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The Yummy Things I Made Over Christmas!

I am currently putting together all the yummy things my family and I made over Christmas. A real highlight was my sister in laws avocado, watermelon & Thai spiced shrimp skewers! I went out on a limb and created some smoked pork belly! I know it's not a traditional Christmas food, however, pork belly is one of my families favorites and much better than turkey!!

Added by Britt Bailey on January 14, 2019 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Announcing the 2019 Orange County Restaurant Week Line Up!

Save the dates, Orange County Restaurant Week returns Sunday, March 3th through Saturday, March 9th. This year, nearly 150 restaurants will participate in OC Restaurant Week, offering diners a wide variety of options, from casual and family friendly establishments, to upscale and fine dining, with menus ranging from $10 to $80.

This year the…


Added by OCfoodies on January 11, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Old Vine Café Will Re-Open as Old Vine Kitchen & Bar In The Camp in February 2019

After celebrating eleven successful years, Old Vine Café is ready to begin a second chapter with a new location and updated name to reflect the expanded offerings. The beloved and award-winning restaurant Old Vine Café will re-open as Old Vine Kitchen & Bar in the former Ecco Pizzeria & Bar at The Camp in February 2019. The new space will maintain Old…


Added by Kelli on January 8, 2019 at 2:19pm — No Comments

The Counter Custom Burgers Announces New Mushroom-Blend Burger

The Counter® is excited to kick off 2019 with two new seasonal menu offerings. The Mushroom-Blend Burger and Sweet Sriracha Brussels Sprouts will be available for a limited time only.

The Mushroom-Blend Burger features all-natural beef blended with mushrooms, melted Swiss, umami sauce, fresh lettuce, crisp red onions, topped with…


Added by Kelli on January 8, 2019 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Del Taco Continues To Lead Value With The Launch Of Their Bold New Mix2 Value Menu

Del Taco is introduces its new Mix2 Menu. An unbeatable value, Del Taco’s Mix2 Menu allows guests to mix and match two fresh, quality menu items from a selection of fan-favorites for just $4 and $5.** “In a landscape that’s saturated with limited item five- and six-dollar offers, Del Taco is drawing on its legacy as the value leader in the fast food space to…


Added by Kelli on January 3, 2019 at 11:49am — No Comments

Slater's 50/50 Rolls Out "Rebel Gastropub" Branding & New Menu Items In 2019

Slater’s 50/50 is starting fresh in 2019 with a move towards ‘rebel gastropub’ positioning and expanding menu options beyond their signature burger, bacon, and beer offerings. Throughout the new year, Slater’s 50/50 will focus on changing consumers’ perceptions of the brand, and showcase a more holistic culinary prowess that masterfully combines everyday…


Added by Kelli on January 3, 2019 at 11:29am — No Comments

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort Gives $32,000 To Local Charities

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort celebrated the end of 2018 with the spirit of giving by contributing $32,000 to local charities and non-profit organizations in Orange County. Newport Dunes values the work of its many charitable partner organizations including Pacific Marine Mammal Center…


Added by Kelli on January 3, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

Moulin Will Open Their Third Location At The Historic Casino San Clemente

Moulin will be doubling its number of stores in 2019, Proprietor Laurent Vrignaud’s growing Moulin brand expands with his French antique store set to open in Newport Beach early January and the brand’s third bistro location in San Clemente set to open in March.

Moulin’s third bistro will open at the historic Casino San Clemente (120 W Avenida Pico).…


Added by Kelli on December 28, 2018 at 10:40am — No Comments

New Year's Dining At The Dock

Have a Happy New Year’s Eve at The Dock in Newport Beach



First Course

Red Wine Poached Pear

Butter Lettuce, Wild Arugula, Saint Agur, Cinnamon Candied Almonds, Fig…


Added by Kelli on December 28, 2018 at 10:31am — No Comments

Grasslands Meat Market Presents A Happy New Year Hoedown

Ring in the New Year at Grasslands Meat Market’s Happy New Year Hoedown on Monday, December 31 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Bring along your friends and family to experience a country music celebration featuring a gourmet dinner buffet with elevated barbecue offerings like Grilled Lobster Tails and Smoked Beef Tenderloin, an array of seasonal sides, and mouthwatering…


