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Central Laguna Beach presents new spring menu items courtesy of Executive Chef Michael Campbell. Central’s refreshed menu introduces American fusion cuisine bringing an international flare to steak, seafood and elevated comfort food. “The menu is designed to present guests with pure ingredients and familiar flavors approached in a unique way,” says Campbell. “It focuses on the simplicity of the beautiful produce we have access to year-round while drawing influence from cooking techniques and flavors I’ve experienced while working in different parts of the U.S. and abroad.”
Experience the seasonal menu which welcomes several new starters, main dishes and desserts. Whet your appetite with the Crispy Shrimp with serrano aioli, and sink your teeth into savory main dishes like the Panko Crusted Cod with crab & cauliflower puree and wild rice.…Continue
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Sapphire Laguna with a Mexican-inspired Sunday Brunch, specialty margaritas, micheladas and Mariachi! The special brunch menu will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature a live Mariachi Band from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy the following Cinco de Mayo-inspired Brunch Menu:
A STUDY OF EGGS BENEDICT
Canadian Bacon, English Muffin, Poached Egg, Hollandaise Sauce, Shrimp & Potato Cake, Poached Egg, Crema, Pico de Gallo
Strawberry, Cajeta Caramel, Vanilla Whipped Cream, Vanilla a la Mode
CHORIZO VERDE & QUESO FUNDIDO
Poached Eggs, Jalapeno, Sweet Onion, Corn Tortillas
CHICKEN MOLE HASH
Poached Eggs, Fried Plantains, Red Onion,…
Pamper Mom with a special four-course, prix fixe menu from Executive Chef Michael Rossi and brother Pastry Chef Dave Rossi, complimentary sweet, dry, or mimosa bubbles, as well as three new hibiscus cocktails crafted by an award-winning Bar Team!
We are partnering with farmers, ranchers, fishermen, bakers and artisan cheesemakers to create dishes that honor the season’s best in local and regional ingredients, including Di Stefano Burrata, Slow Poached Farm Eggs, Delta Asparagus, Black Truffle & Smoked Gouda Quiche, Pistachio Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Panettone Bread Pudding and more!
Cheers to mom with three (3) new Hibiscus Cocktails:
-SPICY MOMMA includes Vanilla Vodka, Hibiscus Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice, Pineapple Juice, and Jalapeño.
-MAMA’S GIRL features…
For the first time ever Outpost Kitchen has expanded its hours and menu to include weeknight dinners. Now open until 8pm on weeknights, the Aussie eatery in Costa Mesa will begin serving dinner on Wednesday, May 1st.
Restaurateur Jay Lewis and Executive Chef David Osborn have put together a new lunch and dinner menu of entree salads, bowls, and seasonal renditions of house favorites. The dinner menu strongly reflects Outpost Kitchen’s focus on California-grown & bio-dynamic produce, organic & humanely raised meats, and responsibly sourced, sustainable seafood.
Lewis recently announced his plans to open a second location this summer (3420 Bristol St., Costa Mesa) which will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The weeknight dinner menu will occasionally offer guests a first look at some of the exclusive menu items that will be…Continue
Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails welcomes Spring with new menu items embracing the colors and flavors of the season. Known for its commitment to donating 100% of its net profits to benefit many charitable causes and organizations through The Andrei Foundation, celebrates the cultural diversity of California cuisine, while incorporating the flavors and freshness of the Mediterranean.
Among the new items added by Andrei’s Executive Chef Porfirio Gomez are:
Summer Vegetable Platter – Grilled Artichoke, Eggplant, Portobello…Continue
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo without feeling “sick” the next day, The Pie Hole is mixing up Strawberry Margarita Pie Holes for Cinco de Mayo weekend. The dessert equivalent of a margarita shot and priced at $1.50 each, Margarita Pie Holes are stuffed with strawberry filling, topped with red triple sec icing, a candy lime slice and salt flakes. Even though Margarita Pie Holes do not contain any alcohol, The Pie Hole still recommends you eat responsibly during Cinco de Mayo weekend, otherwise you might still be calling in to work the next day; but for a tummy ache and not because you’re hungover.
Margarita Pie Holes are available from Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, May 5 at all locations, pick up in-store or order online through Postmates, uber Eats, Grubhub or Doordash. The Pie Hole has 8 locations in Southern California (Arts District, Hollywood,…Continue
Night's Watch Campfire
Created by Irma’s head mixologist Jonathan Rodriguez at W South Beach, the Night’s Watch Campfire is inspired by the iconic military order. Now that the wall has been breached, we’d like to think this cocktail will keep the surviving watchmen warm.
1.5 oz Jameson
.5 oz Baileys
1 oz Demerara
1 oz coco Lopez
Add all ingredients in the shaker. Shake vigorously. Pour over rocks and garnish with marshmallows. Roast marshmallows until preferred crispiness. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome back the 8th Annual Standup for the Cure fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join more than 1,000 breast cancer awareness advocates, survivors and paddling enthusiasts in one of the world’s largest fleets of Standup Paddlers, wearing pink to support the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest breast cancer organization.
The family friendly morning of activities begins with a free standup paddleboard clinic and standup yoga clinic for all skill levels as well “dry foot” activities on land including yoga classes, free breast and skin cancer screenings provided by Kaiser Permanente and the opportunity to win great prizes through the raffle and silent auction. The Hawaiian blessing of survivors and white dove release will kick off the Sea of Pink, a…Continue