Wine Tasting and Touring

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    May 1, 2014

    Unpretentious Wine Thursday

    Bourbon Street Bar and Grill

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    February 20, 2014

    Wine & Words

    Huntington Beach Library

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    On the Line: Matt Strickland of The Bruery, Part One

    Who is Matt Strickland, and why are we interviewing him? That's the OTL question of the week. His job title is wood cellerman. No, really. Matt makes sure clients get their beer, and that it tastes exactly the way it should. Comparable to a winemaker, he works very closely with his product. You'll p ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    First Summer Night in the Vineyards

    Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery

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    November 4, 2011

    OC Chocolate Festival This Weekend

    OC Chocolate Festival Facebook page​While we're still a few weeks away from some turkey and tryptophan, there's a solution if you're looking for some early indulgence. For those with a sweet tooth, mosey down the 405 for a little chocolate lovin'. Over at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center, 50 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Weekend Guide: Peppermint Pinkberry, a Pumpkin Launch and Another Chef Fight Night

    It's beginning to look a lot like . . . Peppermint Pinkberry season! ​Your weekend food itinerary. TODAY  Pinkberry Introduces its Holiday Flavor: Peppermint What: Sure, it's cold and rainy today, but somehow in SoCal, it's never a bad time for fro-yo. The new flavor is minty a ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011
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    May 26, 2011

    Culinary Sound

    Zimzala Restaurant

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    June 3, 2010

    Bruery Provisions to Open In Orange, Not Placentia

    The Bruery​Three months ago, Edwin broke the news that the Bruery, the popular craft cervesería that operates out of an ugly warehouse in a forgotten corner of Placentia, would be opening a brewpub in Placentia's Placita Santa Fe district.Well, that's all correct, except for the brewpub part and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Drunk After Work: Tapas and Wine at Hi-Time

    The problem with wine tasting is that the palate-cleansing oyster crackers they give out are short on flavor (which is probably the point). Wine lovers in Costa Mesa, however, have an option, at least Fridays in April.Dave Lieberman​

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    March 11, 2010

    En La Noche

    Museum of Latin American Art

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    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Booze News: WineStyles Celebrates A Year at Orchard Hills

    Head to the Orchard Hills Village Center in Irvine this Friday, April 3 (5:00pm-10:00pm) and Saturday, April 4 (2:00pm-10:00pm) for WineStyles' first birthday bash.Expect free wine tastings, raffles, gift certificates, complimentary wine-tasting coupons, bottles of wine and accessories--plus live mu ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    LBMA After Dark

    Long Beach Museum of Art

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    March 3, 2009

    Woodrow Carter, In Your Facial

    The Temecula Creek Inn--with its views of miles of verdant, vine-covered hills, a golf course, sumptuous spa treatments and nearby wine tastings--is a splendid spot for a decadent weekend getaway. In late 2007, about a month after beginning his post as Capistrano Unified School District's newest sup ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Classy Stuff--This Time At Charlie Palmer, Bloomie's

    OK, so Marché Moderne's cooking classes are all booked up - as I noted last week. But if you're quick off the mark you can sign up for one of the "kitchen technique" classes at Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's, South Coast Plaza. According to our sources, they're likely to sell out very quickly.Run ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008

    Tour de Orange

    OC Wildlife and Beach Tour

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    July 17, 2008

    Grape Expectations

    Ambrosia Wine Fest

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    July 2, 2007

    Dinner and A Tango

    Cafe Tu Tu Tango is not for the average "starving artist." However, if you have just sold one or two paintings- you may just about be able to indulge in an appetizer or three. The overall price is a bit steep, but if you've got the money, honey, and the should definitely try as many flavo ... More >>

  • Food

    July 7, 2005

    Evenings of Wine and Coke

    Sipping gourmet vintages with a classy dame at La Maison Gourmet