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THE LATEST RESTAURANT NEWS

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Herb & Seed

Herb and Seed, a No Waste Plant Based D2C Meal Service Launches...

Herb and Herb & Seed, a no-waste plant-based D2C (direct-to-consumer) meal service from millennial founder, Natalie Jaconetty has officially launched. The offering provides consumers in Southern California a variety of tasty and macronutrient dense...
Sushi Li

Sushi Ii Introduces New Omakase Menus to Celebrate the Return of Indoor Dining

Sushi Ii in Newport Beach has reopened for indoor dining with an Omakase Menu. Master Chef Susumu Ii presents all-new Omakase options and upgrades to takeout offerings. Rooted in centuries of tradition, the menu...
Slaters 50/50

Slater’s 50/50 “Slaterizes” Peanut Butter & Jelly Day All Weekend Long!

National PB&J Day is right around the corner on April 2nd and Slater’s 50/50 has ‘slaterized’ the childhood favorite in four unconventional ways for guests to enjoy all weekend long!! How many ways can...
Chronic Tacos Burrito

Chronic Tacos Celebrates National Burrito Day

The SoCal taco shop, Chronic Tacos offers an exclusive deal on Grubhub for National Burrito Day on April 1st WHAT:           On Thursday April 1, 2021,  Celebrate National Burrito Day the right way, at...
OTACA Ultra-Premium Tequila

OTACA, a New Ultra-Premium Tequila, Debuts in Southern California

OTACA Tequila, a new-to-market agave spirits company, launches Spring 2021 throughout Southern California. OTACA was founded husband-and-wife duo, Anthony and Nicole Accetta, who share with a passion for entrepreneurship, artistry, and the endless pursuit...
ZWILLING Photo Cred Matthew Tucciarone

First U.S. ZWILLING Neighborhood Shop Opens at Santa Monica Place

ZWILLING, a German premium cutlery and kitchenware brand, recently opened a neighborhood store at Santa Monica Place. This location marks the brand’s first and only ZWILLING Neighborhood Shop in the U.S., providing locals and...

Flynn Restaurant Group Acquires 937 Pizza Hut Locations & 194 Wendy’s Locations In the...

Flynn Restaurant Group LP (“Flynn”), the largest franchise operator in America, today announced that it has acquired 937 Pizza Hut® and 194 Wendy’s® locations throughout the U.S. from Kansas City-based NPC International.  With a...
Ono Hawaiian

Ono Hawaiian BBQ Celebrates its 98th Store with the Opening of its Newest Ground-Up...

The Ono Hawaiian BBQ, Hawaiian restaurant continues to pave the way to paradise opening its second location in the Gilbert, AZ area. On Monday, March 22, 2021, Ono Hawaiian BBQ adds another location to Maricopa...
Rancho Capistrano Winery French Toast Bites

Rancho Capistrano Winery To Open In Ladera Ranch This Fall

The award-winning Rancho Capistrano Winery will open a third Orange County location in early fall at Mercantile West in Ladera Ranch. The new location is 5,400 sq. ft. with an additional 3,000 sq. ft....
SteelCraft

SteelCraft Adds Local Favorite La Taqueria Brand to its Long Beach Location

About La Taqueria Brand La Taqueria Brand is a locally-owned restaurant based in the heart of Long Beach, California. LT Brand is a neighborhood taqueria committed to the people and the local community who offers a trendy, yet casual eatery you can turn to for any occasion to enjoy a quick bite of a variety of delicious authentic street tacos. The menu offers family recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation. Utilizing simple and authentic ingredients to prepare timeless classics as well as trending new favorites. The street tacos, quesadillas, and burritos showcase a little bit of Mexico 's captivating culinary history and bold flavors. The La Taqueria Brand family hopes that every time you leave, you walk away knowing you'll be back again soon. For more information, please visit https://www.brandlataqueria.com.
Juice It Up

Juice It Up! Opens Second Santa Ana Location

JUICE IT UP! OPENS SECOND SANTA ANA LOCATION Leading Smoothie, Superfruit Bowl & Raw Juice Expands Orange County Footprint Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, açaí bowl and raw juice chains, is...
Philly's Best Cheesesteak Wit

The “Steaks” Are High at Philly’s Best on National Cheesesteak Day

Home of California’s Most Authentic Philly Cheesesteak, Philly's Best, Will Reward Two Fans with FREE Cheesesteaks for a Year! Philly’s Best, home of California’s most authentic Philly Cheesesteak since 1992, is celebrating National Cheesesteak...
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Cluck Cluck! Farmer Boys’ announces that Fried Chicken Sandwiches are here to stay!

Farmer Boys has some eggciting news! In the spirit of the upcoming National Hot Chicken Holiday on March 30th, Farmer Boys, the farm-fresh fast-casual concept known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, is...
Toast Kitchen

Toast Kitchen makes Pi Day Sweet! (And Savory!)

Will you be celebrating Pi Day with a pen and pencil OR a fork and napkin?! Toast Kitchen + Bakery makes that decision an easy one with some special, one-day only Pi Day pies available...
Georgia's Nika Shoemaker Machado & Nana Gretchen

Georgia’s Restaurant Celebrates March Gumbo Madness

Georgia’s Restaurant is celebrating MARCH GUMBO MADNESS by bringing “Nana” Gretchen Shoemaker’s mouthwatering Gumbo back on their menu at Georgia’s Restaurant at the Long Beach Exchange and the Anaheim Packing House all throughout the...
Rad Beer Founders 2021

Rad Beer Comes to Anaheim, April 2021

The partners behind Rad Brat, Dana Point’s newest fast-casual, specialty eatery which opened on December 14, 2020, are pleased to announce a brewery and tasting room concept, Rad Beer Co., slated to unveil in...