October 2013 Blog Posts (105)

"WIne-Down" with The Island Club Lounge Small-Bites

Let's face it, business travel often equates to long hours, uncomfortable accommodations, sub-par unhealthy food and a cramped up hotel room "office" but NOT anymore! At least not at the brand new Island Hotel's 20th floor, Island Club Lounge.

Executive Chef David Man has designed California-inspired menu experiences throughout the day that the most discriminating…


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

Wahoo's Fish Taco Crummy Candy Exchange & New Item: Churro Chips

As Wahoo’s Fish Taco continues its 25th anniversary celebration, the restaurant chain is introducing Churro Chips as a new menu item available in all stores. Introduced on Oct. 25 as part of the monthly promotions, the Churro Chips are made with no-lard tortillas and natural churro chips. Wahoo’s Crummy Candy promotion allows children to exchange their Halloween candy at any…


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

SONIC Brings the Heat with New Spicy Menu Items

SONIC Drive-In is bringing the spicy! And by spicy, we mean fiery HOT! The new lineup includes the Classic Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Island Fire Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Island Fire SuperSONIC Cheeseburger and Southwest Chipotle Breakfast Burrito.

Restaurant trade magazine Nation’s Restaurant News reported in June on the spicy food trend, citing a study that found hot or…


Added by Lauren on October 30, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Return of Krispy Skremes! Cravings Beware

Make your Halloween celebrations uniquely delicious with Krispy Skremes! ™ sweets and treats from Krispy Kreme. Your guests will be thrilled with the ghostly good looks and spooktacular taste of the Jack-o-Lantern, Spider Web, and Halloween Sprinkles doughnuts. Hurry in, Krispy Skremes! doughnuts vanish on October 31st. And don't forget to stop in your costume because your…


Added by Lauren on October 30, 2013 at 3:17am — No Comments

Jimmy's Famous American Tavern Celebrates Thanksgiving Day Beginning At 6 a.m

Add a little foodie twist to your Thanksgiving this year! In the spirit of the holidays, Jimmy's Famous American Tavern, or JFAT, is pleased to announce that they will be open all day on Thanksgiving from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. The annual Dana Point Turkey Trot runs by JFAT so the bar will open at 6 a.m. and serve Bloody Mary's, Mimosas, Bellinis and a full compliment of…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

LUCCA'S Chipotle Glazed Yam Recipe

Chef Cathy's LUCCA'S Chipotle Glazed Yam's

I always get requests for interesting recipes for Thanksgiving and Holiday dinners, and this is a delicious one that puts a twist on a holiday classic!

2-2.5 lbs Fresh Yams, Garnet

1 cup Chipotle Aioli

1⁄2 cup Brown Sugar

To taste Nutmeg, whole

To taste Sea Salt

To taste…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Smashburger Announces New National Partnership with HONEST® Tea

We are HONESTly excited that Smashburger will now have HONEST Tea’s fresh-brewed iced tea options at all restaurants nationwide. HONEST Tea is the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company. Each Smashburger location will brew a selection of freshly brewed iced tea options, all made from organic ingredients: Classic Green Tea, Just Iced Tea, Lemon Herbal Tea and…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Ways & Means Now Serving Lunch and Special Pre-Theatre Dinner Menu

For a easy lunch or a special night out head over to Ways & Means, the newest addition to Old Towne Orange, as they open their doors to the daytime dining crowd with the debut of lunch Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m.-2:30p.m. Guests can enjoy an easy and affordable lunch option with the choice of a two-course meal for $21 or three-course meal for $26, and select from a…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza to Open Two More West Coast Locations in Los Alamitos and Huntington Beach

You SPIN! me right round, baby! Award-winning SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza, featuring an artisan menu of authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, salads, sandwiches, and gelato, plans to open two more Orange County locations in Los Alamitos in December 2013 and in Huntington Beach at the Bella Terra mall in Spring 2014. Honored as a “Rest of the 101 Best Restaurants” in the nation by top…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake Recipe

Looking for a yummy pumpkin dessert your entire family will love? Why not try a seasonal Pumpkin Pie Milkshake. Recipe developers at Omega created are now sharing creative ways to use pumpkins to create delicious fall treats.

