April 2015 Blog Posts (38)

Join Us in Burger Heaven for Burgers, Bourbons & Brews

Added by OCfoodies on April 30, 2015 at 8:53pm — No Comments

New Food and Drink Offerings from Bacchus Bar & Bistro

Bacchus Bar & Bistro located in Irvine, CA, has unveiled its new salad offerings for spring. Providing a healthy menu update, the new salads including an Aparagus and mixed greens that are perfect dining options made with fresh ingredients for those looking for a healthier entreé choice. Bacchus Bar & Bistro’s menu of small plates is perfect for sharing and pairing…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 29, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

15 Fun Facts About Fast Food

In honor of National Burger Month this May, here are some fun facts about fast food!

  1. There are more than 300,000 fast food restaurants in the U.S. alone.
  2. At times, McDonald’s has turned away more applicants than Harvard.
  3. Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas went back to school to earn his GED at the age of 61. He didn’t want people to see his success and…

Added by Avery Bressler on April 29, 2015 at 11:49am — No Comments

2nd Annual Sabroso Craft Beer & Taco Festival

Back by popular demand, the award winning Brew Ha Ha Productions is proud to present their 2ndAnnual Sabroso Craft Beer & Taco Festival on Saturday, May 2nd from 12 pm – 4 pm. This year the event will feature unlimited tastings from over 90 craft beer selections, 32+ gourmet tacos from 17 top chefs for only $3 each, live music from the OC Music Award Nominee, the Wheeland…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 29, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments

“Burgers, Bourbons, & Brews” for National Burger Month

It’s all about the three “Bs”; Burgers, Bourbons, and Brews! In honor of National Burger month this May, Patina Restaurant Group’s Los Angeles and Orange County locations, Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse, Kendall’s Brasserie, Café Pinot, Ray’s & Stark Bar, Catal, Tangata, and Leatherby’s Café Rouge are saluting America’s favorite sandwich with their own…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 29, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments

Scoops N Scoops Celebrates Grand Opening

Scoops N Scoops Creamery, purveyors of made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream made with premium, organic, non-fat frozen yogurt, or non-dairy and gluten free coconut base, will officially begin scooping on May 1st. The flagship store of the gourmet creamery, located in the Walnut Village shopping center in Irvine, will mark the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 29, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Fiesta like There’s No Mañana

For 44 years Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant has the recipe for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo party: delicious Mexican food, ice cold fresh margaritas, music, and friendly staff all in a festive environment.  This year the celebration will last the entire day with Taco, Beer and Margarita specials throughout the entire restaurant from open – 10pm.  Grab your…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 28, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Eureka! Celebrates National Star Wars Day and Mother's Day

On Monday, May 4th, starting at 11 a.m., Eureka! will commemorate "May the 4th be with you" (National Star Wars Day) the only way we know how, by partnering with Green Flash Brewing Company and tapping two dark beers and two "hoppy" beers from the…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 28, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

‘Tis the Season – California Avocado Season

Avocado toast has become a hugely popular breakfast item, and chefs and bloggers from around the country have created their own unique avocado toasts with their favorite ingredients, including California-based chefs Maxine Sui of Plow in San Francisco and Jessica Koslow of Sqirl in Echo Park, Calif. Both chefs have partnered with the California Avocado Commission to share their own special takes on avocado toast, each with their own style, and each perfect for breakfast or an afternoon…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 27, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Chipotle First National Restaurant Company to use Only Non-GMO Ingredients

Chipotle Mexican Grill has achieved its goal of moving to only non-GMO ingredients to make all of the food in its U.S. restaurants – including all of the food at its Asian restaurant concept, ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen. The company is now actively developing new recipes for its tortillas, which are the only food items on its menu that include any artificial additives.…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 27, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Celebrate Mother's Day with Us

Added by OCfoodies on April 22, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Driftwood Kitchen Introduces New Spring Desserts

Pastry Chef Rene Baez introduces a new lineup of decadent desserts at Driftwood Kitchen in Laguna Beach. His new after-dinner menu boasts scratch-made sweets composed of artisanal ingredients prepared in-house daily, and complemented with dessert wines and ports. Chef Baez’s new desserts demonstrate a mastery of technique achieved through the balancing of complexity and…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen Hosts 6th Annual Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen, Brea Downtown's popular dining experience, invites guests to an all-day Cinco de Mayo fiesta, featuring a live Latin band, mariachis and drink specials. On Tuesday, May 5th, starting at 11:30 a.m., guests can enjoy half-priced shots from their vast selection of premium blue agave tequilas, award-winning grande margaritas for $15, or a shot of tequila…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ditch the Margarita this Cinco de Mayo

Kickoff the Cinco celebration with a few margarita alternatives from Hornitos Tequila for those looking to grab the Mexican spirit by the horns – no matter how they prefer their tequila!

Mexican Salute

1 part Hornitos® Plata Tequila

2 parts lemonade

3-4 dashes of green hot sauce

Salt/smoked paprika rim

Preparation: Rim shot…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Celebrate Mother's Day at Pelican Hill

The Resort at Pelican Hill® celebrates moms from near and far with exquisite epicurean experiences and a luxurious Spa Suite retreat along the coast of Newport Beach. This Mother’s Day, treat mom to the following oceanview offerings available at Southern California’s Tuscan seaside village:

Mother’s Day Weekend Tea

Friday, May 8 – Sunday, May…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 11:46am — No Comments

New Seafood Discovery Menu at Stonehill Tavern

Stonehill Tavern at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point has announced the second phase of Executive Chef Raj Dixit’s acclaimed discovery tasting series with the Tastes of the Ocean Discovery Tasting Menu.

Starting April 24 and running through the end of July, the…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Red Robin Announces New Fresh, Fun Flavors for Spring

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. has spring fever – for light and fresh new menu items, that is! For a limited time only, now through June 14, guests can enjoy Red Robin’s new Spring Chicken Burger, a tasty combination of fire grilled chicken topped with bacon strips, goat cheese, sweet pepper salsa, crunchy onion straws and lettuce, served with roasted garlic aioli on a whole…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 11:16am — No Comments

The Royal Chef Visits OC

The British American Business Council Orange County will be celebrating BritWeek 2015 (an annual event that celebrates creativity and innovation between Britain and California) with a special celebration of the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as part of a philanthropic event. The dinner gala will be held on board the Hotel Queen Mary, Long Beach on Saturday May 9,…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 21, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard

Heinz, the ketchup maker, wants to be your favorite mustard, too. Heinz is launching a new, better-tasting yellow mustard than it’s ever offered before at retailers nationwide for the first time. Heinz will unveil a 360 advertising campaign today, “Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard”, touting Heinz Ketchup’s new main squeeze: 

“Our Yellow Mustard launch is…


Added by OCfoodies on April 17, 2015 at 8:41am — No Comments

Denny's Transforms Classic Dishes with Bold, New Spring Flavors

This spring, Denny’s is putting a spin on traditional diner flavors with its new limited-time “Denny’s With a Twist” menu. Available now, the new menu features a sweet and spicy twist on comfort-food favorites, offering guests a bold, new take on classics with the…


Added by Avery Bressler on April 14, 2015 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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