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4 arrested in burglaries at 2 South County restaurants

Three men and one juvenile were arrested last week on suspicion of burglarizing two South County restaurants, Bhan Baitong Restaurant in in Lake Forest and the Beach Hut Deli in Mission Viejo. After a police...
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Chef Shuffle

Who is that Chef and where is he now? If you want to add your favorite just comment below and we'll add your faves to our Chef Shuffle. Orange County and Long Beach Restaurant...
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Whole Foods Market serves up top 10 trends for 2017

Whole Foods Market’s global buyers and experts announced the trends to watch in 2017. Wellness tonics, products from byproducts and purple foods are just a few top predictions according to the trend-spotters,...
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First Bite – 4th and Olive – Long Beach

Have you tried 4th and Olive yet? It’s a definite must! This Alsatian style restaurant was a pleasant surprise.   The interior was simple yet rustic, which utilized the exposed brick building in the best...
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The Healthy Fats Coalition – It’s About Time

Eric R. Gustafson As the saying goes, “nature doesn’t make bad fats… factories do.” In that spirit, a group of like-minded organizations, companies and individuals – led by Coast Packing Company -- has formed the Healthy...
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Public House Debuts Weekend Brunch Menu

The Public House By Evans Brewing Company, which opened in the Downtown Fullerton SOCO District, is now expanding its offerings to serve brunch on the weekends.  Amanda Platt, executive chef of The Public House,...

The Pizza Show: Business of Pizza

The Pizza Show is a great video, showcasing the world of pizza and what new and upcoming modernized ways pizza is being made and delivered. Chef Kim previously from Charlie Palmer is in it,...
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Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort Gears Up for the Twin Dolphin Tower

Change is underway in Huntington Beach, and that's never more evident than at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort. Scheduled to open in June 2017, Twin Dolphin Tower, adjacent to the existing Huntington Tower, will be...
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Newport Beach Restaurant Week Previews 2017 Top Trends

Newport Beach Restaurant Week starts January 16 and at their launch party, several restaurants, including: Cucina Enoteca, Stag Bar, Lighthouse, The Ritz Prime Seafood, Tackle Box and Sessions will preview the top culinary trends...
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OCC Hot Food Team Takes the Win

OCC Hot Food Team members:  Zack Evans (Westminster), Kristin Friedersdorf, (Costa Mesa) Henry Hernandez (Aliso Viejo) Kevin Carpintero (Lake Forest) Elizabeth Mendoza (Santa Ana), Annette Alvarado (Anaheim) and Coach,  Chef Bill Barber (CEC) won...
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Truffle Farmer Unearths First Commercial Crop of Perigord Truffles Grown in Oregon

Dr. Charles Lefevre, internationally renowned Mycologist and co-founder of The Oregon Truffle Festival (Jan. 20-29), has worked with growers across North America since 2000 to plant orchards of oak and hazelnut seedlings inoculated with...
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The Beverly Hilton Unveils Official Golden Globe Awards Menu

The Beverly Hilton’s Executive Chef Alberico Nunziata and Executive Pastry Chef Thomas Henzi today debuted the menu they curated for the 74th annual Golden Globe® Award Show, to be served to 1,300 of Hollywood’s...

LA Financial Credit Union and Pasadena Chamber to Unveil Plaque January 5th Commemorating the...

Event will also raise money to support Pasadena Ronald McDonald House through sale of Pie ‘n Burger meals   Pasadena, CA -- Pasadena, CA – In 1924, teenaged Lionel Sternberger put cheese on a hamburger and...

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