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SHOPPING on Harbor Boulevard

SHOPPING on Harbor Boulevard

Strolling down Harbor Boulevard, we stopped into several retail shops to gaze upon all the wonderful things that they have for the 2017 Holiday Season. Here's a preview of what you can expect when you visit them for yourselves.     read more...
SHOPPING on Commonwealth Avenue

SHOPPING on Commonwealth Avenue

Strolling down East Commonwealth Avenue, we stopped into several retail shops to gaze upon all the wonderful things that they have for the 2017 Holiday Season.     read more...
Colette's Catering Celebrates 25 Years!

Colette’s Catering Celebrates 25 Years!

Twenty-five years is a long time to be in business and testament to a quality product; excellent service; and creative marketing. Colette Coffman’s eponymous Colette’s Catering hits all three prongs with panache and élan. What started from humble beginnings in 1992 — of a one-woman operation focused on cakes and...
Firkfest: Caskaway Tiki Beer Fest

Firkfest: Caskaway Tiki Beer Fest

Even though Firkfest happens in March, they really should have it on April 28th, the Day of the Nagel. It's Greg's beer-mustached mug that looms large over the entire affair, grinning Chesire Cat-like with a nonic-shaped glint in his eye.     read more...
Destination: Chef Fullilove's Barbara Jean (Los Angeles)

Destination: Chef Fullilove’s Barbara Jean (Los Angeles)

Renowned as a Patina Group vet, Chef Jason Fullilove is now back with a highly personal concept. His Barbara Jean in Los Angeles, a restaurant pop-up, is a celebration of American Soul Food kicked up a notch.     read more...
Fins Poke Fusion Revolutionizes Drive-Thru

Fins Poke Fusion Revolutionizes Drive-Thru

The newest and brightest entry into the poke foray is Fins Poke Fusion, located where the grimy Roadside Burgers used to languish, and is making Orange County proud as a trailblazer in Southern California's restaurant industry. read more...
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...
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...
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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$10 for 10 Wine Event is Back!

$10 for 10 Wine Event is Back!

After 20 years, proprietor Mike Oates is transferring the reins of Cafe Hidalgo to The Cellar’s Ryan Dudley. 20 years ago on this same spot, Mike interviewed Ryan to be on the opening team of Cafe Hidalgo. From there a friendship was born. When Mike became ready to pursue new ventures, and Ryan was ready...
Filmmaker Steve Elkins Curates Film Series at Fullerton Museum

Filmmaker Steve Elkins Curates Film Series at Fullerton Museum

Beginning August 17, 2018, the Fullerton Museum will be presenting a series of films every third Friday of the month as curated by local filmmaker/ writer/photographer/musician Steve Elkins. Each month, the films will center around a theme, a director, or a region of the world. The goal of the films is to explore cultural diversity...
8th Annual Taco Festival @ Fullerton Museum Center Plaza

8th Annual Taco Festival @ Fullerton Museum Center Plaza

Salsa on over to Fullerton’s 8th Annual Taco Festival — a fiesta of food, drink, and entertainment. It’s also a fundraiser! (photo credit: Ed Carrasco) A plethora of tacos will be served at the Fullerton Museum Plaza this sunny Saturday, August 18th at 5pm. Additionally, a tequila tasting tent and beer & wine bar will...
Snow Day at Brea Dam 1.27.2018

Snow Day at Brea Dam 1.27.2018

Tons of frosty snow will be delivered to the park to enable youngsters to sled, make snow people, and have old-fashioned snowball battles. Children are advised to wear warm clothes and gloves. The event time is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three 75-foot sled runs Special sled run for children 5 and under Kids’ Play...
"Juggling for Dummies" & "PT Barnum: Fact and Fiction" @FMC 12.2.17

“Juggling for Dummies” & “PT Barnum: Fact and Fiction” @FMC 12.2.17

Juggling For Dummies @FMC Auditorium Take a break from the Winter Market and learn the basics of juggling with members of the Fullerton Union High School Circus Club. No experience or special skills needed! Adults and children are welcome. Led by teacher Christina Barnum Garner — a distant cousin of circus icon P.T. Barnum — students...