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Great Taste Magazine 2017 Nov Dec Issue

Hot Off the Press: Great Taste Magazine November | December 2017

Great-Taste Magazine November | December 2017 Issue is Hot Off the Press! This issue, we’re exploring all things tea. From tea-infused dishes to a history lesson about afternoon tea, we’ve got all the details...
Farmhouse Seasonal Menu

Farmhouse releases seasonal menu

Farmhouse is thrilled to unveil a new seasonal menu courtesy of Owner and Executive Chef Rich Mead. Featuring the freshest produce and festive flavors, the menu welcomes several new starters, main dishes and desserts...
Prego's Lasagna Al Forno

Orange County Restaurants Comfort Food

Comfort foods are dishes that we hold close to our heart as well as our taste buds and Orange County restaurants have us covered. You have a bite, and it takes you to a...
Mix Mix Kitchen

Mixing in a new seasonal menu at Mix Mix Kitchen Bar

Chef Ross Pangilinan has introduced a new seasonal menu, in addition to celebrating a 1 year anniversary. Chef Pangilinan’s new seasonal dishes include: Spicy Salmon Tostada  - avocado, seaweed, sesame oil, ginger, radish Hamachi Crudo - yuzu kosho dressing,...
CIS 2017 Invite

Cultural Industry Summit

Join the 2017 SINO + U.S. Cultural Industry Summit The following events will be held: 2018 Culinary Trends with Krista Simmons: Adam Fleischman, Umami Restaurant Grou Cooking in LA's Melting Pot with Jeff Miller: Nyesha...
Temecula Valley

Temecula Valley Wine Winners

Temecula Valley Wine Winners of Second Annual (2017) People’s Choice Blind Tasting and Awards are revealed at the Industry Gala. More from our Source, Visit Temecula Valley's Annette Brown: Temecula Valley Reveals Winners of Second...
Miguel's Jr Tamales

Miguel’s Jr. Seasonal Tamales are Back

Miguel’s Jr. is rolling out its famous holiday tamales, the perfect gift to unwrap before Christmas. Hand made using 100% stone ground corn, the tamales are available in two varieties—California Chile or Chile Rojo...
Crabcooker - Newport Beach Interior

Crab Cooker, Closed for at least a year.

Orange County restaurant, the crab cooker, a fixture on the peninsula for more than 60 years, must be torn down and rebuilt. More from our Source, Nancy Luna at The Orange County Register: Crab Cooker,...
Lazy Dog New Logo

Fall in Love with New Menu Items

As the seasons change, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar introduces new fall-centric menu items, curated in their from-scratch kitchen, and now being served on their innovative lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch menus.  For additional fall fun,...
Thanksgiving Pie Surveys

Thanksgiving Pie Survey Breaks Down America’s Favorites

When it comes to their Thanksgiving pies, Americans are staunch traditionalists, according to the annual Delta Dental Thanksgiving pie survey out today. The survey has been tracking this key facet of America's sweet tooth...

TPG Growth buys majority of Mendocino Farms and a new CEO is named

TPG Growth said Nov. 13 that it acquired a majority stake in Mendocino Farms. Mendocino Farms was the seller and financial terms weren’t announced. Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen, who co-founded Mendocino Farms in 2005, will remain the largest individual...
Honeydew Image

Honeydew

I MUST ADMIT THAT ONE OF MY ALL-TIME PERSONAL GOALS IS TO OWN A BEEHIVE. I was able to talk my wife into chickens (which didn't last long), but having bees would be a...
Sonoma Vineyards

Sonoma County Open for Business

One month after the fires hit Northern California, Sonoma County’s hospitality businesses are returning to what they do best — providing guests with a world-class welcome and unforgettable experiences. Of Sonoma County’s 1 million...
TAPS Silent Warrior 750 Ml

TAPS releases new American strong ale

Starting a Veteran’s Day tradition, TAPS Fish House & Brewery will release its award-winning “Silent Warrior” American strong ale on Nov. 11, with a significant portion of profits benefitting a military retreat in Virginia that helps...
Chile Relleno Pie Taco Rosa

Taco Rosa’s Innovative Holiday Menu

To celebrate the start of the holiday season, Chef Ivan Calderon has introduced a new menu focusing on chile rellenos at Taco Rosa and a series of hands-on tamale cooking classes in November.  Reimagined...