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Colette’s Catering Ribbon Cutting at the Ebell Club of Santa Ana

Colette’s Catering Ribbon Cutting at the Ebell Club of Santa Ana

Fullerton’s long-time premier catering outfit, Colette’s Catering & Events, recently secured the Ebell Club in Santa Ana as one of their exclusive event venues. The North Orange County Chamber of Commerce provided the ceremonial ribbon cutting. As usual, Colette’s did not disappoint and provided delectable tray-passed appetizers with fun pipette-filled...
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...
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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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...
Firkfest Caskaway Beer Festival 3.11.17

Firkfest Caskaway Beer Festival 3.11.17

Dust off your floral shirts, coconut bras, and pretzel leis, the 4th Annual Firkfest Beer Festival celebrates Tiki culture this year -- boasting the first of its kind in the world!
Spirited: Prohibition in America at Fullerton Museum

Spirited: Prohibition in America at Fullerton Museum

Museum Center Presents Spirited: Prohibition in America During the era of Prohibition, Americans could no longer manufacture, sell, or transport intoxicating beverages from 1920 until 1933. Spirited: Prohibition in America, explores this tumultuous time in American history, when flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and legends, such as Al Capone and Carry Nation, took...
Fender Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Fender Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary

LEO FENDER: LIFE AND LEGACY For the past decade the Fullerton Museum Center’s LEO FENDER GALLERY has provided a hometown venue for celebrating the life and works of the city’s most famous and influential son. Clarence Leo Fender was an unassuming man who couldn’t play guitar, yet his creations inspired generations of musicians, and changed...
ANDY DICK to Headline Fullerton Cares ‘Comedy Show for Autism’ - October 19

ANDY DICK to Headline Fullerton Cares ‘Comedy Show for Autism’ – October 19

With new headliner ANDY DICK, the Fullerton Cares ‘Comedy Show for Autism’ in support of Fullerton autism charities and special education programs will be at the: Fullerton Ballroom 114 E. Commonwealth Ave. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, with pre-show reception at 5:30 p.m. and show from 7-10 p.m. Show is 21+ only. Tickets are available from...
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...
Matador Cantina's Fortaleza Tequila Dinner

Matador Cantina’s Fortaleza Tequila Dinner

Chef Dave Dennis had just returned from a visit to Jalisco, Mexico, the locale where tequila was born. Recently, we were treated to one of his pairing dinners with Fortaleza Tequila inspired by his trip.    : read more...
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...
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...