May 2013 Blog Posts (93)

Yogurtland Kicks Off Summer with New and Nostalgic Refreshing Flavors

Not that cold weather puts much of a strain on our fro-yo consumption (we are a tad addicted after all) but the frozen treat is just that much sweeter in the hot summer months, especially when it's flavored after an old-fashioned root beer float, a frozen orange-cream pop or the cool refreshing taste of hibiscus and passion fruit. Yogurtland is now offering these three…


Added by Lauren on May 31, 2013 at 11:13am — No Comments

Outback Steakhouse Takes Guests On A Taste Bud Adventure With New Steak Flights

We love bites, tapas, tastes, a little bit of this and a little bit of that! Outback Steakhouse is now offering guests a delicious way to explore different flavors with its new Steak Flights menu, starting at just $10.99. The menu invites guests to break out of their comfort zone and experience a variety of steak flavors and sauces that help customize their entree. Flights…


Added by Lauren on May 30, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Ruth's Chris Steak House Honors Robert Mondavi's 100th Birthday with Worldwide Wine Dinner

We love a medium rare juicy filet but we love it even more when paired with a wonderful wine. On June 13, Ruth's Chris Steak House will combine the two as the restaurant celebrates the 100th birthday of Robert Mondavi . The celebration includes a special five-course pairing dinner that will take place at 96 Ruth's Chris locations across the U.S. and abroad. Special guest,…


Added by Lauren on May 30, 2013 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Classic Clambake Gets a Craft Beer Upgrade With Samuel Adam's Summer Ale

To celebrate the summer season, Samuel Adams teamed up with New England Cuisine Expert and Food Network Star Chef Michele Ragussis to bring craft beer lovers a Summer Ale -infused clambake – a combination of lobsters, clams, sausage and fresh vegetables boiled in Summer Ale for added layers of flavor, ready for drinkers to cook at home or beachside.

Chef Michele…


Added by Lauren on May 30, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

SLAPFISH Launches Summer of Sustainability Campaign

We have all heard the health benefits of good quality fish oils time and time again but if it doesn't taste good there's no way we're going to ingest it! Yuck! This is not the case at Slapfish where everything is fresh, sustainable and a delicious way to get more seafood in your diet. To emphasize its unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood, Slapfish restaurant Chef…


Added by Lauren on May 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Celebrate Father’s Day at Fleming’s With a Special Three-Course Brunch Menu

What better way to show your father how much he means to you then by treating him to brunch at one of his favorite steakhouses? Dads are guests of honor on June 16 and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is offering a special three-course Father’s Day brunch. Dads and their families can enjoy delicious brunch favorites for $36.95 per guest and $17.95 for children under…


Added by Lauren on May 30, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Meatless Monday Isn't Just For Monday Anymore: Beyond Meat Launches First Meat-Free And Gluten Free Chicken-Free Strips

Beyond Meat, the makers of plant-based protein foods that take the animal out of meat, announced the national rollout of Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips offering consumers a plant protein that is being touted as the most realistic chicken substitute to hit the market.

The company provides consumers with clean, plant-based proteins that perfectly replicate the taste,…


Added by Lauren on May 30, 2013 at 11:01am — No Comments

New THE POUND Hot Dog Eatery Opens at Kaleidoscope Center

It’s one of America’s favorite summertime eats. It's easy, it's portable, it's quick and it's delicious! It's the hot dog!  Now, THE POUND, a new street-stand style hot dog eatery, has opened at Kaleidoscope Center located at 27741 Crown Valley Parkway just off the 5 Freeway in Mission Viejo. THE POUND will host its Grand Opening Celebration on National Hot Dog Day, Tues.,…


Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

June Sizzles in the Surfas Culinary District Test Kitchen

If you haven't stopped by Surfas Culinary District for a free cooking demo or class, June is the month to do it!  The cooking store will host four FREE cooking demonstrations open to the public as well as three hands on cooking classes during the month of June. Guests will be introduced to new techniques, flavors, recipes and ingredients for making dishes including combining…


Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

"On The Rocks" Hits LasVegas on July 12-14th

Indulge in the ultimate three-day Las Vegas experience coming this summer: the inaugural On the Rocks Las Vegas, highlighting Sin City’s hottest clubs, bars and entertainment from July 12-14. Nightclub & Bar Media Group will launch this first-of-its-kind public entertainment and beverage festival – a multi-day signature event where one ticket gives you access to three…


Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen Unveils New Menu Options

Same restaurant, same quality but with a new spin on flavors and flare! Guests frequenting Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen will encounter these new changes and enhanced presentations as the popular restaurant unveils new menu offerings. The concept, while remaining true to their interpretation of Latin cuisine, is embracing a more modern take on several of their dishes.



Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Panda Express Launches Fundraising Effort for Oklahoma

Panda Express will help with the fundraising efforts to assist with disaster relief for those affected by the recent Oklahoma tornado. Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. has committed to raising funds through in-store and corporate donations at all Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San locations to help those in need during this unsettling time.

Starting Thursday, May 23,…


Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

PdM Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Expansion in Irvine

We love it when we see a good restaurant succeed and grow. So we are happy to see one of Orange County’s long-standing cafes is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer as it expands with a new location in Irvine. PdM Kitchen, a sister restaurant to the four PdM Cafés along coastal OC, will open in July in Oak Creek shopping center at Alton and Jeffrey.

“I couldn’t…


Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Happy National "Something on a Stick Day"

This annual "holiday" doesn’t really specify what that “something on a stick” happens to be, so get creative! Whether it's a corn dog, a kabob, a cake pop, a popsicle, a roasted marshmallow or a candied apple...go find something yummy on a stick and enjoy! 

Here's some great "On a Stick" OC…


Added by Lauren on May 28, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Taste of the Nation at Montage Laguna Beach

Added by OCfoodies on May 24, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Wahoo's Fish Taco's New Citrus Slaw Taco

New, Free & Celebration are three words we love to hear! In CELEBRATION of its 25th anniversary, Wahoo’s Fish Taco, a community mainstay and worldwide pop culture phenomenon since 1988, introduces an addition to their menu. The NEW “Citrus Slaw Taco” offers a choice of fillings (chicken breast, carnitas, fish or carne asada) with the slaw…


Added by Lauren on May 22, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Movie Mondays Summer Tradition Returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts

It's that time of year when outdoor summer concerts, movies and other fun activities return to OC. Coming back for its seventh summer, Segerstrom Center for the Arts' free Movie Mondays will continue the popular summer pastime of providing great entertainment on the Arts Plaza for Orange County audiences to enjoy. The five famous films in this year's line-up include: The…


Added by Lauren on May 22, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Meet Chef Zov Karamardian of Zov's Restaurant

In an effort to highlight the evolution of dining in Orange County, the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau (AOCVCB) is launching the OC Chef Series, a chef-inspired video web series showcasing the diverse range of culinary options and talent that exists throughout this well-known Southern California destination. From favorite neighborhood eateries to extravagant five-star restaurants, the series will give viewers a look at what inspires the chefs to create…


Added by Lauren on May 22, 2013 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Head Over to the House of Blues Gospel Brunch for a Whole Lot of Soul

It's easy to stereotype Orange County when it comes to gorgeous beaches, great surfing, a laid back vibe and beautiful people but you don't have to get stuck in that OC bubble. We were recently reminded of our county's diversity as we were transported back South for a wonderful Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues Anaheim.

The venue that usually hosts live rock…


Added by Lauren on May 22, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

SONIC Kicks Off the Summer of Shakes with 25 Delicious Flavors

SONIC Drive-In is the real deal when it comes to shakes; each one is hand-mixed with SONIC’s Real Ice Cream and available in a variety of flavors beyond old favorites like chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. This summer, SONIC is offering 25 different shake flavors to choose from as part of the Summer of Shakes, giving adventurous guests options they never knew possible. New…


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

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