Kelli's Blog – August 2018 Archive (19)

Restaurateurs Marín And Chef Noah von Blöm To Open New Concept In Newport Beach

The award-winning husband-and-wife team behind DirtySexyHappiness Hospitality Group are opening a new concept in Newport Beach this fall. Restaurateurs Marín and Chef Noah von Blöm will open ARC Butcher & Baker, which will feature premium cuts of meat, fresh-baked bread, and family-style to-go offerings to Newport Beach’s historic Cannery Village.

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Added by Kelli on August 30, 2018 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Farmer Boys Rewards Customers For Donations Made During Fundraising Campaign

Farmer Boys has begun their 18th annual fundraiser supporting Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH), which will take place at participating California locations through October 8, 2018. Guests who donate $1 will receive two free slices of thick, double-smoked bacon or a free hand-smashed avocado add-on on their next visit when they show their donation receipt.…

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Added by Kelli on August 29, 2018 at 11:40am — No Comments

Cheese Wednesdays at SideDoor Monthly Creamery Continue

SideDoor has announced the creameries that will be featured in the popular monthly Cheese Takeovers planned through January 2019. The third Wednesday of each month will highlight a curated portfolio of artisanal cheeses from various boutique creameries. SideDoor’s own certified cheese monger, Tracy Nelsen, will be on hand at each takeover to educate…

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Added by Kelli on August 29, 2018 at 11:37am — No Comments

Oktoberfest’s Beloved Grilled Bratwurst Sausages Are Back At Wienerschnitzel

The wait is over for Wienerschnitzel® fans! The world’s largest hot dog chain is once again serving its beloved bratwurst sausages as the star of Oktoberfest, Sept. 10 through Oct. 28th.

One of Wienerschnitzel’s most popular celebrations of the year, the limited-time promotion offers hot dog lovers a localized version of the iconic German folk festival started in 1810.…

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Added by Kelli on August 28, 2018 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Del Taco Thinks Outside The Box With Its Two For Five Classic Burrito Deal

For a limited time, Del Taco guests can choose any two classic burritos for just $5. Certain five-dollar restaurant deals are simply too big for a box, and Del Taco is now delivering unmatched craveable value by letting guests choose any two of its flavorful and freshly-prepared Classic Burritos for just five dollars, for a limited time only.**

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Added by Kelli on August 27, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Portillo’s Offers Free Delivery through Sunday, September 2

Now through Sunday, September 2, Portillo’s, the Chicago-style fast casual brand is waiving delivery fees on all orders $15 or more at all locations nationwide.

For customers looking to feed their whole team, Portillo’s offers a variety of delivery catering options, including the brand’s Fast Packs. Fast Pack orders provide 8-24 servings of ready-to-eat sandwiches,…

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Added by Kelli on August 27, 2018 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Gear Up for Football Season with Complimentary Wings at Grasslands Meat Market

Football season is starting soon and Grasslands Meat Market is getting prepared. Catch any college or NFL game on one of Grasslands multiple television screens throughout the bar, and enjoy a complimentary order of (5) BBQ chicken wings with the purchase of any (2) beers. Available all season long, the house wings are tender and crispy, served fresh after being smoked over a…

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Added by Kelli on August 24, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Ecology Center Announces Plans To Expand

The Ecology Center is thrilled to announce expansion plans for the farmland property will begin on October 1. The Ecology Center’s current footprint in San Juan Capistrano spans one-acre, and the expansion will increase the property to 28 acres total. The announcement is just one of many milestones for the Orange-County based nonprofit committed to inspiring communities…

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Added by Kelli on August 23, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Grand Opening of New Brea Jimboy's Tacos

Jimboy’s Tacos will celebrate the Grand Opening of its newest Orange County location on Tuesday, August 28th. Beginning at noon, guests will receive a free Original Ground Beef Taco with any in-store purchase. The Brea location is the second Jimboy’s Tacos to open in Orange County this summer and is the third in Orange County overall, which includes Anaheim and Huntington…

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Added by Kelli on August 23, 2018 at 12:46pm — No Comments

