Category Archives: Cocktails

solita in Huntington Beach introduces new Baja-inspired brunch dishes for Memorial Day weekend

Executive Chef Deborah Schneider of solita Tacos & Margaritas in Huntington Beach will be introducing some delicious new menu items to solita’s weekend brunch menu. Brunch at solita is offered every Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 3pm. In addition, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day is All-Day Happy Hour at Del Frisco’s Grille in Irvine

Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us. On this holiday, when we pay tribute by honoring our brave men and women who have served and often died to protect our liberty, often times we raise a glass to them in … Continue reading

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OC’s The Blind Pig has Created a Drink for Charity for Negroni Week

The Negroni is considered one of the iconic classic cocktails of the 20th Century. Most accounts claim that it was invented in Florence, Italy in 1919 by Count Camillo Negroni. Whatever its origins, though it is a tasty drink that … Continue reading

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ShipKicker Country Music Festival this Weekend at the Queen Mary features Parmalee

This Saturday and Sunday, it’s time to dust off your Tony Lamas, put your hat on straight and head on down to the Queen Mary in Long Beach for the inaugural ShipKicker Country Music Festival. Dustin Lynch will headline Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Moscow Mules and the Ginger Beer Revolution, Part Two: The Taste Tests

In part one of this report, Chris Reed from Reed’s Inc. spoke about ginger beer, its history, Reed’s creation of their ginger products, why ginger is special and what the health benefits are, plus why ginger beer works so well … Continue reading

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Sushi Roku Will Open a Newport Beach Location June 1st

Sushi Roku, who had one of the most popular booths at the recent Newport Beach Film Festival’s Opening Night Gala, has announced that they will be opening their first Orange County location on June 1st. Sushi Roku’s newest location will … Continue reading

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Don Julio Tequila Teams With Local Restaurants for a Pre-Cinco de Mayo Party In Venice

On a warm, beautiful Sunday, Don Julio Tequila partnered with local restaurants such as Loteria Grill, Taco Teca and Guerrilla Tacos to give group of lucky food bloggers an early Cinco de Mayo treat. The event was held at the … Continue reading

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“Arting It Up!” 2015 LA Weekly’s Artopia At The Container Yard In DTLA

On the last night of April 2015, the Art Community celebrated with LA Weekly’s annual Artopia event. Shana Nys Dambrot curated this event, which¬†included eats and free drinks amongst art installations and performances at The Container Yard in DTLA. Victor … Continue reading

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Moscow Mules and the Ginger Beer Revolution, as Explained By Chris Reed

  Ginger beer is one of the upcoming drinks around, both as a refreshing, non-alcoholic beverage by itself or in one of the most popular cocktails currently, the Moscow Mule. Not only did I have a chance to talk to … Continue reading

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Newport Beach Film Festival Opens with a Gala Food Event and the U.S. Premiere of ‘The Water Diviner’

Last night, the 16th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival opened. The featured film for the event was Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner, making its U.S. premiere before opening in theaters today. The movie, based on historical events, is very powerful … Continue reading

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