October 2017 Blog Posts (29)

Baysides 18th Anniversary $20 Bounce Back Card

Bayside is celebrating its 18-year anniversary with a special 3-course birthday dinner that comes with a gift - a $20 bounce back card that may be redeemed anytime in January 2018. Executive Chef Paul Gstrein says that the $66 prix fixe dinner starts with a choice of lobster salad or tuna tartar, either Chilean sea bass or filet mignon as the entrée and birthday cake for…


Added by Kelli on October 27, 2017 at 9:59am — No Comments

TAPS Fish House & Brewery In Tustin Opens Tasting Room

TAPS Fish House & Brewery is venturing out from its three TAPS restaurants with the opening early next year of a full-scale production brewery and tasting room in Tustin scheduled to open January 2018. TAPS Brewery & Barrel Room will further cement TAPS’ reputation as an innovator of the American beer renaissance, with nearly 100 medals to date for its classic styles…


Added by Kelli on October 27, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Celebrate the Season with a Little Pumpkin Paradise from Tommy Bahama

This time of year, pumpkin spice is in EVERYTHING! If you’re wanting something new and a bit more sophisticated, try the Pumpkin Paradise from Tommy Bahama. This hand crafted seasonal cocktail features a warm blend of flavors. Knob Creek® bourbon and Sailor Jerry® spiced rum blends with pumpkin puree, maple syrup, a dash of bitters and is then finished with some ginger beer…


Added by Kelli on October 26, 2017 at 10:56am — No Comments

Hopdoddy Burger Bar Celebrates Thanksgiving With A Twist

Hopdoddy Burger Bar introduces the Turducken Burger ($10): From November 8 – 22, get a taste of all your Thanksgiving table favorites in just one bite. The Thanksgiving Turducken Burger includes a stuffing bun top (with all flavor packed in), fried green beans and onions, cranberry sauce, salt & pepper, mayonnaise, a turducken patty, and a stuffing bun on bottom. And…


Added by Kelli on October 26, 2017 at 10:50am — No Comments

Mix Mix Kitchen Bar Celebrates 1 Year

Mix Mix Kitchen Bar was just named “Best New Restaurant” at the 2017 Golden Foodie Awards, and now Mix Mix Kitchen Bar is celebrating their 1st Anniversary. Chef Pangilinan’s critically acclaimed global dining concept in Downtown Santa Ana will celebrate a successful first year with a celebratory anniversary party on Friday, December 1st at 7:30 p.m.

During the month…


Added by Kelli on October 26, 2017 at 10:39am — No Comments

Del Taco Adds New Epic Burritos To Their Menu

Del Taco has added two new Epic Burritos® to its menu, the Epic Queso Chicken Burrito and Epic Chipotle Chicken Avocado Burrito. The new Epic Burritos are now available at Del Taco’s more than 550 restaurants nationwide, and for a limited time, guests can also enjoy a free medium drink with a purchase of any Epic Burrito through November 5, 2017.*

Starting at $5 and…


Added by Kelli on October 26, 2017 at 10:20am — No Comments

Saturday Brunching

Sundays are well known for brunch, but some restaurants have started offering brunch on Saturdays. It’s actually pretty perfect - day drink all day on Saturday, recover on Sunday, then you don’t have to go to work hungover on Monday!

Ways & Means Oyster House, Huntington Beach

Enjoy the ocean breeze and bottomless real-fruit mimosas during…


Added by Kelli on October 25, 2017 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Thanksgiving Dining Where It’s Warm, Welcoming and Wonderful

There are so many tempting options all over Orange County for families and friends this Thanksgiving! From dining in to take away, choices range in price and time availability and include very fine and casual dining; three-, four- and five-course chefs’ tasting menus; and grand buffets. But all offer settings, a welcoming ambiance and delicious food created with SoCal…


Added by Kelli on October 25, 2017 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Punk ‘N Brew Craft Beer & Music Festival

The Punk ‘N Brew Craft Beer & Music Festival will bring the best in craft beer, food, and live music to SeaLegs Live at Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, CA on Saturday, October 28. The Punk ‘N Brew Craft Beer & Music Festival offers unlimited tastings from an impressive list of breweries that includes AleSmith Brewing, Modern Times, Stone Brewing Co.,…


Added by Kelli on October 25, 2017 at 11:43am — No Comments

Let Bad To The Bone BBQ Take Care Of Thanksgiving This Year

Can't even begin to think about Thanksgiving Day prep? Relax, Bad to the Bone BBQ, has you covered with its Thanksgiving feast menu. With three options to choose from, serving six to eight guests and only require three hours for reheating. They include the smoked turkey breast feast for $139.95, the smoked whole turkey feast for $149.95, and the smoked ham feast for $139.95.…


