Category Archives: Restaurants

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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Celebrity Cruises’ Great Wine Festival Will Bring Great Food and Drink to Irvine’s Great Park

Irvine’s Great Park on Saturday, May 2nd will be the site of the 2nd Annual Celebrity Cruises’ Great wine Festival. Marilys Ward, team manager Los Angeles/Palm Springs, states, “Celebrity’s devotion to the culinary arts continues to flourish. Southern Californians expect … Continue reading

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May 1 is Lei Day in Hawaii but the celebration’s here at Tiki No

May 1st is Lei Day in Hawaii, with hula dances, lei making demonstrations and contests, plus many festivals on the islands to celebrate the official holiday commemorating Hawaii’s famous garland. Here on the Mainland, Tiki No in North Hollywood also … Continue reading

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What’s Better Than Burgers and Beer? A Burger and Beer Music Festival in Oxnard, of Course!

On May 2, 2015, the best of both worlds meets as Oxnard hosts the Hamburger and Hops Music Festival. From 11:30am to 5:00pm, the 2nd Annual Hamburger and Hops Music Festival will feature the best in craft beers, hamburgers and … Continue reading

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Defending Grand Champions ‘Jet Coatings Monkey Style’ Get Ready for the West Coast BBQ Classic at the Queen Mary

Coming up on May 9th, the Queen Mary in Long Beach will host the 4th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic. Coming back to Long Beach are the 2014 West Coast BBQ Classic Grand Champions, Jet Coatings Monkey Style. I caught … Continue reading

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Fideo by Mick Brings Luscious, Creative Noodle Bowls to Irvine

Fideo by Mick is the latest endeavor by the creator of what is considered Orange County’s best, most creative burger bar, the well known Mick’s Karma Bar. Conveniently, Fideo is located next to the Karma Bar, so those who are … Continue reading

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Taco Madness 2015 Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

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King’s Legendary Paradise Cake

You probably know about King’s Hawaiian Bread from their sweet fluffy little buns. You might even know that their factory is here in Torrance, which is also home to two King’s Restaurant and Bakeries. Some of the food is pretty … Continue reading

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Wednesday Nights are More Fun as Long Beach’s Brix at the Shore Debuts Wednesday Night Wine Flights

Starting tomorrow and running every Wednesday night, Brix at the Shore in Long Beach is running a handful of very special events. First, owner and Sommelier Rich Reich is going to lead a set of Wednesday night wine Flights. The … Continue reading

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An Adventure in Chiu Chow Chinese Cuisine at Seafood Village in Temple City

Often times, the best way to find a new restaurant or try some new cuisine is to go with someone who knows the area and the food. Thus, I decided to take a trip out to the San Gabriel Valley … Continue reading

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