participate in the third annual, two-day sensory experience. Recently named one of USA Today’s 10Best Food Festivals in the nation for 2019, Pacific Wine & Food Classic invites guests to celebrate the season with summer inspired bites from the region’s top chefs, exquisite wine pairings and refreshing libations in the picturesque seaside atmosphere provided by Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Presented by Pacific Sales Kitchen…Continue
Moulin Proprietor Laurent Vrignaud has announced plans to open a fourth store in Costa Mesa, the French restaurant will open at the popular shopping destination SOCO + The OC Mix on Bastille Day, July 14, 2019.
Moulin Costa Mesa will be offering its signature patisserie & viennoiserie items, while expanding its pastry production to include innovative & large-format Parisian classics. Laurent seeks to meet Southern California’s rising demand for desserts Parisien, which have become increasingly popular at weddings, showers, and corporate gatherings as well as multi-course galas like the Oscars and Grammys.
Located in the heart of SOCO, the 2000 sq. ft. pastry lab will offer a 17-foot glass pastry case and an exhibition-style kitchen, where guests can watch Moulin’s bakers assemble artisan pastries like wedding cake…Continue
Orange County’s “A Taste of Greece” festival is returning, with more than 12,000 guests expected to attend the three-day festival, featuring traditional Greek cuisine and pastries, live music, church tours, authentic Greek dancing with lessons, and boutique booths.
Festival hours are 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 28; noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 29; and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 30. Festival admission is just $3 per person, with free admission on Saturday, June 29 from noon – 5 p.m. for seniors 65 years and older. Children under the age of 10 are admitted free (with parents or an adult) throughout the three-day festival. Free festival parking will also be available, with complimentary shuttle buses transporting guests from public parking sites in Irvine.
Greek cuisine and hospitality will be the focal points as the…Continue
Fable & Spirit will debut on the Newport Peninsula Tuesday, June 11th. The restaurant is the 3rd for husband-and-wife team Darren and Jean Coyle, who gave us Dublin 4 Gastropub and Wineworks for Everyone to Orange County. Their newest establishment celebrates the Spirit and heritage of the Irish people, the setting will share the many Fables of Mythological Ireland, complete with heroes, queens and goddesses. With a menu curated by Executive Chef David Shofner, this sophisticated and captivating neighborhood restaurant presents a high energy, yet refined dining experience and setting that plays into Irish fairytale whimsy.
“My dream is for Fable & Spirit to become that favorite neighborhood restaurant known for its imaginative, progressive and delicious from-scratch signature food and drink creations. I want our guests to thoroughly…Continue
AVEO Table + Bar introduces Paella & Sangria Wednesdays, offering guests the perfect mid-week escape amidst summer sunsets and Pacific Ocean views. Experience the best of the Mediterranean with this all-inclusive dinner experience for two or four. Begin with a refreshing tomato & cucumber salad and then enjoy Chef Donald Lockhart’s shellfish paella with Spanish saffron rice complete with shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, and chorizo. Priced at $99 for two and $198 for four, each guest can enjoy their choice of red or white sangria.
To celebrate the start of summer, AVEO Table + Bar will also host its first International Wine Dinner on Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. Chef Donald Lockhart has prepared a four-course dinner paired with exclusive bottles from around the world. Embark on a culinary journey through Italy, New Zealand, and the…Continue
Bad to the Bone BBQ will prepare three Southern-inspired entrées for the holiday: seafood gumbo, chef’s classic Cajun recipe with a dark brown roux, Andouille sausage, chicken, shrimp, crab and okra served over white rice, priced at $14.99; baby back ribs and mesquite-grilled jumbo shrimp, a half-rack of pecan-smoked ribs and six jumbo shrimp served with a choice of two classic sides, priced at $29.99; and pecan-smoked fried chicken, served with mashed potatoes and brown gravy, coleslaw and a buttermilk biscuit with honey butter, priced at $16.99. The full menu and more information are available at…Continue