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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...
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...
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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"Exploring the Circus with Timothy Tegge" @FMC 11.25.17

“Exploring the Circus with Timothy Tegge” @FMC 11.25.17

A Life Under the Big Top: Exploring the Circus with Timothy Tegge @ FMC     Timothy Tegge, a third generation showman and performer, was born and raised in the circus. In this program, Timothy will talk about his career, is collection in “Step Right Up”, and demonstrate some of the “tricks of the trade”...
"Step Right Up" Opening Reception 11.11.17

“Step Right Up” Opening Reception 11.11.17

STEP RIGHT UP: Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top 1890-1965 Open to the public November 11 through January 7, 2018 Join us for a MAGNIFICENT evening! The night will include a curator’s talk, food, drinks, and live music. Step Right Up! takes viewers behind the scenes of the circus, exploring the dramatic pageantry,...
Event >> Sunday Family Dinner with the Jonathans 10.8.17

Event >> Sunday Family Dinner with the Jonathans 10.8.17

Join Chefs Jonathan Duffy Davis and Jonathan Dye for a special event on Sunday, October 8th benefiting the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum. In the lovely outdoor setting of the Fullerton Arboretum Pavilion adjacent to the kitchen and gardens, bring family and friends to break bread; celebrate connections; and delight in the convivial atmosphere of...
Event >> Bubbles and Botanicals 9.8.17

Event >> Bubbles and Botanicals 9.8.17

Now that the weather is agreeable once again, enjoy the Fullerton Arboretum’s great outdoors with a delightful social this Friday, September 8th, from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Matador Cantina's $12 Sunset Dinner

Matador Cantina’s $12 Sunset Dinner

When I first read about Matador Cantina launching a 3-course Sunset Dinner for only $12, I had to do a double — no, triple take. Then when I went to look for the email again, it was nowhere to be found. Did I dream it? After confirming with PR & Marketing lead Rob Hallstrom that I wasn’t...