Kelli's Blog – June 2016 Archive (32)

Snooze is opening in Tustin

Snooze is opening their newest location in Tustin within the next month, the official opening date coming soon. Famous for its all-day brunch and boozy breakfast cocktails, Snooze offers creative twists on America’s favorite breakfast classics in a laid-back, vibrant environment. Snooze has spread brunch love throughout Colorado, Texas, San Diego, and now, Orange County.…


Added by Kelli on June 30, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

8th Annual “Sunday in the Vineyard”

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar presents its 8th Annual “Sunday in the Vineyard” fundraiser on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. featuring more than 80 wines from boutique wineries spanning the globe. The event will be held alongside a collection of rare automobiles at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin. This year’s fundraiser will benefit the Marconi…


Added by Kelli on June 30, 2016 at 2:17pm — No Comments

“Farmers Market to Table” Dinner in Old Towne Orange

Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market is joining local Chefs in Orange County for the inaugural “Farmers Market to Table Dinner" at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 27th at the historic Villa Park Orchards Packinghouse. Proceeds will support operations and management of the new Orange Home Grown Education Farm in Old Towne Orange, which will be open to the…


Added by Kelli on June 30, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Win a Trip for Two to the Annual Beer Gathering in Denver, Colorado

Starting today, Yard House is launching the Great American Beer Festival Giveaway! For a chance to win a trip for two to the Denver beer festival October 7-9, 2016, enter online at Yard House is also giving away {10} $50 Yard House gift cards weekly. Enter once a day through August 7, 2016; no purchase…


Added by Kelli on June 27, 2016 at 9:28am — No Comments

Enjoy Breakfast In Laguna Beach At Sapphire Pantry

Sapphire Pantry in Laguna Beach begins serving Summer Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. daily. Guests will have the opportunity to sip on freshly brewed LaMill coffee or fresh juice, while beginning their day with the following breakfast items (full breakfast menu at

Breakfast Taco – Corn…


Added by Kelli on June 27, 2016 at 9:16am — No Comments

Yard House Is Launching Six New Menu Items

Yard House introduces an variety of new menu items, including some new meaty options and a new vegan burger. Joining the extensive menu, is the Kurobuta Pork Burger. This special breed of Japanese pork from Snake River Farms is topped with spicy candied bacon, white American cheese and arugula with a schmear of house-made blueberry ketchup.

Last summer Chef…


Added by Kelli on June 27, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Bistango Celebrates Bastille Day July 14

Like Americans have the July 4th, the French have Bastille Day which is celebrated 10 days later. In celebration of the French holiday, Bistango is honoring that country’s historical roots with a special small plates menu and hand-picked selection of rosés served in Bistango Gardens, the restaurant’s 70-seat lushly landscaped al fresco lounge, beginning at 5…


Added by Kelli on June 23, 2016 at 11:31am — No Comments

Wursthaus Is Hosting Weekly Summer Pub Trivia Nights

Wursthaus in Downtown Santa Ana is famous for their drunken fries, boots of beer, and 24 unconventional sausages. Now Wursthaus is set to host a weekly Summer trivia night beginning Wednesday, June 29th, at 7 PM, inspired by the traditional 'Pub Quiz,'. Contestants will compete in teams of up to six, testing their general knowledge over the course of two rounds to win their…


Added by Kelli on June 22, 2016 at 10:52am — No Comments

Chefs Enrique Olvera and Carlos Salgado Co-Host an Exclusive Culinary Weekend

The Cape and Manta Executive Chef Enrique Olvera invite guests to enjoy the upcoming Fourth of July weekend alongside Chef Carlos Salgado. Salgado is a 2015 Food & Wine “Best New Chef,” 2016 James Beard Award semifinalist for “Best Chef: West,” and chef/owner of the critically acclaimed Taco María in Costa Mesa. Chef Carlos Salgado partners with The Cape’s dining…


Added by Kelli on June 22, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Sushi Roku Celebrates First Anniversary with Five-Day Fundraiser

Sushi Roku Newport Beach is celebrating their One-Year Anniversary and will be donating 25% of all sales and offer a special Anniversary Menu from Sunday, June 26th through Thursday, June 30th to three local charities. The three beneficiaries are Newport Beach-based Hoag Breast Center, the first and only breast center in Orange County to be designated as a Certified Quality…


