Category Archives: Food

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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Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival has a Lineup of Pure Classics on their Blues Stage this Weekend

The Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival is always a good time, if just for the crawfish and the dancing. This year the festival has pulled in some big names and truly historical performers. The event features a Blues … 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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The Donut Man is Worth the Drive

Glendora has made some questionable contributions to the world — Vince Neil and motivational speaker Tony Robbins, for example. But Glendora also produced The Surfaris, Misty Rowe of Hee Haw fame, and the founders of In-N-Out Burger. But perhaps the … Continue reading

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Mick’s Karma Bar in Irvine and HachéLA in Silver Lake Present an Awesome Burger, French Style

There are hamburgers, and then there are hamburgers. In France, the upscale version of a hamburger is called steak haché, or chopped steak. At Mick’s Karma Burger in Irvine and its sister establishment, HachéLA in the Silver Lake District of … Continue reading

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We Scope Out the New Haggen Store

One day we looked up to discover our local Albertsons had become a Haggen overnight. With Albertsons and Safeways merging, they needed to sell off some of their stores. According to Supermarket News, 55 California Albertsons and 28 Vons have been acquired by … Continue reading

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Chomp Chomp Nation in Anaheim Melds Singapore Flavors with American Eating Styles

Chomp Chomp Nation started out as a food truck, the brainchild of Robert Zuetell and Gina Galvan. “My wife had been to Singapore in 2005 working for Pizza Hut International”, Robert said. “She had tried the food, I had not … Continue reading

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Big Moe Cason is Coming to Cook BBQ at the upcoming Norco Brew n’ Que Festival

Big Moe Cason of Des Moines, Iowa, one of the top competitors in the BBQ world, always wanted to cook in California. “I’ve never done a California contest. The only time I was out in California was when I did … Continue reading

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