March 2011 Blog Posts (38)

California Wine Festival Returns to Orange County | April 29-30

We are so thrilled the California Wine Festival will return to Orange County after a smashing first year sell-out, the California Wine Festival will return to Dana Point April 29-30. “We’re expecting another great Festival in Orange County this year,” Executive Director Don Fritzen said. “Orange County is ‘Wine Lover Country’ and we’re bringing back even more wineries…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Chef John Cuevas comes to the crow bar and kitchen in Corona Del Mar

the crow bar & kitche n in Corona Del Mar has announced the arrival of James Beard nominated chef John Cuevas as its new Executive Chef.  Known for his flavorful and imaginative cooking, Cuevas brings a new spin to the addictive gastropub fare for which the crow bar & kitchen has become known.  Most recently serving as Executive Chef for Muse at Montage Beverly Hills,… Continue

Added by OCfoodies on March 16, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments

6ix Park Grill and Bar 8 offer free appetizer for March Madness

Hyatt Regency Irvine’s 6ix Park Grill and Bar 8…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 16, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Food trucks

I joined this site because I was watching the OC channel 3. They were featuring a food truck fair @ I believe the Honda center, and they kept mentioning if you want to find out more information regarding the food trucks to come to this site. Well here I am and cannot find anything about that.

Does anyone follow these gourmet food trucks? or know when the next event in OC will be??

Added by Cindy on March 15, 2011 at 12:32am — No Comments

St. Patrick's Day in Orange County!

Beach Pit BBQ

Address:  We Have 6 locations: See website for locations

Website: www.beachpitbbq.com

Hours: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Sand Dollar Sandwich, Spare Rib or Chicken Drum Stick. Served with a drink and a side of French Fries. Come to any Beach Pit…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 14, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

RUSTICA To “Make Change For Kids” with Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital

RUSTICA California Wine Bistro has launched a year-long campaign called “Make Change For Kids” to benefit the CHOC Children’s Clinic at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag.  The Clinic offers clinical services, support and prevention tools for those with Pediatric Diabetes and their families.  At the conclusion of every meal, each guest will be offered…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 11, 2011 at 3:25pm — No Comments

FIVE RESTAURANTS OPENING IN FASHION ISLAND’S ATRIUM CAFES...

Fashion Island has ann ounced that five casual restaurants will open or relocate to the Atrium Cafés this spring and summer.  The new eateries will include a flagship location for the popular Wahoo’s Fish Taco, which will become the company’s largest restaurant and feature a full bar.

 

The new Wahoo’s, which will occupy a 4,500 sq. ft. space with indoor and…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 7, 2011 at 11:25am — No Comments

Paul Martin's American Bistro to Open at Irvine Spectrum

Irvine Spectrum Center has announced another restaurant will join the center later this year.  This fall, restaurateurs Paul Fleming and Brian Bennett will open the first Orange County location of Paul Martin’s American Bistro in a space occupying more than 8,000 square feet at Irvine Spectrum Center.

 

The menu will offer contemporary American cuisine…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 7, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

FOX'S "KITCHEN NIGHTMARES" IS NOW CASTING IN THE OC

NOW CASTING!

FOX's hit show "KITCHEN NIGHTMARES"

wants to hear from Los Angeles!

 

Are you trying to make some green,

but still running in the red?

 

Is your food not the best it should be?

 

Or maybe you have a great location,

but it doesn’t seem…

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Added by KITCHEN NIGHTMARES CASTING on March 7, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Capital Seafood in Irvine----Enjoying Chinese is a Capital Idea!

