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New SCHNITZEL BURGER At Slater’s 50/50 For Oktoberfest

Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy all of Bavaria's best on a bun with the Schnitzel Burger

from Slater’s 50/50. Featuring breaded pork chop and Slater’s signature bacon-infused hot dog slathered with beer mustard sauce, Swiss cheese, and watercress on a pretzel bun. This ode to Oktoberfest is available at all Slater’s 50/50 locations through October 31, and…


Added by Kelli on October 16, 2019 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Fable & Spirit Introduces New Lunch Offerings

Executive Chef David Shofner brings imaginative and globally inspired dishes to Fable & Spirit, which recently opened in Newport Beach’s Lido Marina. “My lunch menu focuses on fresh ingredients and bold flavors while accommodating those looking for something satisfying and innovative on their lunch break, to those wanting a more leisurely, relaxed lunch,” explains Chef Shofner. “Ours is an honest approach to cooking – all of our ingredients are highly seasonal and carefully sourced to…


Added by Kelli on October 16, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Happy Hour At OC’s Newest Food Hall, Mess Hall Market

Mess Hall Market launches its happy hour, Monday - Friday from 3-5 p.m. offering several craveable specials.

Special happy hour menu items include:

$15 lobster rolls at Slapfish

$6 fried dumplings plates and $6 chicken satay at Saigon Kitchen

12 wings for $10 at Vaka Burger!

Burger and sandwich enthusiasts can enjoy:

$10 artisan…


Added by Kelli on October 16, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

The 8th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival Returns

Brew Ha Ha Productions presents the 8th Annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival, come and enjoy some holiday cheer and seasonal beer at the Anaheim Phoenix Club on Saturday, December 7 from 12-4 p.m. Tickets are on sale now with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and Inland Empire.

The Brew Ho Ho! Holiday…


Added by Kelli on October 16, 2019 at 9:20am — No Comments

CdM's Weekly Happenings and New Private Event Space, The Apartment

CdM has announced a full schedule of weekly happenings, specials and entertainment at both the restaurant and the downstairs, speakeasy style room, Under CdM. CdM Restaurant also invites the community to enjoy the exclusive and stylish atmosphere of the new upstairs room, The Apartment, now available for private bookings.…


Added by Kelli on October 15, 2019 at 2:35pm — No Comments

The Winery Restaurant’s THE GREAT CRUSH Fundraiser to Benefit the Arthritis Foundation

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar presents “The Great Crush” fundraiser this Sunday, October 20th from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Newport Beach. The event will feature a wine tasting with more than 80 wines. Guests will also have the opportunity to partake in an early tasting during a Yacht Tour through the Newport Marina prior to the main event. The fundraiser…


Added by Kelli on October 15, 2019 at 11:10am — No Comments

Fry Family Foods Will Donate 5,000 Burgers To Second Harvest Food Bank Of OC

Fry’s are donating 5,000 of their plant-based burgers to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of more than 300 community and partner programs throughout Orange County.

“When we saw that 112,000 children in Orange County may go hungry every month and that 22% of seniors are…


Added by Kelli on October 10, 2019 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Daphne’s Introduces New Pita Burgers

Daphne’s presents new limited-time offerings including three Pita Burgers, two varieties of seasoned french fries, and a spicy dipping sauce. The three burgers combine traditional American toppings like lettuce, tomato, and choice of cheese with authentic Mediterranean flavors and ingredients like freshly-toasted pita buns, gyro, and falafel. The Gyro Burger features tzatziki, cucumber, a beef patty, and hand-carved gyro meat, while the vegetarian-friendly Falafel Burger pairs a falafel…


Added by Kelli on October 10, 2019 at 12:00pm — No Comments

OC Fresca Opens This Saturday in San Clemente

This weekend check out the Latin-inspired beach vibes and boozy agua fresca-inspired cocktails at the brand-new bar and restaurant, OC Fresca. OC Fresca is housed in a historic building just steps from the Pacific Ocean, with an expansive and colorful menu features signature fresh-pressed juices made onsite crafted into delicious fruit cocktails–made daily and custom built to order. The Frescas will be available in a variety of seasonal cocktails or as non-alcoholic versions known as…


Added by Kelli on October 9, 2019 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Boo Ha Ha A Haunted Oktobeerfest

Come and experience the first-ever Boo Ha Ha A Haunted Oktobeerfest, happening Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26, with over 80 German style and local craft beers, traditional German food, spooky activities galore, and live entertainment to the OC Fair and Event Center.

