To mark the occasion, the eagerly awaited 157-room hotel/restaurant is running two specials that will run for 100 days (until July 21), in honor of HB's centennial.
The Summer of the Century package costs $100 excluding taxes and is for guests who live within a 100-mile radius. A driver's license is required as proof of address.
You must book online at least 30 days in advance, using the code SBK100.
That's a pretty good deal for this self-described "sexy-surfer-chic" property owned by the Joie de Vivre group, considering that regular rack rates start at $319 a night.
Zimzala Restaurant, meanwhile, named for a "free-spirited person who finds peace with the sand between their toes", is dishing up a three-course tasting menu with wine pairings for $100 for two excluding tax and tip.
Executive Chef Vincent Muraco, who recently worked in Miami, is known for his use of fresh, local, seasonal food. Indeed, it was while working at South Beach's Vix that he proclaimed: "Source the best ingredients, keep it simple and don't fuck it up."
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The dishes on the Med menu sound mouthwateringly good, with the likes of Portuguese Crab Cakes with Wilted Greens and Piri Piri Aioli, Onion Smothered Rib Eye with Crisp Potatoes and Shaved Pecorino, and Asparagus Risotto and Diver Scallops with Meyer Lemon Gremolata.
But we'll bring you a full report once it's open.
Shorebreak Hotel and Zimzala Restaurant and Bar, 500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, (714) 861-4470.