January 2015 Blog Posts (32)

Thin Mint Milk Shake is Back at Lazy Dog

As I’m sure you’re all aware, the Girl Scouts are out in full force selling their beloved cookies to those of us straying from our New Year’s Resolutions. To help you get your fix, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is bringing the Thin Mint Milk Shake back! 

WHAT: Girl Scout Thin Mint Shake…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 30, 2015 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Pizzeria Sapori Opens in Newport Beach

Sal Maniaci, the owner and chef of Sapori Ristorante has served the flavors of Italy to Newport Beach for over 25 years and is taking his Italian roots to wood-fired Neapolitan pizza with the opening of Pizzeria Sapori. Located adjacent to Sapori Ristorante, Pizzeria Sapori will feature traditional Italian Neapolitan-style pizza baked in a wood-fired oven imported from…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 28, 2015 at 12:05pm — No Comments

St. Anne School to Unveil State-of-the Art Dining Facility

Sapphire at School, a program founded by Sapphire Laguna’s  Chef Azmin Ghahreman, which is designed to teach children about well-balanced nutrition and feed them delicious, fresh, chef-prepared meals, is thrilled to announce it will begin serving the…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 27, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments

Aloha Chocolate Truffles

Grown in the nourishing sun and rich soil of Hawaii’s Maui Island, Maui Brand Natural Cane sugar is now available as Maui Whites (Crystallized Natural Cane Sugar) as well as Maui Raws (Turbinado Natural Cane Sugar).  Try their recipe for Aloha Chocolate Truffles this Valentine's Day!

A homemade gift for friends, teachers, coworkers and loved…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 27, 2015 at 11:21am — No Comments

Celebrity Cruises Presents It's ‘Wines of Luxury Tour"

WHO:  Celebrity Cruises, Bristol Farms, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO


WHAT: Celebrity Cruises, in conjunction with Bristol Farms, announces the 2015 “Wines of Luxury Tour.” On select Saturdays throughout the months of January and February, Bristol Farms guests will be given the opportunity to sample premium wines from the vast…


Added by OCfoodies on January 27, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments

The Bold and The Bluetiful: Wendy’s Beguiling New Bacon and Blue on Brioche

Honing in on one of the hottest food trends of 2015, Wendy’s® goes blue-cheese bold to satisfy customers’ cravings with its latest premium offering, the new Bacon and Blue on Brioche. The limited-time hamburger is packed with artisan blue cheese – delivering a bluetiful meal option crafted with tantalizing tastes and ingredients.


“With specialty ingredients and…


Added by Corey Hap on January 26, 2015 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Yogurtland To Celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day On February 2, 2015

Yogurtland and The Hershey Company have teamed up to make the fourth annual National Frozen Yogurt Day celebration even sweeter. On Monday February 2, Yogurtland locations will offer free frozen yogurt, toppings and a limited edition Hershey’s® collectible spoon from 4 pm – 7pm. 

This year, Yogurtland’s celebration of all things frozen yogurt will include the debut of…


Added by Corey Hap on January 26, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Flash Sale at Nekter!

Added by Corey Hap on January 23, 2015 at 2:03pm — No Comments

ADYA Rings in the New Year with Fresh Indian Street Fare

Executive Chef Shachi Mehra to host Cooking Class Demonstrating Healthy Indian Eats - January 31

To celebrate the start of a new year, ADYA shifts its focus to lighter offerings. Those looking for a healthy start to 2015 will enjoy dishes like Bhel Puri, a flavorful combination of puffed rice, cucumbers, tomatoes, and dried mango; as well as a…


Added by Corey Hap on January 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Olive Garden Updates Menu Items

Olive Garden has updated its menu to bring new fresh takes on classics. New menu items include:



· Mediterranean Flatbread – Basil pesto and olive oil, topped with a blend of four Italian cheeses, artichoke hearts, olives, capers, roasted red peppers, and garlic.

