March 2018 Blog Posts (30)

Sir Bruno Serato Will Receive The Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award

Joining the likes of 7 U.S. Presidents, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Coretta Scott King, Muhammad Ali and Rosa Parks, Sir Bruno Serato will be inducted into the Ellis Island Honors Society and receive a medal of honor at a ceremony in NYC on Saturday, May 12. More than 300 service members participate in an opening ceremony that includes a joint-service color…


Added by Kelli on March 29, 2018 at 10:21am — No Comments

New Seasonally-Inspired Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specialties At Lighthouse Bayview Cafe

Sitting on the water’s edge in Marina Park, Lighthouse Bayview Café is pleased to announce its new and creative culinary creations for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Along with select new specialty dishes, Lighthouse will now feature more options than ever with a separate lunch and dinner menu, available now.



Added by Kelli on March 29, 2018 at 10:17am — No Comments

11th Annual Taste Of The Nation Adds Two Former “Top Chef” Contenders

Revered California chefs Amar Santana and Joe Sasto will be joining the stellar line-up participating in the 11th Annual Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation.

Amar Santana is a former “Top Chef” contender (Episode 13), and he chefs at two acclaimed Orange County restaurants – Vaca in Costa Mesa, serving authentic Spanish cuisine; and at his flagship, Broadway by Amar…


Added by Kelli on March 29, 2018 at 10:11am — No Comments

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery Welcomes Spring

Snooze, an A.M. Eatery welcomes three new morning cocktails, including a favorite that’s making a comeback – the Kentucky Coffee. Plus, four new breakfast/brunch plates:

I Want Sum’oa Cakes made with Snooze’s signature buttermilk pancakes topped with homemade vanilla cream anglaise, caramel sauce and shortbread crumble, drizzled with chocolate…


Added by Kelli on March 27, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Spend Easter Enjoying The Catch's Spectacular Brunch Buffet

The Catch will be open for Easter brunch with a bountiful buffet on Sunday April 1, 2018, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Start with the freshest of seafood on ice such as oysters and shrimp.  Breakfast favorites will include omelettes with guest’s choice of fillings, Belgian waffles with berries and…


Added by Lauren on March 23, 2018 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Enjoy a Bountiful Easter Brunch Buffet at TAPS Fish House & Brewery

Join TAPS Fish House & Brewery on Sunday April 1, 2018, 9a.m.-3p.m. for its spectacular Easter Sunday brunch buffet. The lavish display features seafood on ice; prime rib and baked ham carving stations; made-to-order omelets, pancakes and waffles; assorted…


Added by Lauren on March 23, 2018 at 2:15pm — No Comments

CAVA Is Opening Their Second Orange County Location Wednesday, March 28

CAVA has announced the opening of its second Orange County restaurant - located near The Shops at Mission Viejo. The restaurant will officially open on Wednesday, March 28th at 10:45 AM and will build on the brand’s momentum in Orange County following the open of its first location in Irvine in November 2016.

CAVA will host a “Community Day” on Tuesday, March 27th,…


Added by Kelli on March 21, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Celebrate Easter At Newport Dunes And Backbay Bistro

Newport Dunes’ Annual Easter Egg Hunt returns Saturday, March 31. Hundreds of children will gather to search for more than six thousand eggs containing goodies ranging from candy and toys to golden eggs containing cash prizes. One lucky kid will pick up an egg enclosed with a token for a new bicycle. The Easter Bunny himself will lead the hunt and be available for family…


Added by Kelli on March 21, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Five Crowns New Spring Menu

Five Crowns is thrilled to unveil a new spring menu available starting today. Featuring the season’s freshest flavors to compliment the restaurant’s classic dishes, the colorful menu welcomes several new small plates such as the Smoked Octopus with meyer lemon yogurt, spring peas and pickled red onions, main dishes like the Coffee Rubbed Shortrib with broccolini, tomato…


Added by Kelli on March 21, 2018 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Luck o' the Irish now in a Glass at Fleming's, Newport Beach

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Fashion Island with a premium O'Fashioned, made with triple-distilled 18-Year-Old Single Malt Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey. The cocktail is served in a luxurious crystal Baccarat Diamant Tumbler - your keepsake to take home.…


Added by Lauren on March 16, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Secret Chef Society Has Arrived

A Reimagined Chef Demo is here and it’s called the Secret Chef Society. The Secret Chef Society will be held at the Fisher & Paykel Experience Center in Costa Mesa and promises to prime the palates of Orange County foodies and chefs alike.   

