We Americans are still getting used to the concept of the gastropub. To the uninitiated, the concept of enjoying artisan cuisine in a casual tavern setting may seem a little intimidating, if not unnatural, simply because we have been taught for so long that culinary creativity and casual comfort is meant to be mutually exclusive. Thankfully, The Crow Bar in Corona Del Mar turns this stodgy mindset into an outright misconception by serving their… Continue
Customers Already Clamoring for New Gold Card That Saves Them 10 Percent on Purchases
Starbucks took the next step in helping ease the pressure on customers’ pocketbooks with the introduction this month of Starbucks Gold. The program is the next evolution of Starbucks Card Rewards and was designed with Starbucks best customers in mind. For an annual membership of $25, Starbucks Gold customers receive a Gold Card that gives them 10 percent off most everyday purchases at participating… Continue
Added by OCfoodies on November 12, 2008 at 2:30pm —
For all you foodies! Looking for a great way to share your love for food and give to a great cause? On November 21st, two nonprofit organizations in Costa Mesa will be teaming up to launch their fundraising cookbook. The cookbook is an original produced from the heart and sweat of leaders and memebrs in the community. Recipes from the book include many authentic Mexican recipes. The event is free to all who attend and will have free samples of… Continue
‘Green Guru’ and Bestselling Author Sophie Uliano Shows How Easy ‘Green’ Thanksgivings Can Be
Hosting an organic Thanksgiving doesn’t have to mean serving brown rice and tofu stuffed turkey. In fact, it’s easy to turn your traditional meal into a healthy, chemical and pesticide free tasty feast. Many Americans will be going green this Thanksgiving. In fact, according to the Organic Trade Association organic poultry sales, like turkey, are forecasted as the fastest growing… Continue
Added by OCfoodies on November 10, 2008 at 10:30am —
Ready or not, the holiday season is practically upon us. Fortunately, for all you grinches out there who aren't quite ready to stuff the turkey and deck the halls, Jack in the Box® restaurants has just the thing to help you ease into the season – Egg Nog and Pumpkin Pie shakes.
Made with real ice cream, Jack’s Egg Nog and Pumpkin Pie shakes have become much-anticipated holiday treats since their introductions in 2000 and 2004, respectively.
As the election heats up throughout the country, people are finding that there’s more to choosing a new president than meets the eye; there is also the belly.
On the evening of November 4th, from 5 – 8 pm, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream Scoop Shops will be giving away free scoops across the nation. “Originally, we planned to give free scoops away just to those who voted. We found out afterwards that certain laws may not allow it. So instead we’re celebrating our election with a national… Continue
Added by OCfoodies on October 29, 2008 at 10:25pm —
Taco Bell® Restaurants Prepare to Serve Millions of Free Tacos as Part of Its 2008 World Series Promotion
Millions of baseball fans now have something else to cheer about in the 2008 World Series: free tacos.
Taco Bell® restaurants across the country are preparing for one of the biggest taco giveaways in the company’s history. As the Official Quick Service Restaurant of Major League Baseball®, Taco Bell® will serve up millions of Americans a free Crunchy Seasoned… Continue
Added by OCfoodies on October 27, 2008 at 9:19pm —
This past summer my friends did a semi-taste of L.A.... going to some of the historic eateries around Los Angeles... Pinks, Phillipes, the Pantry to name a few... there really isn't a problem finding any type of American, international, gourmet, eclectic... you get the picture... restaurant, diner, dive that is famous in L.A... places that have been around a long time... historical landmarks... originals.
They challenged me to come up with a Taste of Orange County... huh?
Let's see...… Continue
Feeling the pinch from the tightening economy? Denny’s understands. Slamming back at the tough marketplace, Denny’s is offering the Weekday Express Slam at just $4, a wallet-friendly price point for today’s strapped consumers. The $4 Weekday Express Slam is a new twist on a favorite breakfast classic, the Grand Slam®, served at express speed and hot off the grill.
“We know our customers are strapped for time and money yet they love our real classic breakfasts,” says Mark Chmiel,… Continue
Del Taco today announced the company has teamed up with top LA radio station KROQ for a new promotion.
Listeners can visit participating Southern California Del Taco restaurants for a free KROQ sticker, participate in “bold” events such as bobbing for Del Inferno packets, a Macho burrito toss, and riding a tricycle while balancing a tray of Del Taco food to win prizes, and enter to win the grand prize: a KROQ Golden Ticket that will grant one fan access to every KROQ show in 2009 and… Continue
Added by OCfoodies on September 29, 2008 at 11:10pm —
Last Call to Create the Best Sandwich and Win $25,000 and a Trip to Napa ValleyMezzetta Specialty Foods Invites America to Get Their Sandwich On!
G.L. Mezzetta, Inc., America’s number one producer of imported and domestic peppers and olives is challenging sandwich aficionados across the country to submit their recipes for the best sandwich ever. The Grand Prize winner of the First Annual Mezzetta Make That Sandwich Contest will receive $25,000 and a culinary trip and tour to… Continue
Added by OCfoodies on August 25, 2008 at 11:53pm —