· Pizzaiola Flatbread – Italian sausage,…


Added by Corey Hap on January 23, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Mod & Marvelous Mystery Dinner Show

Join us as we transport you back to the winter before the Summer of Love.  It's 1967 Hollywood, where murders have halted filming on a famous director's latest movie.  How will he finish his film?  Who is the starlet really in love with?  And who killed the famous international film actress' latest husband?  Join these mod movie stars as you guess who dunnit.  It's all about…


Added by Corey Hap on January 23, 2015 at 1:15pm — No Comments

His & Hers Valentine's Day Cocktails At Eureka!

The sweetest time of the year is almost here! Celebrate Valentine's Day at Eureka! in Huntington Beach and Irvine with His & Hers handcrafted beverages.

His: Eureka! collaborated with Mission Brewery to create a…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 22, 2015 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Romance Runs Rampant at Prego Ristorante

This Valentine’s Day, Prego Ristorante Executive Chef Ugo Allesina is offering lovers a four-course dinner, complete with a Grand Marnier Molten Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse Cake dessert, for $68.95 per guests or $130 per couple. This special menu will be offered in addition to the restaurant’s regular dinner menu on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 21, 2015 at 11:29am — No Comments

The Winery Restaurant’s Annual Event to Benefit the Marconi Foundation for Kids & Team Kids

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar presents its 7th Annual “Sunday in the Vineyard” fundraiser on Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. featuring a wine tasting with more than 80 wines, many of which are considered unique and rare finds from boutique wineries spanning the globe.  The event will be held alongside a collection of rare automobiles at the Marconi…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 19, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Ruby’s Celebrates 32nd Anniversary with Classic RubyBurger at Original Price

The family owned and operated Ruby’s Restaurant Group will celebrate its 32nd anniversary at Ruby’s Diners and Dinettes by offering the classic RubyBurger at its original price of $2.35 on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at all locations.*  

As a special thank you to community police officers, fire fighters, and active duty military, all service members in uniform will…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 15, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Marionberry Beret

Perhaps the classic whiskey cocktail is the Old-Fashioned, around since the late 19th Century. But for those looking to add even more variety to their whiskey and bourbon selections, Eastside Distilling offers cocktail recipes.

Marionberry Beret:

1.5 oz. Marionberry Whiskey

.5 oz. Dry Curacao

2 oz. Fresh Grapefruit juice

Served on…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 15, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Eastside Civil War

The trend of finding more ways to include whiskey in cocktails also may be just one of several factors helping to add to the bump in whiskey sales. As of November 2014, Whiskey sales were near $4 billion, in contrast to $3.5 billion in 2013, according Nielsen research.

Try this recipe!

Eastside Civil War:

1 ½ oz. Burnside Bourbon

½ oz.…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 15, 2015 at 2:50pm — No Comments

The Sideburn

A growing willingness to experiment with whiskey and bourbon as the primary ingredient in a variety of cocktails is just one of several ways consumer habits have been changing, says Steven Earles, CEO of Portland-based Eastside Distilling (www.EastsideDistilling.com).

“People are drinking less wine and more whiskey, and…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 15, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Earl’s Demise

With whiskey sales on the rise, more people are discovering there are plenty of ways to drink the distilled spirit than just straight on the rocks.

Drink mixologists enjoy finding more and more ways to complement the whiskey flavor with a plethora of other ingredients, whether its syrups, fruit juices, vermouth or even tea.

Try this recipe!

Earl's Demise:

25 oz. Cherry Bomb Whiskey (one 750ML bottle)

12.5 oz. Burnside…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 15, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Bacchus Bar & Bistro Introduce New Lunch Menu And Happy Hour

Bacchus Bar and Bistro in Irvine, CA, released a  new lunch menu and updated Happy Hour offerings which are now available. Customers can experience popular bistro options during their new lunch hours including appetizers, cheese boards, salads, flatbreads, small plates, sandwiches and even desserts. For the evening visitor, new Happy Hour additions include Spicy Gorgonzola…


Added by Avery Bressler on January 15, 2015 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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