One of Orange County’s fastest growing sweet treats, Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, will open at Woodbury Town Center in Irvine in October. Tutti Frutti features a fun, interactive self serve concept that allows customers to select just the way they want their frozen yogurt, from a mix of flavors to variety of toppings. Yogurt lovers enjoy Tutti Frutti for its original tart…Continue
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Southern California’s premier beer-tasting festival features dozens of seasonal, craft and micro-brews paired alongside “traditional” libations from top breweries. A refreshing new approach to beer tasting, Taste of Brews pays homage to the passion and excitement that today’s full-flavored craft beers are generating among consumers while providing an exciting platform to…Continue
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Bayside Restaurant in Newport Beach will host a special Glenfiddich Scotch Pairing Dinner on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. The four-course, prix-fixe menu will include premium scotch pairings and a welcome cocktail for $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity.
The scotch pairing dinner will be hosted by Glenfiddich’s Western U.S. Ambassador Mitch Bechard, who…Continue
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The event costs $100 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Guests will enjoy a four course dinner paired with wines and cigars.
The dinner menu includes:
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Belgian bakery and café Le Pain Quotidien, known for its simple, elegant boulangerie fare including organic breads and beverages opens its first location in Orange County this October in Fashion Island’s Pacific Court. With a communal table, a trademark piece for the…Continue
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Michael Rossi, known amongst many in the local Orange County dining scene for his most recent role as executive chef at the legendary Ambrosia restaurant and also at his previous position as part of the opening team of Disney’s award-winning Napa Rose restaurant has been named executive chef for THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon slated to open fall of 2011.
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Freshii, a unique and healthy casual restaurant redefining fast food, has opened its first Orange County location at The Bluffs shopping center in Newport Beach. Freshii is known for its vast menu of ingredients to create a custom-built salad, burrito, wrap, rice bowl, yogurt parfait, or soup with high quality, fresh ingredients in a convenient and fast format, perfect for…Continue
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The Second Annual OC Chocolate Festival is slated for November 4th and 5th, 2011, will feature more chocolate vendors, an additional VIP Night, more entertainment and a new wine garden for wine tasting. The Festival will be held at the Recreation Center at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley, CA.
The first OC Chocolate Festival drew over 1,500 attendees and organizers…
With the Summer coming to an end, our Chef Team invite you to join us as we celebrate all of the amazing flavors that make summertime dining unique. Your meal is paired with specially chosen wines - all of the white and sparkling varietal to perfectly compliment the fresh and bright flavors.
Date: Thursday, August 25th
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: $65.00 per person (tax…
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The folks behind Fat Tire have followed their folly to Five Crowns and SideDoor for a six course beer garden style dinner. The New Belgium Beer Dinner on Tuesday, September 6th at 7pm will include a menu that features the best local ingredients and each course will be paired with a different beer from the "Lips of Faith" series. Beer Master Eric Salazar will be our guest…Continue
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Salvatore Faso, proprietor of Mission Viejo's Piccolino Ristorante on Los Alisos Blvd, expands his innovative cuisine to South Mission Viejo with the opening of Delizie Ristorante & Bar. Delizie, literally "delights" in Sal's native Italian, opens in the location of the former Capriccio Restaurant at 25380 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo.
Faso hopes to restore the…Continue
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Taste the season's freshest flavors with our more than 70 artisan tequila offerings! SOL Mexican Cocina has created intriguing new cocktails with a bar-chef flair.…Continue
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Bear Flag Fish Company will open its second Newport Beach restaurant at Crystal Cove Promenade in the Fall. Already a casual dining hot spot with the beach community, Bear Flag Fish Company offers a healthy and high quality yet casual dining experience, along with a fresh seafood market.
The menu features a sashimi plate, smoked fish, poke, ceviche,…
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King’s Fish House is now serving three of the finest salmon species (Chinook “King”, Sockeye “Red” and Coho “Silver) this year, offering seasonal dishes available through September.
Wild Pacific Salmon season is an exciting time of year because salmon are available at the pinnacle of their existence. During this time, rivers of the Pacific Northwest swell with…
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ConAgra Foods, in partnership with shopping and trends expert Phil Lempert – a.k.a. the "Supermarket Guru recently launched a new "Smarter Shopping" iPhone app. The free mobile app features the Supermarket Guru's tips to help lead consumers down the path of smarter shopping so they save money, eat better and expand their palate and knowledge of the latest food news and…Continue
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BJ's Brewhouse Party for Two Menu includes:
• Small House Salad, Caesar Salad, Wedge Salad or Any Soup- PICK TWO
• Any Medium Specialty…
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Summer is but a few short months, so one must strike while the season is hot. Doing just that, Executive Chef Jim Nuetzi has created a recipe for a picnic-perfect salad featuring fresh tomatoes and sweet watermelon in their summertime prime. It's a unique combination of flavors and…Continue
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Pie & Pasta Combos: Marie Callender’s is now offering new Pie & Pasta combos. Guests can pair their favorite pasta entrée (Baked Rigatoni, Chicken Pesto Alfredo, Vegetable Ravioli or Shrimp Angel Hair Pasta) with Caesar salad and a slice of…Continue
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