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SideDoors Oktoberfest Tap Takeover and Porktoberfest

SideDoor’s fall tradition of fine swine and craft brews returns. Featuring a variety of delicious dishes along with a variety of traditional German and craft beers to showcase the fall season’s most delectable flavors.

Through October 6, SideDoor’s taps will be taken over by a selection of Oktoberfest inspired, German-style beers. The tap lineup will…


Added by Kelli on September 20, 2019 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Free Tacos At Chronic Tacos October 4th

Chronic Tacos is giving away one free taco to all lunch customers in celebration of National Taco Day, October 4th. Customers will get one free Chicken, Al Pastor, Carnitas or Beyond Beef taco with the code word announced on Chronic Tacos social media. Offer valid from 11am – 2pm at all locations. 

To redeem the free taco, customers must follow Chronic…


Added by Kelli on September 20, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Daphne’s New Chicken Shawarma

Daphne’s has announced the addition of hand-carved chicken shawarma, this authentic Mediterranean dish is made from tender Halal meat, slow-roasted on a vertical spit, and seasoned with sumac, pepper, cinnamon, and other herbs. Shawarma has long been a staple across the Mediterranean, and Daphne’s guests can now add it to their plates, salads, and bowls, or enjoy it on the new Chicken Shawarma Pita Melt, available for a limited time through December 29, 2019. This elevated pita sandwich…


Added by Kelli on September 19, 2019 at 11:58am — No Comments

Savor Santa Ana Returns Saturday, October 12th

Orange County’s sidewalk food festival featuring more than forty tastes from downtown Santa Ana restaurants, Savor Santa Ana, returns Saturday, October 12th.  Sample tastes from unique, local and Michelin-rated restaurants and bars throughout downtown Santa Ana. Live musicians and local youth performance groups will perform in pop-up shows along the sidewalks, and a trolley will provide free rides around downtown. The theme will be "Fall Food Carnival," featuring fire dancers, mystique, and…


Added by Kelli on September 19, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Dance, Drink and Dine the Summer Away at Queen Mary Night Market

The Queen Mary is excited to anounce the first-ever Queen Mary Night Market. Celebrating SoCal’s diverse culinary scene and arts culture, Queen Mary Night Market will offer dozens of eclectic food vendors and local makers selling showcasing original designs, jewelry, fashion, goods and so much more. As the sun sets, enjoy the Night Market's beer tastings, Manuel the Band performing live, and DJ Akasa spinning tunes under the Long Beach skyline.…


Added by Kelli on September 17, 2019 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Hendrix New Seasonal Menu

Hendrix Restaurant & Bar’s new seasonal menu highlights the season’s most flavorful produce, much of which is sourced from local and regional farms. Hendrix’s menu features lighter salads and shareable starters, as well as protein-focused items featuring signature meats from the rotisserie. Many of the new dishes are a collaboration between Chef Schwarz…


Added by Kelli on September 17, 2019 at 9:48am — No Comments

New Seasonal Specials At El Torito

El Torito will be unveiling their new seasonal specials tomorrow at all El Torito Locations throughout Southern California. Dishes will include:

Arroz Con Pollo

a traditional dish mixing chicken, cheese, red and green bell peppers, onions and tomato-jalapeño sauce on a bed of rice.…


Added by Kelli on September 16, 2019 at 11:48am — No Comments

Italian Style Seafood at Prego Ristorante

Prego Ristorante announces new Italian style Seafood Menu, available September 23rd – October 6th. Enjoy the Authentic Italian Seafood Feast along with wine pairings inspired by Chef Ugo Allesina’s deep roots in Italy and Italian cooking. Fish in Italy is served in a variety of ways but mostly fish is grilled and sometimes served whole or even brought to your…


Added by Kelli on September 12, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Old World Wine Dinner At Five Crowns

Five Crowns presents the Old World Wine Dinner on Saturday, September 21 from 6-9:30 p.m. Hosted in Five Crowns’ backyard setting, the end-of-summer celebration will highlight exquisite European varietals paired with a six-course menu of seasonal specials curated by Executive Chef Alejandra Padilla and her team.

