Category: Holidays

Ring in the Holidays with Ritz Prime Seafood, B.Toffee, SOCIAL Costa Mesa, Sidecar Doughnuts, and Pacific City

The holidays are upon us and a variety of Orange County restaurants, bars, shopping destinations, and businesses are offering specialties for the season. Here's a recap of a few options: The Ritz Prime Seafood Celebrate Christmas Eve and/or New Year’s Eve with some glitz and glam at The Ritz Prime Seafood. In addition to their full dinner menu, The Ritz will be offering a special 3-course Prix Fixe menu with wine pairings on both nights (December 24 and December 31). Guests will begin with an amuse bouche [Read more]

Celebrate the 2015 Holiday Season at Eureka!

Eureka! is welcoming the cheerful season with a decadent cocktail, the Gingerbread Man Old Fashioned. The festive cocktail is $12 and will be available at Eureka! Irvine (University Town Center) and Eureka! Huntington Beach (Bella Terra) from Friday, December 4 – Sunday, January 3. With Old Overholt Rye Whiskey, gingerbread syrup, BroVo Spirits Douglas Fir liqueur, and chocolate and herbal bitters, this festive beverage tastes like the holidays in a glass. Additionally, the all-American restaurant is ringing [Read more]

Turn to solita for Baja-Style Comfort Foods this Winter

As we enter the winter months at solita, we look to Executive Chef Deborah Schneider’s celebrated menu of Baja-inspired cuisine for added comfort. Her menu, which highlights traditional favorites with innovative dishes from the wood grill and smoker, features hearty, warming dishes, such as juicy beef ribs that are oak-smoked and grilled on the santa maria grill, alongside solita’s famous chipotle-rubbed chicken. Chef Deb’s home-style Chicken Soup "Azteca” warms from the inside with savory oak-roasted [Read more]

Now Open: Orange County’s First Coastal Outlet Mall in San Clemente

Salt air floats on ocean breezes. Coral trees display their fiery leaves as the palms sway. And all around, bougainvillea gathers in bright clusters along sun-splashed walls. It’s a beautiful day in San Clemente, California, and you are here, discovering treasure after treasure amidst a village of Spanish Colonial-style storefronts that beckon you inside to find the perfect brand and the perfect fit. The Outlets at San Clemente, Orange County’s first coastal outlet shopping experience, is now open! After holding [Read more]

Cinépolis USA Announces Inaugural Holiday Community Food Drive

Cinépolis USA – a popular movie theater chain known for its enhanced moviegoing concepts – is holding its first food drive initiative that will help the Orange County community, timed to the holidays. There are numerous ways the community can get involved in the cinema's efforts to help the local community as well: Activation: Cinépolis USA is partnering with OC Foodbank to be a donation center for moviegoers and the local community to drop off food items to help the hungry. This is a national food drive, [Read more]

FIG & OLIVE Toasts Fashion Island’s Tree Lighting Ceremony with Complimentary Treats

In the spirit of giving, Orange County’s olive oil oasis, FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach, will be granting guests two complimentary items* in honor of Fashion Island’s Tree Lighting Ceremony beginning on Saturday, November 7th through Sunday, November 15th. The offerings include: one glass of house wine or Piscine one entrée from the Kid’s Menu *limited to one choice per entrée [Read more]

Pie Dog Partners With Keep A Breast Foundation For ‘Beer For Boobies’ Event

In an effort to raise breast cancer awareness during the month of October, the Fullerton, CA-­‐based destination eatery Pie Dog is partnering with The Keep A Breast Foundation by donating proceeds from the evening of their October Beer Pong Tournament -­‐ Beer for Boobies -­‐ to the foundation to help provide funding for breast health education and early detection. Pie Dog is giving its monthly beer pong tournament a new look with a Beer for Boobies event on Wednesday, October 14th and will be donating 10% of [Read more]