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The Bamboo Club Tented Patio

The Bamboo Club Presents World Cup Grand Finale Screening

Long Beach’s original Tiki bar The Bamboo Club will be hosting the 2022 World Cup grand finale in its outdoor tent December 18, 2022, providing fans a unique and energetic atmosphere to watch the...
Billys Boat Parade

Experience the Newport Beach Boat Parade In Aloha Style at Billy’s at the Beach

Celebrate the holidays aloha style at Newport Beach’s iconic, Hawaiian-inspired mainstay, Billy's at the Beach with a festive atmosphere and stunning views of the 134th annual Newport Beach Boat Parade taking place December 14-18,...
ChaCha's Latin Kitchen

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen Brings Holiday Cheer To OC With Annual Toy Drive

Orange County’s beloved Latin eatery, Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen, is spreading holiday cheer this season with their annual Holiday Toy Drive in partnership with Southlands Church! Cha Cha’s Brea location is accepting donations of...
The Bamboo Club Tented Patio

The Bamboo Club Offers Holiday Movie Nights Throughout December!

In the holiday spirit, Long Beach’s original tiki bar The Bamboo Club’s is promoting ongoing holiday movie nights throughout the month of December! Offering fun for the whole family, every Wednesday and Sunday night...
Blind Pig Kitchen and Bar

The Blind Pig Debuts Seasonal Fall/Winter Menu at Rancho Santa Margarita Location

Critically-acclaimed new-American restaurant The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar has debuted a new seasonal Fall/Winter menu at its Rancho Santa Margarita location, utilizing fresh ingredients at peak-ripeness including apples, cranberries, pepitas, and more. The...
Bamboo Club

New, Exclusive APPAREL LAUNCH @ The Bamboo Club’s Hardcore Tiki Marketplace

On Saturday, December 3rd, from 12 to 5 p.m., popular Long Beach restaurant and bar, The Bamboo Club, will debut its first-ever line of apparel in partnership with Disney artist and Huntington Beach native...
Farmer Boys

The Perfect Stocking Stuffer (restaruant gift cards), $1 Coffee and Holiday Limited Time Offerings...

The award-winning burger restaurant, Farmer Boys, is bringing out their annual Black Friday restaurant gift card sale lasting all the way until December 31st!  Guests can get a $5 off scratch-off coupon card when...

A Delicious Dollar-Scoop Grand Opening at Van Leeuwen Ice Cream at The Shops at...

Get ready for a new sweet treat in Studio City!  On Saturday, November 19, Van Leeuwen Ice Cream will host a special grand opening celebration at its newest store located inside The Shops at...
Citrus City Grille Charlie Steve

Citrus City Grille Announces New Ownership, Celebrates 27 Years Of Business

Citrus City Grille has revealed new ownership of their longtime city of Orange restaurant. Since first opening in 1996 by Steve Tsirtsis, he and the family built what quickly became an iconic part of...
Comedor at La Casa del Camino Hotel Tablescape

Comedor New Breakfast Menu

This Summer, an exciting new redesign took place at Comedor, located at Laguna Beach’s historic La Casa del Camino hotel. In addition to the full rebrand, Comedor has welcomed a new chef to the...
Foodja Workplace Restaurant Delivery

Foodja Partners with Rubio’s Coastal Grill for New “Foodja Cafe” Restaurant Delivery Offerings

Foodja, the country's leading workplace restaurant delivery and catering platform, is excited to announce a partnership with Rubio’s Coastal Grill surrounding their newest Foodja Cafe product. Rubio’s Coastal Grill operates 154 restaurants throughout the...
Santa Barbara Vintners Glass

Santa Barbara Vintners Come to Orange County with Three Events

Santa Barbara Wine Country Comes to Orange County Mark Your Calendar for Special Fall Wine Tastings Santa Barbara Wine Country, named Wine Enthusiast’s Wine Region of the Year for 2021 and recently honored with multiple wine...
Veggie Grill Ozo

OZO® Foods, Powered by Planterra Foods, Expands National Foodservice Presence with Two New Commercial...

OZO Foods, the first brand from innovative, plant-based foods company Planterra Foods, is expanding its national presence with its first two partnerships in commercial foodservice. Customers can now enjoy OZO Foods Plant-Based Bacon on...
Birria Quesadilla

Native Foods Launches Plant-Based Birria Quesadilla for October

Native Foods, the vegan fast-casual brand serving plant-based goodness, announces their next Chef’s Special of 2022 – the Birria Quesadilla The Birria Quesadilla features plant-based birria beef and plant-based cheddar cheese in a flour tortilla....
Cappriotti's Bobbie Sandwich

Thanksgiving in September? Capriotti’s has it covered.

With fall weather in full swing, many people are starting to crave fall comfort food. While Thanksgiving is still a few weeks away, there’s no reason we can’t enjoy comfort food now! Luckily, Capriotti’s...
Kim Gore

4 Ways Restaurants Can Reduce Rising Employment Liability Claims

The number of complaints and lawsuits over sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination are rising, and the hospitality industry sees more claims than other industries. Adopting best practices can reduce the risk. Employees are returning...