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Karayama Goku Dar Chicken Sandwich

Japan’s Karayama Opens in Los Angeles August 17

To celebrate the grand opening, and as a welcome to the neighborhood, Karayama will offer $2 off any menu item $6.99 and up on Friday, August 17. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
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Descanso – Costa Mesa

Descanso - Costa Mesa is opening soon in Fall 2018.
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Jimboy’s Tacos – Brea

Jimboy's Tacos is a Sacramento-based Mexican-style fast food restaurant chain and franchise, started in 1954 by a couple named Jim and Margaret Knudsen.  
El Torito Food And Drink

Real Mex Files for Second Bankruptcy

Real Mex, the parent company of casual restaurant chains such as El Torito, Chevy's Fresh Mex, and Acapulco, has filed for bankruptcy again after its previous occasion in 2012. The company is looking to have...
Valentino Ravioli

Selvaggio and Salisbury Collaborate to Bring Us “Louie’s”

Ron Salisbury of The Cannery approached restaurateur Piero Selvaggio in order to discuss opening a new restaurant in Newport Beach. Salisbury had originally envisioned it as a steakhouse, which has now morphed into an...
Ocean At Main Chef Craig Strong

Craig Strong Goes Solo With His New Restaurant

Chef Craig Strong, after serving nine years as executive chef at award-winning Studio restaurant, is opening and cheffing his own restaurant, Ocean at Main, in downtown Laguna Beach. Located at 222 Ocean Avenue near Main Beach,...
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King’s Fish House Laguna Hills New Look

WHO: King’s Seafood Company, the Orange County–based restaurant group behind King’s Fish House, announces the completion of its redesigned Laguna Hills space. WHAT: The 20-year-old King’s Fish House, located at the Laguna Hills Mall, underwent a 7-week,...
Ocean At Main Bruschetta

Ocean at Main – Laguna Beach (Opening Soon)

Chef Craig Strong, after serving nine years as executive chef at award-winning Studio restaurant, is opening and cheffing his own restaurant, Ocean at Main, in downtown Laguna Beach. Located at 222 Ocean Avenue near Main Beach,...
Oggi's Grilled Chicken And Balsamic Flatbread

Oggi’s Lighter Side

Introducing the “Lighter Side” of Oggi’s Sports|Brewhouse|Pizza, a side of Oggi’s that many people do not know about! These six dishes are 550 calories or less, making them the ideal option if you are...
Ivy Kitchen Wellness Menu

Ivy Kitchen Unveils New Wellness Menu

Glen Ivy is pleased to introduce the Ivy Kitchen’s all new menu, courtesy of Executive Chef Micah Severeid. Ivy Kitchen’s new menu offers both breakfast and lunch items that encompass overall wellness and locally sourced...
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Ivy Kitchen at Glen Ivy Hot Springs – Corona

The Ivy Kitchen blends market freshness with stylish dining. Enjoy the flavor sensations of an ever-expanding choice of dishes in an ambiance of equally tasteful design.
Sapphire Laguna Kids Dish

Sapphire For The Kids

INTRODUCING A NEW KIDS MENU JUST FOR YOUR LITTLES In addition to being a father of four, we all know about Chef Azmin's commitment to children through his Sapphire at School program and his work...
Plateacup

Plate-A-Cup

OC-based Nancy Kerr of Eco-Eats Partyware. Nancy was a stay at home mom some 7-8 years ago who saw the need for a great party plate that could also hold a cup, so that guests...
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Farmer Boys – La Habra

Farmer Boys is a fast casual restaurant chain serving award-winning burgers, specialty sandwiches, crisp salads, signature sides, and all-day breakfast. Farmer Boys knows farm fresh food will never go out of style.
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Falasophy In The Mix At Irvine Spectrum Center

The Irvine Spectrum Center, one of the United States’ busiest shopping and entertainment centers, is currently undergoing a $200 million reinvestment project, bringing 30 new food and retail tenants to the center. Aside from the...