Category: Events

Seasons Eatings: Patina Restaurant Group Christmas Menus and Events

This holiday season, Patina Restaurant Group is hosting multiple family-friendly culinary experiences, including “Breakfast with Santa” at Leatherby’s Café Rouge, Café Descanso, and the Los Angeles Music Center (on select dates from December 19-21). For those seeking a lavish holiday dining experience, Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse, Patina Restaurant, Kendall’s Brasserie and Bar, and Café Pinot will offer multi-course meals and à la carte menus for Christmas Eve dinner on December 24. “Breakfast with [Read more]

poqetDONUTS Brings Custom Doughnuts to Orange County

Irvine-based poqetDONUTS, the first doughnut shop in Orange County to offer custom doughnuts alongside signature gourmet creations, will have its Grand Opening on Saturday, November 14th at 9 a.m. The first 100 guests in line that morning will have the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary doughnut from poqetDONUTS’ unique signature flavors, including Avocado, Burnt Pistachio, Blueberry, Pumpkin Spice, Tiramisu, Nutella, Green Tea, and Butter Salt. In addition, 10% of the day’s sales from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will [Read more]

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach Hosting Five-Course Beer Dinner for Movember

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach is celebrating ‘Movember’ with a five-course beer pairing dinner with LA-based Golden Road Brewing on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30pm. The special dinner includes a mouthwatering menu by Chef Brent Omeste to complement Golden Road’s favorite selection of IPA and seasonal brews. Guests can sip for a cause all night knowing a portion of the event proceeds benefit the Movember Foundation’s commitment to men’s health and funding programs for prostate and testicular cancer. WHAT [Read more]

OC Hit Factory Unveils Facilities in Tustin on November 1

What: OC Hit Factory (OCHF) unveils its state of the art facilities at the industrial-chic Union Market at The District in Tustin, California, on November 1 at 7 p.m. The celebratory launch party features an opening ceremony, ribbon cutting, facility tour, and live musical performances. OC Hit Factory, a subsidiary record label under Sony Music Entertainment, offers record deals, recording studios, songwriting camps, vocal and instrument lessons, artist management and development, a 24/7 radio station, and a live [Read more]

Bill Walton to Keynote Speaker at 2015 KidWorks’ Foundation for Success Luncheon

At 6'11" and 235 pounds, former NBA star Bill Walton is sure to command the attention of the audience as the keynote speaker at the 2015 KidWorks’ Foundation for Success fundraising luncheon. The event will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Santa Ana/Orange County Airport, on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Known as “The Big Redhead," Walton became one of basketball's all-time greats despite frequent injuries and multiple surgeries. Though he was a shy child with a bad stutter, he nonetheless [Read more]

It’s the Original Catalina Wine Mixer, And It’s Happening

It’s finally happening! The Original Catalina Wine Mixer is taking place on Sunday, September 13. The first ever “Step Brothers”-inspired celebration of fine wine, gourmet food, live music, will be the best time you can have on an island located just an hour boat ride away. Headlining the Original Catalina Wine Mixer will be cult phenomenon, THE DAN BAND. Known for their original covers of female-performed pop songs, THE DAN BAND has made numerous cameos in film favorites including “The Hangover” and [Read more]

LA Times The Taste Returns Labor Day Weekend With New Cohosts, Restaurants + More!

The Los Angeles Times announced the acclaimed co-hosts, diverse restaurants, unique demonstrations and thought-provoking panels planned for The Taste, its annual celebration of the Southern California culinary scene, to be held over Labor Day weekend on Paramount Pictures Studios backlot. Chef Michael Fiorelli (Love & Salt), Master Bartender Vincenzo Marianella, Chef Gary Menes (Le Comptoir), Chef Carlos Salgado (Taco María) and Chef Corina Weibel (Canelé) join The Times’ Food staff as co-hosts of the festivities, [Read more]