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 1:29pm — 1 Comment

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival After Dark at Newly-Launched Affordable Events for Foodies

For the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival's 10-year anniversary, the food and wine festival adds several new events to the roster. Among them is The San Diego Classics: Fish Tacos & Craft Beers event, which takes place on November 19, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Liberty Station. This year's SWISH: Serious Sips & Urban…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments

This Holiday Season, B. Santa with B. toffee

Gift giving made easy! Orange County’s B. toffee is putting the power of gifting in your hands this holiday season. Introducing B. Santa, small, individually wrapped packages of B. toffee, perfect for stocking stuffing and holiday gifting. An order of B. Santa comes with six individually wrapped packages of stocking-stuffer size B. toffee (your choice of milk chocolate or…


Added by Lauren on October 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Zov Announces New Seasonal Menu

With the weather getting cooler, Zov has announced new additions to the menus at Zov’s Bistro in Tustin as well as its sister restaurants in Newport Beach and Irvine. Items include 10-spice Prime Strip Steak served with garlic herb shoestring potatoes and fried Brussels sprouts for $22.95; Herb Crusted Salmon with grilled yellow squash, mashed potatoes and a lemon tarragon…


Added by Lauren on October 28, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments

The Winery Restaurant Receives OpenTable 2013 Diner’s Choice Award for Notable Wine List

We couldn't agree more! The diners have spoken and determined that The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar brings more than just a taste of Wine Country to the heart of Orange County. Having recently celebrated its sixth anniversary, The Winery Restaurant has once again been presented with OpenTable’s 2013 Diner’s Choice Award for Notable Wine List, a distinction which is…


Added by Lauren on October 28, 2013 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Halloween Fun at Hotel Menage & American Tavern

At Hotel Menage in Anaheim if you post a photo of yourself in costume to their Facebook page you are entered to win a free two night stay and a dinner for two (up to $50) at American Tavern. Certain restrictions apply.

At American Tavern if you dine in costume from 7:00-10:30pm now through November 3rd you'll receive 20% off your check.…


Added by Lauren on October 28, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Gift Card Sale with Stonefire Grill

Southern California's favorite barbecue restaurant is having an online only gift card sale!

Any orders of $50 or more will receive an additional 10% as a giftcard!

Stonefire gift cards are the perfect gifts for family, friends, and business!

Offer valid through Black Friday, November 29, 2013. Online only.



Added by Lauren on October 28, 2013 at 2:59pm — No Comments

26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Dinner at the Anaheim White House!

Join the Anaheim White House for the 26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Dinner on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6PM. This event has always marked the beginning of the holiday season. Bring the whole family to meet Santa Claus, Rudolph, Frosty, and many other holiday characters as you witness the lighting of the Christmas Tree surrounded by a ton of white…


Added by Lauren on October 28, 2013 at 2:55pm — No Comments

All "Treat" No Tricks FREE For Kids at Mountain Mike's Pizza

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

No Trick - Souplantation Treat Kids to a Healthier Halloween for Free

Trick-or-treating to load up on sweets is part of the Halloween tradition. But this year, Souplantation restaurants are letting parents balance things out by giving their little ghosts and goblins something healthier. Spotlighting the wholesome, fresh ingredients Souplantation are known for, kids will eat free during the week of Halloween.

Halloween statistics can be a…


Added by Lauren on October 28, 2013 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Red Robin Joins Heinz to Honor Veterans on Monday, Nov. 11

In honor of Veterans Day, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, is giving away one free Tavern Double burger to each veteran or active duty military guest who shows their military ID, proof of service or who are in military uniform on Monday, Nov. 11. Red Robin also supports the Heinz "Our Turn to Serve" Campaign for the second straight year to assist in raising funds for Wounded…


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

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