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West Town Hotspot Transports Guests Straight to Germany with Funktoberfest

On September 18th, Chicagoans are in for a special treat, literally. Funkenhausen is creating the ultimate Funktoberfest celebration filled with food, music, and of course, beer! Diners can expect various specials to be running...
Rebuilding LA

No Kid Hungry & LA Artist Steve Martinez Unveil “Rebuilding” Mural in Santa Monica

On 9/8, No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America, unveiled a large-scale mural painted by local artist Steve Martinez at the Morgan-Wixson Theatre on Pico Blvd. in Santa Monica....
SHRIMPFEST21

San Pedro Fish Market Celebrates – September 2021 – 65 yrs – Anniversary

Celebrating its 65th anniversary year, San Pedro Fish Market & Restaurant is pleased to present SHRIMPFEST21, a seafood paradise complete with a live mariachi band, appearances from prominent foodie tastemakers, including Foodbeast, and more....
Sgt Pepperoni's Parma Pie

Sgt. Pepperoni’s 6th Annual Fundraiser for Julian’s LEGO Corner

Every September, in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store fundraises for Julian’s LEGO Corner, an Orange County-based charity that donates new LEGO® kits for seriously ill hospitalized children to play...
Beach & Brew

Beach & Brew Brings Self-Serve Beer & Wine – Venice Beach – August 2021...

The self-pour taproom and New American kitchen, Beach & Brew, features a 40-tap self-serve system installed by iPourIt Beach & Brew, Venice Beach’s first self-pour taproom and New American kitchen, has just opened in the...
El Pollo Loco Dbl Chick Nachos

El Pollo Loco Denounces Indecency of ‘Naked’ Chips with New Double Loaded Nachos

El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is boldly taking a stand against the offensive practice of serving indecent “naked” chips with the addition of Double Chicken Nachos and Double Crunch Taquito Nachos...
STONEFIRE CARROT CAKE

Let Them Eat {Carrot} Cake – Stonefire Grill to Raise Money for Local Food...

STONEFIRE GRILL SUPPORTS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COMMUNITIES DURING SEPTEMBER’S ANNUAL HUNGER ACTION MONTH Stonefire Grill Will Donate $1 to Local Food Banks for Every Carrot Cake Slice Purchased with a Goal to Sell 13,000 Slices Stonefire Grill, Southern California’s...
Baja Bay Surf N' Taco

Farm-To-Table Ingredients are on the Menu At Baja Bay Surf N’ Taco in Ventura...

It’s A Family Affair At Baja Bay Surf N' Taco As New Owners of Family Eatery Create Authentic Mexican Fare Using The Owners Mother’s Original Recipes from Ensenada, Baja California along with fresh farm-to-table...
Hopdoddy Hop Sauce

2021 Hopdoddy Labor Day Deal

Hopdoddy Burger Bar will celebrate around Labor Day by offering the following special for a limited time only: From Thursday, September 2 – Monday, September 6, you can order Hopdoddy’s DIY Burger Kit and...
Descanso Midweek Lunch Combo 2021

Descanso Presents New $15 Midweek Lunch Combo

Descanso Restaurant in Costa Mesa is pleased to introduce a new midweek lunch combo for dine-in. Available Tuesday through Friday, the $15 lunch special offers a two-item combo plate, soup or salad and bottomless...
Farmer Boys

Farmer Boys to Raise Minimum Wage At California Company-Owned Restaurants To $15

Farmer Boys, the Southern California-based fast-casual concept known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, is raising the minimum pay for all California restaurant-level hourly team members, excluding general managers, in company-owned restaurants to...
Farmhouse

Farmhouse 5th Anniversary Celebration

Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens turns five on September 1, 2021! To celebrate the occasion, Owner & Executive Chef Rich Mead is pleased to announce a menu of $5 food and drink specials offered Wednesday,...
Hells Kitchen Chef Ramsay

Chef Gordon Ramsay set to debut largest Hell’s Kitchen at Harrah’s Resort Southern California...

The Third Gordon Ramsay HELL’S KITCHEN Location in the Country (and First in Southern California) Is Anticipated to Open in Spring 2022 July, 2021, Harrah’s Resort Southern California announced their partnership with celebrated multi-Michelin-starred chef and...
Handel's Long Beach

Handel’s – Long Beach – August 2021 – 1 Year – Anniversary

We’ll all scream for ice cream because Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is celebrating its first year at Long Beach Exchange!  As a thank you to Long Beach community for the continued support over the...
Mercado Modern

Mercado Modern Unveils Fall Cocktail Program

Mercado Modern has unveiled a new fall cocktail program highlighting its extensive list of specialty Mexican spirits, including mezcal, tequila, whiskey, corn liqueurs, and select pisco. The drinks are brought to life with authentic...
San Pedro Fish Market

San Pedro Fish Market Long Beach Launches Happy Hour

San Pedro Fish Market Long Beach is Celebrating Food & Family™ this summer with an exclusive happy hour featuring seafood specials and refreshing cocktails. Inspired by summer flavors and light bites, the new happy...
The Blind Pig

Try The Blind Pig’s New Award-Winning Cocktail!!

The Blind Pig’s very own seasoned bartender Josh Davey and his signature Texas Rose cocktail was named the Garrison Brother’s 2021 Cocktail of the Year!! The winning bourbon-based cocktail consists of the Garrison Brother’s...