Featured Blog Posts – February 2013 Archive (63)

Krispy Kreme and OREO Team Up For a Dynamic Duo

Your sweet dreams have come true! Krispy Kreme has created a new way to enjoy tasty doughnuts and cookies with two yumbelievable new treats topped and filled - with OREO goodness. Cookies and KREME Doughnut Made with OREO and Cookies and KREME Cake Doughnut Made with OREO are available now through April 21st at participating Krispy Kreme locations in the US.

"This new,…


Added by Lauren on February 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

National Strawberry Day Celebration with OC Restaurant Week

February 27th is National Strawberry Day and to celebrate we are showcasing some of the Orange County Restaurant Week Menus that have dishes featuring these delicious red gems!



Added by Lauren on February 27, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Tequila Thursdays Return to SOL Cocina

SOL Cocina already has a very impressive tequila collection so it's no surprise that a new tequila addition is celebrated with the return of Tequila Thursdays.

Adding to the more than 70 artisan, premium and ultra premium tequilas and mezcals already on the bar,…


Added by Lauren on February 27, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Charlie Palmer Introduces The All-New Bloody Mary Brunch

Bloody Mary's are a fine personal science. Some like them hot/spicy/strong and others like them extra salty/no celery and the list of personal preferences goes on. Charlie Palmer can satisfy everyone in your everyone's needs with their all new Bloody Mary Bar.

With an entirely new brunch menu and a fully reenergized Bloody Mary bar, Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s…


Added by Lauren on February 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Brings Back it's Lobster & Filet Combo

Ice cream and hot fudge, cheese and crackers, peanut butter and jelly are some of our fun favorite food combos but surf and turf tops the list. So we are very excited that Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is welcoming spring with the return of its popular Filet & Lobster combination. Now through April 7 at all Fleming’s locations, guests can enjoy a tender Filet…


Added by Lauren on February 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Hell Has Frozen Over and to Celebrate Diners get Red Robin Chilli

Hell has officially frozen over — Hell, Michigan that is! Today, Red Robin will celebrate by warming up guests with a free cup of Red’s Chili Chili. For the first 100 guests who visit participating restaurants nationwide, it may be a cold day in Hell, but a fiery-fun-time at Red Robin!

Red’s Chili Chili™ is a savory meal-starter made with a meaty blend of beans,…


Added by Lauren on February 26, 2013 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Orange County Restaurant Week Launch Party 2013

Video by Chelton Perry

Added by Lauren on February 26, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Chef Cathy Pavlos of Lucca Cafe Celebrates Orange County Restaurant Week

Did you see Lucca Cafe's Chef Cathy Pavlos cooking up a plate of her incredible Mediterranean Stroganoff on Kcal 9? If not, don't feel left out...the dish will be available on Lucca Cafe's Orange County Restaurant Week Lunch Menu along with some other tempting eats and treats!…


Added by Lauren on February 22, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Hummus...the New Ranch Dip

Hummus is the new ranch dip…it goes on everything & makes it better! But after about 15 tubs of the chick pea creaminess, even the best hummus can get boring. I know…gasp! So here are some updated recipes when veggies dipped in hummus just isn't doing it for you anymore.

Hummus Deviled…


Added by Lauren on February 22, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Popeyes Brings Together Cajun Surf & Turf

Surf and Turf is what we like to consider the best of both worlds. If you add a Cajun kick, you've now entered heaven!  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, delivers on the old adage that all good things come in pairs with its Cajun Surf & Turf promotion. Done the…


Added by Lauren on February 22, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tostitos Artisan Recipes New Grilled Red Pepper And Tomato Salsa Flavored Tortilla Chip

We stick to our favorite brands but only if they can keep our taste buds satisfied and engaged with new flavors. According to a recent study, the desire for new flavors and food styles is about adventure and experience as much as it is about actual taste. Tostitos launch of Artisan Recipes Grilled Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa flavored tortilla chips highlights that desire. The…