No Kid Hungry and Tommy Bahama Partner Once Again To Fight Hunger

Tommy Bahama is partnering with No Kid Hungry to fight childhood hunger in America. Guests who visit any Tommy Bahama restaurant, full priced U.S. retail store or outlet location as well tommybahama.com throughout the month of September will be given the opportunity to make a $5 donation to No Kid Hungry. As an expression of gratitude for the donation, guests will receive a…

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Added by Kelli on August 22, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

George's Cafe Launches New Menu

On the heels of its recent name change, George’s Café (formerly Center 360) has announced a newly refreshed menu. The menu features a selection of chef-driven small plates, snacks, and sides such as the Fried Pickles and Poke Nachos; scratch-made soups including Tomato Basil Bisque; vegetable forward salads like the Jolly Green Chop; elevated sandwiches including the Grilled…

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Added by Kelli on August 22, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Fall Culinary Events Happening At Hotel Irvine

The highlight of the season is Hotel Irvine’s annual Eat, Drink & Be Scary Party with its judged Halloween costume competition. New seasonal offerings include Wasabi Wednesdays featuring specialty sushi and California rolls at EATS Kitchen & Bar; Tapas Fridays also at EATS; and Moscow Mule Fridays at Red Bar and Lounge with seasonal signature versions of mules. In…

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Added by Kelli on August 22, 2018 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Bad to the Bone BBQ Celebrates The Rodeo with Cocktails and Country Concert

Orange County and Bad to the Bone BBQ have gone country! Bad to the Bone BBQ will unveil a selection of barbecue, a cocktail and entertainment in celebration of the annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo on Saturday, Aug. 25, beginning at 7 p.m. Award-winning barbecue, cocktails, live country music and dancing are on the menu throughout the week.

To kick off the…

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Added by Kelli on August 22, 2018 at 11:49am — No Comments

Taco Rosa Will Host The 6th Annual Battle Of The Tequileros In Newport Beach

Taco Rosa will host its 6th Annual “Battle of the Tequileros” on Sunday, September 23rd from 4-8 p.m. Bringing together 26+ different tequila and mezcal brands, this event benefits 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…

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Added by Kelli on August 14, 2018 at 11:15am — No Comments

Yalla Mediterranean Offers Plant-Based Options With Impossible Foods

Yalla Mediterranean has partnered with Impossible Foods to introduce a series of new plant-based Mediterranean options that are sure to have the tastebuds of both vegans and non-vegans thrilled. The partnership brings a number of new items to Yalla’s menu, including the Impossible Plate, Impossible Wrap, and Impossible Salad.…

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Added by Kelli on August 9, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Tastemakers of Orange County to Take Place at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on September 5th

The Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA) will be hosting the 3rd Annual "Tastemakers of Orange County” culinary event on Wednesday, September 5th in the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. This culinary event celebrates the Asian and Pacific Islander community, culture, and heritage by giving…

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Added by Kelli on August 9, 2018 at 2:56pm — No Comments

“Ocean at Main” to Open this Fall

Chef Craig Strong is opening and will be the chef of his own restaurant, Ocean at Main, in downtown Laguna Beach. Located at 222 Ocean Avenue near Main Beach, Ocean at Main is set to open by October 2018. It will be open daily for lunch and dinner.

Strong envisions the 126-seat, 4,500-square-foot Ocean at Main as a welcoming establishment in this idyllic Southern…

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Added by Kelli on August 7, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Brittany Valles New Executive Chef At Oak Grill & Aqua Lounge

Brittany Valles has been named thw new executive chef at Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge. At Oak Grill, Valles will oversee the seasonal menus served at breakfast, lunch and dinner, including menus for holidays and special events. At Aqua Lounge, she is responsible for creating the shareable bites menu enjoyed at this chic and vibrant after-work and night-time gathering spot also…

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Added by Kelli on August 2, 2018 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Brittany Valles New Executive Chef At Oak Grill & Aqua Lounge

Brittany Valles has been named the new executive chef at Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge. At Oak Grill, she will oversee the seasonal menus served at breakfast, lunch and dinner, including menus for holidays and special events. At Aqua Lounge, she is responsible for creating the shareable bites menu enjoyed at this chic and vibrant after-work and night-time gathering spot also…

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Added by Kelli on August 2, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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