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Texas De Brazil 20th Wine

Throwback Pricing + Celebration Wine

20thAnniversary Throwback Pricing – Monday, October 8 & Tuesday, October 9 Patrons at restaurants nationwide, including the Irvine location, will be able to enjoy original pricing (from 1998) of Texas de Brazil’s full, rodizio-style menu on Monday,...
Cafe Hidalgo Owners

A Letter from Proprietor Ryan Dudley

"It's been quite a while since I've sat down and written. I've been incredibly busy lately with The Cellar, my twin 4 year olds, and working on expanding The Cellar family! 20 years ago...
Pf Chang Free Sushi

September Free Sushi

Thursday, September 20th is Free Sushi Day at more than 200 participating P.F. Chang's restaurants across the U.S. This one-day-only event invites dine-in guests to enjoy a free Spicy Tuna Roll or California Roll with no purchase necessary. The...
True Food Kitchen at Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival

5th Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival

Tickets are selling out quickly for The Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, one of SoCal's most intimate and highly-anticipated food and wine events that returns for its fifth year this fall from Thursday,...
Halloween Yacht Party

Annual Halloween Yacht Party

Grab your costume and come aboard this decked out Halloween Dinner Party Cruise aboard the beautiful Royal Princess Yacht in Newport Harbor!  -Unlimited Buffet Dinner -Harbor Cruise on a Decorated Luxury Yacht -$500 CASH PRIZE for Best...
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Sapphire Introduces Industry Night

Sapphire loves their friends in the Industry and now, they are showing them just how much by offering a weekly Industry Night at Sapphire Laguna. Beginning Sept. 11th every Tuesday from 5:30pm to 10:30pm, restaurant and hotel employees...
Daphne's New Design

Daphne’s Gets New Look, Management, Menu & Retail Line

Daphne’s (formerly known as Daphne’s California Greek) is now Under New Management with New Menu, New Look and Retail Line. Los Angeles-based Elite Restaurant Group has taken over operations of all 23 Daphne’s locations. The group, headed by Michael Nakhleh, has reworked the Mediterranean concept...
Ferm Farm Ferm Soda

Fermented Soda Class Seats Available

Seats are available in the Fermented Soda Class! Have you been looking for a great soda alternative? Would you like to learn how to make a traditional Root Beer from scratch? If you do, there are still seats available...
Left Coast Brewing Irvine Location

Left Coast Brewing – Irvine – August 2018 – Just Opened

Left Coast Brewing - Irvine is now open at the Irvine Spectrum Center. The brewery features both seasonal and full time beers and will soon feature craft spirits and cocktails. The tasting room has...
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Left Coast Brewing – Irvine

Left Coast prides itself on its commitment to quality and constantly strives to find premium ingredients to achieve the perfect balance of aroma and flavor. The family and brewers that comprise Left Coast are...
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“Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy” to publish in November

Many loyal fans of Mary Ann Esposito's groundbreaking PBS cooking show, "Ciao Italia," have enjoyed cooking with and learning from this beloved television personality. She is a trailblazer who helped spark a billion dollar...
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Relaunch of Slaters 50/50 – Huntington Beach

Last week, September 1, Slaters celebrated the opening of their newest location in Huntington Beach the only way a restaurant so devoted bacon would: they offered their signature 50/50 burger to the first 50 people through the door starting...
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Terrace by Mix Mix – Costa Mesa

TERRACE by Mix Mix focuses on well-priced, market-driven small plates. The cuisine showcases chef Ross Pangilinan’s eclectic style, which is influenced by French, Italian, and modern Filipino flavors, as well as his refined technique....

MIT-born Spyce Opens Robotic Restaurants

This story originally appeared on BostInno. The company opened its first fast-casual, robot-powered eatery in Boston’s Downtown Crossing in early May this year. The minds behind the kitchen – Kale Rogers, Michael Farid, Brady Knight and Luke Schlueter – were teammates on the...