Hot Off the Press!

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Our March/April 2015 issue is on the press! Watch your mail box, it will be there next week. Inside the issue we are highlighting style in the kitchen and we'll introduce you to some that have it. Discover the cheese and produce of the month, also due to the craft beer boom we give you tips on pouring it into appropriate glassware. Get to know new talent … [Read more...]

Firkfest: The OC Cask Beer Fest

Diaz Firkfest

By Jante Ziarra Southern California brewers came together last Saturday, March 21, to celebrate craft beer by creating special casks for the second annual FirkFest. The Farmer's Park in the Anaheim Packing District took the setting for the sold out cask beer festival brewed up by Greg Nagel of the OC Beer Blog. Over 30 SoCal breweries got a chance … [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 Ziarra 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 … [Read more...]

Ayurvedic Menu at Clay Oven

Clay Oven Menu

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!

Firk Fest

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...]