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Wood Ranch announces the growth of the brand with WR Kitchen & Bar. WR Kitchen & Bar has opened its first location in Laguna Niguel, with a second location set for Fall 2019 in Carlsbad. WR Kitchen & Bar is tailored to today’s more sophisticated, time-challenged guest with a focus on serving delicious, high quality food at an excellent value, in an energetic, casually-upscale environment.
Featuring a wood-fired open kitchen, WR Kitchen & Bar will offer an a la carte menu, allowing each guest more options to customize his or her order with maximum flexibility in selection of items and portion size. There will also be a wider price range, with items to accommodate everyone’s budget.
Guests will be greeted upon arrival and order at designated locations at the bar, and then can sit in the dining room, bar or patio where…Continue
Social Restaurant Group partners, Andrew and Raquel Dorsey and Chronic Tacos co-founder Dan Biello, are pleased to announce that the brand’s second concept is set to open in Huntington Beach in July 2019. Occupying the location once used by SeaSalt Woodfire Grill, SOCIAL Huntington Beach will welcome back Jeffrey Boullt as Corporate Executive Chef.
Chef Boullt was Executive Chef of SOCIAL Costa Mesa when the restaurant first opened in October of 2014. Boullt returns to SOCIAL Restaurant Group from Playground DTSA, where he was Chef de Cuisine from 2016 to 2018, and most recently, Rose Cafe in Venice Beach where he was Executive Sous Chef, cooking under Jason Neroni until April 2019. Having grown up in Alabama and trained at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans before moving to California, Boullt masterfully merges the two regional cuisines and…Continue
San Diego’s Breakfast Republic, has officially added an eighth location, bringing the same dishes found at its San Diego locations to Irvine’s hungry brunchers. Known for slinging creative renditions of breakfast favorites, it’s no surprise that this quirky and innovative morning eatery has seen egg-celent growth since the opening of its first San Diego location in 2015.
Situated in the 2,452 square-foot space that previously housed Veggie Grill, and conveniently located within walking distance of the UC Irvine campus, the new addition fills the area’s niche for a brunch option suited to both locals and visitors alike. The major expansion not only marks a substantial milestone for this San Diego-grown business, but the brand’s continuity and unwavering quality is what makes it a true standout within the growing brunch sector of the culinary…
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Irvine has a new daily happy hour in the bar and lounge area. Available Monday - Friday from 4 - 7 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 5 - 7 p.m., the new social menu features gourmet bar bites that are a mix of the restaurant’s classic grill offerings and Northern Italian fare. Highlights include Davio’s famous American Kobe Beef Meatball Sliders, Tuna Crudo, and Oysters Rockefeller alongside a variety of hand-selected beer, wine, and cocktails for guests to sip on.
Bar bites are priced at $9 each and include:
Spinach and Feta Spring Rolls served with a Citrus Aioli
Chicken Parmigiano Sliders
Sliced Prosciutto and Salami
American Kobe Beef Meatball Sliders
Enjoy the flavors of the season with Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails’ new Spring/Summer specialty cocktails. Guests will be able to partake in more than a dozen cocktails that are as visually appealing as they are pleasing to the palate. As with all menu items at Andrei’s, these new cocktails will benefit many charitable causes and organizations, as the restaurant donates 100% of its net profits through The Andrei Foundation.
Among the new cocktails are:
The Good, the Bad and the Thirsty – Dickel Rye Whiskey, Rhubarb Liqueur, Strawberry Shrub, Cassis, Rosemary
Napa Crush – Rain Organic Vodka, White Wine Syrup, White Grape, Champagne
Chilean Spice – Spicy Citrus-Infused Vodka,…Continue
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort presents a Memorial Day weekend filled with family friendly activities and special events that for all to enjoy. On Friday, May 24, Newport Dunes will open their beachfront Inflatable Water Park to the public seasonally through Labor Day weekend. Four new oversized inflatables will be joining the resort’s impressive collection, making the water park even bigger and better than last year. Additions include a 15-foot climbing mountain with three attached slides, Ninja steps and a walkway leading to the inflatables. This is added to the lineup of favorite water activities which includes brand new kayaks and two-person pedal boats, stand up paddleboards and electric Duffy boats available for rent. Newport Dunes Water Park will also offer new, comfort-fitting and quick-drying, Super Soft life vests for kids. For more…Continue
California Pizza Kitchen will celebrate moms all Mother’s Day weekend, with the return of its heart-shaped pizzas and with a nationwide fundraiser on Thursday, May 9 to benefit March of Dimes. To support the fundraiser on Thursday, May 9, CPK guests can present the fundraiser flyer (to be provided) or mention to their server that they’re dining to support March of Dimes, and CPK will donate 20% of food and non-alcoholic beverage purchases from dine-in, takeout, curbside, catering, and delivery orders placed directly with CPK.
In addition to the national fundraiser, CPK invites guests to share a delicious meal and a loving slice of pizza with Mom, with the return of its popular heart-shaped pizzas. Available Thursday, May 9 through Sunday, May 12, guests can order ANY of their favorite CPK pizza varieties, like the Original BBQ Chicken Pizza,…Continue
Montage Laguna Beach has created one-of-a-kind culinary experiences with the launch of its 2019 Wine & Spirits Series in June. Check out the lineup for the 2019 Wine & Spirits Series at Montage Laguna Beach:
VieVité Rosé Brunch on Ocean Lawn
Sunday, June 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A summertime brunch on Montage Laguna Beach’s Ocean Lawn celebrates rosé featuring elegantly refreshing Côtes de Provence rosés from St. Tropez. Recently, American fashion designer Zac Posen has collaborated with Côtes de Provence producer Domaine Sainte-Marie on a limited edition bottle design for its VieVité Rosé, which will be served at this event along with an elegant brunch prepared by the resort’s culinary team. $140 per guest, exclusive of tax and gratuity
Father’s Day The Dalmore Scotch Dinner at…Continue
Provenance - NEWPORT BEACH
Treat Mom to Sunday Brunch in the garden at Provenance! Chef Cathy Pavlos has taken her incredible garden to table Sunday Brunch and tailored it to Mom. Join us Sunday, May 12th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a Prix-Fixe Champagne Brunch. Mom can look forward to a four-course menu beginning with an amuse of our beloved Provenance Herbed Yogurt Biscuits with House Honey Butter. For the main course, chose between one of six brunch favorites including their All-Natural Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Saltimbocca, Petite Black Canyon Filet Mignon Medallions, Pan-Roasted New Zealand Sole, and Quiche Lorraine with Asparagus and Tomato Brûlée. Make sure you save room for dessert! Provenance will have a huge dessert display with a selection of mini Euro Pastries. Price for the Prix-Fixe Brunch is $52.50 per guest.…
Cultivation Kitchen is now open at Farmers Park (350 S. Anaheim Blvd) adjacent to the Anaheim Packing District. On Friday, May 17 from 4 - 6 p.m., the restaurant will celebrate its Grand Opening by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce and social hour with its California-based partners and farmers.
The concept was created with a mission to impact the community through fresh food and ingredients from local partners who also practice clean and sustainable methods. Cultivation Kitchen serves healthy and organic options that are accommodating to all diets including gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. Between two menus, “Good Morning Sunshine” and “It’s a Beautiful Day” all day parts are covered including breakfast, brunch, lunch, light bites, and dinner. The average brunch, lunch, or dinner item will range…Continue