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Heather Dance

Help Heather Dance Again!

Foods in Season is a well-known food distributor in the fine dining restaurant scene. One of their beloved employees Heather suffered a rare stroke on Christmas day at the young age of 36 years...
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European-Inspired Haven to Open in Tustin

Utopia Euro Caffé will officially open its doors on February 2nd, 2019 at The District at Tustin Legacy! Utopia Euro Caffé will open its doors at The District at Tustin Legacy at 7AM and close at 10PM; the official...
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Utopia Euro Caffé – Tustin

This European-inspired haven will provide the Orange County community with high quality imported coffees, fresh baked goods, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Yalcin Aslan and Sam Lee of DönerG (a Turkish and Mediterranean staple in Orange County) have come...
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President of LA/OC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier

Congratulations to Patty Mitchell on her new term as President of the LA/OC Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier. Patty is replacing outgoing Immediate Past President, Anita Lau. “Very honored to be serving as the President...
Chomp Fullerton All Eat Sushi

New All You Can Eat Sushi

All you can eat sushi will start on January 21st at Chomp Rockin' Sushi & Teppan Grill! Monday To Sunday: 4 PM - Close! View the menu here.
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Toyon Grill by Bluewater – Avalon

Toyon Grill by Bluewater, a more casual version of the immensely popular Bluewater Avalon on Avalon Bay, will open by the end of the year 2019 in the Trailhead, the Catalina Island Conservancy’s new visitor...
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Hotel del Coronado Announces New Sea-to-Table Dining Experience

Following in the iconic footsteps of 1500 Ocean, which enjoyed a successful thirteen-year run at the Hotel del Coronado helmed by Michelin-starred chefs including the Hotel's current Executive Sous Chef Patrick Ponsaty, The Del today announced...
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Serēa at Hotel del Coronado – Coronado

Following in the iconic footsteps of 1500 Ocean, which enjoyed a successful thirteen-year run at the Hotel del Coronado helmed by Michelin-starred chefs including the Hotel's current Executive Sous Chef Patrick Ponsaty, The Del announced it will...
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New Corner Bar Opens at Pechanga

For a bon vivant to an occasional bourbon drinker and everyone in between, the new Corner Bar at Pechanga Resort Casino offers cocktail sophistication with a prime location looking onto the casino’s 24-hour excitement....
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Corner Bar at Pechanga – Temecula

The new Corner Bar at Pechanga Resort Casino - Temecula is the newest addition to the 200,000 sq. ft casino floor.
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Long Beach Tap House – Long Beach

The Long Beach Tap House - Long Beach, a new concept from the original owner of the Five O’Clock Wine Bar in Alamitos Bay Landing, will take over the space previously occupied by Tavern...

Toast Kitchen + Bakery – Costa Mesa

A new restaurant in Costa Mesa featuring fusion cuisine and a popular brunch menu that appeals to a wide range of diners. Chef John Park, formerly of Patina will be Executive Chef in this...
San Antonio Winery

Riboli Family of San Antonio Winery Helps Grant Wish

The Riboli family of San Antonio Winery recently collaborated with Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles to grant the wish of 17-year-old Madelyn, who suffers from a rare, life-threatening blood disorder. Madelyn and her family, who...
Bartender Jim Meehan

Jim Meehan to Deliver Keynote at 2019 Nightclub & Bar Show

Jim Meehan, entrepreneur, bartender and the author of James Beard award-winning “Meehan’s Bartender Manual” will deliver the keynote “Your Work Family: Hiring, Training, Mentoring & Motivating Your Team for the Long Haul” during the 2019 Nightclub &...
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17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars for the new year: 17th Annual Long Beach State Hospitality Management Program’s Monday, April 15, 2019 SeaCliff Country Club Golf-Auction-Banquet
Idaho Potato Hash Baes

Roe My Boat Potato Hash Baes

Using 100% Certified Idaho Potatoes, this recipe features russet potatoes topped with labneh, roe, pickled onions, and a few other inviting tastes.
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Singapore Meatballs and Noodles

Gluten-free turkey meatballs are coated in an Asian sauce seasoned with soy and ginger, then served on a bed of low-carb zucchini noodles. Pair this easy-to-prep dish with a citrus beer or sauvignon blanc.