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Destination Brea >> Macallans' "Taste of the Season"

Destination Brea >> Macallans’ “Taste of the Season”

Finally, a whiskey bar devoid of the ubiquitous festoon of trophy stag, moose, and/or jackalope; antler motifs; and other woodsman-y paraphernalia.     read more...
Grits + The Bruery Pairing Dinner

Grits + The Bruery Pairing Dinner

It's basically a bad case of FOMO when not being able to attend any of Chef Cody Storts' special events. Time and again they've been uproarious, unconventional, and spiced with surprises.     read more...
Santa Ana >>Native Son Alehouse: Balance + Brew

Santa Ana >>Native Son Alehouse: Balance + Brew

I never yogi-ed before and the bar patrons looked at me with eyes asking if I was lost. Neither Chef Andrea Machuca or Yulia Kulakova from Khilana Yoga scoffed at my lack of experience , so we’re off to a great start!     read more...
Destination Brea >> Lillie's Q Sunday Brunch

Destination Brea >> Lillie’s Q Sunday Brunch

If you're looking for some really delicious endless eats, Lillie's Q in Brea with their Sunday Brunch is just right. At $24.99 for adults and $9.99 for children 3-10 years old, you'll want to go again and again.     read more...
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Salon Pt. 1

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Salon Pt. 1

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Salon in Fullerton is owned by none other than the show-stopping Lit front man, A.Jay Popoff where they pamper all of their guests. They are very rock n’ roll, yet also aren’t out of control either.     read more...
Destination Newport Beach >> Gelato Paradiso

Destination Newport Beach >> Gelato Paradiso

To this day, I have not stumbled upon another gelato place that has even come close to the one in The Eternal City. That is until I took a trip to Gelato Paradiso in Newport Beach. &nsbp;   read more...
Destination Anaheim >> Fest of Ales 2015

Destination Anaheim >> Fest of Ales 2015

This is the most wonderful time of the year. It is the dawn of Oktoberfest, the rise of the finest craft brews, and peak-season for all those of age to enjoy the camaraderie involved with the many local beer festivals.     read more...
Destination Brea  >> Macallans Public House

Destination Brea >> Macallans Public House

To celebrate National Scotch Day there was only one destination that came to mind: Macallans Public House in Brea. Because, let's face it, with a name like Macallans they've got to be showcasing some stellar Scotch.     read more...
Destination Costa Mesa >> AnQi's Fashionably Early Wednesdays

Destination Costa Mesa >> AnQi’s Fashionably Early Wednesdays

Orange County's hottest club is: Fashionably Early Wednesdays at AnQi by Crustacean. Sister to their killer beats Fashionably Late Fridays, it answers the question, “Can I get home by Cinderella time?”     read more...
Destination Irvine >> TAPS Irvine Brunch Buffet

Destination Irvine >> TAPS Irvine Brunch Buffet

Brea, Corona, and now Irvine. What do these three locales have in common? Plagued with dreary dining options, all three have received some semblance of salvation with the foothold of TAPS Fishhouse & Brewery.     read more...
Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival 2015

Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival 2015

Celebrating its 21st year, the Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival will be hosting an elite collection of the finest automotive exhibits for both Hot Rods & Customs and Concourse d’Elegance. Just once a year. You should be here. Mark your calendar. Bring your friends and family.     read more...
Speakeasy Days for Fox Theatre's 90th Birthday

Speakeasy Days for Fox Theatre’s 90th Birthday

To celebrate the Fox Theatre’s 90th birthday, everyone is invited for a special two-day 1920s themed event, Speakeasy Days, on May 22 and 23. The event will include free tours of the historic theatre, a 1920s live orchestra, vintage cars, raffles, prizes, food, drinks and more.     read more...
Destination Brea >> Lillie's Q

Destination Brea >> Lillie’s Q

While the addition of Lillie's Q certainly helps to fill the void of an upscale dining experience and the wanting cocktail scene, ultimately, what will have you coming back for more is damn good barbecue and the impeccable Southern-style service served up with a smile.     read more...
Art Exhibit Opening >> "Knacker's Yard" at Egan Gallery

Art Exhibit Opening >> “Knacker’s Yard” at Egan Gallery

The Egan Gallery is proud to present a retrospective look at the development of artist William Zdan, a prolific and darkly vehement and local painter who often addresses injustices to the environment and insults to the human condition.     read more...
Community >> MBKU's Children’s Vision Readiness Program

Community >> MBKU’s Children’s Vision Readiness Program

MBKU's mission is to provide free vision care and glasses to underprivileged local grade-schoolers.Through community-outreach events, their mobile eyes care van travels to Santa Ana and Fullerton school districts to perform eye exams to low-income students.     read more...
Press Release >> USBG Launches a Chapter for Orange County

Press Release >> USBG Launches a Chapter for Orange County

The Orange County USBG is open to all beverage professionals who work or live within Orange County, California. You are now able to join this organization through the national website.     read more...
Downtown Fullerton Bartenders' Appreciation Party

Downtown Fullerton Bartenders’ Appreciation Party

'Tis the season of giving and nobody does it quite like Larry Houser, owner of Bourbon Street and founder of Fullerton Cares Autism Foundation. In cooperation with Nolet Spirits, USA he invited 75 of Fullerton's bartenders and servers to a swanky appreciation party.     read more...
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Fullerton Arboretum's "Brews & Blues in the Garden" 8.20.16

Fullerton Arboretum’s “Brews & Blues in the Garden” 8.20.16

The Fullerton Arboretum is proud to announce their 5th annual "Brews & Blues in the Garden" fundraising event on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 5:30-9pm.     read more...
Burger Parlor Adds OTO Location

Burger Parlor Adds OTO Location

From one college town to another, after just three years of immense popularity in downtown Fullerton, Burger Parlor is carving out a second home in Old Towne Orange.     read more...
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Salon Pt. 2

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Salon Pt. 2

Q & A with A. Jay Popoff Q: First of all, I am a huge fan. I remember watching your music videos and listening to your songs on repeat. Can you describe the unique style lyrically and stylistically that Lit has? A.Jay Popoff: We never really fit in with any format. We are four guys...
Destination Costa Mesa >> AnQi's Noodle Madness

Destination Costa Mesa >> AnQi’s Noodle Madness

Crazy about noodles? Indulge in five fabulous Asian noodle dishes available for lunch, dinner, at the AnQi Noodle Bar, and to go. Priced from $8 to $22, enjoy a variety from hot to cold, broth to salads.     read more...
Eat LBC - Long Beach Restaurant Week 2015

Eat LBC – Long Beach Restaurant Week 2015

After years of being a step child to L.A.’s dining scene, Long Beach has taken its place in the culinary spotlight with Eat LBC- Restaurant Week. From March 22 – 28, 2015, it features some of the city's top dining destinations as well as its best-kept secrets and local gems.     < a href="http://wp.me/p35iqt-3xn">read more...