Added by Kelli on June 22, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

Get Red, White & Booze Bam-Boozled at Holsteins Shakes and Buns

This Independence Day get into the American “Spirit” with the Red, White & Booze Bam-Boozled shake at Holsteins Shakes and Buns. The spirit-filled shake is handcrafted with vanilla ice cream, Jack Daniels whiskey, blueberry jam, and strawberry jelly, topped with whipped cream and garnished with blueberries and strawberries. Specially created for the 4th of July, the Red,…


Added by Kelli on June 22, 2016 at 9:34am — No Comments

Muscle Maker Grill Opens 2 New Locations

Muscle Maker Grill® will officially open its first two corporately-owned and operated west coast locations in Santa Ana on Tuesday, June 28 and Irvine on Thursday, June 30. To celebrate the occasion, the health-conscious brand will give away FREE meals for one year to the first 50 guests in line on opening day.

Located in the City Place Shopping Center at 2775…


Added by Kelli on June 22, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Islands Restaurants Debut Beer, Burgers And Beach Cruisers

Islands Restaurants is partnering with Southern California-based Left Coast Brewing Co. to create an exclusive new brew, Islands guests can enjoy the brand new Hula Bay IPA along with seasonal menu items including the Heat Wave Burger and refreshing Colada Sunset. A classic West Coast IPA, the Hula Bay is a light bodied draft with hoppy aromas of citrus, grapefruit, tangerine…


Added by Kelli on June 22, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

ADYA’s 2nd Annual Curry Festival

This month, ADYA Executive Chef/Owner Shachi Mehra introduces four weeks of special curries in an in-depth look at India’s culinary diversity. The curries will feature ingredients and styles of cooking unique to each region, from coconut and curry leaves, to poppy seeds and mustard.

ADYA will journey through India as guests are invited to explore various…


Added by Kelli on June 17, 2016 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Five Crowns Unveils Renovations

Five Crowns is pleased to announce the unveiling of the interior and exterior renovations that began in 2015 as part of the landmark restaurant’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration. The major revitalization, which includes the addition of the new Cooper’s Bar, honors the Five Crowns legacy while opening a new door to a bright future.

Five Crowns collaborated…


Added by Kelli on June 17, 2016 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Queen Mary’s July 4th Festival

Celebrate an All American 4th of July alongside the Queen Mary with 'America from Coast-to-Coast.' The Queen Mary's all-day celebration event brings the East Coast, South, Southwest and West Coast to Southern California for a one-stop countrywide patriotic festival that ends with a spectacular musical fireworks show over the Pacific.

The festivities welcome…


Added by Kelli on June 17, 2016 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Hendrix Brings a new Dining Experience

Sentinel Restaurant & Hospitality Group will introduce their newest restaurant in Orange County, Hendrix, at the Ocean Ranch Village in Laguna Niguel. This neighborhood restaurant will offer a style of cuisine that reflects the current "New American" trend, menu items will include recognizable preparations and emphasize the main ingredient at its best. These will…


Added by Kelli on June 17, 2016 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Father's Day In Orange County

The Father's Day Dining Guide for Orange County. Celebrate Dad with a great meal. Here's a list of where to eat in Orange County on Father's Day.

Brunch With Dad At Back Bay Bistro

Adults - $60 includes Bottomless Champagne and Mimosas

(Dad Choice: One complimentary Bloody Mary or Draft Beer)

Children -…


Added by Kelli on June 13, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Celebrate Father's Day With A Burger For Dad

The Counter®, is celebrating Father's Day with its annual BFD offer to celebrate all the dads out there. Any guest who announces to his/her server, “My Dad is a BFD” (with dad present, of course) will receive one standard 1/3-pound burger. Whether he’s a man of simple tastes or an adventurous eater, The Counter®—offering a million-plus possible combinations—will have…


Added by Kelli on June 10, 2016 at 2:26pm — No Comments

The 6th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Fest!

Thursday, August 25 through Sunday, August 28, 2016, the sixth annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival consists of three-nights and four-days of unrivalled tastings, dinners, lunches, seminars, book signings, cooking demonstrations, and special events, showcasing the finest in food and drink culture. In past years, the star-studded lineup has included 2016 James Beard…


Added by Kelli on June 10, 2016 at 12:37pm — No Comments

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