Bagels & Brew Celebrates 19 Years in Business with $0.19 Bagels

Local, family-owned café, Bagels & Brew will celebrate 19 years in business this Thursday, December 19 by offering customers a $0.19 bagel. From open to close, each guest can receive a gourmet bagel of their choice for $0.19 at any of Bagels & Brew’s three Orange County locations in Aliso Viejo, Mission Viejo, and Lake Forest. Bagels & Brew is also rewarding loyal customers through social media. Guests who share, repost or retweet Bagels & Brew’s Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram or Twitter promotion [Read more]

Holiday Hosting in Style – Top 3 Drink Recipes

Whether it is Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa or just an excuse to cut loose with coworkers, friends and family, holiday parties are in full swing. More than 65 percent of party hosts plan to research drink recipes to provide the perfect adult beverages for guests, ensuring their holiday bash will be the talk of town. To help you host in style this holiday season, Elliot Schaum, wine, beer and spirit expert with Dallas-based Goody Goody Liquor, offers his top three holiday drink recipes that will be a hit with guests. Photo [Read more]

Lazy Dog Goes Globe-Trotting with New Asian Dishes

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, a leading innovator in the upscale casual dining space known for its from-scratch kitchen and assertive bar program, is spicing up their menu this December with a slew of new Asian-inspired dishes. Launching at all restaurants in the Lazy Dog family on December 5th, the dishes expand upon the Asian flavors already present on the menu with offerings that find inspiration from Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Chinese, Hawaiian, and Japanese cuisines. "Both Executive Chef Gabe Caliendo and [Read more]

Z’Tejas Ushers In Winter With New Seasonal Menu

What better way to usher in winter than by introducing a new menu featuring some classic comfort foods? Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill at South Coast Plaza is rolling out its new seasonal menu November 26. Menu items include meatloaf in a natural pan gravy served with mashed potatoes and broccoli for $11.95; beef short rib marinated in spices until fork tender and served with creamy mashed potatoes and veggies for $14.95; maple cider brined roast chicken accompanied by pecan baked sweet potato winter vegetable medley [Read more]

Dana Point Turkey Trot Offers Quick & Healthy Thanksgiving Day Menu

Two of the Dana Point Turkey Trot’s leading sponsors, Salt Creek Grille and Moms In Charge, have created a Thanksgiving Day menu specifically designed to be easy and nutritional for the 16,000 race participants who will flock to the 36th Annual Dana Point Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving. Because Turkey Trotters prefer to spend their Thanksgiving morning running the coast, instead of juggling measuring cups and chopping onions, this mouth-watering menu features recipes that can be prepared quickly, and are more nutritious [Read more]

Rubio’s Welcomes Back Langostino Lobster

Rubios® Restaurants, made famous for popularizing the fish taco, is celebrating the return of its fan favorite, Langostino Lobster Taco and Burrito, for a limited time only. Continuing its culinary evolution, Rubio’s is giving the seasonal classic a uniquely delicious update with the addition of its new citrus rice. Created and developed by Ralph Rubio and the Rubio’s culinary team, the citrus rice features white rice mixed with lime juice and lemongrass. Designed to complement Langostino Lobster’s flavors, [Read more]

Lauded Chef Rick Bayless Opens First RED O Restaurant in OC

RED O Fashion Island
Newport Beach is now home to the new flagship RED O Restaurant by Master Chef Rick Bayless. Located at Fashion Island, RED O Newport Beach will be the second location in Southern California, joining the Los Angeles concept on Melrose in West Hollywood. RED O will feature upscale Oaxacan influenced cuisine that Bayless is recognized for, in a stunning space designed to evoke a feel of a lavish Mexican resort by award-winning Los Angeles based interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard. RED O is committed to providing [Read more]