A Brew Ha Ha Production, Boo Ha Ha will feature a curated selection of…


Added by Kelli on October 8, 2019 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Luna Grill Opening 50th Location In Anaheim

Luna Grill is opening its 50th location on October 11th in Anaheim. The flagship Orange County outpost showcases the company's new interior style, a blend of light and airy elements with gold, silver and blue details, designed to create a transparent, interactive and welcoming environment for guests and team members.

Luna Grill Anaheim also offers…


Added by Kelli on October 7, 2019 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Ocean at Main Celebrates 1 Year

Ocean at Main in Laguna Beach is celebrating it's year in business this October. To celebrate, Chef-owner Craig Strong is presenting a new menu of California coastal cuisine, bursting with fall flavors and a few luxe surprises. The restaurant also unveils the St. Claire Suite, a luxe beach cottage hidden within its historic Laguna Beach locale.

In its…


Added by Kelli on October 7, 2019 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Celebrate National Pasta Day At Casa Barilla

Casa Barilla invites guests to celebrate National Pasta Day on Thursday, October 17. Serving up two new seasonal dishes featured throughout the month of October, as well as year-round specialty pasta cuts and delicious plant-based recipes.

This October, Casa Barilla will be offering Spaghetti Crab & Ikura and, for an added Halloween twist at no…


Added by Kelli on October 7, 2019 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Scarlet Kitchen & Lounge In Rancho Mission Viejo

Scarlet Kitchen & Lounge is set to open this November. With the allure of old Hollywood, the modern speakeasy combines elevated comfort cuisine and East Coast classics balanced with West Coast ingredients and influences.

“Scarlet Kitchen & Lounge is my new stage. As a choreographer, my goal was to make people feel confident, sexy, strong, and…


Added by Kelli on October 3, 2019 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Celebrate Las Brisas' 40th Anniversary On October 10th

Las Brisas is celebrating 40 years of business. To celebrate, Las Brisas invites the community and guests for a day of celebratory happenings, including the following:

  • Giveaways – $100 Las Brisas gift card giveaway to every 40th guest to arrive during the hosted reception (4-10 p.m.)
  • 40th Anniversary…

Added by Kelli on October 2, 2019 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Moulin's Laurent Vrignaud Announces Locations 5 and 6 in Orange County

After celebrating Moulin’s fifth anniversary and his soon-to-open fourth location at Costa Mesa’s SOCO this month, Proprietor Laurent Vrignaud has unveiled two more Orange County locations set to open early next year. His award-winning French restaurant will expand into Dana Point and Irvine in early 2020.

Named, the 2019 Restaurateur of the Year by…


Added by Kelli on October 1, 2019 at 2:09pm — No Comments

The Guild Club Experiences a Rebirth in Costa Mesa

Chef Noah and Marín von Blöm, will reopen the doors to The Guild Club this Friday at Costa Mesa’s South Coast Collection. Located next to acclaimed sister restaurant, ARC, first opened in 2017 as a reservation-only concept by the von Blöms’ DirtySexyHappiness Hospitality Group.

“Times change, and with it, the needs of our guests change too,” explained…


Added by Kelli on October 1, 2019 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Bruxie Is Bringing The Heat With The NOTORIOUS H.O.T. and Lil’ HEAT

This October Bruxie is spicing things up with two new spicy fried chicken sandwiches: the NOTORIOUS H.O.T. with hot habaneros, and the LiL’ HEAT with milder Fresno chiles. “Most classic hot chicken sandwiches blow out your taste buds with the first bite,” says Bruxie Chef Kelly Mullarney, who wanted to bring the heat, but didn’t want the one-note firestorm that most spicy chicken sandwiches offer. “I wanted to create a more complex, multi-dimensional flavor profile with separate and distinct…


Added by Kelli on October 1, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Blind Pig Celebrates 2nd OC Restaurant Opening

The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar has planted roots in the new Yorba Linda Town Center and will celebrate the Grand Opening of its second Orange County location on Wednesday, October 16. Guests will get a first look at the prohibition speakeasy-inspired space and experience the eatery’s reimagined lunch and dinner menu, and craft cocktail program.



Added by Kelli on October 1, 2019 at 11:24am — No Comments

Portola Coffee Roasters Presents New Seasonal Theorem Menu

Portola Coffee Roasters’ new Theorem menu offers a multi-sensory craft coffee experience designed to get guests to try to taste colors. As all Theorem menus, this one features barista-driven coffee creations that focus on sustainable and seasonal ingredients, complex textures, and global flavors.

“Synesthesia is a sensation we experience when two or…


Added by Kelli on September 25, 2019 at 3:15pm — No Comments

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