August 2011 Blog Posts (54)

Bear Flag Fish Company Opening at Crystal Cove This Fall!

Bear Flag Fish Company will open its second Newport Beach restaurant at Crystal Cove Promenade in the Fall.  Already a casual dining hot spot with the beach community, Bear Flag Fish Company offers a healthy and high quality yet casual dining experience, along with a fresh seafood market.


The menu features a sashimi plate, smoked fish, poke, ceviche,…


Added by OCfoodies on August 17, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments

King’s Fish House is participating in Wild Salmon Season!!!

King’s Fish House is now serving three of the finest salmon species (Chinook “King”, Sockeye “Red” and Coho “Silver) this year, offering seasonal dishes available through September.


Wild Pacific Salmon season is an exciting time of year because salmon are available at the pinnacle of their existence. During this time, rivers of the Pacific Northwest swell with…


Added by OCfoodies on August 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Supermarket Guru Launches iPhone App to Help Consumers Shop Smart When Filling Their Cart!

ConAgra Foods, in partnership with shopping and trends expert Phil Lempert – a.k.a. the "Supermarket Guru recently launched a new "Smarter Shopping" iPhone app. The free mobile app features the Supermarket Guru's tips to help lead consumers down the path of smarter shopping so they save money, eat better and expand their palate and knowledge of the latest food news and…


Added by OCfoodies on August 16, 2011 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Party for Two Only $19.95 at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse!

Back by Popular Demand!


BJ's Brewhouse Party for Two Menu includes:

• Small House Salad, Caesar Salad, Wedge Salad or Any Soup- PICK TWO

• Any Medium Specialty…


Added by OCfoodies on August 16, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Executive Chef Jim Nuetzi at The Capital Grille Offers Some Fun Summer Recipes!

Tomato, Watermelon and Feta Salad

Summer is but a few short months, so one must strike while the season is hot. Doing just that, Executive Chef Jim Nuetzi has created a recipe for a picnic-perfect salad featuring fresh tomatoes and sweet watermelon in their summertime prime. It's a unique combination of flavors and…


Added by OCfoodies on August 16, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Marie Callender’s is Offering Some New Deals just in Time for the Back to School Rush!

Marie Callender’s is now offering guests some fantastic end of summer promotions and savings for the whole family!

Pie & Pasta Combos: Marie Callender’s is now offering new Pie & Pasta combos. Guests can pair their favorite pasta entrée (Baked Rigatoni, Chicken Pesto Alfredo, Vegetable Ravioli or Shrimp Angel Hair Pasta) with Caesar salad and a slice of…


Added by OCfoodies on August 15, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

taco asylum Introduces Wine in Mini Tanks!!!

Staying true to its commitment to operating in the most eco-conscious manner, taco asylum has introduced MÁS Wine Company’s award-winning draft wines served out of stand alone mini tanks. The eatery, best known for its non-traditional gourmet tacos, is now serving MAS Vino, a 2009 California blend of 45% Sangiovese, 42% Petite Sirah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Zinfandel;…


Added by OCfoodies on August 15, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

A great decanter for a great home

For my last birthday I received a wonderful table accessory that has been a great conversation piece at our lavish dinner parties ever since. My sister had been shopping at South Coast Plaza, and after she came home, she told me all about her great service experience at the Christofle boutique. She had been looking for some cocktail glasses and settled for the adorable Iriana…


Added by Elisabeth Henley on August 13, 2011 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Newport Beach's B. toffee places first in Culinary Arts competition

B. toffee, a Newport Beach based toffee company announces its first place Blue Ribbon award for best toffee in the Culinary Arts category at the OC Fair.  B. toffee creates hand-crafted toffee’s that feature supreme ingredients, Guittard and Callebaut chocolates and superior quality pecans. 

“It’s such a thrill and honor to be considered one of the best,” said Betsy Thagard, President and founder of B. toffee.   “It’s an incredible feeling, creating what you love and having others…


Added by beau branding on August 11, 2011 at 5:19pm — No Comments

The Hotel Hanford Set to Elevate Orange County's Wine "Esperienza!"

