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50/50 furter

Slater’s 50/50 Launches Most Epic Creation Yet

Slater's 50/50 Launches Most Epic Creation Yet: The "50/50 Furter This is NOT A DRILL! Slater 50/50 applies its revolutionary 50/50 recipe to the world of hot dogs! Be prepared for this launch on September...
Happy Waffle Day

National Waffle Day 2016

Whether it's an Eggo waffle freshly popped up from the toaster or a gourmet waffle sandwich, there's no doubt America LOVES waffles. National Waffle Day celebrates the delicious history of the that doughy goodness we...
Culinarylab Classes

CulinaryLab Cooking School Now Offers Single Classes for the Home Cook

Southern California’s school that revolutionized culinary education presents an alternative to recreational cooking classes with new Home Cook Programs Orange County-based CulinaryLab, a contemporary cooking school that has revolutionized culinary education, has introduced new single-day and...
HB Brookhurst Resort Location

Irvine firm plans $500-million commercial and residential development and Resort in Huntington Beach –...

An Irvine-based real estate firm has acquired nearly 30 acres in Huntington Beach and intends to redevelop the property into a commercial and residential and resort in Huntington Beach. Stay tuned. We'll see what...
Coast Packing Lard

Lard & Beef Tallow: Minimally Processed is Best

By Eric R. Gustafson IN FOOD CIRCLES, THERE’S A FAIR AMOUNT OF BUZZ AROUND THE TERM “MINIMALLY PROCESSED.”The conventional wisdom — which, in this case, is spot on — is that the less processing, the...
Art Gonzalez roe eatery

Sea To Plate

By Laura A. Serrano Fish: gill bearing, aquatic animals — a description that may not come to mind when ordering fish off a menu or when purchasing a couple of pounds of it at your...
Chef Marco Zapien

Chef Marco Zapien: Chef, Teacher & Innovator

By Taryn Sauer Great Taste Magazine 2016 July August Issue AS CHEF AND OWNER OF THE FAMILY-OWNED RESTAURANT, Zapien’s Salsa Grill and Taqueria in Pico Rivera, Chef Marco Zapien continues to introduce innovative techniques to...
West Coast Prime Dry-Aged Chop

A Marbled Marvel – Dry-Aged Beef

By Taryn Sauer DRY-AGED BEEF IS SAID TO BE ONE OF THE MOST LUSCIOUS STEAKS, enhancing hidden flavors in the meat, such as its nutty and earthy aromas—some have even been reported to produce hints...
Great Taste Magazine 2016 July August Issue

Great Taste Magazine Current Issue

July/Aug 2016 Download a PDF Get a copy in the mail   Great Taste Magazine’s July/August 2016 issue is hot off the press. Tap into OC’s unfolding trend toward integrating age old...
Hatch Chile Season

Melissa’s Hatch Chile Season 2016

Hatch Chile Season is right around the corner and Melissa's Produce wants to make sure that you get your share! Visit your nearest Gelson's Market, Pavilions, or Bristol Farms to get your Hatch Chile...
Great Taste Magazine 2016 July August Issue

Hot Off the Press!

Great Taste Magazine’s July/August 2016 issue is hot off the press. Tap into OC’s unfolding trends toward honoring classic techniques of the past with a contemporary twist. Featured on the cover is Chef Marco Zapien,...

Culinary Experience Comes Ashore at Pacific City’s Lot 579

LOT 579 Food Hall welcomes foodie favorites including Bear Flag, Pie-Not, Hans’, PopBar, Petals & Pop, and BurntCrumbs…with more exciting eateries opening later this summer and fall! SoCal’s most buzzed-about oceanfront shopping, dining, and entertainment...
Pechanga Cookies Frap

Hot Weather Treats

AS HOT TEMPS HANG AROUND, PECHANGA OFFERS COOL TREATS PERFECT DURING NAT’L ICE CREAM MONTH (JULY) & THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER With temperatures in the 90s and above across Southern California for the past several weeks...
Alta Baja Michelada

Celebrate National Michelada Day

National Michelada Day is Tuesday, July 12 Micheladas, considered one of the most popular drinks in Mexico, can be described as a Bloody Mary that’s made with beer instead of vodka. There’s so much more...
Foodservice Equip Expo

2016 FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT CENTER EXPO

SAVE THE DATE – October 18 & 19, 2016; 10am - 3 pm 2016 FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT CENTER SEE THE CHOICES, LISTEN TO EXPERTS & TASTE THE FOOD See new and innovative foodservice equipment and supplies, watch live...