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They are the lab team here in Costa Mesa, and have been asked so many times to provide a “labish” space for private gatherings.  Voila!  We have.  Literally located in an “alley” between two...
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Fall Tasting Menu for Dinner

Chef Mark McDonald has launched the new seasonal fall tasting menu at Old Vine Cafe, which will be available through November. For $95, guests can enjoy a four-course gourmet tasting menu. Old Vine Cafe is open...
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Farmer Boys – Irvine – October 2018 – Just Opened

Farmer Boys - Irvine had its Grand Opening on October 16th, 2018. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the newest Farmer Boys location boasts all the chain's classic staples. Find more delicious Orange County Restaurants...
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$62,000 Raised for Feeding America

Shari's Restaurants, Carrows Restaurants, and Coco's Restaurants and Bakery, are thrilled to announce that between the three brands, the restaurants have raised over $62,000 during its Hunger Action Month Campaign that aims to end...
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There’s a New Hotel Coming to San Diego!

Debuting as the first California hotel under Marriott International’s experiential, millennial-minded Moxy Hotels brand, the 128-room Moxy San Diego will be a bold, yet funky boutique hotel with plenty of playful touches throughout including its hotel check-in on wheels with a...
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Restaurant Menus & the Art of Persuasion: A Gallery Talk & Book Signing

Saturday, October 27 2-3:30 PM Pacific Food & Beverage Museum 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro, CA 90731 We’ve all ordered from a restaurant menu. But have you ever wondered to what extent the menu is ordering you? Join...
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Grab & Go Lunch Menu

Davio's has a rotating menu of items available for Grab & Go during lunch hours. In addition to menu, they have daily soup, sandwich, and salad specials. Call Grab & Go at 949.763.3171 or sign up to receive...
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2019 James Beard Awards

he James Beard Foundation announced today that the call for entries for the 2019 Awards is officially open. Deadlines for submissions are as follows: Leadership Awards: December 1, 2018 Book Awards: December 7, 2018 ...
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Sapphire Fall Favorites

The Fall season means cooler temperatures and the opportunity to partake in cozier foods! Global Comfort Food Season is what Sapphire likes to call it, and it really comes alive on their Dinner Menu...
Colossal Tempura At Fleming's

Colossal Shrimp Tempura

New Bar Highlight has Debuted at Fleming's Catch a forkful of crunchy tempura goodness with their sweet and sour agrodulce sauce. Join for shareable plates, wine selections, and handcrafted cocktails every night at the bar. Happy...
Lazy Dog Beer Club

Lazy Dog Launches Beer Club

Lazy Dog Launches Beer Club Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, known for their seasonally inspired, handcrafted menu and craft beers, is rolling out the all-new Lazy Dog Beer Club, a program created by beer lovers for beer lovers! Members of...
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Master Somm Exam Retracts 23 Certifications

In recent news, the Court of Master Sommeliers board chairmen Devin Brogile announced that there was a breach in confidentiality on the recent 2018 Master Sommelier Diploma Examination. 23 students had their diploma invalidated because...
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Salt & Straw – Anaheim

Salt & Straw has become a West Coast favorite with scoop shops in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle, in addition to its soft-serve dessert bar, Wiz Bang Bar, in Portland. Tyler’s inspired flavors...
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OHG Farmers & Artisans Market

Visit the Orange Home Grown Farmers (OGH) & Artisans Market every Saturday, all year long for a great selection of locally grown products.
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Fig at 313 – San Clemente

Discover Orange County restaurant Fig at 313 - San Clemente. Find events, read reviews and get directions compliments of Great Taste Magazine.