The Hotel Hanford, Costa Mesa’s newest and most upscale boutique hotel, has appointed Cyrille Hanson of Costa Mesa to lead the hotel’s wine, beer and spirits program and spearhead a string of events such as winemaker dinners, visiting chefs, customized private tastings, poolside sipping and nibbles, themed tastings and more.  Hanson’s expertise includes training staff on wine…


Added by OCfoodies on August 10, 2011 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Wood Ranch Set to Open October 3rd at the Irvine Spectrum!

Wood Ranch BBQ & Grill, dubbed by the Los Angeles Times as “Best Barbecue in Southern California,” is proud to announce that its third restaurant in Orange County will open on Monday, October 3, 2011, at Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, CA.  Wood Ranch Irvine will…


Added by OCfoodies on August 10, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Daphne's Introduces 4 New Salads in their Commitment to Offer California Lifestyle Healthy Eating!

Daphne's, the fast casual restaurant chain now focusing on the combination of fresh California cuisine with Mediterranean and Greek flavor inspirations, has introduced four new salad creations that further convey the company's brand refresh and commitment to provide guests with honest, fresh food that supports a healthy lifestyle. The salads, which retail for $7.99 are…


Added by OCfoodies on August 10, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Daphne's Adds Mediterranean Flatbread Pizzas to their Menu!

As Daphne's California Greek evolves their menu to…


Added by OCfoodies on August 9, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Double Cross Vodka Featured Nationally at Morton's The Steakhouse!

Double Cross Vodka and Morton's The Steakhouse announced the launch of a new "Signature Mortini" called "The Double Cross." One dollar from the sale of each Double Cross cocktail will go to "Birdies for the Brave," a charity founded by pro golfer Phil Mickelson to support wounded soldiers returning from the frontlines. The pear martini cocktail features a unique Chilean wild…


Added by OCfoodies on August 9, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Free P'Zone at Pizza Hut!

Pizza Hut this week is making an online offer that could elevate its already popular $5 P'Zone to celebrity status. Through Saturday, August 13, fans who "like" Pizza Hut on Facebook at or join the Hut Lovers email program at will receive a free P'Zone with any online pizza purchase.  More than 50,000 fans of America's most popular…


Added by OCfoodies on August 9, 2011 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Sage Restaurant is Hosting an August BBQ Wine Tasting!

Sage Restaurant loves a good barbecue as much as you do. Their August wine and food extravaganza features a delectable menu of grilled delights. Probably even better than you can get at home, and you won't even get smoke in your eyes. And (yes, there's more!), plus…


Added by OCfoodies on August 9, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments

6ix Park Grill Spices up Monthly Mixers with Raffle Prizes, Gourmet Appetizers and Extended Hours!

6ix Park Grill, Hyatt Regency Irvine’s California Coastal Cuisine eatery, is adding some zing to its popular monthly mixers with the addition of raffle prizes, gourmet complimentary appetizers and live entertainment. Additionally, the event will have extended hours to allow for more mixing and mingling.

Taking place on Thursday, August 25th at 5pm, the restaurant and…


Added by OCfoodies on August 9, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Prego Ristorante Explores The Essence of Sonoma with Rodney Strong!

Prego Ristorante explores world-class wines that capture the essence of Sonoma County during a special wine dinner with Rodney Strong on Friday, September 16 at 7 p.m.  Chef Ugo Allesina has created a five-course menu paired with four wines and a port from Rodney Strong, one of the pioneers of Sonoma County’s modern wine industry, and an acknowledged visionary who understood…


Added by OCfoodies on August 9, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Sprouts Farmer's Market Celebrates its Debut in Costa Mesa!

Costa Mesa’s newest addition bounces into town with great dollar deals on Wednesday August 10th starting at 7am! Sprouts Farmers Market, will be featuring incredible savings on great-tasting, fresh foods and free reusable totes for all purchases throughout the day.

Some “grand” deals and steals for opening week :

•    The first 500 customers to make a purchase will…


Added by OCfoodies on August 8, 2011 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Pei Wei Asian Introduces New Diner Selects to Orange County!

Diner Selects offers well-portioned, select Pei Wei favorites at a NEW affordable price of $6.50. Guests will have the opportunity to create their own unique combo by selecting from five Pei Wei favorites and pairing their choice with one of four small plate options. Pei Wei Diner Selects will be available starting Monday, August 8th for lunch & dinner all all Orange…


Added by OCfoodies on August 8, 2011 at 5:08pm — No Comments

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