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Descanso Huevos Rancheros

Brunch Begins at Descanso

The all-new Brunch Menu will start on March 30th, 2019! SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS 10am-2pm They will be featuring incredible dishes like... CHILAQUILES HUEVOS RANCHEROS STEAK & EGGS CONCHAS CAPIROTADA SALMON AVOCADO TOAST ... and more! And of course, brunch is not the same without...
Mayor's Table Dungeness Crab Stuffed Donuts

The Mayor’s Table’s New Lunch Items

Take a bite out of any of the three new lunch items at Mayor's Table located at Lido House in Newport Beach. The three new lunch items include: Dungeness Crab Stuffed Donut ($16): creamy crab filling with...
Driftwood Kitchen Salad

Spring Menu Makes a Splash at Driftwood Kitchen

Chef Rainer Schwarz introduces new menu with his noted Ocean-to-Table focus at his acclaimed waterfront eatery. Adding to his already acclaimed menu of ocean-inspired offerings, Driftwood Executive Chef Rainer Schwarz introduces dishes featuring fresh, vibrant...
Truff Brussel Sprouts

Bacon Parm Brussel Sprouts

Bacon Parm Brussel Sprouts. Veggie appetizers don't have to be boring. Let's make things interesting by adding some bacon, parmesan and TRUFF hot sauce.
Truff Loaded Beef Burritos

Loaded Beef Burritos

Loaded Beef Burritos. These loaded beef burritos are something delicious. They are filled with flavor and pack a nice little kick.
Ca Prostart Cup Pic

CA ProStart Cup Winners & Highlights

The state's top student entrepreneurs, chefs, and innovators went head-to-head in the 17th annual CA ProStart Cup presented by BJ's Restaurants on March 15+16 in Pomona, CA. The competition was fierce as students competed for...
Baos Hog Logo

Baos Hog – Garden Grove

Serving traditional Chinese steamed sandwich buns & rice dishes in a cafeterialike setting.
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Inaugural Long Beach Beer Week

City of Long Beach Beer Week Long Beach Beer Week will make its debut this fall with an anticipated 40+ breweries, pubs and beer-focused restaurants participating. Presented by Dine LBC and Righteous Function, 10 Day...
Gemperle Farms Simple Deviled Egg

Gemperle Family Farms Basic Deviled Egg

Gemperle Family Farms Basic Deviled Eggs taste great. From dinner recipes, budget menus and healthy diet selections, you'll easily find any recipe you need from Gemperle Family Farms.
Restuarant Dive Sleep Man

Sleep-Deprived Hospitality Workers

by Kevin Whiteley Dive Brief: Within the hotel, food services and hospitality industry, 37.7% of employees were found to be dissatisfied with the amount of sleep they're getting, according to a survey of more than 1,000 people...
Oc Wine Fest Pics

2nd Annual OCWineFest a Success!

Blue skies and wildflowers blanketed A Stone’s Throw Winery in historic San Juan Capistrano last weekend as guests sipped and learned about wine and beer at the second annual OCWineFest. Over the course of...
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Sensory Easter Egg Hunt for Blind Children

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome Blind Children’s Learning Center students back to the sandy shores for a special sensory Easter egg hunt on Friday, April 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 12...
Chef Jean Pierre Dubray

Congrats to Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray

Congratulations to Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray for being inducted into the Maitres Cuisiniers de France (Master Chefs of France) Association last week! MCF is among the most envied titles that chefs aspire to have, recognizing their ability to preserve...
Taco Rosa Drinks

Taco Rosa Unveils New Patio and Taco & Tequila Specials

Taco Rosa Unveils New Patio and Taco & Tequila Specials After a full patio renovation, Taco Rosa in Irvine has expanded its covered & heated patio (adding 80 seats) to include a total of 120...
Taco Rosa Sweet Potato Tacos

New Taco & Tequila Specials

Taco Rosa Unveils Taco & Tequila Specials Chef-owner Ivan Calderon has introduced a variety of unique taco specials including Lobster Chorizo Tacos, Sweet Potato Tacos, Korean BBQ Tacos, and a Tabilta de Tacos for Two....
Chef Antonia Lofaso

Ladies of L.A.

Packed with world-class establishments and innovative restaurateurs, meet the brilliant female chefs who put the Los Angeles food scene permanently on the map. 1. Sycamore Tavern, Hollywood, 7038 Sunset Blvd., Antonia Lofaso, owner and chef 2. Black Market Liquor...
Chicken Italiano Sandwich Habit Burger

Zesty Italian Chicken Ciabatta Sandwich at Habit

The Habit Burger Grill, the Irvine, CA-based restaurant company renowned for its award-winning Charburgers, introduces the new delicious - make that, delizioso - chargrilled Italian Chicken Ciabatta Sandwich, available for a limited time. With bold flavors layered in between grilled,...