Category Archives: Restaurants

Johnny Reb’s ‘Shell Out for Charity’ Has the Humble Peanut Raising Money for Charities

As many of you know, I LOVE barbeque and food I’ve had in the South in general. Normally, I like to do restaurant reviews of some pretty incredible eats. However, at this point, it is a given that the food … Continue reading

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When it’s Time to Get Fancy, Only High Tea at the Queen Mary in Long Beach Will Do

Exactly two years ago, in June of 2012, “Diana, Legacy of a Princess: Royal Exhibition” went on display on the sun deck of the Queen Mary in Long Beach. After short exhibits in Kensington Palace and Bath, England, the collection brought … Continue reading

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“Chinatown Summer Nights” Kicks Off Saturday!

It’s that time of the year again. Time for Chinatown to explode with firecrackers, dragon dancers, a craft brew garden, DJs. shopping, and live music. Starting tomorrow night, Chinatown Summer Nights will be celebrated on the 4th Saturday of every … Continue reading

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Idle Hour Lets the Sun Shine in with Weekday Lunches and Weekend Brunches

Remember Idle Hour? The NoHo Restaurant/bar housed in the giant barrels on Vineland? The one with the world’s best cosmopolitan? Yes, that place. They are now taking advantage of their gorgeous patio by serving lunch Tuesdays through Fridays from 11:00 … Continue reading

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Epic Taco Crawl Next Sunday!

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The Best Day of Your Life

There really aren’t enough holidays in the summer. Fourth of July carries the responsibilty for summer fun all by itself. To rectify that, Thrillist has decided that today, June 20th, is the Best Day Of Your Life. BDOYL is usually held … Continue reading

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Cassell’s is Back – Kinda Sorta

Last December, a new Cassell’s Hamburgers opened in the Hotel Normandie, joining the Normandie Club and speakeasy Walker Inn. Once declared “the best burger in LA,” Cassell’s was a beloved neighborhood joint that closed down in 2012, but it had hit the skids … Continue reading

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‘Liquid Vacation’ Tells the Story of Tiki Drinks in Las Vegas with Recipes Too

Liquid Vacation—-77 Refreshing Tropical Drinks from Frankie’s Tiki Room in Las Vegas is much more than a recipe book. It tells the story of Tiki culture in Las Vegas, a place where the over-the-top South Seas décor and kitsch was … Continue reading

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Fins Brings Delicious, Fresh Hawaiian Poke Bowls to Southern Orange County

Poke (pronounced Poh-kay) is to Hawaii what tacos are to Southern California, immensely popular and made in many varieties. However, tacos can be made from pork, ground beef, chicken and even fried fish, while poke can only be made from … Continue reading

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Tamarind of London Does Two in June: A Father’s Day Menu and Bono’s RED Campaign

Tamarind of London in Newport Beach, acknowledged by many as the top Indian restaurant in Southern California, will be presenting a special Father’s Day Menu on June 21. Chef Ali has created several dishes to please your Dad’s palate, while … Continue reading

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