Featured Blog Posts – January 2016 Archive (29)

Fig & Olive Newport Beach Welcomes Sweethearts This Valentine's Day Weekend

On Saturday, February 13, 2016** and Sunday, February 14, 2016, Fashion Island’s olive oil oasis, FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach, invites guests to celebrate Valentine’s Day over a four-course prix-fixe dinner ($79*), comprised of exclusive menu items that highlight the seasonally-driven tastes of Winter. FIG & OLIVE’s enticing feast also transports guests around the world with wine pairings ($35*), featuring varietals harvested in the Valencia, Loire, and Napa Valley regions.…


Added by Kelli on January 29, 2016 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Valentine's Date Night at Cinépolis USA

Cinépolis USA’s movie theater “Loveseat Package” includes:


  • Two tickets with a special reservation in our spacious and comfortable seating
  • Your choice of one bottle of Cinépolis Private Label Cabernet or Sauvignon Blanc
  • One sumptuous Cinépolis Private Label Chocolate Bar to share with your date
  • One soft blanket to keep you warm



Added by Kelli on January 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Park Ave. Happenings

· 10th Annual Fat Tuesday and a Taste of New Orleans Tuesday, February 9

Splurge before you repent with a really delicious meal inspired by The Big Easy. Live music from 5:00!


· Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! – Weekly Sunday fried chicken dinner

For $25 you…


Added by Kelli on January 28, 2016 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Valentines Day at Royal Khyber!

Treat that someone special to a Valentine Dinner

Enjoy a 3-Course Prix Fixe!

Choice of Appetizer: Mulligatawny Soup, Tandoori

Mint Chicken* or Khyber's Gourmet Salad…


Added by Kelli on January 26, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

ChocXO Crafts Chocolates for Sweethearts & Singles This Valentine’s Day

For those celebrating with a sweetheart or spending the day with friends and family, ChocXO’s extensive lineup of sweet & sassy chocolates offer something for everyone this Valentine’s Day.

For Sweethearts

ChocXO has created a special lineup of unique truffles laden with aphrodisiac ingredients for Valentine’s Day. The limited-edition truffles include Peanut Butter, Rosemary Caramel and Passion Fruit Caramel. An aphrodisiac itself, these special-edition…


Added by Kelli on January 26, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Newport's Only Five-Star Resort Invites Lovers To Indulge In Italianesque Romance This Valentine's Day

If you’re dreaming of a romantic Italian holiday with your Valentine this year, look no further than Southern California’s own seaside Tuscan village. The Resort at Pelican Hill® welcomes couples to savor, spa and stay this February with oceanview epicurean experiences, spa treatments for two and luxurious Bungalow packages.

Ready for Romance Spa Suite Experience


Embrace romance with an aromatherapy oil blending experience for two, followed by a…


Added by Kelli on January 26, 2016 at 9:24am — No Comments

Dinner On The Dark Side And More At Five Crowns

Five Crowns is pleased to invite guests to experience unique pairing dinners and special holiday course menus in the New Year.

Dinner on the Dark Side | Jan. 28, 7-10 p.m. | $75/person, plus tax and gratuity

Please join us on Thursday, January 28 for a six-course dinner with rare ale pairings.

North Coast Old Rasputin XV:

Sweet Potato Soup, Vanilla, Charred kumquat

Deschutes Abyss 2012:

Korean Chicken Wings

2015 Alesmith Speedway Stout Brewer’s…


Added by Kelli on January 26, 2016 at 9:12am — No Comments

BLK Earth Sea Spirits Launches Happy Hour Menu

There is no better place to enjoy the weather, a stunning ocean view and amazing food than BLK Earth Sea Spirits. Located in the heart of downtown Huntington Beach, BLK features contemporary American cuisine with an emphasis on grilled certified Kobe and Wagyu steaks, poultry and seafood. BLK Earth Sea Spirits has launched a Happy Hour menu of small plates available Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 pm.…


Added by Kelli on January 26, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

What's Your Status? Facebook Official (FBO) Or It's Complicated?

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to decide if there is love in the air or not. Starting Monday, February 8 through February 15, have “the talk” at Eureka! with the help of two specialty hand-crafted cocktails. Feeling confident? Order the FBO, a cocktail designed to taste like a chocolate covered strawberry made with a Buffalo Trace Bourbon, a house-made strawberry simple syrup, lemon juice, and chocolate bitters. If the relationship is “on the rocks”, save it and…


Added by Kelli on January 20, 2016 at 5:10pm — No Comments

Muscle Maker Grill Announces California Expansion

Muscle Maker Grill® announced it is expanding its presence in California with two new locations scheduled to open in 2016. The expansion includes the opening of its first west coast corporately-owned stores located at Jamboree Promenade Shopping Center in Irvine and City Place Shopping Center in Santa Ana.

