Kelli's Blog – July 2015 Archive (28)

6th Annual OC Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival

As Brew Ha Ha Productions’ 2nd annual Brew Hee Haw at the OC Fair successfully wrapped with record-breaking sales and over 100 stand out beers served, the team is excited to announce that the 6th annual flagship OC Brew Ha Ha Craft Beer Festival will return to beautiful Oak Canyon Private Ranch on September 12. The 2nd annual Brew Hee Haw returned to opening…


Added by Kelli on July 31, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

The Halal Guys are Coming to Costa Mesa

After 25 years in business, The Halal Guys are finally expanding to its first West Coast brick-and-mortar fast casual location in Costa Mesa. Famously known for its gyro sandwiches, chicken-and-rice platters and mystery white sauce, The Halal Guys menu offers a mix of various Middle Eastern dishes. The NYC-based concept has signed a deal with…


Added by Kelli on July 31, 2015 at 11:18am — No Comments

Cinépolis Summer Cocktails XXL

Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Rancho Santa Margarita and Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Laguna Niguel are excited to introduce three new film-themed cocktails celebrating summer blockbusters “Magic Mike XXL,” “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation” and “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”

These tasty, festive cocktails launched early July and will be available through the…


Added by Kelli on July 31, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Stonehill Tavern Presents - Tomato Discovery Tasting Menu

Stonehill Tavern's Chef Raj Dixit is rolling out the third menu of his signature Discovery series: the Tomato Discovery Tasting Menu. This six-course tasting menu will feature a variety of tomatoes; Indigo Rose, Green Zebra, Black Price, Cherokee Purple, Canestrino and Gold Jubilee tomatoes in dishes such as spicy green gazpacho, wild halibut and Amish veal sugo. The meal will be punctuated with inspired amuse bounce and tastes, and conclude with a dessert of tomato marmalade and plums with…


Added by Kelli on July 29, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Chipotle Continues Their Effort to Educate Consumers

On July 21, Chipotle Mexican Grill launched “Friend or Faux” – an interactive digital experience that invites consumers to learn about the differences between Chipotle’s ingredients and those commonly used to make fast food. The “Friend or Faux” game is optimized for mobile and desktop use, and will be accessible by visiting “Friend or Faux” reinforces Chipotle’s commitment to serving real, high quality…


Added by Kelli on July 29, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

Celebrate Juice it Up!'s 20th Anniversary August 4th with Free Smoothies!

Juice It Up!, is one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises and they are celebrating 20 refreshing years by offering guests a free smoothie at the chain’s more than 80 stores nationwide. On Tuesday, August 4, between 9 and 11 a.m., head over to Juice It Up! to receive a complimentary small Strawberry Wave™ or the new…


Added by Kelli on July 29, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

Busha Browne - The 2015 Trend in Condiments

Busha Browne condiments, jellies and sauces continue to be a top choice at restaurants and at home. Busha Browne is known for their delicious, Award-winning condiments and sauces and are growing in demand in the condiment market worldwide. Busha Browne continues to grow in popularity for their high quality, all-natural, flavorful products. Consumers have become more food adventurous and desiring better-for-you options, spicy flavor varieties and simply to add a new flavor to food. Busha…


Added by Kelli on July 28, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Stay Cool this Summer with Tastee Freez

July is National Ice Cream Month and Tastee Freez has announced Daily Specials to help keep ice cream fans cool this summer! Tastee Freez is available at most of the 330 Wienerschnitzel locations nationwide.

· Monday: Small Cone for 99¢

· Tuesday: Small Dipped Cone for $1.29

· Wednesday: Shake for $1.99

· Thursday: Mini Sundae for $1.29

· Friday:…


Added by Kelli on July 23, 2015 at 11:58am — No Comments

Del Taco Launches Three New Fresca Bowls

Del Taco is inviting guests to taste freshness by the bowlful with its new Fresca Bowl flavors. All three of Del Taco’s New Fresca Bowls are filled with fresh ingredients including sliced avocado. “Our new Fresca bowls for less than $5 are layered with fresh ingredients, including avocados, the newest addition to our fresh ingredient lineup,” said John Cappasola, executive…


Added by Kelli on July 23, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments

Starbucks Brings Back The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino

Starting today, July 23, Starbucks is bringing back a customer favorite, the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino® blended beverage. It’ll available in participating U.S and Canada Starbucks stores while supplies last.

