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Sticky Pork Rib Tips

Bayou Bar in New Orleans is where the New Orleans Saints franchise was christened in 1966, so it’s only fitting that Chef/Owner Brian Landry knows game day eats! Sticky Pork Rib Tips are finger lickin good and feature pork brisket rib tips, slow cooked, then fried and served with spicy pepper jelly drizzled on top.
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Boudin Chimichangas

Boudin Chimichangas are Cajun twists on the Mexican crispy snack and feature two boudin (a slightly spicy Cajun dirty rice style of sausage consisting of pork and chicken liver) stuffed chimichangas served with a side of pit house sauce
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Fabulous Flavors of Fill

Nestled in the West side of Costa Mesa is a fabulous donuts shop called Fill Bakeshop & Creamery. However, these are not just any ordinary donuts, they are the unique mochi donuts. Mochi donuts...
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1888 is Golden

Anaheim 1888(R) Wins Gold Anaheim Brewery's flagship beer, Anaheim 1888®, won a Gold medal at the first-ever California Craft Brewers Cup (CCBC). The competition is a partnership with the Brewers Guilds of California and the California...
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Oktoberfest is Back at The Social List

The Social List will be bringing in 30+ featured imported beers for this years Oktoberfest. Guests can become a member for $15 which includes a Hofbrau mug and your first draft beer free! Then...
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Spiced Caramel Apple Hot Toddy

Halloween is all about celebrating fall with sweet treats. After the kids have feasted on their treats, Chef and food personality, Leigh Ann Chatagnier, (My Diary of Us) says parents deserve a treat of their own. Her twist on a classic cocktail is the perfect drink to relax with after passing out candy to all those little ghosts and goblins and enjoy all fall long. “I love a warm and cozy cocktail as soon as fall rolls around and I thought how fun is it to make a drink that is spooky enough for Halloween?” Leigh Ann states. “This is the perfect drink to mix up in a large batch and serve it pitcher style in a thermos if you are having a Halloween party (for adults!).”
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Taqueria Zamora Selects First Harbor Plaza for Second Location

Primior, a leading real estate development and investment firm, has announced Taqueria Zamora as the newest tenant for the company’s First Harbor Plaza development in Santa Ana, California. Opened in 1992, the restaurant has...
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Taqueria Zamora (First Harbor Plaza) – Santa Ana – Opening Soon

Taqueria Zamora Selects Primior's First Harbor Plaza in Santa Ana for Second Location of Family-Run Restaurant. Discover Orange County restaurant Taqueria Zamora - Santa Ana. Find events, read reviews and get directions compliments of Great...
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Experience Hendrix’s New Seasonal Menu

Hendrix Restaurant & Bar’s new seasonal menu showcases the best of the season. Executive Chef Rainer Schwarz and Chef de Cuisine Allan Aguinaga present dishes that focus on the season’s most flavorful produce, much of which is sourced from...
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Attention School Kitchen Managers & Instructors

As students head back to the classroom for another year of learning, the ITW Kitchen Defenders – Martin the Carton, Sally Strawberry, Rich Chocolate, Wally the Warewasher and the Hobart Doughminator – are putting...
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Surf City Ale House – Huntington Beach – Opening Soon

Surf City Ale House - Huntington Beach. Set on Main Street in Huntington Beach, Surf City Ale House offers appetizing meals featuring local and seasonal cuisine with breathtaking views of Southern California.
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Renzo’s A Taste of Peru – Lake Forest – Opening Soon

Renzo's is created by Renzo Macchiavello who we first discovered in 1998 off the beaten track on Hamilton in Huntington Beach.
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Fig & Goat Cheese Flatbread

Chef Mike Brewer of Copper Vine, just a stone’s throw from the New Orleans Superdome, says flatbreads are the way to go for game day feasting because they’re easy to make and feed a lot of folks. Amongst his favorite is a Fig & Goat Cheese Flatbread - fig preserves, goat cheese, micro arugula, balsamic glaze
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Daphne’s New Chicken Shawarma and Pita Melt

Daphne’s, the fresh and wholesome fast casual known for its nourishing and healthy Mediterranean-inspired offerings, has embraced its culinary roots with the addition of hand-carved chicken shawarma. This authentic Mediterranean dish is made from...
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El Pollo Loco Leads Company-Wide Effort to Donate Surplus Food

El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced its commitment to the communities it serves through a new company-wide food donation program, Pollo with Purpose. In partnership with Food Donation Connection,...
Bruxie Holy Sauce

Celebrate SepTENDER with New Sinfully Good Holy Sauce

In celebration of one of its favorite months of the year, SepTENDER, Bruxie is adding a sinfully good Holy Sauce to its already killer line-up of house-made sauces that perfectly complement the special herb and spice batter of...
2019 Foodservice Equipment Expo

2019 Food Service Equipment Expo

Register Now for the 2019 Food Service Equipment Expo Come experience the ENERGY. The 9th annual Expo is one of the industry’s largest showcases of commercial kitchen equipment and brings together the best in the...