February 2015 Blog Posts (38)

Tostilocos - Mexican street food for the OCFoodie

Wikipedia describes them as Mexican Antojitos or street food. As far as I can tell their origin can be traced back to Tijuana, MX where their combination of cheap, delicious and eat-on-the-go style makes them extremely popular with the locals. They contain a little bit of everything you probably shouldn't be eating but you do because it's just so damn…


Added by Ray Marchan on February 28, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Let the Games Begin...

Added by OCfoodies on February 27, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

OC Restaurant Week Begins Sunday

The 2015 Orange County Restaurant Week begins Sunday, March 1st and ends Saturday, March 7th with more than 100 restaurants participating in the countywide event. During the weeklong event, participating restaurants will offer special three-course menus, many with a cocktail or signature item at no additional charge. Each restaurant will have the…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 27, 2015 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Wienerschnitzel Brings Back "Big City Favorites"

Wienerschnitzel has announced the return of Big City Favorites featuring epic flavor combinations inspired by famous hot dogs from around the nation: Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles.  

Chicago Dog – Straight from the Windy City, this classic dog has the perfect blend of toppings including mustard, pickle spear, relish, chopped onions, tomato…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 26, 2015 at 11:29am — No Comments

Tequila Goes Irish for St. Patrick's Day

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and you can pay tribute with Hornitos® Black Barrel® Tequila, a super smooth, triple aged, 100% agave tequila uniquely aged to embark distinct and complex whiskey notes. It’s a unique blend that appeals to both whiskey and tequila lovers – perfect for all looking to channel the luck of the Irish this March 17.  

Raise your glass with Sláinte de la Noche, a cocktail inspired by Ireland’s beloved spirit – whiskey- using Hornitos® Black Barrel®…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 25, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Tommy Bahama Highlights Its Seafood Offering with ‘Fish Friday’

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar expands its seafood offering with Fish Friday during the Lenten season. From now through April 3, Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar will offer special fish dishes on Fridays in addition to its regular menu featuring more than 20 meat free items.  

Fish Friday highlights Tommy Bahama’s affinity for the freshest seafood prepared in…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 24, 2015 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Drink Up - Chow Down

Added by OCfoodies on February 24, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Tempo Urban Kitchen Presents Taquero Tuesday with $2 Tacos

To complement its menu of global cuisine, Tempo Urban Kitchen has introduced its take on the popular Taco Tuesday with a weekly Taquero Tuesday promotion featuring a taquero dishing out a variety of unique $2 street-style tacos crafted to order from 4 p.m. to close. Guests will have the opportunity to add a selection of fresh ingredients atop made-to-order tacos and the Tempo…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 20, 2015 at 11:26am — No Comments

Sunday Funday with Margaritas

It’s the perfect excuse for a mental vacation—National Margarita Day. Plus, it just so happens to be February 22—a Sunday—even more reason to celebrate Sunday Funday!

The Romarita is Tony Roma’s version of the margarita. The Classic Romarita is made with Sauza Gold Tequila, Cointreau liqueur, garnished with lime and orange.  

Or, RA Sushi has some unique margaritas on its menu, including the new Lychee Marg. It’s a light and slightly sweet…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 19, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

National Margarita Day with Chocolate on Top

Whether you like it frozen or on the rocks, National Margarita Day (February 22nd) is the perfect time to celebrate everyone’s favorite tequila cocktail!!

While Valentine’s Day has passed and your roses may be wilting, but it’s never too late for chocolate! We’re combining two of our fave things – margaritas and chocolate – for some chocolate-inspired recipes with a…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 19, 2015 at 11:23am — No Comments

National Margarita Day Sunday February 22nd

There will be plenty of celebration on Sunday, February 22nd as the world looks to Hollywood for the 87th Academy Awards. Instead of raising a glass of champagne this year, some may raise a Margarita to honor National Margarita Day. Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar will observe this day by featuring four of their most famous margaritas.  

