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The W Hollywood

W. Hollywood – Los Angeles

The W Hollywood is a chic boutique hotel at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine.  It sits next to the iconic Hollywood sign.  It has a rooftop bar that has breathtaking views. For more information...
Descanso Restaurant Volcano Taco

New Chef, New Menu at Descanso

Descanso Restaurant, a modern taqueria located in Costa Mesa, celebrated a two-year anniversary on Tuesday, November 17. To commemorate the occasion, Descanso introduces new menu items created by newly appointed executive chef, Fonzy de...
Five Crowns

Opening Mondays at Five Crowns

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND Five Crowns will now be open on Mondays, Make your reservations NOW. Tables fill quickly. Dine-In & Takeout Monday –  Sunday 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM Valet available for $7
Western Hospitality Chef Joe Youkhan

Western Hospitality – Lake Forest

Western Hospitality offers full-service catering for your corporate event or family get-togethers. They will customize a menu that works to please your quests.  Chef Joe Youkhana is at the helm and has been featured...
Mushroom And Puff Pastry Soup

New Menu Items at Brussels Bistro

It is getting colder outside and Brussels Bistro Food and Beer has added two new delicious soups to their menu to help you warm up. NEW ITEMS Blended Onion Soup (Comes with a side of Gruyere) "Mushroom Soup...
California Restaurant Association

Time is running out: Free Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

The restaurant industry has plenty to do right now. The California Restaurant Association is here to help with free and low-cost services. Let them help you take care of one of your commitments to your...
Fork And Knife Comfort Food

Comfort Food… When You Need It The Most at Fork & Knife

This week's Chef's Menu for pick-up at Fork & Knife highlights the simple comforts of Southern Cuisine. These are the dishes that comfort the palate and soul. Treat your family to drool-worthy Anson Mills...
Khan Saab Takeout Menu

Khan Saab Adds Takeout Packages to Permanent Menu

Diners can now bring the critically-acclaimed flavors of Khan Saab home for the whole family to enjoy! The popular Downtown Fullerton-based Desi eatery is now offering five takeout packages featuring street food favorites, classic...
California Dept Of Alcohol Beverage Control

Temporary Fee Relief Extension for November Renewals

California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control announced today that ABC licensees paying annual renewal fees have been given a 30-day grace period. The announcement comes after Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that...
Cha Cha's Latin

National Happy Hour Day – Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen (Brea & Irvine) will be celebrating the National Happy Hour Day with its booze and bites menu. It will have special pricing on its Happy Hour menu that runs all...
Slater's Bacon Roses

National Happy Hour Day Celebration – Slater’s 50/50

Casual Dining: Slater’s 50/50 (Huntington Beach & Anaheim Hills) offers Happy Hour specials to celebrate National Happy Hour Day. Happy Hour runs from Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm at both of its Orange County locations! Specials include $5...

Celebrate National Happy Hour Day – November 12 – Bruno’s Italian Kitchen

Bruno's Italian Kitchen has put together a Happy Hour menu to help celebrate the National Happy Hour day. It is offered ALL NIGHT Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday, PLUS 4-7 pm Friday-Saturday in the lounge. Enjoy fan-favorite...
Blind Pig Damn Good Margarita

The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar is Celebrating National Happy Hour Day

National Happy Hour Day is on Tuesday, Nov. 12!  The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar (Rancho Santa Margarita & Yorba Linda), known for its Chef-driven, New-American cuisine, pulls no stops when it comes to Happy...
California Restaurant Association Sweepstakes

California Restaurant Association Foundation Sweepstakes

Big news! The California Restaurant Association Foundation is announcing a sweepstakes for The Grateful Table Dine Out. They are selecting 2 winners each Thursday in November to win a $500 gift card to their...
Descanso's Mexibols

Descanso Introduces New Mexibols

Have your tried Descanso's new Mexibols yet? Available Tuesday through Friday, 11:30am-3pm! Choice of steak, carnitas, al pastor, shrimp, chicken or vegetables. Made with refried pinto beans, Mexican fried rice, pico de gallo, avocado toreado salsa,...
Descanso Plancha Experience

The Plancha Dining Experience Returns

Plancha Dining is Set to Open on November 5th. Descanso is excited to announce that they are opening their Plancha dining experience!  An intimate dining experience where their Plancheros cook at your table. Click HERE to book...

Bracken’s Kitchen – Garden Grove

Bracken’s Kitchen is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Orange County California.  Founded in 2013 their mission is simple: Through food recovery, culinary training, and our community feeding program they are committed to recovering, re-purposing, and...