Chance to Win Tickets: OC Tastefest Food and Wine Celebration May 4-5, 2012

Orange County is pleased to introduce the inaugural food, wine and entertainment celebration, OC Tastefest. The culinary festival will take place on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. The two-day event will showcase the global diversity of cuisine and culture in Orange County. OCContinue reading “Chance to Win Tickets: OC Tastefest Food and Wine Celebration May 4-5, 2012”

Wrap-up: Orange Coast Magazine's 2012 Top 10 Restaurant Launch Party

To celebrate the launch of its Best of Orange Country restaurants issue, Orange Coast Magazine hosted a party at Fixtures Living at South Coast Collection (aka SoCo) in Costa Mesa, Calif. Orange County’s best dressed were in full effect at this OC soiree. I felt a little out of place because I was not sportingContinue reading “Wrap-up: Orange Coast Magazine's 2012 Top 10 Restaurant Launch Party”

Easter Brunch at Lucca: A Time to Celebrate with Family and Friends

This Easter Sunday, LUCCA will feature a lavish brunch buffet and offer a special deal for children under 12 by allowing them to pay according to their age!  The popular Easter brunch buffet, offered on Sunday, April 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., will feature a full buffet with a wide variety of options, including items from anContinue reading “Easter Brunch at Lucca: A Time to Celebrate with Family and Friends”

Spring Celebration at SoCoFM & Newport Beach Farmers' Market this Weekend!

Come celebrate Spring at the SoCo Farmers’ Market this Saturday, and Newport Beach Farmers’ Market this Sunday! SoCo Farmers Market Saturday 9-2 3315 Hyland, Costa Mesa, CA Giveaways 9:00-2:00 Front Porch Pops will be offering free samplers of Springy flavors including Sweet Limeade Market Tours 9:30-11:30 Chef Bridget from Fixtures Living hosts a Sourcing Saturday,Continue reading “Spring Celebration at SoCoFM & Newport Beach Farmers' Market this Weekend!”

IE Foodie Weekend – May 5 & 6 – IE Food Truck Fest & Dixie Salsa BBQ Championship

Officials at Citizens Business Bank Arena and Hispanic Business Alliance have announced the dates for a 2 day community event on May 5 and 6, 2012. “The success of the Food Truck Fests last year has resulted in the planning of not only an IE Food Truck Fest but the addition of the IE DixieContinue reading “IE Foodie Weekend – May 5 & 6 – IE Food Truck Fest & Dixie Salsa BBQ Championship”

Creative and New Happy Hour in Irvine Everyday of the Week – Lucca Café – Plus Chance to Win!

Last month, we were invited to preview Lucca Cafe’s new happy hour menu that they were getting ready to roll out. This was also our first time at Lucca so it gave us a great opportunity to check them out. Lucca is a Mediterranean restaurant and also a wine and cheese shop in Orange County.Continue reading “Creative and New Happy Hour in Irvine Everyday of the Week – Lucca Café – Plus Chance to Win!”

Wine for practically nothing … BevMo 5 Cent Sale

With the purchase of our wine fridge, Jason and I have been aggressively building up our wine collection, enabling our compulsion to go overboard, and have joined several wine clubs over the last few months. So you know I was really excited when we were invited to celebrate BevMo’s first 5 Cent wine sale forContinue reading “Wine for practically nothing … BevMo 5 Cent Sale”

2012 OC Restaurant Week Begins This Sunday, February 26

The Orange County Restaurant Association’s annual culinary event, Orange County Restaurant Week, begins this Sunday, February 26th through Saturday, March 3rd, with 100 participating restaurants from across the county, ranging from upscale and fine dining, to casual and family friendly establishments. During the weeklong event, the eateries will offer special multi-course menus within three priceContinue reading “2012 OC Restaurant Week Begins This Sunday, February 26”

Bruxie Creates Two Specials For This Year’s Super Bowl Teams

Super Bowl Battle of the Bruxies! Bruxie puts its own spin on the Super Bowl with a Surf vs. Turf “Battle of the Bruxies” to be held Super Bowl Weekend, Saturday, February 4th at its locations in Old Towne Orange and Brea Downtown. Number of Bruxies sold for each team will determine the Battle ofContinue reading “Bruxie Creates Two Specials For This Year’s Super Bowl Teams”

CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS: New Year’s Eve Block Party – Saturday, December 31

Are you ready for the upcoming New Year’s Eve Block Party at the OC Fair and Event Center? There will be live music, a bunch of gourmet food trucks, drinks, dancing, casino and carnival rides. We were able to go last year and had a spectacular time. Click here is our wrap-up form that event.Continue reading “CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS: New Year’s Eve Block Party – Saturday, December 31”