Ohana Mai Tai Fundraiser All October

October 01, 2023

A coalition of nearly 20 generous Orange County restaurants have banded together for a delectable cause—the Ohana Mai Tai fundraiser. This initiative aims to extend support to their colleagues in Lahaina who endured the devastating wildfires in August. Throughout the month of October, these establishments will generously contribute 100% of the proceeds from Mai Tai sales to the Legacy of Aloha Foundation.The kind-hearted participating restaurants in Huntington Beach encompass:Brant Kitchen & Bar, located at 21058 Pacific Coast HighwayDos Amigos Cantina, situated at 21022 Brookhurst StreetDuke’s, situated at 317 Pacific Coast HighwayJohnny’s Saloon, found at 17428 Beach BoulevardLongboard Restaurant & Pub,…

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Pendry Newport Beach Opens Near Fashion Island

October 01, 2023

Pendry Hotels & Resorts proudly opens Pendry Newport Beach, marking its eighth establishment and third unveiling in Southern California. Located steps from Fashion Island, in the former Fashion Island Hotel property, Pendry Newport Beach boasts 295 meticulously refurbished guestrooms, including 114 suites with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, and/or Back Bay. Crafted with elegance by Studio Munge, the interiors capture the relaxed essence of Southern California, blending the beauty of Newport Beach with refined architectural elements, showcased in lush, garden-inspired designs.At Pendry Newport Beach, you'll find a range of exceptional dining, wellness, and lifestyle experiences:• SET Steak…

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One Unforgettable Evening: Gucci Osteria’s Chef Mattia Agazzi at Knife Pleat!

September 27, 2023

Presented by Salty Magazine, Chef Tony Esnault and the Michelin-starred Knife Pleat team are excited to host Chef Mattia Agazzi from the Michelin-starred Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura in Beverly Hills for an exclusive one-night-only dinner at the prestigious fashion destination, South Coast Plaza.Seating for this opulent dining experience is extremely limited, and reservations must be made in advance through THIS LINK.Event Details:Date: Tuesday, October 10Time: Reservations Available 5:30PM-8PMLocation: Knife Pleat, South Coast PlazaPricing:Price per guest: $420 (multi-course tasting menu)Optional wine pairing: $220 (not inclusive of tax and service charge)Additional beverages available for purchase during the dinnerNote: This is a…

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Flavors of Egypt Event at Europa Village

September 24, 2023

Experience Egyptian cuisine at Europa Village on Friday, September 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. The evening celebrates Executive Chef Hany Ali's heritage — Flavors of Egypt: A Culinary Journey.Chef Hany presents a Mediterranean feast paired with fine European wines. The outdoor ambiance sets the stage for an unforgettable evening, complete with live entertainment including a talented henna tattoo artist.The menu includes:Mediterranean Muhammara Dip: A blend of roasted red peppers, walnuts, breadcrumbs, garlic, and olive oil.Whole Roast Lamb: Accompanied by tzatziki sauce and toasted pita bread.Kofta Kebabs: Savor chicken and beef kebabs bursting with taste.Falafel: Delight in garbanzo beans mixed…

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Aria Kitchen: A Fusion of Mexican and Persian Flavors in Irvine

September 22, 2023

Aria Kitchen, a fresh addition to Irvine's culinary scene, beautifully blends Mexican and Persian cuisines. Founded by sisters Mahta and Anahita Ariarad, second-generation restaurateurs deeply rooted in the Irvine community, this fusion concept pays homage to their Persian heritage while embracing their love for Mexican flavors.The Ariarad sisters' journey in the restaurant industry began in their father’s renowned Super Irvine, a market dedicated to sourcing Persian and international ingredients since 1996. After the closing of Super Irvine in 2022, the sisters continued their culinary venture, drawing from their family's heirloom recipes and their years of involvement in the market.At Aria…

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