Kelli's Blog – April 2019 Archive (29)

Black Tap At The Downtown Disney District At Disneyland Resort

Black Tap has opened its newest location, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes, in the Downtown Disney® District at Disneyland Resort. Black Tap created a unique concept for its Downtown Disney® District location, debuting an enhanced fast-casual service style that is a first for the brand. The burger, shake and beer joint offers a casual vibe reminiscent of a classic American luncheonette with a distinctly New York feel, but for the first time, orders are taken at a counter. Guests are able…


Added by Kelli on April 29, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Back Bay Bistro Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Back Bay Bistro with a gourmet brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas and an unforgettable waterfront atmosphere with three seatings on Sunday, May 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy signature breakfast dishes like pancakes with fresh berries and Back Bay Bistro seafood specialities highlighting chilled King crab legs and oysters in a half…


Added by Kelli on April 29, 2019 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Five Crowns Royal Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner

Treat the special women in your life to a meal fit for a queen this Mother’s Day at Five Crowns. With brunch served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and dinner from 4-8 p.m., the special prix-fixe menus feature springtime favorites, crown classics and traditional accompaniments.



Added by Kelli on April 29, 2019 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Central Laguna Beach Unveils New Spring Menu

Central Laguna Beach presents new spring menu items courtesy of Executive Chef Michael Campbell. Central’s refreshed menu introduces American fusion cuisine bringing an international flare to steak, seafood and elevated comfort food. “The menu is designed to present guests with pure ingredients and familiar flavors approached in a unique way,” says Campbell.…


Added by Kelli on April 25, 2019 at 11:34am — No Comments

Sapphire Laguna Presents a Cinco de Mayo Brunch Fiesta

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Sapphire Laguna with a Mexican-inspired Sunday Brunch, specialty margaritas, micheladas and Mariachi! The special brunch menu will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature a live Mariachi Band from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy the following Cinco de Mayo-inspired Brunch…


Added by Kelli on April 25, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Outpost Kitchen Adds Dinner Menu & Expands Its Hours

For the first time ever Outpost Kitchen has expanded its hours and menu to include weeknight dinners. Now open until 8pm on weeknights, the Aussie eatery in Costa Mesa will begin serving dinner on Wednesday, May 1st.

Restaurateur Jay Lewis and Executive Chef David Osborn have put together a new lunch and dinner menu of entree salads, bowls, and…


Added by Kelli on April 23, 2019 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Andrei’s New Spring & Summer Dishes and Cocktails

Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails welcomes Spring with new menu items embracing the colors and flavors of the season. Known for its commitment to donating 100% of its net profits to benefit many charitable causes and organizations through The Andrei Foundation, celebrates the cultural diversity of California cuisine, while incorporating the flavors and freshness of the Mediterranean.…


Added by Kelli on April 23, 2019 at 1:51pm — No Comments

With A Revamped Menu, Las Brisas Celebrates 40 Years

Las Brisas has an entirely new dining and beverage experience for guests. The innovative sea-to-table culinary programming delivers bold, traditional Mexican flavors captured with fresh Californian ingredients. Authentic techniques and housemade specialties, such as tortillas, rich salsas, and slow-braised meats, treat guests’ palates with simply executed dishes.…

Added by Kelli on April 23, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At El Torito

El Torito is pulling out all the stops to create this Cinco de Mayo. El Torito’s Cinco extravaganza will begin at 8am on Sunday, May 5, with a special “Bottomless Champagne Brunch.” Continuing for the next six hours sip and enjoy $5 Margaritas, Bloody Marys and Micheladas. Brunch will consist of a Tri-Tip and Ham carving station, Made-to-order omelets, Waffle station, Taco bar, Hot specialty items, Traditional soups, Salads, Fresh fruit and…

Added by Kelli on April 23, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

Take Shots of Strawberry Margarita Pie for Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo without feeling “sick” the next day, The Pie Hole is mixing up Strawberry Margarita Pie Holes for Cinco de Mayo weekend. The dessert equivalent of a margarita shot and priced at $1.50 each, Margarita Pie Holes are stuffed with strawberry filling, topped with red triple sec icing, a candy lime slice and salt flakes. Even though Margarita Pie Holes do not contain any alcohol, The Pie Hole still recommends you eat responsibly during Cinco de Mayo weekend, otherwise you…


Added by Kelli on April 23, 2019 at 10:29am — No Comments

Game of Thrones Inspired Cocktails For Your Next Watch Party

Night's Watch Campfire

Created by Irma’s head mixologist Jonathan Rodriguez at W South Beach, the Night’s Watch Campfire is inspired by the iconic military order. Now that the wall has been breached, we’d like to think this cocktail will keep the surviving watchmen warm.




