• A Very Tiki FirkFest Craft Beer Festival Returns to Anaheim
    March 12 at 11:04 p.m. by Taylor Hamby

    OC Beer Blog's Greg Nagel presented FirkFest, Orange County's only cask-conditioned beer festival, now in its fourth year. Some 50 kegs lined the boardwalk at Farmer's Park in Anaheim, with selections from 30 breweries such as Noble Ale Works,…

  • OC Restaurant Week's Launch Party
    March 5 at 4:54 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The OC Restaurant week kicked off with a party featuring some of the anticipated menu items featured across county restaurants. All photos by Brian Feinzimer on March 4.

  • Porto's Bakery Opens In Buena Park
    March 2 at 2:34 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The new Porto's in Buena Park opened Wednesday March 1 to much awaited fanfare. Hundreds of hungry patrons waited in a line that stretched down Beach Blvd. down to Medieval Times to be amongst the first to experience the new location. Angélica Vale…


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  • Left Coast Brewing Celebrates the Four Year Anniversary of Their Tasting Room
    February 20 at 8:09 a.m. by Cynthia Rebolledo

    Left Coast Brewing Co. celebrated the four year anniversary of their tasting room with a party. Highlights included a tasting of the 4th anniversary IPA, Mexican bites from El Governador food truck and music by Special Blend. Family owned and…

  • KCRW Good Food's Evan Kleiman Visits Alta Baja in SanTana for Happy Hour
    February 17 at 11:04 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Chef, author, radio host and restaurateur Evan Kleiman of KCRW's Good Food show came to Alta Baja in Downtown SanTana for a meet and greet. A happy hour with Frito Pies and Modelo's kept people happy and a trivia held by Evan and OC Weekly's…

  • Whiskey Wonderland Brings Snow to Long Beach's Roxanne's
    January 16 at 9:58 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Roxanne's Cocktail Lounge in Long Beach turned their bar and parking lot into a Whiskey Wonderland complete with snow, multiple spirit vendors, food, haircuts, coffee and Roxanne's mobile bar with guest bartenders from OC bars. All photos by Brian…

  • Rolling Joints and Sushi in Westminster
    January 16 at 9:49 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    MJU HighDining presented a workshop of joint and sushi rolling presented at the Goosefire Gallery, a functioning glass workshop, in Fountain Valley.  Hummingbird Medicinals @hummingbirdmedicinals and Honey Pot infused honey…

  • The Naughty and Nice at the Green Girl Saloon Christmas Party
    December 16 at 1:55 a.m. by Ed Carrasco

    Santa Claus and his lovely bikini-clad helpers descended on Green Girl Saloon's annual Christmas Party on Dec. 16. Besides slinging drinks, the scantily dressed bartenders and hostesses helped give out thousands of dollars prizes ranging from tool…

  • A Festivus For The Rest Of Us: A Holiday Beer Pairing Dinner At Barley Forge in Costa Mesa
    December 15 at 7:39 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Chef Andrea Machuca's Culinary Underground forged a six course meal to pair with the beers at Barley Forge Brewing Company in Costa Mesa on Dec. 14. All images by Brian Feinzimer.

  • First Look: The Butchery in Crystal Cove
    December 12 at 11:48 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The Butchery opened in their third location in Crystal Cove and invited some of their vendors to cook up tastes for customers on Dec. 10. All photos by Brian Feinzimer.

  • The 2016 Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival
    December 11 at 11:32 a.m. by Rockography

    The fifth annual Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival took place at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim on Dec. 10.

  • Sushi Studio Arts Bring Sushi and Flesh Together in SanTana
    December 6 at 11:55 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Sushi Studio Arts put on a nyotaimori show in a small warehouse in SanTana for a lucky few hundred guests. All photos by Brian Feinzimer on Dec. 4.

  • A Celebration of Taco Maria's Third Anniversary: Dinner with Guest Chef Enrique Olvera
    December 5 at 3:03 p.m. by Cynthia Rebolledo

    This fall marks Taco Maria's third anniversary and in celebration of their three years, they have invited three mentors and friends to cook at Taco Maria.  For the final dinner in their three-part series, they welcomed Enrique Olvera to Orange…

  • First Look: Bluegold @ Pacific City in Huntington Beach
    November 19 at 10:54 a.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    We took a further look into the food at a recent media event at Bluegold in Huntington Beach's Pacific City. See our First Look and On The Line features on this restaurant and Tin Vuong to learn more. Photos shot on Nov. 18 by Brian Feinzimer.

  • A Celebration of Taco Maria's Third Anniversary: Dinner with Guest Chef Diego Hernandez
    November 15 at 11:39 p.m. by Cynthia Rebolledo

    This fall marks Taco Maria's third anniversary and in celebration of their three years, they have invited three mentors and friends to cook at Taco Maria.  The dinner series continues with Diego Hernandez, chef of Corazon y Tierra. Located in…

  • I Love Poke Festival @ Hotel Irvine
    November 14 at 4:35 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    The I Love Poke festival took place at Hotel Irvine on Sun. Nov. 13. Photos by Brian Feinzimer.

  • OC Halal Food Festival
    November 6 at 7:16 p.m. by Cynthia Rebolledo

    Our very own Gabriel San Roman previewed the return of the annual OC Halal Food Festival, in which he said thousands gather at the Islamic Center of Orange County mosque in Garden Grove in the name of good eats — and they did.

  • Oktoberfest Across Orange County 2016
    October 31 at 8 a.m. by Rockography

    As Oktoberfest season draws to a close in Orange County, we took a visit to two of the areas largest and longest-running Oktoberfest celebrations: The Phoenix Club in Anaheim and Old World in Huntington Beach. Prost!

  • Five Crowns 5th Annual Porktoberfest With Firestone Walker Brewing
    October 30 at 8:31 a.m. by Cynthia Rebolledo

    Five Crowns 5th Annual Porktoberfest with Firestone Walker Brewing. A night under the stars, filled with live music, and a five course paired beer dinner with Director of Firestone Walker Barrelworks, Jeffers Richardson. Ending with a judiciously…

  • Foodbeast's Oozefest 2016 Celebrates All Things Cheese
    October 17 at 6:59 p.m. by Taylor Hamby

    Foodbeast and 100 Eats presented the second annual Ooozefest which brings notable Southern California restaurants, breweries and food trucks together for a common bond: a love for cheese. Chefs shared tastings of cheese centric-bites for a…



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