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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Nearly $1 Million in Scholarships and Grants Now Available

Now, students, military servicemen and women and individuals pursuing a restaurant, foodservice or hospitality career can apply for scholarships and grants offered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Each year, the NRAEF awards nearly...
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Shortened Holidays Sales Season Takes Its Toll on Restaurant Gift Cards

Restaurants felt the impact of the shortened 2019 holiday sales season in their gift card sales, according to data from Paytronix Systems, Inc., the most advanced digital guest experience platform. The 2019 Christmas Shopping season...
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort Renovations

Newport Dunes Announces Renovations & Sustainability Initiatives

Southern California’s iconic, family-friendly recreation destination, Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to announce a series of exciting renovations that will be unveiled in 2020. Nestled along the Back Bay of Newport Beach, the...
Urban Plates Everyday Menu

Introducing Healthy $10 Everyday Menu

Making resolutions is one thing. Keeping them is another. Urban Plates' new $10 Everyday Menu includes 10 healthy, wholesome meals at just $10 each so you can stay on track in 2020. Click here for...
Chef Kenny Seliger

New Feast Menu at Henry’s

Henry’s New Feast Menu Embark on a culinary adventure at Henry’s Ocean View Dining for an elegant and memorable dining experience. Located inside the Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Henry’s is now serving a...
El Torito

New Seasonal Specials Menu at El Torito

WHAT: El Torito will be unveiling their new Seasonal Specials menu on Tuesday, January 21st for a limited time. This craveable menu offers 5 brand-new items; 1 soup and 4 entrées, as well as...
Bello By Sandro Lunch Plate

Bello Reinvents Italian Lunch with ‘Lento o Veloce’ Service

On the heels of introducing its nightly dinner service, BELLO by Sandro Nardone is set to debut its lunch menu on Monday, January 27th. Since opening, BELLO has become known for its blend of traditional authentic and modern...
Thornton Winery Barrles For Sale

Need Barrels for your Décor?

Need Barrels for your Décor? Thornton Winery is selling wine barrels at $80 apiece! Call the gift shop for purchases at 951.699.0099 ext. 3113 Address: 32575 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, CA 92591 Hours: Sunday - Thursday, 10 am...
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Kura Sushi USA Announces Fiscal First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Kura Sushi USA, Inc, a fast-growing technology-enabled Japanese restaurant concept, today reported fiscal first-quarter financial results for the period ended November 30, 2019. Fiscal First Quarter 2020 Highlights Total sales increased 30% to $17.4 million,...
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Cure Kitchen & Bar (The) – Huntington Beach

The Cure Kitchen & Bar features popular Asian fusion food restaurant, local craft beer, and cocktail bar that will give you a unique dining experience. It also includes live music, late-night, and nightlife.
Guacamigos New Menu Items

New Menu Alert: 40 Menu Items $15 and Under

GuacAmigos has new menu items including 8 traditional Mexican combos, 10 vegetarian options, and new Impossible TM entreés. Visit them in Newport Beach and check out all the new tasty creations! View the Menu
Bruxie Chicken Wings

Bruxie Gets Its Wings

Best known for its Fried Chicken & Waffle Sandwiches, Bruxie now offers Chicken Wings in three flavors – Original Seasoned, Spicy Red Rub, and Gung-Ho Glazed. “We’ve elevated fried chicken wings in the same way...
Taps Brewery Kitchen Coming Soon

TAPS Brewery + Kitchen – Yorba Linda – Opening Soon

The continued expansion of the TAPS brand is underway in east Yorba Linda in the form of a new model: TAPS Brewery + Kitchen. This model is a hybrid of sorts between two successful...
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Chapman Crafted Coffee Debut

Chapman Crafted Beverage Company Co-Founder Wil Dee will add to his beverage business with the launch of Chapman Crafted Coffee this month. The craft coffee brand will utilize the highest quality ingredients and roasting processes, just...
Zion & Zion Delivery Apps

Study Examines Consumers’ Frustrations with Restaurant Delivery Apps

A new study from the market research team at Zion & Zion, a top-ranked, full-service, national marketing agency, examines the problems and frustrations that consumers experience with multi-restaurant delivery websites/apps like Grubhub and UberEATS. The findings...
Laguna Restaurateurs Chime In Diane Armitage

Laguna Beach Restaurateurs Chime In

by Diane Armitage "In the third and last part of my series on Laguna Beach Restaurants: A Decade in Review, many of our restaurateurs and chefs chime in on where the biggest and most challenging...
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Stubrik’s Steakhouse Expands to Orange

Stubrik’s Steakhouse, Fullerton’s home for aged steaks, chops, and home-style favorites announces its expansion to Old Towne Orange. Slated to open in winter 2020, Stubrik’s will be located at 123 North Olive Street. “The design...