Added by Kelli on October 25, 2017 at 11:16am — No Comments

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

E njoy a leisurely Thanksgiving feast this year at Fleming’s. Beginning at 11 a.m., the Newport Beach restaurant will offer a special prix fixe Thanksgiving Day menu. Inspired by traditional favorites, the three-course dinner starts with biscuits and pumpkin butter & honey for the table. Next, choose either a Fleming’s salad or creamy lobster bisque. A hearty main course…


Added by Lauren on October 20, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

OCWineFest Heads to San Juan Capistrano November 4-5

The team behind Los Angeles’ successful 12-year-running LAWineFest heads south for the first Orange County event on the historic grounds of  A Stone’s Throw Winery property in San Juan Capistrano, with charitable partner the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Tickets are now available for the upcoming OCWineFest (www.ocwinefest.com), and the kickoff dinner Friday, November…


Added by Amanda Pennington on October 19, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Taco Rosas New Holiday Menu

To celebrate the holiday season, Chef Ivan Calderon has created a new menu focusing on chile rellenos at Taco Rosa and a series of hands-on tamale cooking classes in November. Chef Calderon’s new lineup of chile rellenos are punctuated with the flavors of fall including persimmon, pomegranate, and cactus pear.

Calderon’s dishes pay respect to the Mayan, Aztec, and…


Added by Kelli on October 19, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments

JUICE IT UP! Brings Back The Pumpkin Pleaser Smoothie & Bowl and Merry Mocha Mint Smoothie

Juice It Up! announces the return of 3 seasonal guest favorites, the Merry Mocha Mint Smoothie™, the Pumpkin Pleaser Smoothie™, and its heartier counterpart, the Pumpkin Pleaser Smoothie Bowl™. Back by popular demand, these signature smoothies are decadent, creamy, and a healthier way to indulge in the flavors of the season.

Available in three sizes, Juice it Up!’s…


Added by Kelli on October 18, 2017 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Bad To The Bone BBQ Brews Up Some Halloween Cocktails

There are no tricks, just cocktail treats this Halloween at Bad to the Bone BBQ. Bad to the Bone BBQ will celebrate the holiday with two creepy new cocktails, the Brain Hemorrhage and Zombie.

The Brain Hemorrhage is made with peach schnapps, Baileys Irish cream, blue curacao, grenadine and will be priced at $8.99.

The Zombie concoction is made with vodka,…


Added by Kelli on October 18, 2017 at 2:13pm — No Comments

AVEO Table + Bar Expands Brunch to Saturday and Sunday

AVEO Table + Bar is revamping its brunch and expanding its hours to both Saturday and Sunday. With the introduction of new Chef de Cuisine, Donald Lockhart, AVEO Table + Bar heads to a new curated à la carte menu. Together, Executive Chef Collin Thornton and Chef Lockhart have created a menu that masterfully blends flavors from all across the Mediterranean.



Added by Kelli on October 18, 2017 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Rubio’s® Adds Sustainable Ahi Poke Bowl to Menu

Hurry and get it while you can! Beginning today guests are invited to try the Ahi Poke Bowl at Rubio's. Rubio’s® has included sustainable, wild-caught ahi poke to its menu. This is the first time ahi poke will be available at Rubio’s, demonstrating the company’s efforts to expand its seafood recipes beyond shrimp and beer-battered, grilled and blackened fish.



Added by Kelli on October 18, 2017 at 1:46pm — No Comments

CREAM to Donate a Portion of All Sales to Relief Charities

Ice cream sandwich brand CREAM, which stands for “Cookies Rule Everything Around Me,” announced that it will donate 20 percent of proceeds from all sales at participating locations in Northern and Southern California, Las Vegas and South Florida from Monday, October 16 through Wednesday, October 18. Donations will benefit various charitable organizations that are spearheading…


Added by Kelli on October 16, 2017 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Oggi’s Sports|Brewhouse|Pizza Celebrates Grand Opening of Mission Viejo Restaurant

Yesterday, Oggi’s Sports|Brewhouse|Pizza celebrated the grand opening of its 16th full-service franchised restaurant with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce. Located at 24042 Alicia Pkwy in Mission Viejo, CA, the restaurant welcomes sports fans, pizza lovers, and craft beer enthusiasts to enjoy the great getting-together place. 

Mission Viejo residents can now enjoy Oggi’s wide-ranging menu of hot and spicy chicken wings, hand-crafted…


Added by Oggi’s Sports|Brewhouse|Pizza on October 13, 2017 at 3:27pm — No Comments

6th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival

Brew Ha Ha Productions, proudly presents the 6th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival at the Anaheim Phoenix Club on Saturday, December 9 from 12-4 p.m. The Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival is the largest Holiday Craft Beer Festival in Southern California and has been deemed the unofficial OC Brewers’ Holiday Party. This year’s event will feature an incredible line-up of…


Added by Kelli on October 13, 2017 at 2:25pm — No Comments

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