Category: Booze

Cinepolis Rancho Santa Margarita and Laguna Niguel Go XXL/”4D” with Magic Mike

“Magic Mike XXL” moviegoers at Orange County's two Cinépolis USA theaters will be getting more than just a movie ticket this week from Tuesday, June 30-Thursday, July 2 between the hours of 6pm-11pm. In partnership with Coca-Cola and working with Warner Bros. for backdrops, Cinépolis USA will be presenting moviegoers with their very own tasteful Magic Mike XXL experience. Magic Mike-inspired tight t-shirt (Coca-Cola/Cinépolis branded) clad models will be: Greeting guests Adorning ladies with compliments Posing [Read more]

Fair Food & Culinary Events Take Center Stage at the 2015 OC Fair

The OC Fair is hosting “One Big Party” from July 17-August 16 in celebration of its 125th anniversary with culinary creations to suit all palates. Foodies can enjoy wild and unique new fare mixed in with the traditional fair food while culinary enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of competitions and exhibits highlighting baking, preserving and cocktail-making. Food-related features include: 125 Ways to Graze celebrates the OC Fair’s 125th anniversary with a variety of new options inspired by the number “125” [Read more]

Tamarind of London Joins (RED)’s Global Culinary Campaign to Help Raise Funds in the Fight Against AIDS

This June, where and what you eat can help save lives and deliver the first AIDS Free Generation in over 30 years, thanks to the EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign. Tamarind of London, a contemporary Indian restaurant in Newport Coast, Calif., that pays homage to India’s flavorful traditional favorites while artfully integrating California’s robust selection of seasonal ingredients, is proud to announce that it will be joining restaurants, bars and food trucks across the world to encourage epicureans [Read more]

FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach’s Sunday Rendez-vous Terrace Soirée with Veuve Clicquot

Taking place Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm at FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach,  the olive oil oasis will launch the monthly event series, “Sunday Rendez-vous” in collaboration with Veuve Clicquot for an afternoon of bubbly and bites. Stylish OC denizens will be greeted by the sounds of St. Tropez from FIG & OLIVE’s resident sound designer, Thomas Toccafondi on the terrace. Veuve Clicquot will capture the afternoon of festivities with a themed photo booth and offer party favors to lounging guests [Read more]

Sushi Roku To Make Orange County Debut

Orange County will soon be home to Sushi Roku, a contemporary sushi experience unlike any other in the region. With a menu of fresh, global ingredients presented in one-of-a-kind dishes, Sushi Roku transcends borders while still respecting Japanese tradition. The first concept to debut in Orange County from Innovative Dining Group, Sushi Roku’s 6th location is slated to open at Fashion Island in Newport Beach on June 1.   Sushi Roku has been credited for being the pioneer of contemporary sushi, with a diverse [Read more]

The Kentucky Derby Darling: FIG & OLIVE’s Fig & Walnut Julep Cocktail for Spring Entertaining

With the Kentucky Derby (May 1-2, 2015) on the horizon  FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach is off to the races and raising a glass with their modern twist on the iconic cocktail, the Mint Julep. Traditionally made with four ingredients: mint leaf, bourbon, sugar, and water, FIG & OLIVE’s Fig & Walnut Julep ($14) is comprised of Bourbon, St. Germain, Port, muddled Black Mission figs, mint, and fresh citrus garnished with shaved walnuts. What are your thoughts on featuring the cocktail as a fun spin on Kentucky [Read more]

Tamarind of London Showcases Exceptional Desserts

Newport Beach's Tamarind of London, a high-quality eatery featuring authentic Indian cuisine and sister restaurant to Michelin starred Tamarind of Mayfair in the U.K., had an exciting close to 2014. Tamarind of London pays homage to India’s flavorful traditional favorites while artfully integrating California’s robust selection of seasonal, fresh and sustainable ingredients in every dish. In September, they were named ‘Best Indian Cuisine’ at the 2014 Golden Foodie Awards. Celebrating the best in local food, [Read more]