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Off the Menu: Farmhouse Fall Menu Features Seasonal Surprises

The phrase “farm-to-fork” has become somewhat of a cliché in the restaurant industry, but for Rich Mead, owner and executive chef of Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens, farm-to-fork has been his trademark at all of his restaurants for the past 20 years. “In 1998 I decided to begin...

Off the Menu: A Decade of Decadent Dining at Pelican Hill Resort

Hard to believe it’s been 10 years since The Resort at Pelican Hill opened its doors to the public, unveiling an Italian Renaissance-inspired seaside village that has welcomed guests from around the world and within our local community. Pelican Hill Resort is consistently ranked...

Tabel for Two

A List for Easter Eaters

“Have you noticed that if you remove the ‘s’ from Easter, you get eater?” I asked Catherine, our editorial assistant. “Chris, only you could find a food reference like that,” replied Catherine, laughing. “But eating and Easter go together perfectly,” I reasoned. “Easter Brunch is...

Pacific Wine Fest a Symphony of Pleasures

Wine creates a symphony of pleasures for the palate. Pacific Symphony creates a subtle blending of musical pleasures for the soul. So, it’s not surprising that California’s third largest symphony has orchestrated one of the top wine events in Southern California: The Pacific...

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Off the Menu: Local Restaurants Take Home Trophies at Golden Foodie Awards

And the Golden Foodie Award goes to… It was an evening to honor and celebrate the best of Orange County restaurants, chefs and mixologists, and the Golden Foodie Awards did not disappoint—18 statuettes were handed out Sunday night in a variety of categories from Best New...

Off the Menu Side Dish: Autumn Culinary Events at Fashion Island Hotel

Fall is a fun time at Fashion Island Hotel. In addition to what Chef Valles is creating in the kitchen, the hotel is hosting a Wagner Family wine dinner, an Oktoberfest Beer Flights & Bites in Aqua Lounge, and an “All Hallows Eve” There are also Monday Night Football...

Dining News

Off the Menu: A Taste of The Bungalow and Big Fish Tavern

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy Seven lunch items for $5 each—at The Bungalow? Sounded too good to be true, so Christopher went to The Bungalow in Corona del Mar for lunch last week to check it out. He discovered that it was indeed too good—and t...

Off the Menu: Garden Fusion Dining

By Christopher Trela & Catherine Del Casale | NB Indy  This week we cover three special events: a Garden Fusion Dinner at Sherman Library & Gardens, a Tommy Bahama Island Grill dinner, and the Balboa Island Wine Walk. Garden Fusion Dinner at Sherman Gardens Sherman...

Off the Menu Side Dish: Roku and Rosa are Rocking

Roku is Rocking the Sushi Sushi Roku is celebrating its second anniversary in a big way this week: 50 percent off the entire food menu on Monday and Tuesday (dine-in and dinner only). Sushi Roku will also offer an exclusive anniversary menu through June 20 with a la carte...