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THE LATEST RESTAURANT NEWS

OPENING SOON - due to the pandemic many updates aren't available.

Churrino

Churriño at Collage at South Coast Plaza – Costa Mesa – December 2021 –...

Having met while in college, Churriño’s founders, Nicolas Silva from Brazil and Kelvin Tan from Burma, dreamed of bringing the authentic flavors of Brazilian and Latin desserts to America. Churriño Gourmet Dessert was born...

Bottega Angelina – Laguna Niguel

Bottega Angelina is a 7,000 sq ft Italian market, restaurant, and bar all under one roof nestled on a hill in Laguna Niguel, California. From the exterior, an old-world sentiment envelopes guests with lavender...
ElectricCityButcherThanksgiving

Electric City Butcher offers Sustainable, Responsibly Raised Turkeys this Thanksgiving

Give Thanks for Electric City Butcher, O.C.’s premier, whole animal butcher shop, partnering with Ferndale Market Ranch to offer a limited number of naturally processed, pasture-raised, antibiotic-free, sustainable, responsibly raised turkeys for pre-order this...
Taqueria De Anda Tacos

Taqueria De Anda – Huntington Beach – November 2021 – Opening Soon

Taqueria De Anda, the family-owned restaurant chain serving mouthwatering street tacos and other authentic Mexican fare, has announced its newest location that is set to officially open in Huntington Beach on November 8, 2021....
Miguel's Jr Bean Rice And Cheese Burrito

Miguel’s Jr. Gives Thanks to Loyal Customers with Burrito Deal and Holiday Gift Card...

In appreciation of loyal customers, Miguel’s Jr. will offer fan-favorite menu items the Bean, Rice & Cheese Burrito and Bean & Cheese Burrito for just $1.99 while supplies last on Monday, November 15, at...
Mutts

Mutt’s Eastbluff Introduces Duo of Daily Happy Hours and Taco & Trivia Tuesdays

Since its opening in Spring 2021, Mutt’s Eastbluff has quickly become a Newport Beach hotspot loved by locals for its welcoming atmosphere, larger-than-life Schooners of beer, and eclectic-yet-approachable American cuisine. Now, the Eastbluff eatery...
MannyNieves

Pacifica Hotels Welcomes Manny Nieves as Corporate Beverage Manager

Pacifica Hotels is pleased to announce that Manny Nieves has joined the team as Corporate Beverage Manager. With more than 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Nieves brings a new and creative...
Buddha Belly

Buddha Belly at Steelcraft – Garden Grove – Fall 2021 – Opening Soon

SteelCraft Garden Grove, an outdoor urban eatery built using repurposed shipping containers with additional locations in Long Beach and Bellflower, announced the addition of Buddha Belly later this fall. SteelCraft will be home to...
Feast

FEAST’s $10 Challenge for Community Nourishment

FEAST Kicks Off $10 Meal Challenge to Share Healthy, Affordable Nutrition with Underserved Communities  The non-profit is gathering the best and brightest from the food community to fundraise and create nourishing recipe ideas for families...
TOAST KITCHEN BAKERY

Toast Kitchen + Bakery Rings in Giving Season in Support of Zoe International!

‘Tis the start of the season of giving with Toast Kitchen + Bakery! OC’s modern diner and brunch hotspot has partnered with nonprofit organization, Zoe International, to donate 10% of the restaurant’s quarterly proceeds...
Foodworks French Legation

FOODWORKS Moves From Corporate to Historic With New Cafe in Historic French Legation Restoration

After a two-year restoration, the historic French Legation in downtown Austin is reopening with the addition of a new café in the visitors center, thanks to a partnership with FOODWORKS, a Chicago-based foodservice organization...
Flower Burger Interior

Flower Burger – West Hollywood – October 2021 – Just Opened

ICONIC ITALIAN-BASED VEGAN BURGER CONCEPT OPENS IN WEHO Hippie-hued Flower Burger continues to bloom in Los Angeles with the grand opening of its West Hollywood location. After the ultra-successful launch of its California ghost kitchen this...
HUB International

Restaurant Industry Moves to Post-Pandemic Mode

By Kevin Eggleston and Mark Lee There is light at the end of the tunnel for the North American restaurant industry as it claws its way back from the devastation of 2020’s pandemic-driven shutdowns. That...
Paragon Cafe

Paragon Café – Costa Mesa – November 2021 – Opening Soon

Paragon Café is taking the foodie movement to a whole new level with the addition of a classy, full-scale restaurant at SOCO + The OC Mix – Paragon. This restaurant will be serving up...
Mess Hall Market

Trick or Treat Yo’ Self at Mess Hall & The Community Fair’s Spooktacular Halloween...

Grab your treat bags and head over to Mess Hall Market on Saturday, October 30th for a spooktacular Halloween pop-up with  The Community Fair! Guests are encouraged to come in their most eerie-sistible costumes...

Carlsbad Food Tours

3 hour guided walking Carlsbad Food Tours with 6 stops at unique eateries for food and wine tastings.  Learn about Carlsbad history, culture and architecture while eating your way through our village. Daily tours are...
San Pedro Fish Market

San Pedro Fish Market Long Beach Presents the Día de los Muertos Celebration October...

San Pedro Fish Market is pleased to present its first-ever Día de los Muertos Celebration on Saturday, October 30 through Monday, November 1 from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. on Sunday,...