Easter Brunch Favorites: Beaches, Elegance & Family Fun

March 27, 2024

For Easter brunch, there are several notable spots to consider. Whether you're looking for a beachfront buffet, a meal with European flair, or a family-friendly event, these locations cater to diverse tastes and experiences. Here's a concise list of places for a memorable Easter brunch.Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa | Dana Point, CANestled high on a bluff, Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and Dana Point Harbor. This Victorian-style resort is an idyllic spot for Easter brunch. Join the special event on Sunday, March 31, featuring a luxurious buffet, an appearance by…

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Patina Restaurant Group To Debut Tiendita by Chef Carlos Gaytán

March 14, 2024

Patina Restaurant Group is excited to unveil Tiendita, the latest addition to the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, marking the culmination of Michelin-starred Chef Carlos Gaytán's culinary trilogy. Joining the ranks of Paseo and Céntrico, Tiendita promises a swift yet savory journey through Chef Gaytán’s Mexican heritage, offering a delectable array of street-food favorites.Inspired by Chef Gaytán's deep-rooted connection to Mexican cuisine, Tiendita pays homage to his cultural legacy and passion for sharing authentic flavors. This transformed eatery will encapsulate his culinary heritage while providing a convenient and family-friendly atmosphere for guests to savor unforgettable tastes.The…

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Dizzy Bird: Lebanese Rotisserie Chicken Perfection

March 04, 2024

The founder of Falasophy, known for its Lebanese street food in Irvine Spectrum, launched a new craveable concept with Dizzy Bird, focusing on Lebanese-inspired rotisserie chicken, now open in Mission Viejo. Dizzy Bird stands out with its signature dish: a spatchcock rotisserie chicken, along with a selection of sides, homemade sauces, entrée salads, and chargrilled wraps. The choice to spatchcock chicken is strategic; according to owner Rashad Moumneh, this technique enhances flavor by improving marinade absorption and increasing the surface area for cooking.Rashad shares that the beloved Silly Bird wrap draws inspiration from the meals he grew up eating in…

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Bloom into Spring 2024 at The Flower Fields

March 03, 2024

Welcome the 2024 spring season with open arms at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, starting Friday, March 1. This year's theme, "Spring into Color," promises an unforgettable experience as they showcase breathtaking fields of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus. Spread across 55 acres in the picturesque hills of Carlsbad, California, these vibrant blooms offer more than just a visual feast.Dive into a packed calendar of events including beloved outdoor music series with performances from local favorites like Swingergy and The Derringers, along with wellness activities that tap into the rejuvenating power of nature. Whether you're swaying to live music, participating in…

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Orange County’s Culinary Showcase: Restaurant Week

February 26, 2024

Orange County's most anticipated culinary celebration, Restaurant Week, returns from Sunday, March 3 to Saturday, March 9. For more than 15 years, this event pays homage to the vibrant local food scene, with over 175 eateries offering inventive dishes and signature cocktails. The week showcases Orange County's eclectic dining scene through a selection of Prix-Fixe Menus, with lunch options ranging from $15 to $25 and dinner options from $25 to $45, alongside romantic Date Night specials and opulent Luxe Menus priced between $60 and $120 for a lavish dining experience. Wine enthusiasts can tailor their own Wine Lovers Week with recommendations from…

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