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Jordan Shoemaker

15 Park Bistro welcomes new restaurant manager Jordan Shoemaker

Watermark Beach Resort and 15 Park Bistro is pleased to announce Jordan Shoemaker as new restaurant manager, effective August 2022. A certified sommelier, Jordan joins the team with over 20 years of experience in the...
Intueat's Lamb Shoulder With Anchovy And Onion Jam

Lamb Shoulder with Anchovy and Onion Jam

Your holiday guests will love this flavor-packed meal centered around this braised lamb shoulder recipe that incorporates the rich and hearty tastes of the season.

Watermelon Mediterranean Salad

Bring the fruit of summer to your table with this perfect watermelon salad recipe with feta, dressed with a light honey vinaigrette.
Sparkling Blackberry Lavender Lemonade

Sparkling Blackberry Lavender Lemonade

Your family and friends will be wowed when they sample this easy-peasy Sparkling Blackberry Lavender Lemonade recipe.
Trade Trivia

Enjoy an Afternoon of Trivia & Brunch at TRADE Marketplace!

Test your knowledge with an exciting, trivia event coming to TRADE Marketplace! In partnership with Sunset Trivia. TRADE will be hosting Saturday Brunch Trivia on Saturday, September 10 from 11:30AM-1:30PM!  Come prepared to win and...
Henry's Brunch

New Delicious Dishes at Sunday Brunch from Chef Lewis Butler

Building on the energy of its new chef and creative coastal cuisine focus, Henry's Coastal Cuisine at The Waterfront Beach Resort recently introduced a Sunday Brunch that allows diners to take full advantage of the restaurant’s...
Billy's Mai Tai

Celebrate National Mai Tai Day at Billy’s at the Beach Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Toast to National Mai Tai Day while enjoying picturesque waterfront views at Newport Beach’s iconic Hawaiian-inspired restaurant, Billy’s at the Beach from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Order a World Famous...
Kai Lounge

Kai Lounge – Huntington Beach – September 2022 – Opening Soon

Wild Thyme Restaurant Group, known for their widely popular concepts including Shorebird, Jay Bird’s Chicken, and Molé, to name a few, will introduce a new restaurant to their roster of acclaimed eateries. Set to...
Bungalow Kitchen Wine Award

The Bungalow Kitchen Receives Wine Spectator’s 2022 ‘Award of Excellence’

On the heels of receiving Wine Spectator’s ‘2022 Award of Excellence’, Bungalow Kitchen Belmont Shore continues its homage to the great wine-growing regions of the world with ‘An Evening of Food & Wine: Italy...
Mutts Brunch

Mutt’s Brings All-New Americana-style OC Restaurant Brunch to Newport Beach

Mutt’s Eastbluff has reinvented its weekend OC Restaurant brunch with all-new dishes and drinks. The Newport Beach hotspot loved by locals for its welcoming atmosphere, larger-than-life Schooners of beer, and eclectic-yet-approachable American cuisine has...
Fat Lip Pizza

Pizza Truck Concept Partners with iPourIt to Install Self-Pour Tap Wall in First Brick...

Fat Lip Pizza’s new 20-tap self-serve draft system is powered by iPourIt’s latest GEN 4 technology Fat Lip Pizza, an East Coast-style slice shop with a unique twist, just opened its first brick-and-mortar location in...
Mess Hall Pet Adoption

Celebrate National Dog Month at Mess Hall Market’s Pet Adoption Event!

Tustin’s chef-driven food hall--Mess Hall Market at FLIGHT--is partnering with and local dog rescues & vendors to celebrate National Dog Month with an exciting Pet Adoption Event on Saturday, August 20th from 10AM-2PM! Local...
Comedor at La Casa del Camino Hotel Tablescape

La Casa del Camino’s Comedor Rebrands as an Upscale Lounge in Collaboration with Dandy...

Laguna Beach’s historic La Casa del Camino hotel has recently undergone a seasonal rebrand of its Comedor restaurant for the summer.  The reimagined restaurant, in partnership with the popular lifestyle and clothing company, Dandy...