Added by Ed Simon on February 27, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
If there is one activity I enjoy as much as eating, it is hockey. Even though I have no idea what to do when I am on a pair of skates except fall down, I’m nonetheless obsessed with the sport on a Canadian level. I’ve been that way since I was about 7 or so, long before a certain Orange County team popped into existence. I watch more hockey games on TV than any other sport combined, irrationally fret over my fantasy hockey team, and can rattle off player stats with Rain Man-esque…Continue
Haven Gastropub invites guests to join in the “Samuel Smith Salute” on Wednesday, February 23rd from 5 p.m. to close, to pay tribute to a British Brewery that helped foster the American craft beer movement we enjoy today.…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 17, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Returning Competitor Phil Knoke Tries Again for the “Champion Chef of Orange County” Title Against Top Contender Lindsay Smith-Rosales in Live Cooking Competition Sunday, February 20th at Standards of Excellence Huntington Beach...
When one Champion bows out, how do you crown a new Champion? With a Sunday Night Chef Fight between #1 Contenders! Two of Orange County’s most talented chefs will step into the Standards of…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 17, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments
SOL Mexican Cocina presents “Thursdays at 901” every week, highlighting the OC debut of Justin Timberlake’s 901 Silver Tequila with late-night live entertainment, 901 Silver Tequila specialty cocktails and menu options until 1 a.m.
“Thursday night is…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 15, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
On the heels of the energy and success of its flagship location in Costa Mesa, Nekter Juice Bar will open in Corona del Mar on Tuesday, March 1st on Pacific Coast Highway (at Goldenrod, next to Starbucks). In the four months since first opening in Orange County, Nekter has gained quite a following for its green juice blends, raw nut milk smoothies, and healthy, raw,…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 15, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
“Red wine enjoys a reputation for sophistication and health benefits, but as interest in artisan brewing gains momentum and emerging research reveals unique nutrition properties, beer is…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 13, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments
Matador Cantina, Fullerton’s premier destination for authentic Mexican food and drinks, now offers vegan and vegetarian menu items.
Acknowledging the popularity in health food trends and a growing number of vegetarians, Executive Chef David Dennis has created specialty dishes with meat alternatives, such as Vegetarian Fajitas, Vegan Street Tacos, and Roasted Shallot and Portobello Tacos.
The fajitas, regularly served with a choice of fresh-grilled meats are now…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 11, 2011 at 10:09am — No Comments
Every once in a while it’s nice to have a group or family dinner out. When that occurs, there is nothing better than one of the numerous varieties of Asian restaurants, since they are made to order for sharing many dishes. Tonight was such a night. Diho Siam is a small (maybe 18 tables total) Thai-Chinese restaurant, with four locations in OC. We converged on them, and they were up to the task.
Soup is always a necessity at a Thai restaurant. We ordered the…
Added by Ed Simon on February 9, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Sundried Tomato Café’s Chef Robert Opelle competed in Casa Teresa’s Amuse Bouche Culinary Challenge and won the “Creativity and Appearance” Award the exciting event held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine on Sunday, January 30th, 2011.
Seven extraordinarily talented chefs "Painted the Roses Red for the Queens of Our Hearts" and competed for 3 different awards. The tent was filled with hungry guests, red roses and 3 magicians working their magic around the crowd. Chef Robert beat…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 7, 2011 at 12:34pm — No Comments
Savannah Chop House and Robbins Brothers have joined together this Valentine’s Day to create the Valentine’s experience that your special someone will remember for the rest of their life with their Diamond Martini Collection.
When making your reservations for Valentine’s Day diners can order one of our Five Diamond Collection Martini’s,…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Kimera Restaurant is excited to host its “3rd Annual Red Carpet Event”, an Oscar viewing party on Sunday, February 27, 2011. Come walk Kimera’s red carpet and watch the telecast of the 83rd Academy Awards on big screen televisions while enjoying gourmet food and the company of friends, family and noted business and community leaders. The gala will also feature a special silent auction with proceeds benefiting Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC).
“Our previous Red…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 2, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments
Cha Cha’s Tacos & Tequila, the Latin restaurant located in Brea Downtown, is offering guests the chance to spice up their Valentine’s Day - the entire Valentines Weekend (February 12-14).
Guests can order from Cha Cha’s special four-course menu featuring a selection of Cha Cha's seasonal favorites, which will be offered all weekend and is only $24.95 per person. Guests partaking in the menu will also be treated to a special Cha Cha's Champagne Cocktail.
A few of the Cha…Continue
Added by OCfoodies on February 2, 2011 at 9:53pm — No Comments