Huntington Beach’s Newest Cocina and Tequila Bar

June 03, 2022

Huntington Beach’s highly anticipated elevated Mexican concept opens on June 9 on Main Street. Developed by Southern California’s notable hospitality group, Baja Sharkeez Restaurant Group (BSRG), Sandbar joins the group’s iconic hotspots and bars, such as Baja Sharkeez, Esperanza Cocina de la Playa, Tower 12, Palmilla, and many more. With its first location on Santa Barbara’s iconic State Street, the second location of Sandbar in Huntington Beach will offer a variety of revamped Mexican food classics, vibrant handcrafted cocktails, and an extensive range of international tequilas and mezcals amid Baja California’s burgeoning culinary scene. Designed by VANROOY Design, the open-air restaurant…

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The Napa Valley Wine Train Murder Mystery Tours

May 25, 2022

The Napa Valley Wine Train, a memorable experience that echoes the glory days of train travel, announced the 2022 lineup for its popular Murder Mystery Tour in partnership with The Murder Mystery Company, the largest theatrical company in the U.S.  Available on select dates each month through October, the 2022 Murder Mystery Tours feature multiple themes and encourage passengers to get creative with their costumes as well as their clue-solving skills.  Guests will find themselves time traveling to the 1920s with the “Death of a Gangster” experience, exploring one of the most vibrant decades during “I Love the ‘80s to Death."   While aboard the…

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The Bungalow Kitchen Belmont Shore Introduces Prix-Fixe Weekend Brunch

May 15, 2022

With warm weather on the horizon, The Bungalow Kitchen Belmont Shore unveils an all-new prix-fixe brunch menu, complete with luxe add-ons and refreshing libations. A collaboration between award-winning Chef Michael Mina and hospitality veteran Brent Bolthouse, the 10,000-square-foot waterfront eatery presents itself as the community’s living room with its eclectic Bohemian vibe and a menu of coastal Californian cuisine.Available Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 10 a.m., the two-course brunch menu is priced at $39 per person and offers guests a choice of one starter and one entree. Starters range from appetizers like Sweet Potato Pancakes with King Salmon gravlax, tangy crème fraîche,…

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Emmitt’s Las Vegas Announces Head Chef Rainer Schwarz

May 15, 2022

Orange County’s award-winning Chef Rainer Schwarz was just named as the head chef of Emmitt’s Las Vegas restaurant and venue. Combining his unique Austrian roots with his classical training, Chef Rainer will be sure to bring his Southern California expertise to the Entertainment Capital of the World.“I am beyond thrilled to join Emmitt’s team in creating a world-renowned destination for all things food and beverage,” said Chef Rainer. “We are in the process of creating a menu that is sure to reach flavor perfection, showcasing a delicious array of seasonal ingredients.”Chef Rainer is currently the executive chef for three restaurants…

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Chef-Driven Gourmet Breakfast Eatery Opens in Newport Beach

May 13, 2022

OEB Breakfast Co., a popular North American breakfast concept just opened its very first California restaurant in Newport Beach at Westcliff Plaza. The newest restaurant joins 13 existing locations – one in Arizona and 12 in Canada. OEB Master Developers, Walid Daoud and Antoine Daoud of Newport Breakfast Concepts LLC, are planning to expand the concept to Irvine and other regions throughout California in the coming years.OEB’s creative menu takes guests on a culinary adventure, starring mouth watering creations like the Gold Digga Breakfast Bowl with duck fat fried potatoes and brown butter hollandaise, the French Toast Trifle with lemon curd…

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