Mocha Coconut Frappuccino® blended beverage is made with Starbucks signature Frappuccino® Roast coffee blended with mocha sauce, coconut syrup, milk, and ice, and…


Added by Kelli on July 23, 2015 at 10:51am — No Comments

Corkcicle Launches New Canteen and Tumbler

The new triple-insulated stainless steel Corkcicle Canteen enables you to keep your beverage cold or hot anywhere and anytime. Its design preserves heat for up to 12 hours and cool temperatures in cold drinks for up to 25 hours. The Corkcicle Canteen is BPA & Lead Free, has easy-grip flat sides, is triple insulated, vacuum sealed, non-slip bottom, made from stainless steel, and wide mouth for ice cubes. Three sizes are available: 9oz for $19.95,16oz for $27.95, and 25oz for $32.95. and…


Added by Kelli on July 22, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

ARC Introduces New Summer Craft Cocktail Menu

ARC Bar Chef Koire Rogers has introduced a new menu of summer cocktails featuring the season’s freshest fruit, house-made syrups, bitters and infusions. Honey, and fresh, seasonal fruits, including blueberries, strawberries, and stone fruit which are locally sourced are just some of the ingredients each new drink is artfully crafted with.

“This is the season when berries and stone fruit taste their best, so I let them take center stage in a few of these new ‘edible cocktails,’”…


Added by Kelli on July 22, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

Balboa Bay Club Welcomes Executive Chef David Fuñe

Newport Beach's Balboa Bay Club is pleased to announce the appointment of David Fuñe as Executive Chef of the legendary waterfront club. This 15-Year Culinary Veteran brings his talents to the iconic Newport Beach Club, in his new position, Chef Fuñe will oversee all of the Club’s food and beverage operations. This includes the Club’s exclusive Members-only restaurant Members…


Added by Kelli on July 21, 2015 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Indulge this summer at STAX COOKIE BAR

STAX COOKIE BAR is a new and refreshing style of cookie and ice cream sandwich shop. All the cookies are made in house, and baked fresh all day, every day. STAX uses certified organic flour and other premium natural ingredients to make them as wholesome as possible. Gluten-free vegan cookies are also available daily.

Custom ice cream sandwiches are Stax Cookie Bar’s specialty. Guests can choose any two cookies, and select any ice cream and add a topping to create over 4,000…


Added by Kelli on July 21, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Starbucks Offers its First Single-Origin Coffee from Vietnam

Coffee originally came to Vietnam in the 1800s, brought by the French to the mountains of Vietnam’s Lam Dong Province. The volcanic soil and cooling mists made it the ideal land for coffee. Although Vietnam today is one of the world’s top exporters of robusta coffee, its specialty-grade arabica coffee has thrived in its mountains for more than 150…


Added by Kelli on July 21, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

This is Not Your Kids' Milkshake

Come and Celebrate National Ice Cream Month July 17-26 with $7 Adult Milkshakes with the Purchase of any Entree at Del Frisco's Grille at the Irvine Spectrum. Kids aren’t the only ones having all the fun this summer.

“We thought kids shouldn’t be the only ones having all the fun this summer,” said Katie Pavkov, general manager of Del Frisco’s Grille at Irvine…


Added by Kelli on July 20, 2015 at 10:12am — No Comments

Summer Eats At Kabuki

As temperatures rise, Kabuki has rounded up a list of light and refreshing dishes available on their menu! Choose from a great selection of appetizers, salads, sushi and rolls, plus combination and signature entrees! Plus, don’t miss Kabukis 2015 R&D Test Kitchen Favorites Menu!


Garlic Edamame (V)

Delicately sautéed edamame with sea salt and garlic…


Added by Kelli on July 17, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments

Celebrate National French Fry day at Del Taco!

Celebrate National French Fry Day on July 13th with the new Bacon Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Fries start with Del Taco’s hot, crispy crinkle cut fries smothered in nacho cheese, drizzled with freshly grated cheddar cheese and creamy, chipotle sauce then topped off with a hearty helping of fresh diced tomatoes and bacon pieces, the Bacon Chipotle Cheddar Fries are a tasty snack that packs a bold punch! The fun, new fries are also a perfect option for guests looking to satisfy their…


Added by Kelli on July 9, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments

TAPS create innovative new oystser beer

TAPS has created something special by combining two of its signature items, craft beer and oysters. The brewmasters at TAPS Fish House & Brewery have created a 15-barrel batch of an English-style, full-bodied stout with a hint of brine.  “Primordial Pearl” has the unique distinction of being brewed with 1-million-year-old fossilized oyster shells provided by a winery that sits above San Luis Obispo on an ancient oyster ridge just 14 miles from the Pacific Ocean. A dash of…


Added by Kelli on July 9, 2015 at 12:20pm — No Comments

LEMONADE is setting up shop in Irvine’s Park Place

Scheduled to open on July 24th, 2015, LEMONADE is setting up shop in Irvine’s Park Place retail and office complex at the corner of Michelson and Jamboree. The fast-casual eatery will serve seasonally inspired California comfort food to its ever-growing following in the Orange County area.…


Added by Kelli on July 9, 2015 at 11:48am — No Comments

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