Founded in 1995, Muscle Maker Grill provides its guests healthier versions of mainstream-favorite dishes that taste great, making it easy, affordable and enjoyable to eat…


Added by Kelli on January 18, 2016 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Latin Food & Wine Experience Uncorked at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel presents the most flavorful Friday in February at the Latin Food & Wine Experience, Friday, February 12, 2016. Guests are invited to soak in stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from the Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace while enjoying savory cuisine and fine Latin wines. Presented from 6 to 8 p.m., this special event and exclusive tasting is $85…


Added by Kelli on January 14, 2016 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Menchie's Celebrates National Frozen Yogurt Day Early With FREE FROYO!

Instead of celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day on February 6, the brand is gifting fans a free six ounce cup of frozen yogurt early on February 1 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. No coupons are necessary for frozen yogurt lovers to enjoy this sweet deal. As a special bonus, fans who enjoy the tasty celebratory freebie will receive a 20 percent off coupon to use on their next visit, valid February 2 through February 20.…


Added by Kelli on January 14, 2016 at 5:35pm — No Comments

La Habra’s PizzaRev Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary with $5 Pizzas

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of its La Habra location, PizzaRev is serving $5 pizzas all day on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. PizzaRev is a “Craft Your Own” pizza concept offering fully customized personal-sized 11” pizzas. Guests choose from homemade dough, sauces, cheeses, and more than 30 fresh toppings. Each pizza is assembled before your eyes and then fired up in a 900 degree, stone oven. The thin and crispy Roman-style pizza is ready in just three minutes! To redeem their custom,…


Added by Kelli on January 14, 2016 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Family Pasta Night Sunday At Back Bay Bistro

Starting at 4 p.m.

Build your own pasta

1. Choose your pasta: Linguini, Ravioli, or Penne

2. Choose your sauce: Alfredo, Marinara, Bolognese, or Clam Sauce

3. Top it off with: Meatball $16, Italian Sausage $17, Chicken Involtini $18

*Pasta Entrees include a Small Bistro or Caesar Salad*

The Back Bay Bistro is a contemporary 199-seat dining establishment. Among the features that distinguish it from other restaurants are its spectacular bay views,…


Added by Kelli on January 14, 2016 at 5:29pm — No Comments

Game Day Recipes

Super Bowl 50 is less than a month away but that doesn't mean the party planning can't start now. To ensure the game day menu is nothing short of a touchdown, top chefs from across the country have rounded up eight of their best dishes for the big game.

1. Ham and Jam Sliders

Executive Chef Beau MacMillan, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, Scottsdale, AZ

Cheddar Biscuits…


Added by Kelli on January 14, 2016 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Citrus Announces A Second Year Of The Liquid Arts Series

The Liquid Arts Series continues for the second year at Citrus at Fairmont Newport Beach. On the second Wednesday of every month, discover the diverse world of wine and spirits with industry professionals including award-winning sommeliers, mixologists and chefs as you learn the history of iconic brands, respected regions and the art of pairing. Whether it is sampling different wines or participating in our “Chopped” style bartender competition, each seminar in the series is sure to please.…


Added by Kelli on January 13, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

National Popcorn Day

National Popcorn Day is on January 19 and Cinépolis USA – a leading, world-class cinema exhibitor known for its enhanced movie-going concepts – offers a variety of expanded concessions. Each of the exhibitor's Luxury theaters nationwide feature fun and tasty gourmet popcorn flavors like Chocolate Peanut Butter, Spicy Chili, Chocolate-drizzled Zebra and Sweet…


Added by Kelli on January 13, 2016 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Sonoma Cider Adds Fourth Variety To Its Core Line-Up: The Washboard

Sonoma Cider certified organic hard ciders from gluten free ingredients and hands-on passion, is adding a fourth flavor to its already impressive core line-up, The Washboard. Set to be released on January 25, 2016, The Washboard features the sophisticated flavor of imported Indian sarsaparilla blended with the crisp, tart juice of organic Pacific Northwest apples, and a touch of vanilla.…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2016 at 11:46am — No Comments

Juice-it-up this Winter with these Fresh Market Cocktails from Tommy Bahama

Tommy Bahama is giving the popular juice diet a shot or two with four new fresh market cocktails perfect for getting in your recommended daily serving. Tommy Bahama is known for its fresh market cocktail creations that mix premium spirits, exotic liqueurs and fresh juices to create one-of-a-kind specialty drinks. The adventurer can shake-up these cocktails at home or visit any of the 15 Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar locations across the US and be served in style.



Added by Kelli on January 12, 2016 at 11:10am — No Comments

Snackin' Free Founder Turns her own Health Problems into Entrepreneurial Success

Snackin' Free, a Murrieta, California based bakery cafe, which offers delectable eat-in or on-the go-food options made in a entirely dedicated kitchen free of gluten, grain, dairy, soy, peanuts, yeast, and artificial ingredients, is now taking their popular brand to the next level by offering their products to consumers nationwide via on line shopping through their own website and soon through Amazon. For Laura Savinovich, the brand's founder and chef, making the switch to such a restrictive…


Added by Kelli on January 12, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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