Added by Kelli on April 22, 2019 at 1:28pm — No Comments

8th Annual Standup for the Cure Returns

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome back the 8th Annual Standup for the Cure fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join more than 1,000 breast cancer awareness advocates, survivors and paddling enthusiasts in one of the world’s largest fleets of Standup Paddlers, wearing pink to support the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest breast cancer organization.…


Added by Kelli on April 22, 2019 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Celebrate The Mother's In Your Life At Montage Laguna Beach

Montage Laguna Beach Mother’s Day 2019 presents four different ways to celebrate – the Masterpiece Celebration with bountiful brunch selections to please everyone, signature Studio’s Four-Course Brunch created by Chef Benjamin Martinek and his team, The Loft’s Four-Course Tasting Menu prepared by Chef Joosung Lee and his culinary associates and a classic Mother’s Day Tea served in the Lobby Lounge.…


Added by Kelli on April 18, 2019 at 10:35am — No Comments

Sushi Roku Introduces Vegan Omakase

Sushi Roku is starting off Spring with a new Vegan Omakase offering. Guests will now have an opportunity to experience Vegan Nigiri, Rolls and vibrant plant-based dishes!

The Vegan Omakase consists of the following four courses:

Organic Kale Salad…


Added by Kelli on April 17, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Puesto's Inaugural MOLE & MEZCAL Dinner

Puesto Mexican Artisan Kitchen & Bar is bringing the authentic flavors and culture of Oaxaca to Orange County with MOLE & MEZCAL, Wednesday, May 1st at Puesto Park Place. Puesto will present a special four-course prix-fixe dinner menu from 5 p.m.

For one night only, Chefs Olga Cabrera from Casa del Sol and Chef Aurora Toledo from Restaurante…


Added by Kelli on April 16, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Even More Easter Dining Options In Orange County

Sapphire Laguna - Laguna Beach

This Easter Sunday, leave the festivities to Sapphire Laguna! Located in picturesque Laguna Beach, Sapphire Laguna offers guests the opportunity to enjoy their charming courtyard and savor the views of the Pacific Ocean making it the perfect location for an unforgettable Easter Brunch. Join them on Easter Sunday, April 21st for a fabulous brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. They’re offering a delicious 3-course culinary experience! There's…


Added by Kelli on April 16, 2019 at 10:26am — No Comments

Farmhouse Presents New Spring Menu and Seasonal Cocktails

Farmhouse introduces a new spring menu courtesy of Owner and Executive Chef Rich Mead. Featuring the freshest seasonal flavors, the menu welcomes twelve new main dishes, veggie sides and desserts. The full spring menu is also available in the Farmhouse bar which highlights exciting new spring cocktails hand-crafted by Anthony Laborin, head of Cocktail R&D, and his team. Developed to compliment Chef Mead’s ever-evolving menu, choose from thirteen new cocktails to enjoy al fresco in the…


Added by Kelli on April 16, 2019 at 10:00am — No Comments

Bad to the Bone BBQ Honors Military Appreciation Month

Bad to the Bone BBQ will salute U.S. active-duty military personnel and veterans with a special Military Appreciation Month offering, available throughout the month of May. Veterans and active-duty military service members who present a valid military ID will receive a 10 percent discount on all food purchases throughout the month.

Located in San Juan…


Added by Kelli on April 11, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Easter Brunch at Pacific Hideaway

Pacific Hideaway is serving up a brand new brunch menu with dishes like the Hideaway Hash Benny with house lao sausage, potato, crunchy coconut rice cake and ‘bang-bang’ hollandaise, and Breakfast Tacos with chorizo, black beans, fried eggs and chicharrons. Guests can also opt for the sweeter side, with dishes like Vacation Crepes with Nutella, crushed…


Added by Kelli on April 9, 2019 at 11:03am — No Comments

Royal Hawaiian Fire Grill in Laguna Beach Reopens This Week

The Royal Hawaiian Fire Grill restaurant, has re-opened under new owner/operators (and brothers) Mariano ("Maro") Molteni and Martin Molteni. The restaurant will be open six days a week, beginning at 4:00 p.m. It will be closed on Mondays. The Royal Hawaiian temporarily closed its doors on January 22nd, handing the keys and ownership of the restaurant to Chef…


Added by Kelli on April 8, 2019 at 11:31am — No Comments

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