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From NYC to OC: Acclaimed Chef Keizo Shimamoto Opens Ramen Shack

October 22, 2021

Ramen Shack, NYC’s cult-favorite ramen concept from Japanese-American chef Keizo Shimamoto, has opened. Widely regarded as one of the best ramen chefs in the U.S., Shimamoto uses fresh craft ramen noodles that he developed himself and the menu will feature several of the greatest hits from his longtime NYC ramenya, along with the eventual return of a certain infamous Ramen Burger. In the meantime, serious ramen heads can look forward to favorites like the Signature Shoyu, with classic chicken and dashi broth, soy sauce tare, pork chashu, spinach, menma, scallions, naruto and nori, along with Ganja-style Tsukemen, with thick Tonkotsu Gyokai…

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Rodeo39 Public Market Celebrates One Year Anniversary

October 20, 2021

One of SoCal's most bustling food halls, Rodeo 39 Public Market, will mark its one-year anniversary with a day-long celebration this Saturday, October 23, with free live entertainment, free food giveaways, plus dining + shopping deals from its mix of more than 20 tenants. Since opening, last fall, the 40,000-square foot dining + retail destination, featuring three large outdoor patios, has since become a popular draw for locals and food-lovers alike.For those seeking small batch doughnuts and ice cream, there's Dot & Dough and Fika Fika; for those looking to sip on craft beers from the city's first (and now award-winning!) craft…

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OC’s Original Oktoberfest 2021

October 20, 2021

The Biergarten at Old World Huntington Beach is proud to announce that Oktoberfest is here. Huntington Beach has been home to Southern California’s best Oktoberfest since 1978. This year's Oktoberfest promises to be the best celebration yet, offering authentic German Food (voted "Best Bratwurst" in California), imported German Beers, German Bands straight from Germany, an army of Beautiful Shot Girls, and other festivities, competitions, games & more. So come on down and experience the best Oktoberfest celebration in the World - Old World Huntington Beach. Wednesdays and Thursdays are FREE family nights, Fridays and Saturdays are 21+ ONLY and Sundays are family…

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Paragon Café Expands; Opening New Full-Scale Restaurant!

October 18, 2021

Paragon Café is taking the foodie movement to a whole new level with the addition of a classy, full-scale restaurant at SOCO + The OC Mix – Paragon. This restaurant will be serving up phenomenal brunch/lunch and dinner options and will provide an elevated dining experience with unique twists on breakfast and brunch classics, a craft cocktail program, and live jazz music.  Living up to Orange County’s new standard of dining, Chef Dean Isom brings more than 2 decades of experience to the kitchen.Estimated to open in November 2021, these new menu offerings are sure to please even the ultimate foodies’ palette with items…

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The Peninsula Lounge Revamps Menu & Launches Peninsula Lifestyle Events

October 18, 2021

Peninsula Lounge has an entirely revamped menu for fall featuring dishes from Consulting Corporate Chef Leandro Bonnarga and new restaurant Executive Chef Kosetsu Taguchi.New dishes include Oysters with Sudanese hibiscus, Bombay Sapphire Gelee, and atomic horseradish; Kaarage Fried Chicken Sandwich on brioche with lemon cilantro cabbage and togarashi aioli; Pan-Seared Pub Steak with chimichurri, black garlic, and herb butter; and more.Chef Kosetu Taguchi, Peninsula Lounge Executive Chef, has more than 13 years working in restaurants and hospitality ranging from banquets to fine dining. His most recent positions include Executive Chef / Executive Sous Chef of Saline Restaurant at the Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach (2018-2020);…

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