Marila’s Mexican: A Homestyle Culinary Journey by Puesto’s Creative Team

June 05, 2023

Get ready for a new dining experience as the talented team behind the award-winning Puesto Mexican Artisan Kitchen & Bar unveils their latest venture, Marila's Mexican. At Huntington Beach's Bella Terra Center, this 7,600-square-foot restaurant pays homage to the Adler family's rich culinary heritage, delivering the flavors of authentic Mexican home cooking. With a menu crafted from cherished family recipes passed down through generations, Marila's Mexican promises to transport diners on a flavorful journey of love and tradition.

Marila's Mexican is not just another restaurant; it's a heartfelt tribute to the Adler family's Mexican-American roots. The Adler brothers, Eric, Alan, and Alexander, along with their cousins, Isidoro and Moy Lombrozo, have named their new venture after their beloved grandmother, Marila. Her passion for authentic Mexican cuisine has been a driving force for the family, inspiring them to share their history, home, and love for food through this new dining experience.

Prepare your taste buds for an array of Mexican delights served during lunch, dinner, and brunch at Marila's. The menu features an array of authentic ingredients, including grilled nopal, hibiscus, chipotle, tajin, Oaxacan cheese, and housemade chorizo. Dive into delectable lunch and dinner appetizers like the Tuna Tostada, Shrimp Coctel, and Fish Ceviche, showcasing the vibrant flavors of fresh fish and carefully crafted sauces.

For dinner, the highlight is the sizzling Fajitas Fundidas, perfect for sharing between two guests. Indulge in chipotle and tamarind glazed Mushrooms, achiote-marinated Chicken Pastor, tomatillo and garlic-marinated Ribeye, jumbo Mexican Shrimp, or the Surf & Turf combination of Shrimp and Ribeye. The menu also boasts Puesto's famous tacos, enveloped in crispy melted cheese and served with a range of mouthwatering fillings, handmade tortillas, and scratch salsas.

Marila's Mexican doesn't stop at lunch and dinner. Experience an exciting Weekend Brunch featuring Mexican breakfast classics with a twist. Dive into Marila's famous Corn Pancakes, Chilaquilles with a kick, or savor the authentic flavors of Huevos Rancheros. The brunch menu offers something for everyone, including a Breakfast Burrito and Mexican Breakfast Pizza, ensuring a delightful start to your weekend.

Marila's bar program features an impressive selection of agave spirits sourced from various regions of Mexico, forming the foundation of their signature cocktail menu. Savor refreshing drinks made with freshly squeezed juices, perfect for those seeking a revitalizing brunch experience. The beer list includes Puesto's own Mexican Lager, Mexican Amber, and Mexican Negra Lager, brewed at the Puesto Cervecería in Mission Valley, San Diego. You'll also find a curated collection of local and Mexican microbrews on draft, as well as a selection of Valle de Guadalupe wines.

Embark on a culinary adventure with Marila's Mexican, where family heritage and cherished recipes meet modern flair. Immerse yourself in the warm coastal ambiance of Huntington Beach, with the restaurant's organic design, raw materials, and blue hues reminiscent of the city's beautiful beaches. Gather your loved ones and indulge in the flavors of Mexico, made with love and served with pride at Marila's Mexican.

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Renée Elise Goldsberry, Broadway Sensation, Takes Center Stage in Costa Mesa!

June 05, 2023

Tony and Grammy winner Renée Elise Goldsberry, renowned for her outstanding performances, joins Pacific Symphony Pops for two nights only, June 9–10 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. 

Having captivated audiences with her incredible talent on Broadway and the small screen, Goldsberry's career has seen her take on iconic roles such as Nala in The Lion King and Michelle Morris in Dreamgirls. She has also left an indelible mark as Nettie in The Color Purple and Angelica Schuyler in the groundbreaking musical, Hamilton. Notably, she even portrayed the unforgettable Mimi in Rent.

Beyond her incredible theatrical achievements, Goldsberry has recently wowed fans as Wickie in NBC's Girls5eva and Mallory Brook in Marvel Studios' She-Hulk: Attorney of Law. 

Prepare to be captivated as Goldsberry showcases a mesmerizing set list spanning gospel, theater classics, and more. It promises to be an unforgettable experience.

To celebrate this extraordinary event, Pacific Symphony is offering an exclusive 20% discount with the promo code REG. This remarkable opportunity allows you to secure your tickets starting at just $39 after the discount.

Don't miss out on this sensational occasion to witness the brilliance of Renée Elise Goldsberry live on stage. Book your tickets today.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.


Epic Wings Grand Opening in Long Beach

June 05, 2023

Epic Wings will be celebrating its grand opening in Long Beach on Saturday, June 10 with a BOGO on all meals during the day. Epic Wings, formerly known as Wings N' Things, was the first to bring Buffalo Wings to the West Coast. To celebrate the day, Epic Wings will have a DJ bringing the beats as well as a well-known Long Beach-based special guest rapper and songwriter. 

The menu features award-winning family recipes including fresh, never frozen traditional and boneless wings, tenderloin strips, pizza sticks, fries, and salads in addition to homemade breadsticks and dips. 

Epic Wings is located in Long Beach, CA at Epic Wings in Long Beach, CA is located at 4494 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, and is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. through 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. through 10 p.m.

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