Taco Mesita Brings Gourmet Fast Food to Tustin

March 23, 2023

Taco Mesita comes to the heart of Orange County with a vision to redefine fast food. Its flagship location, which softly opened its doors in early February, is nestled at the gateway of Old Town Tustin – a historic downtown experiencing an exciting revival and growing diversity.The concept was brought to life from a collaboration between award-winning restaurateur, chef Ivan Calderon (founder of Taco Mesa and Taco Rosa) and a next-generation team of blended talent: Calderon’s son and co-founder, Nico, along with distinguished designer and partner, Max Moriyama.Taco Mesita melds tradition with modernity, achieving an unexpected sophistication through its commitment…

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Q&A with Dr. Tanya Dansky—Learn About MemorialCare’s FDA-cleared Virtual Exam Kit

March 22, 2023

Can you imagine having a comprehensive medical exam performed by a physician virtually from the comfort of your home? For the first time, MemorialCare's FDA-cleared Virtual Exam Kit powered by TytoCare makes it possible. The future of healthcare is here! It saves you the hassle of trips to the doctor's office or urgent care. MemorialCare is the only health system in Orange County to offer this capability to its patients.I wanted to learn more about these Virtual Exam Kits and was grateful to speak to Dr. Tanya Dansky, the Senior Medical Director at MemorialCare Medical Group.1.Telehealth really took off during…

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The World’s Best Cookie DEUX – Vegan and Gluten Free

March 20, 2023

I am so excited about DEUX. It’s the BEST vegan and gluten-free cookie dough on the planet. Order it today at eatdeux.com and save 10% on your order by using code “greersoc.”They've taken out all of the bad stuff and added in good-for-you, functional ingredients that feel as good as they taste. Their recipes such as Chocolate Chip, Space Brownie, Matcha Cookie Dough, Peanut Butter, and Cookie Butter Spread are vegan & gluten-free so you can eat them raw or bake them into warm, gooey cookies (if they even last that long).You can order Best Sellers Packs, Have It All…

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Modern Mexican Palenque Arrives in Orange County

March 17, 2023

Palenque–one of Downtown Riverside’s most popular restaurants and bars in the competitive local modern Mexican scene–just opened in Orange County. The restaurant, originally part of its sister club Mezcal in DTR since 2014, emerged in 2019 as a fully realized vision from Newport Beach-based operator & president Miguel Baeza, who has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry.The Costa Mesa restaurant marks Baeza’s first expansion and the second location. Serving dinner nightly and weekend brunch, Palenque presents one of the largest selections of tequila and mezcal in the area with craft cocktails and Mexican dishes in an…

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The Ecology Center’s Spring 2023 Community Table Dinners

March 15, 2023

The Ecology Center, a 28-acre Regenerative Organic Certified™ farm and education center located in San Juan Capistrano, is pleased to present a full schedule of Community Table dinners for the Spring 2023 season.Every Friday from March through May, guests will be able to enjoy a multicourse dinner under the stars featuring a rotating roster of renowned guest chefs who will design an ecological meal utilizing ingredients from the farm cooked over fire for an intimate, family-style feast. “As one of the country's only Regenerative Organic Certified™ farms, we aim to create a partnership between food, our farm, and the community. We allow…

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