Lark Creek Newport Beach Supports Make-A-Wish with Gingerbread Wishes Promotion in November 2013

Gingerbread Wishes “To Go” Kit
Lark Creek Newport Beach invites guests to give back this holiday season with the restaurant’s inaugural “Gingerbread Wishes” celebration. Throughout November, guests can order star-shaped, fresh-baked gingerbread cookies off the dessert menu for only $10.00 each, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire. The cookies can be decorated with frosting, sprinkles, and candies, and enjoyed while dining, taken home in a decorative bag, or given as a festive holiday gift [Read more]

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Unwraps New Toffee Nut Beverages and Brings Back $1 Holiday Favorites Inbox

Holiday Drinks at Coffee Bean
On Monday, Nov. 4 (through Sunday, Dec. 29), The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® will kick-off the season by rolling out its new holiday beverages: Toffee Nut Latte and Toffee Nut Ice Blended® drink. The iconic Southern California-based specialty coffee and tea retailer—celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary in 2013—blends and brews in the holiday spirit to bring back customer favorites at participating The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® stores including: §  Peppermint Mocha Latte §  Red Velvet Hot Cocoa §  [Read more]

B. toffee presents Halloween B.oo Bites

Orange County’s B. toffee has introduced B.oo Bites, small, individually wrapped pieces of  B. toffee, perfect for Halloween parties and trick-or-treaters. An order of B.oo Bites comes with 40 individually wrapped packages of B. toffee (your choice of milk chocolate or dark chocolate) priced at $9.99 (plus tax/shipping). Orders must be placed by Wednesday, October 23rd to ensure delivery (by Friday, October 25th for local pick-up orders). Orders may be emailed to or placed via phone at [Read more]

Haunts and Harvests at Heritage Hill Historical Park

Haunt HH
This fall, OC Parks and Heritage Hill Historical Park are pleased to present a full calendar of events to get your family into the autumn spirit. Friday, October 18 welcomes the 6th annual Haunt at Heritage Hill. Be the first to dare tour the haunted schoolhouse. Are you brave enough to experience “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and the all new “La Carnivora” scream zones? Will you be able to enter “The Joker’s Side show?” Don’t worry, there will also be a DJ, dancing and a special movie screening [Read more]

Clay Oven Chef & Bloomingdales to Host “Evening of Food & Philanthropy” Fundraiser Benefiting Hoag Hospital Foundation Oct 27

Internationally-recognized chef, restaurateur and food columnist Geeta Bansal, owner of the Clay Oven in Irvine, will join Bloomingdale’s for the inaugural Food & Philanthropy:  A Celebration of Life & the Fight Against Breast Cancer benefiting Hoag Hospital Foundation on Sunday, October 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bloomingdale’s in Fashion Island. The popular Indian gastronome has enlisted some of her friends, who just happen to be some of the county’s top chefs, to prepare an eclectic array of tasting [Read more]

Cozy Up at Pelican Hill this Winter

Dining at Pelican Hill
This winter, guests from near and far are invited to experience a variety of new seasonal offerings at The Resort at Pelican Hill®, including Fireside Etiquette Chats, hands-on Culinary Academy classes for Valentine’s Day and featured menus to celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympics. From seasonal epicurean experiences and live entertainment to sports viewing and social etiquette programs, Pelican Hill offers something for everyone this winter at Newport Beach’s only Five-Star resort. “Growing up in France’s Loire [Read more]

Angels Baseball Partnership with St. Joseph Health

The Los Angeles Angels are partnering with St. Joseph Health and its Southern California hospitals in two unique campaigns – “St. Joseph Health Heroes” and “Halo Moments” – to recognize and promote the special moments and local heroes in Southern California that make a difference in our lives every day. “Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing’s certain: We love the ones who pitch in for a better community,” said Angels catcher Chris Iannetta, who is supporting the awareness and recognition [Read more]