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Eggslice – Costa Mesa

Located inside Shuck Oyster Bar, Eggslice, a breakfast joint founded by Chef/Restaurateur Bill McMullan serves up his famous breakfast sandwiches with Chili Jam.
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Will Huntington’s Open on Main St. Pier in Huntington Beach?

Currently, six entities are in the bidding process with the City of HB, vying for the coveted spot midway up the pier on the north side at 21 Main St. The hexagon-shaped building is...
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The New Trend in Food Delivery

Since people are always on the go they are starting to spend less time cooking at home and relying on delivery apps to get food. That's why Cloud Kitchen is starting to become a...
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Isla Cuban-Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar – La Palma

Isla is a family-owned restaurant inspired by the bold, fresh flavors of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Mexico, brought to life by the incomparable seasoning and methods of their very own matriarch and...
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Chef David Slay to Open Second Restaurant in Manhattan Beach

David Slay, the acclaimed chef and restauranteur behind SLAY Steak + Fish House, Park Ave Dining and il garage ristorante, is opening a new Italian-themed restaurant in November in the space previously occupied by local...
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Surf Dog’s Sports Grill – Huntington Beach

Surf Dog's Sports Grill is a great place to relax with friends old and new! Come in for a drink or a meal, come in with your family, team or office group. They serve...

Fable & Spirit Introduces New Globally Inspired Lunch Offerings

Get ready to fall in love with Fable & Spirit’s new lunch menu offerings. Executive Chef David Shofner brings his imaginative, globally inspired dishes to the restaurant, which recently opened in Newport Beach’s Lido...
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B. toffee Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Specialty Recipe at A Market

In honor of its 10-year anniversary, local confection company B. toffee has partnered with A Market to create a specialty anniversary recipe available to the public at A Market in Newport Beach beginning October...
Great Taste Magazine 2019 September October Issue

Hot Off the Press: Great Taste Magazine September | October 2019

Great Taste Magazine September | October 2019 Issue is Hot Off the Press! It's all about brunch! This issue, Great Taste is taking an in-depth look at the exploding brunch scene. From growing trends, to...
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The Halloween Cocktail

The leaves are changing and the outdoor thermometer is finally registering cooler temps, now it's time for you to welcome in Fall with some seasonal cocktails featuring Silent Pool Gin. Whether you are gathered around the fire pit with friends or looking for that perfect signature cocktail for your costume party, the folks at Silent Pool Gin have you covered. Break out your cocktail shaker and get mixing! Fall won't last forever and you don't want miss these tasty treats. Cheers!
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Campfire Sling

The Campfire Sling, created from the minds at Water Grill in Costa Mesa features straight rye whiskey, maple syrup & chocolate bitters, served over block ice with scorched orange oil.

The Wilson

The Wilson created by the minds at Orange Hill features Bulleit Rye Whiskey with orange curaçao and maple syrup finished with cardamom.
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Rouxbe Launches New Plant-Based Curriculum

Rouxbe, the leading online culinary training program, today officially launched their plant-based course for enterprise customers. Designed for professionals looking to improve their culinary skills to keep pace with the increase in demand for...

Daphne’s Debuts New Pita Burgers, Seasoned Fries, & More For A Limited Time

Daphne’s, the fresh and wholesome fast casual known for its vast menu of Mediterranean-inspired dishes, has introduced a handful of new limited-time offerings including three Pita Burgers, two varieties of seasoned french fries, and...
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Toast Kitchen + Bakery Donating October’s Proceeds to The Mix Academy

It’s never too early to get in the spirit of giving!  Luckily, Toast Kitchen + Bakery makes it easy to do good for your community year-round by donating 10% of all proceeds each month...
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Scratch Bakery Cafe – Laguna Hills

Scratch Bakery Cafe in Laguna Hills is a family-run business and has earned its spot as a local destination for made-from-scratch English muffins, French macarons, and croissants made with laminated dough. On a daily basis,...
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Next Round Bar & Grill – Santa Ana

Next Round Bar and Grill specializes in chef driven, elevated menu at sports bar prices. The restaurant shows all Boxing and MMA events at no cover. Located in the heart of Downtown Santa Ana,...