December 2012 Blog Posts (15)

Top 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2013

As American lifestyles becomes ever more mobile, foods will go along for the ride, according to industry experts on t he Food & Beverage Specialty Team of MSLGROUP North America.  In an annual list of 10 top food predictions, the MSLGROUP food experts expect that favorite foods will be made handy, portioned and personalized to mobile life in North…


Added by OCfoodies on December 27, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments

The Globe Dine Bar invites everyone to a special New Years Eve Dinner and Party


One of my favorite places, The Globe Dine Bar, is having an awesome New Years Eve dinner and party. Here is the info on this special night at The Globe Dine Bar.I love it's European hospitality and the menu should be delicious.  

New Years Eve 2012-2013 Monday, December 31 from 7pm

  • Canapes…

Added by Ed Simon on December 21, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments

New Victorian Modern Tea House has arrived...Seventh Tea Bar


Expanding its selection of teas, Portola Coffee Lab is introducing a craft tea house, Seventh Tea Bar, which opens to the public on January 2, 2013 at the OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa (3313 Hyland Avenue). The…


Added by OCfoodies on December 21, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments

Blackmarket Bakery the Sequel to Open at The Camp in Costa Mesa – January 2, 2013

Orange County’s Blackmarket Bakery will be opening its second retail location on January 2, 2013 at The CAMP in Costa Mesa (2937 Bristol Street, Suite D-100A). Chef/Owner Rachel Klemek has made a name for herself since opening her first bakery in 2004 by producing delectable confections and baked goods with quality, whole…


Added by OCfoodies on December 21, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

Rock’N Fish in Laguna Beach invites you to Dine Through the Holidays

Rock’N Fish Laguna Beach is a bustling place in and around the holidays, a popular gather-to-dine destination for friends, families, with and without out of town guests. Although the…


Added by OCfoodies on December 21, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

The Life of Tommy Atkins

As a blogger, there are times when you just don’t know what to write about… So, when I get questions like this, it really perks my interest.

Katie, from Slow Down and Savor, asked about the history of the Tommy Atkins mango… more specifically, where did the name originate?

In my years of experience, it has been known that the Tommy Atkins mango was the most marketed, eaten, and distributed…


Added by I Love Mangoes on December 18, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Get your Jewish deli craving satisfied at the Katella Deli

One of the nice things about growing up in the LA/OC area was the proximity to the Fairfax Avenue area. In the 60's, one of our outings was always to Fairfax Avenue combined with a walk through the Farmer's Market. A Sunday spent walking around Fairfax, enjoying the Jewish shops, stopping in each of the bakeries for cakes and cookies,…


Added by Ed Simon on December 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Group That Helps Parents With Special Needs Children To Be Feted

Stonefire Grill Rewards Worthy Group With Catered Party For 100

Having a child with special needs requires parents to invest even more time and energy than those with unaffected children do. In an effort to bring some relief to the lives of these parents, Thousand Oaks resident Melissa Berenstein, mother of 15-year-old Miranda who has cerebral palsy, came up with the idea to have a night out for parents- to encourage them to "let down their hair and socialize with others in the same…


Added by Frank Groff, Inc. on December 13, 2012 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Muldoon’s celebrates its 25th year of bringing holiday Irish cheer to Orange County

Muldoon’s Irish Pub invites guests to take a trip back to Christmases past for its Irish Dickens’ Christmas celebration from December 14 through Christmas Eve. For the 25th consecutive year, Muldoon’s will deck its halls with beautiful holiday décor and bring a special experience of live holiday music and delicious traditional Irish fare to guests young and old, according to…


Added by OCfoodies on December 13, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Ecco Pizzeria & Bar Hosting Kids in Need for Baking Extravaganza - Donate a Gift Today

Hey Foodies, Ecco Pizzeria & Bar is offering us a great opportunity to give to kids in need in our local community.  All we have to do is bring an unwrapped gift (for kids age 5-16 years) to Ecco this week and they'll supply the pizza and hands on cookie baking for the kids of SPIN (Serving People in Need) during their baking extravaganza...Kids Cookies & Christmas!  There are so many possibilities to give,…


Added by Sandra Brown on December 12, 2012 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Orange County's Whole Foods Market Stores Help Spread Early Holiday Cheer for Local Nonprofit

Orange County's Whole Foods Market Stores Help Spread Early Holiday Cheer for Local Nonprofit

To date Whole Foods Market’s Newport Beach and Tustin stores have raised more than $13,000 for meals and personal care kits for Orange County Rescue Mission families.

By Maria Mugica

This holiday season Whole Foods Market isn't…


Added by Bennet Group on December 11, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Slaters 50/50 to raise $8000 for Kristies Foundation =)

  Burger lovers united to raise $8,000 for Kristie’s Foundation with a series of fundraising events held at Slater’s 50/50…


Added by OCfoodies on December 5, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Make Room for's here

Get excited burger lovers because Smashburger has moved into Orange County. Smashburger is bringing its flavorful approach to residents when it opens its first two locations on November 20, 2012 at 555 The Shops at Mission Viejo, (in the food court at the Shops at Mission Viejo), and on December 5, 2012 at 26541 Aliso Creek Rd. (next to Trader Joe’s).




Added by OCfoodies on December 5, 2012 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Haven Gastropub Introduces New Winter Bar Offerings

We are big fans of seasonal libations! Haven Gastropub is introducing new winter bar offerings that showcase classic cocktails, created with traditional techniques, top-shelf spirits, and the purity of fresh…


Added by OCfoodies on December 5, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Brunos Trattoria New Happy Hour!

Brunos Trattoria was inspired by a simpler time when meals brought friends and families together. Keeping in that spirit, Brunos has created a happy hour that will provide a welcoming ambiance paired with a value driven menu designed with a variety of choices that represents Brunos style of light, fresh, and rustic Northern Italian cuisine. Brunos is located in the bustling…


Added by OCfoodies on December 4, 2012 at 5:14pm — No Comments

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