Old World…


Added by Kelli on September 12, 2019 at 11:35am — No Comments

Celebrate TAPS Fish House & Breweries 20th Anniversary

TAPS Fish House & Brewery will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its landmark restaurant in Brea with a three-course menu on Monday, September 23, starting at 4 p.m. As a tribute TAPS brewers are bringing back the cult classic and award-winning beer Trace of Remy. "A little taste of nostalgia is in order to thank our guests for their amazing loyalty over…


Added by Kelli on September 6, 2019 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Tastemakers of Orange County at Segerstrom Center, September 12th

The Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA) presents the 4th annual "Tastemakers of Orange County” on Thursday, September 12th. Celebrating the Asian and Pacific Islander community, culture, and heritage while guests  taste and indulge in Asian and Pacific Island-inspired cuisines and beverages from distinguished chefs throughout Orange County. Proceeds from tickets sold for this event benefit OCAPICA to support mental health, health, workforce, youth in…


Added by Kelli on September 4, 2019 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Taco Rosa to Host 7th Annual Battle of the Tequileros

Taco Rosa will host its 7th Annual “Battle of the Tequileros” on Sunday, September 22nd from 4-8 p.m., bringing together 34 different tequila and mezcal brands. The event will benefit Operation of Hope Worldwide, a local non-profit providing free, life-changing surgeries and health care for children and adults in under-served areas of the world, while creating a self-sustaining program of hope through education.…


Added by Kelli on August 29, 2019 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Farmhouse Introduces Coffee Cart and Cocktails for a Cause

Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens has created two delicious new beverage programs you can feel good about enjoying all year round in the restaurant’s garden setting. Introducing the Farmhouse Coffee Cart, now serving freshly brewed cups from Riverside based, small batch roasters, Arcade Coffee Roasters and Cocktails for a Cause which donates 50% of weekend…


Added by Kelli on August 29, 2019 at 1:09pm — No Comments

BRUXIE Introduces Sinfully Good HOLY SAUCE!

Bruxie is celebrating of one of its favorite months of the year, SepTENDER, by adding a sinfully good Holy Sauce to its already killer line-up of house-made sauces that perfectly complement the special herb and spice batter of its crispy tenders! Developed by Bruxie Founder & Chef Kelly Mullarney, the new Holy Sauce borrows from the flavors of the…


Added by Kelli on August 29, 2019 at 10:37am — No Comments

SOCIAL Huntington Beach Announces Official September 6th Grand Opening

Andrew and Raquel Dorsey along with Dan Biello of SOCIAL Restaurant Group are pleased to announce the grand opening of their newest restaurant, SOCIAL Huntington Beach. Friday, September 6th, the doors will officially open to welcome the community. Huntington Beach’s newest kitchen and craft bar will offer a fun and relaxed setting with a lively and welcoming atmosphere. “We wanted to bring back the idea of dining as a social experience,” says Andrew Dorsey. “The concept of community is at…


Added by Kelli on August 29, 2019 at 10:20am — No Comments

Peter Thom Is The New Lead Bartender of Five Crowns and SideDoor

Peter Thom has joined the Five Crowns & SideDoor team bringing with him years of bartending experience including his most recent role as Bartender and Beer Manager at Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens where he designed the entire beer program. As a certified cicerone, beer lover and cocktail enthusiast, Thom is thrilled to have found the perfect blend of fine…


Added by Kelli on August 27, 2019 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Strut BAR & CLUB Unveils Signature Cocktail Program - Opening in Costa Mesa September 20th

Strut BAR & CLUB, Costa Mesa’s newest nightlife destination is preparing to welcome the community with a menu of flirtatious, creative cocktails to complement the glittering new space designed by award-winning firm, Davis Ink. Located in Costa Mesa’s vibrant Westside neighborhood, Strut aims to fill the void of queer spaces in Orange County with a chic,…


Added by Kelli on August 23, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments

Queen Mary's New Seasonal Dinner Menu and Pre-Fixe Sunset Menu at Sir Winston’s Restaurant & Lounge

Sir Winston’s Restaurant & Lounge is proud to present a new seasonal dinner menu and a new pre-fixe Sunset Hidden Gem Menu courtesy of Chef Julie Cablay aboard the Queen Mary. Featuring the freshest seasonal flavors, the new dinner menu welcomes several fresh small plates, new entrees, creative sides and decadent dessert options for dining aboard. The flavorful journey begins with starters including the Lobster & Crab salad with butter lettuce and frisée garnished with endives, and…


Added by Kelli on August 22, 2019 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Eat, Drink, and Be Scary at Boo Ha Ha a Haunted Oktobeerfest

Brew Ha Ha Productions is proud to present the first-ever Boo Ha Ha, a haunted Oktobeerfest, at the OC Fair and Event Center on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Guests are invited to have a scary good time with two nights of boos, brews, live entertainment, and spooky activities galore.  The inaugural event features…


Added by Kelli on August 22, 2019 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Escape To Italy With AVEO Table + Bar’s Italian Wine Dinner

AVEO Table + Bar is hosting their final wine wine dinner of the summer on Wednesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. Executive Chef Jason Adams and Chef de Cuisine Chef Donald Lockhart have prepared a four-course dinner paired with exclusive bottles from Italy’s various wine growing regions. Take your taste buds on a culinary journey through the Italian wine country while enjoying views of the Pacific. Begin the evening with a sunset reception and Prosecco by Aneri Valdob followed by a seated dinner…


Added by Kelli on August 22, 2019 at 12:03pm — No Comments

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