My first taste of Chinese food at Capital Seafood was years ago at the Garden Grove location, an older, smaller restaurant selling Chinese food in the middle of “Little Saigon”. They became a go-to place for me, with excellent fresh seafood and reasonable lunch specials. I later discovered their Monterey Park location-------delicious dim sum in a huge, banquet/church/Victorian type of room. When they opened in…

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Added by Ed Simon on March 5, 2011 at 5:25pm — 1 Comment

33rd ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL BRINGS “A TASTE OF GREECE” TO ORANGE COUNTY JUNE 24-26

Orange County’s 33rd annual “A Taste of Greece” festival will be held on June 24, 25, and 26 at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church (4949 Alton Parkway, between Culver Drive and Jeffrey Road, Irvine, CA 92604). More than 11,000 guests are expected to attend the three-day festival, which will feature…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 4, 2011 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Tour d’Italia at Prego Ristorante!

Five-Course Dinner Paired with Masi Italian Wines 

 

Friday, March 4, 2011 |  7 p.m.


Irvine, CA 
– Prego Ristorante celebrates its Italian heritage with a five-course menu paired with exclusively premium Italian wines that are modern in style but deeply rooted in tradition by Masi Vineyards. On Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m., Chef Ugo Allesina presents a menu created to complement fives wines, each with unique personality and style, having…
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Added by OCfoodies on March 3, 2011 at 10:27pm — No Comments

NEW Food for Thought Film and Lecture Series

Food, Films and Picnics at the Orange County Great Park Admission is free

 

Meet up with friends and join us for a new outdoor film series that promises not only thought-provoking entertainment but also an evening of picnicking outdoors. 

Series Kick-off  Thursday, March 10th…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 3, 2011 at 4:20pm — 1 Comment

KITCHEN MAKEOVER! CASTING HIT TELEVISION SHOW

** Must live within an hour's drive of the following cities:

Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, San Diego, San Francisco/Oakland, Sacramento, Seattle, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, and Atlanta.



Do you have a friend or loved one who has a real passion for cooking but istrapped in an outdated, nonfunctional or just plain ugly kitchen? Now's your chance to nominate him/her to receive a kitchen worthy of a gourmet chef! We are currently casting dynamic and outgoing homeowners who love to cook but…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 3, 2011 at 4:16pm — 2 Comments

Pee Wee's New Hatch Green Chile Cheeseburger

New Mexico is known as the home to many of the finest chile peppers in the world. The bulk of the New Mexican chiles are grown in the small town of Hatch that is located in the southern part of the state. Although there are only 1673 residents in the small town, the chiles they produce are known worldwide. Real Hatch Green Chiles are the foundation for Pee Wee’s…

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Added by OCfoodies on March 3, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments

NEW SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HEALTH INSPIRED "AVOCADO CAFE" OPENS IN NEWPORT BEACH ATHLETIC CLUB

Orange County based J Ventures Restaurant Group LLC. announced today the launch of their first Avocado Cafe Health Food and Wellness, located inside the Newport Beach Athletic Club in Newport Beach.  The inspiration behind Avocado Cafe comes from the powerful combination of health and wellness.  At its core the Avocado Cafe menu is simple, healthy and delicious food.  Brothers, Jon and Chuy Vidales found their inspiration in Newport Beach sun and surf and the overall healthy lifestyle of…
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Added by beau branding on March 3, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

CULINARY SOUND ARTISAN AGENCY LAUNCHES BI-MONTHLY "CULINARY SOUND" SLEEP.EAT.SHOP.LOUNGE. EVENT AT HUNTINGTON BEACH SHOREBREAK HOTEL

Orange County based culinary sound Artisan Agency announced the launch of their first bi-monthly event series, culinary sound, BecauseFoodTastesBetterWithMusic... at Zimzala Restaurant & Bar located inside Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, Ca..  culinary sound successfully combines life's key essentials:…
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Added by beau branding on March 3, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

AnQi

I went to AnQi for lunch today but found out they are only doing dinner for restaurant week. I didn't go just for restaurant week but was excited when I saw the sign in the lobby.

Decided to try a sampling of their food with my friend so we could taste more than one option.  He ordered the garlic noodles and I had the sliders.  The sliders were very good, Coast Magazine rated them as best slider in OC we were told.  The noodles were outstanding - I really enjoyed the taste.  The iced…

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Added by Kelly on March 1, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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