Known for their unique hand-crafted cocktails that include only the freshest ingredients, Tommy Bahama has a variety of margaritas that are…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

TWENTY EIGHT Restaurant & Lounge Introduces New Spring Menu

TWENTY EIGHT Restaurant & Lounge has introduced a new Spring Menu with vegan and gluten-free dishes. Diners can look forward to protein-packed dishes like Coffee-Crusted Filet Mignon and the “Beijing to Paris” Roasted Duck Breast.

“Spring is the perfect time to introduce dishes that are light and flavorful. It’s the perfect balance of these two qualities that makes…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 18, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Excitement Brewing at TAPS with Return of two ‘Brew Crew’ Veterans

TAPS Fish House & Brewery, famous for its fine food and European-style beers, has tapped the talents of two former members of its “Brew Crew” to expand its offerings of award-winning ales and lagers.  

David Huls has returned to TAPS as director of brewery operations, and Kyle Manns has been named brewery operations manager. Huls most recently developed Barley…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 18, 2015 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's Announces 2015 Food & Wine Event Lineup

The team at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's, led by Executive Chef Seakyeong Kim and General Manager Dan Prentice, has come together to bring Orange County residents a series of food and wine events for the first half of 2015.  The events are categorized into four themes:  Winemaker…

Added by Avery Bressler on February 18, 2015 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Girl Scouts and Chefs Unite During 2015 OC Restaurant Week

Girl Scouts of Orange County is partnering with OC Restaurant Week from March 1st – 7th to celebrate the world’s largest girl-led business, Girl Scout Cookies sales, during Orange County’s favorite culinary event!

During OC Restaurant Week – which happens to be the last week that Girl Scout Cookies will be available on sale in Orange County…

Added by Avery Bressler on February 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fleming's Winter Happenings

Winter brings a a full menu of events and offers at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Newport Beach. Below is a round-up of opportunities to indulge in at Fleming’s.  

50 Tastes: A Night of Hidden Desires (Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.): Enjoy a decadent evening of discovery at 50 Tastes: A Night of Hidden Desires. Taste 50 carefully-selected wines…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 17, 2015 at 11:22am — No Comments

Red Robin Officially Invites Pope Francis to Lunch

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. introduces The Wild Pacific Crab Cake Burger – a “Lent-friendly” menu item – and has joyfully extended an invitation to the pope to eat at Red Robin during the Lenten season. If His Holiness accepts and visits any U.S. location between February 18 and April 2, Red Robin will offer The Wild…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 17, 2015 at 11:14am — No Comments

Philly's Best Announces the "Never Settle" Social Media Campaign

Philly’s Best, the Southern California destination for Authentic Philly cheesesteaks and hoagies, has launched the “Never Settle” social media contest; because when it comes to love and cheesesteaks…you should never settle for less than the best! Through February 14, contest participants can post a photo of their Philly’s Best authentic Cheesesteak or Hoagie with the hashtag…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 11, 2015 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Chai-phrodisac Tea & Mood-Boosting Specials Offered at ADYA for Valentine’s Weekend

This Valentine’s Weekend, ADYA will be offering a Chai-phrodisiac Tea and specials laden with mood-boosting ingredients and aphrodisiac qualities meant to induce sensuality. The special dishes will highlight vegetables and proteins from the tandoor, finished with sultry spices like cumin, ginger, paprika, and coriander.

“Indian chai is often referred to ‘Lover’s Tea’…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 11, 2015 at 11:58am — No Comments

Get Hooked: Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Introduce the Redhook Beer-Battered Cod Fish Sandwich

Now you can have your beer and eat it, too. Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® announced a partnership with Seattle craft brewery Redhook® to bring the gastropub flavors of beer-battered cod to their menus. Featuring the distinctive flavor of Redhook’s ESB (Extra Special Bitter) ale, the Redhook Beer-Battered Cod Fish Sandwich is now available at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants.…


Added by Avery Bressler on February 11, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments

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