Featured Blog Posts – February 2009 Archive (11)

Ultimate Vanilla Coke Float - by Griffin

Ultimate Vanilla Coke Float

- Pour two to four ounces of Stoli Vanilla Vodka into a tall glass
- Fill glass with Coke, or Diet Coke
- Top off with a scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
- Garnish with a Vanilla Bean for a swizzle stick

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Added by OCfoodies on February 28, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Who can come up with the BEST Coke Recipe? Winner Gets $100 Gift Certificate to RA Sushi.

Coke Recipe Contest at OCfoodies Who can come up with the BEST Coke Recipe? Winner Gets $100 Gift Certificate to RA Sushi. (Good at Tustin or Huntington Beach)

Personally my favorite besides the Coke Float is the Colorado Bulldog. Take 1 shot vodka 1 shot Kahlua, milk and a splash of Coca-Cola®. (Shake Vodka, Kahlua, and milk. Pour into a glass of ice and top with Coca-Cola)

So here is how to win, email your Coke recipe to info@ocfoodies.com in the subject put Coke recipe. We will then… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 25, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Wahoo’s Fish Taco Turned 20 - Woo hoo for Wahoo's

Thousands of Fish Taco Fanatics Attend Celebration Highlights Included Super Star Ryan Sheckler, Twenty-Cent Tacos and Raffle Prizes

Wahoo’s Fish Taco, a community mainstay and worldwide pop culture phenomenon since 1988, kicked off its 20 year milestone this Sunday, Feb. 22 with a celebration at the original restaurant in Costa Mesa, Calif. Several thousand fish taco fanatics rushed the doors to enjoy $0.20 tacos and raffle prizes… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 25, 2009 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Cafe Zoolu

Went to Cafe Zoolu in Laguna Beach last week. I was hungry and needed an emotional lift (financial markets got me down a bit). The best place to sit is at the bar so I sat my butt down. They serve no cocktails (beer and wine only), just great food, conversation and more. I happened to sit next to a 13-year boy, cool kid, smart, well behaved and insightful. His parents and 9-year-old brother were seated further down the bar. Struck up a conversation with the kid, Travis comes to Zoolu often with… Continue

Added by Brian Carruthers on February 23, 2009 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

The Cheesecake Factory Wants To Know “What’s Your Flavor?”

Ten days remain for guests to submit new cheesecake flavors as a part of The Cheesecake Factory’s “What’s Your Flavor?” Cheesecake Contest. America’s favorite upscale casual restaurant invites guests to celebrate their passion for cheesecake by creating and naming the next great cheesecake flavor for its menu. Flavor creations must be received online by 11:59 p.m. PST on February 28, 2009.

Participants are invited to submit a new cheesecake flavor combination at… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 19, 2009 at 10:54pm — No Comments

Long John Silver’s Puts the Skinny in Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday is shaving off the pounds this year, thanks to Long John Silver’s, the world’s most popular quick-service seafood chain, with the introduction of its new lower calorie plates under 350 calories. These new options are part of Long John Silver’s new Freshside Grille Smart Choices under 350 Calories menu, featuring three premium grilled seafood options. Each plate contains less than 7 grams of fat and less than 350 calories –making it a great lower calorie option when eating… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 16, 2009 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Come dressed to impress and celebrate the Oscars in style at Kimera Restaurant on February 22, 2009

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• This unique Oscar party will feature red carpet interviews from genuine members of the media for all guests prior to the broadcast of the Oscars.

• A panel of fashion experts will award prizes to guests for the best dressed, the best make-up, and various other categories.

• The event cost is $60… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 12, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Jason's Downtown Restaurant

Jason's Downtown Restaurant

by Rich Manning

Santa Ana is a difficult place to market a restaurant. So difficult, in fact, that some of the best strategies designed to get people to come to the city completely avoid naming the actual city itself. Case in point: South Coast Metro. Everyone knows that this successful region located just north of South Coast Plaza and the Arts district is merely southern Santa Ana in disguise. However, replacing the city’s true identity… Continue

Added by Will Work for Food on February 11, 2009 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Cold Stone Creamery Offering Ice Cream Cupcakes for a Limited Time

Cold Stone Creamery is adding a twist to the latest popular dessert, creating premium ice cream cupcakes, sold for a limited time nationwide for just $9.99 a pack. Known as an ice cream innovator, Cold Stone is breaking into another category for sweet indulgences with three signature cupcake Creations. Offered from Feb. 4 – March 31, 2009, these cupcakes are the sweetest gift for any sweetheart during Valentine’s Day.

In recent years the cupcake trend has been sweeping the… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 8, 2009 at 6:41pm — No Comments

How many people dined at Denny's today?

Everyone loves a freebie. And, if you don’t believe that — you probably didn’t stop by, or come near, a Denny’s today.

As previously reported here, the chain offered diners a free Grand Slam from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The freebie was unprecedented for the chain. Read more at the Fast Food Maven blog.

Added by Nancy Luna on February 3, 2009 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment


Families invited to enjoy live entertainment, kids cooking demos & more at community fundraiser

February 15th

Zov Karamardian, joined by two Laker Girls, will host a fun-filled afternoon of family-friendly activities benefiting the CHOC Children’s Foundation on Sunday, February 15 from 3 – 5 p.m. at Zov’s Neighborhood Café in Irvine. The event, which will mark the first anniversary of the Irvine Café, will include educational components as… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on February 3, 2009 at 1:02pm — No Comments

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