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Hacienda On The Lake – Mission Viejo

Standard Mexican meals & cocktails round out the menu at this festive eatery with a lakefront patio.
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Happy Hour Debuts at Davio’s

Davio’s at the Irvine Towers has launched a Happy Hour menu in the bar, and it’s available from 3-6pm from Sunday-Fridays. A variety of menu items and cocktails will be available for $9, with standout options...
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Ouzo & Feta – Huntington Beach – Dec 2018 – Opening Soon

Ouza & Feta - Huntington Beach will have its Grand Opening on Monday, December 10th. The restaurant will feature dinner plates, an outdoor patio and a full bar. Visit their Facebook for updates.
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Ouza & Feta – Huntington Beach

Ouzo & Feta is a fresh new establishment, Greek-style! Authenticity is their side-effect! Go in and grab a bite! Spread the word!
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Landers Liquor Bar – Costa Mesa – Jan 2019 – Opening Soon

The dedicated team of employees that created the culture and vibe at Taco Brat are focused on transitioning to a new Costa Mesa brand. They are looking forward to introducing a new neighborhood restaurant...
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Taco Brat Closing and New Concept Coming Soon

Everyone at Taco Brat tried everything possible to make the unique idea of mixing German and Mexican street food “Taco Brat” work in Costa Mesa. Unfortunately, the restaurant struggled from its inception and the...
Orange County and Surrounding Chefs

Chef Shuffle

Who is that Chef and where are they now? If you want to add your favorite just comment below and we'll add your faves to our Chef Shuffle. Orange County and Long Beach Restaurant...
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San Francisco Stars the Michelin Guide

San Francisco Stars in 2019 Michelin Guide and Esquire’s Top New Restaurants  The 2019 Michelin Guide for the San Francisco Bay Area confirms the city as the fine dining capital in the United States. The eight three-star...
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News from the CIA

The Culinary Institute of America Serves Up New Members-Only Premium Content   DISH Subscription Service Gives Foodies Exclusive Access to the CIA's Intelligence Hyde Park, NY, November 29, 2018 – The Culinary Institute of America has launched its first-ever premium...
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Sgt Pepperoni’s Pizza Store – Newport Beach – January 2018 – 42 Years –...

Sgt Pepperoni's Pizza Store opened in 1976 on January 17th! Way to survive through the decades! 2300 S E Bristol Street, Newport Beach, CA, United States 92660 View their website at sgtpepps.com Find more delicious Orange County...
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The Ecology Center Announces Cookbook Release

The Ecology Center is pleased to announce the release of their highly anticipated cookbook, Community Table: Recipes for an Ecological Food Future. More than a cookbook, this is a manual for an abundant and thriving ecological food...
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Top Tips for Creating the Best Turkey on Christmas Day

Bohemia’s Head Chef Steve Smith Reveals his Top Tips for Creating the Best Turkey on Christmas Day With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to prepare for the festive season. Head Chef Steve Smith...

Rich Elixirs – Costa Mesa – Nov 2018 – Just Opened

Join SOCO + The OC Mix on Friday, December 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of Rich Elixirs – a locally-based Kombucha company!  Guests will enjoy lively music, 10% off all kombucha & ginger...