Added by Lauren on February 22, 2013 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Wendy's Embraces a Newer Contemporary Look

Even those restaurants that have claimed their spot in American culture need a new and fresh makeover every now and then.  On February 25, the new contemporary Wendy's logo will begin appearing in Wendy's advertising, on product packaging, crew uniforms, new restaurant signage, menuboards and digital assets. The evolved logo is contemporary and iconic, as it further…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Sterling Vineyards Is Exclusive Wine Of The Oscars

This Sunday, as the stars stroll the red carpet, find their seats in the Dolby Theater, and accept their awards - the odds are good that they will be toasting a win with a glass of Sterling Vineyards wines. The landmark Napa winery, Sterling Vineyards was once again selected to participate by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as the Exclusive Wine of The…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 2:33pm — No Comments

CVS Launches Revamped Gold Emblem Line, Featuring Enhanced Ingredients, New Snack Options and More Flavors

We never seem to be able to run into the store without grabbing some snacks and goodies and now CVS has us even more tempted! Shoppers looking for great-tasting snacks for the entire family will be delighted to try the satisfying additions and enriched flavors and variations of the revamped Gold Emblem™ line, available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide. The…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Hooters ‘Wingsday’ Wednesday is Back by Popular Demand

Hot and Spicy Hooters? A tad on the risky side but a lot on the delicious side, Hooters of America, is bringing back the wing establishment’s famous “Wingsday” Wednesday promotion due to popular demand. Hooters guests will once again enjoy their favorite Wednesday wings deal of 10 boneless wings and fries for just $6.99.

“Hooters is actively expanding its food and…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Seattle’s Best Coffee Hits the Freezer Aisle with a Frozen Blended Coffee Drink

What do we love more then an ice blended coffee drink? An ice blended coffee drink at home that's quick and easy to make! Seattle’s Best Coffee, and leading specialty food manufacturer Inventure Foods, Inc.  are teaming up to launch Seattle’s Best Coffee Frozen Coffee Blends, the coffee category’s first blend-at-home frozen coffee beverage. With the Spring 2013 launch of…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Kettle Brand Pushes Flavor Boundaries with New Maple Bacon and Sweet & Salty Chips

Kettle Chips is bringing you more flavors to CRUNCH into. Known for pioneering flavors on the cusp of culinary trends, such as Buffalo Bleu™, Honey Dijon and Spicy Thai™, the brand is expanding its popular line of kettle-cooked potato chips to include two new creations: Maple Bacon and Sweet & Salty.

“Over the past 30 years, we’ve closely tracked trends from around…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 11:47am — No Comments

taco asylum Introduces a New Menu Including New Tacos, Sides and Dessert

In conjunction with its second anniversary, Executive Chef/Partner Greg Daniels has introduced new offerings to his menu at taco asylum with the addition of new non-traditional gourmet tacos, sides and dessert. Chef Daniels’ menu focuses on a variety of cuisines, and utilizes seasonal, local, responsibly sourced ingredients. There are vegetarian options and all meats are…


Added by Lauren on February 21, 2013 at 11:25am — No Comments

Spring Ahead with Craft Beer

Bud Light was a favorite in college but as we get older we can really appreciate a nice cold craft beer. To help us find our favorite this upcoming spring season Craft Beer has a list of potentials for us. Showcasing innovation and imagination, CraftBeer.com —the Brewers Association (BA) website for beer lovers—released its list of spring seasonal craft beers produced by BA…


Added by Lauren on February 20, 2013 at 6:42pm — No Comments

National Margarita Day is this Friday February 22nd

On the rocks, blended, muddled with fresh fruit...we all have our favorite margarita style but no one can deny that is tequila based cocktail has made a permanent impression on most bar menus! The margarita has been aro und since the 1940's. Many people claim that they invented the margarita, including a bartender named Willie from Mexico City. He said that in 1934 he created…


Added by Lauren on February 20, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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