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Belage Gourmet – Fullerton

If you’re looking for a wonderful dining experience that captivates your soul and nourishes your body with some of the absolute world’s finest Vietnamese-French cuisine at Fullerton's Belage Gourmet.
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Yellow Chilli (The) – Tustin

Traditional and diverse Indian food along with signature dishes of Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, high-quality dining, down-to-earth prices. The Yellow Chilli is all this and more!
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Las Brisas Debuts New Weekday Happy Hour and Live Music

Las Brisas, the Southern California restaurant perched above the scenic Laguna Beach coastline, unveils an entirely redesigned bar and lounge space, updated with new seating, light fixtures, and hand-painted accent walls, giving an entirely...
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Cultivation Kitchen Plants Seed in Anaheim at Grand Opening

Cultivation Kitchen, Orange County's first greenhouse eatery located at Farmers Park (350 S. Anaheim Blvd), a two-acre park and vibrant community gathering place adjacent to the Anaheim Packing District, has officially opened its doors! The...
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Buqqa Mediterranean Grill – Santa Ana

Buqqa Mediterranean Grill boasts a one-hundred-percent natural and original menu. First a successful food truck, this halal food staple has found an additional home as a stall at the popular downtown Santa Ana food...
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SOCIAL Restaurant Group to Open SOCIAL Huntington Beach

Social Restaurant Group partners, Andrew and Raquel Dorsey and Chronic Tacos co-founder Dan Biello, known for lively approachable hotspot, SOCIAL Costa Mesa, are pleased to announce that the brand’s second concept is set to...
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SOCIAL – Huntington Beach – Opening Soon

SOCIAL is an ingredient-focused, new American inspired restaurant, offering thoughtfully curated menus with the freshest California ingredients. In addition to food, the all-star mixologist team creates one-of-a-kind craft cocktails using housemade syrups, cordials, and...
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Sessions West Coast Deli to Open 4th OC Location at Macy’s Fashion Island

Known for its inspired, chef-crafted sandwiches, Sessions West Coast Deli has announced that its fourth location is set to open at Macy’s Fashion Island in September 2019. The new restaurant will be open daily from 7 a.m. to...
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Sessions West Coast Deli (Fashion Island) – Newport Beach – Opening Soon

Since opening its first location five years ago on the Newport Beach Peninsula, Sessions West Coast Deli has received national attention for its scratch kitchen, where housemade sauces, sides, salads, and soups are prepared...
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Chef Joosung Lee Creates New Menus at The Loft

Seoul, Korea-born and raised, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park graduate Chef Joosung Lee is leading the culinary team at The Loft at Montage Laguna Beach. He is introducing enticing lunch and dinner menus...
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Montage Laguna Beach Welcomes 3 New Chefs

Montage Laguna Beach is pleased to announce three new talented chefs holding key positions on the culinary teams for the resort, including the elegantly casual all-day dining venue The Loft and the standalone signature restaurant...
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Philly’s Best Cheesesteaks – Santa Ana

About Philly’s Best Philly’s Best is celebrating over 27 years of true Philly flavor in Southern California. The company was started by native Philadelphians Bob and Andrea Levey, who wanted to bring the flavors of...
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McClain Cellars – Laguna Beach

Wine tasting room in Laguna Beach, CA that features a 16-foot glass garage door, skylights, and a shaded patio. You will find artistic wine bottles with distinct paintings on each. McClain Cellars brings the...
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Ike’s Love & Sandwiches – Newport Beach

Ike’s first opened its door on Halloween of 2007. The man behind the sandwich, Ike Shehadeh, always puts his customer's happiness first. That is what sets Ike’s Love and Sandwiches apart from the rest....
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Culinary Tourist Guide Certification

WORLD FOOD TRAVEL ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE CULINARY TOURIST GUIDE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) and the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) signed an agreement to offer the world’s first truly online,...
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Muscle Maker Grill Appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Muscle Maker, Inc. the rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand, promoting a healthy lifestyle by offering nutritious alternatives to traditional dishes, announced the appointment of Aimee Infante to Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Infante joined Muscle...