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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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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...
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...