Guests only know a few facts prior to each event: That a great…


Added by OCfoodies on March 16, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Easter Sunday at Five Crowns

Celebrate Easter with family and friends at Five Crowns with either Easter brunch from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or Easter dinner from 4-8 p.m. Both brunch and dinner prix-fixe menus highlight succulent starters such as Lobster Bisque with crème fraîche and Pride of the Crowns salad with bacon, toasted walnuts, gruyere and herbs de Provence dressing. Mouthwatering mains feature Crab…


Added by Kelli on March 15, 2018 at 11:50am — No Comments

Eating in Santa Ynez

We were looking for the best Solvang restaurants on a recent wine tasting trip. We found a nice list of restaurants in Solvang and the surrounding Santa Ynez Valley. The dining scene is getting much better in Northern Santa Barbara County. 

Added by Gregg McPherson on March 14, 2018 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Taco Rosa Adds New $10 Power Lunch Specials

Taco Rosa has added a new Power Lunch menu to its restaurants in Newport Beach & Irvine. The new $10 specials feature a mix of inventive dishes including Tacos de Chile Relleno and time-honored Mexican classics like Fajitas de Pollo. “After the success of Orange County Restaurant Week, we decided to add $10 Power Lunch specials to our lunch menu. Differentiating our lunch…


Added by Kelli on March 14, 2018 at 10:24am — No Comments

Sushi Roku Newport Beach Welcomes ‘Wagyu Week’

Sushi Roku Newport Beach hosts its inaugural ‘Wagyu Week’, happening Monday, March 19 through Sunday, March 25 featuring a tasting menu that pairs three Wagyu appetizers with three distinct Japanese spirits. The Wagyu Week tasting menu show-cases Bungo beef, considered the highest-quality Japanese grade beef, originating from the Oita prefecture in the Kyushu region of…


Added by Kelli on March 13, 2018 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Farmhouse Hosts Local Artisan Dinner

Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens is pleased to host an evening of amazing food and great company. Taking place during Roger’s Gardens’ annual Spring Celebration and benefitting The Ecology Center, the Local Artisan Dinner will feature an exclusive, multicourse menu and beverage pairing highlighting the season’s freshest flavors.

Under the stars and amongst the olive trees,…


Added by Kelli on March 13, 2018 at 10:15am — No Comments

Easter Sunday at Del Frisco’s Grille

Featuring a chef-driven menu with twists on classic American dishes, families can enjoy a lively Easter Sunday at Del Frisco’s Grille Irvine and Pasadena with weekend-long specials such as the hand-carved Bone-In Prime Rib served with house-made Au Jus and creamy Horseradish.

Available from Friday, March 30th through Easter Sunday, guests can indulge in their Prime Rib…


Added by Kelli on March 13, 2018 at 10:02am — No Comments

Pita Jungle Launches New Seasonal Menu and Cocktails

Pita Jungle in Newport Beach has launched their new Seasonal Kitchen Crafts menu featuring eight dishes that will be offered through the end of the May. For this limited time menu, the local restaurant group is bringing back some fan-favorites classics in addition to introducing some new items.

Seasonal Kitchen Crafts…


Added by Kelli on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

SAJJ Mediterranean Celebrates Opening First Orange County Location

SAJJ Mediterranean, the popular Middle Eastern eatery known for its highly customizable bowls, pita sandwiches, and wraps, is celebrating the grand opening of its first Southern California location. The celebration will take place from Thursday, March 15 through Sunday, March 18.

The weekend’s events will kick-off on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by…


Added by Kelli on March 13, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

Newport Dunes Hosts Auditory Easter Egg Hunt

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome Blind Children’s Learning Center students for an Easter celebration Friday, March 30th. The Blind Children’s Learning Center and 70 of its students, ages 1 to 8 years old, will start the holiday weekend with a sensory Easter egg hunt featuring hundreds of special beeping eggs donated by OC Sheriff’s Department.



Added by Kelli on March 13, 2018 at 9:34am — No Comments

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