Added by Kelli on December 28, 2018 at 10:09am — No Comments

Ocean At Main Is Now Serving Brunch On Saturday And Sunday

The kitchen crew at Ocean at Main are now offering a winning Brunch Menu on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Diners will enjoy all their favorites prepared with Chef Craig Strong's Coastal Cuisine influence and plated with panache – along with unexpected pizza variations baked in the restaurant’s traditional brick oven. It’s all being served in this…


Added by Kelli on December 28, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Easy and Affordable Catering Ideas for your Wedding in Birmingham

Planning a wedding is not only stressful: it is also expensive. From the venue to the catering services, you can end up looking at a substantial amount of money. Although there is not much you can do about the cost of the venue, you can do something about the catering. By choosing more affordable and more creative ideas for your wedding in Birmingham, you can…


Added by Misty Jhones on December 18, 2018 at 3:43pm — No Comments

AnQi Presents Havana’s Barrio Chino New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. (á la carte 5-7 p.m.; countdown 8 p.m.; bottomless champagne 7:30 p.m.) 

Join AnQi by House of AN for an extraordinary New Year's Eve celebration as the renowned restaurant transforms into Havana Nights in Barrio Chino. Guests will revel in theatrical performances, live music,…


Added by lauren modry on December 16, 2018 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Holiday Cocktails Recipes

Mount Gay Rum - Ring in this year’s holiday season with Mount Gay Rum and turn your holiday season of entertaining into an extraordinary one. You’ll be sure to impress your holiday guests with your mixology skills using the below easy-to make recipes for your next at-home gathering.

Toasted Almond

  • 2oz Mount…

Added by Kelli on December 14, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Christmas Dining Aboard the Queen Mary

This holiday season the Queen Mary is offering special holiday menus in all of her famous restaurants: Sir Winston’s, the Chelsea and the Promenade Cafe. Award-winning chefs will prepare festive cuisine while guests enjoy fine wines and spirits, impeccable service and breathtaking views of the Long Beach coastline.

In the Grand Salon, the ship’s…


Added by Kelli on December 14, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

SideDoor Presents the Ultimate Cheese & Charcuterie Backyard Party

SideDoor presents the Cheese & Charcuterie Backyard Party Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. with a special Cheese Education Class from 5-6 p.m. Known for its award-winning cheese and charcuterie offerings, SideDoor started the monthly series to highlight unique creameries, dedicating one evening a month to small batch cheesemakers and specialty…


Added by Kelli on December 12, 2018 at 3:34pm — No Comments

KFI Raises $400,000+ And 40,000+ LBs Of Pasta & Sauce For Caterina's Club

The numbers are in! KFI-AM 640 has raised more than $400,000 cash and 44,315 lbs of pasta and sauce at its 8th annual Pasta-Thon for OC’s very own Caterina’s Club. In addition, Sir Bruno Serato, founder of the nonprofit, sold 170 copies of his new hardbound book, “The Power of Pasta,” with all proceeds earmarked to feed well over 4,000 underprivileged children…


Added by Kelli on December 12, 2018 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Cultivation Kitchen Brings Picked-With-A-Purpose Offerings To Orange County

Cultivation Kitchen is coming to Orange County, the restaurant will plant its first location at Farmers Park in the heart of Downtown Anaheim at the Packing District this winter. Cultivation Kitchen will serve healthy and organic food and beverage items with ingredients sourced from local farms and purveyors. The goal of the restaurant is to nourish the…


Added by Kelli on December 12, 2018 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Descanso Introduces Weekday Happy Hour

Descanso is now offering a weekday Happy Hour that highlights the authentic Mexican flavors the restaurant has become known for. The Happy Hour menu is offered Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and focuses on Beer, Wine and Craft Cocktails, as well as street-inspired Classic Central Mexican dishes. Guests can opt for dishes like Elote Asado made with…


Added by Kelli on December 11, 2018 at 2:37pm — No Comments

The Ecology Center Looks Back at a Decade of Transformation

The Ecology Center is pleased to announce a decade of impact, and setting the groundwork for the next ten years. Focused on sharing solutions-based ecological principles through three core initiatives that seek to transform how we grow, eat, and make, the non-profit organization has become a destination where people from across the region help plant seeds,…


Added by Kelli on December 11, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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