Montague Inspires Foodservice Pros to Shine in TECHNOSTAR™ Heavy Duty Restaurant Range Giveaway

The Montague Company Tstar contest

Montague Inspires Foodservice Pros to Shine in TECHNOSTAR™ Heavy Duty Restaurant Range Giveaway Great chefs are treated like celebrities these days, and rightfully so. Perhaps that's why Montague, maker of the world's finest cooking equipment since 1857, is breathing new life into that idea with their 60 Seconds to Stardom range giveaway. Enticing … [Read more...]

Hilton Anaheim’s designer digs bring new life

Hilton Anaheim Management

The largest property in the Anaheim district taps A-list talent to revolutionize the look and feel of the hotel. By Susan Belknapp On March 10, executives from Hilton Anaheim welcomed media and guests to experience recent designer renovations at a Gourmet Showcase, which unveiled a new Chef’s Table, Presidential Suite, Starbucks and the revitalized Mix … [Read more...]

Vital Farms Pasture-Raised Eggs

Hens on Vital Farms's pastures

By Jante Diaz Remember the time when commercials boasted the incredible edible egg? Buying eggs seemed much simpler then. Now a visit to grocery store has you choosing from white eggs, brown eggs, organic, cage-free, free-range and pasture-raised. Are they all incredible? If you’ve purchased cage-free and free-range eggs, you’ve probably envisioned … [Read more...]

Overnight Sensation – Pechanga – Temecula – March 2015


Southern California's Wine Country, Temecula Valley, is home to Pechanga Casino Resort & Spa. Recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award every year since 2002, Pechanga delivers on its promise of a state-of-the-art casino, excellent valley mountain views, luxury rooms, and most importantly, exceptional fine dining. The resort offers 517 guest rooms … [Read more...]

Ayurvedic Menu at Clay Oven


We’ve all heard that Mom’s chicken soup is just what you need when fighting a cold, but can the foods we eat really fight disease?  In India, Ayurvedic cooking is an ancient practice designed to do just that, but does it work?   Chef Geeta Bansal, owner of Clay Oven, an Indian restaurant in Irvine,  was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011.  Devastated, … [Read more...]

Get Your Firkfest Tickets Now!


There has been a surge of craft breweries opening in recent years, with an average of 1.5 breweries each day, but how often do you get to try the real stuff? Or more specifically, real ale. FirkFest returns to Farmer’s Park, right next to Packing House, in Anaheim on Saturday, March 21 from noon to 4 pm. It showcases cask-conditioned beer, or "real ale," … [Read more...]

2015 Jan Feb Issue


Our January/February 2015 issue is finally here! In this issue, we introduce to you some fresh new faces in the business that are sure to impress. Our cheese and produce picks of the month are highlighted as well as the increasing popularity of premium chocolatiers in Orange County.  We also would like to extend a big congratulations to those restaurants … [Read more...]

Quick, Creative and Healthy

Adya Anaheim Healthy Dining

By Susan Belknapp Fast Casual – it’s everywhere. A concept we barely had a name for a few years ago has now caught fire and is bringing new, creative takes on some of the old guard segments of the restaurant industry. The offerings are usually innovative, the ingredients fresh and cuisine leaning toward specialty niches, whether they’re organic, … [Read more...]