OC Fair 2014 – Great New Eats Preview! July 11 – August 10, 2014

On July 13, 2014, in Events, Slideshows, Wrap-up, Yummy Eats, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I were invited to a 2014 OC Fair food preview. We have been lucky enough to try all of the new foods for the last few years. This year there were some new creative eats that we know you will enjoy but we missed a few of our old favorites and we will […]

Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Grand Tasting – Day 2, Part 2

On April 30, 2013, in Events, Photo Gallery, Wine & Spirits, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

The grand tasting was held at Windfall Farms in Paso Robles, a 724-acre property, horse farm and event venue. The grand tasting was in one of the barns andset up so each of the 16 Paso CAB (Cabernet and Bordeaux) Collective memberwineries were stationed in separate stalls pouring their best wines. Many of them had […]

Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Winemaker Panel – Day 2, Part 1

On April 29, 2013, in Events, Photo Gallery, Wine & Spirits, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

Day two of the CABs of Distinction event started with a winemaker panel discussion moderated by Steve Heimoff, California editor of Wine Enthusiast and a tasting of the panelists’ signature wines. Panelists included: Gary Eberle, owner/enologist of Eberle Winery Scott Shirley, winemaker for JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery Kevin Willenborg, winemaker for Vina Robles Steve Peck, […]

Paso Robles CAB Collective "Cabs of Distinction" Event – En Primeur – Day 1

On April 26, 2013, in Events, Photo Gallery, Wine & Spirits, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

We were invited to the inaugural CABs of Distinction event created by the Paso Robles CAB (Cabernet and Bordeaux) Collective (PRCC), a grass-roots collaboration of wineries to create better awareness of the Cabernet and Bordeaux varietals produced in the Paso Robles appellation. Current members include: ADELAIDA Cellars, B&E Vineyard, Chateau Margene, DAOU Vineyards & Winery, […]

Wrap-up: Orange Coast Magazine's 2012 Top 10 Restaurant Launch Party

On April 12, 2012, in Events, Wrap-up, by Mrs SNFoodies

To celebrate the launch of its Best of Orange Country restaurants issue, Orange Coast Magazine hosted a party at Fixtures Living at South Coast Collection (aka SoCo) in Costa Mesa, Calif. Orange County’s best dressed were in full effect at this OC soiree. I felt a little out of place because I was not sporting […]

Event Wrap-up OC Blogger Bash 2011 & Knott's Berry Farm Ticket Giveaway

On October 23, 2011, in Photo Gallery, Wrap-up, by satnightfoodies

Couple of weeks ago Kim and I were invited to the first ever OC Blogger Bash at the Anaheim Convention Center and was put on by the Anaheim/OC Visitor & Convention Bureau. It was a throw back to the early 60’s, food and decorations were a lot of fun, not to mention most of the […]

Event Wrap-up Dos Lime Pop-Up at the Shark Club

On September 21, 2011, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, Restaurant Recommendations, Wrap-up, by satnightfoodies

Pop-up restaurants are becoming quite popular. I am not sure of the origin but I hear about them more and more. When I heard that Hop Phan, owner of Dos Chinos, an Orange County gourmet food truck, and Jason Quinn best known as the chef from the Lime Truck, and soon-to-be-opened the PlayGround in Downtown […]

Event Wrap-up Cupcake Camp OC September 11, 2011

On September 14, 2011, in Wrap-up, by satnightfoodies

This past Sunday, September 11, was the second Cupcake Camp OC. Cupcake Camp OC is a fundraising event all about cupcake making, eating and bakers’ competition. This year’s event helped raise awareness and funds for Children of the Night, a non-profit organization that helps rescue children from prostitution. I was asked to be one of […]

The Great Food Race Season 2 Kick-off Party hosted by The Lime Truck

On August 16, 2011, in TV Food, Wrap-up, by satnightfoodies

Last Sunday, The Lime Truck hosted a kick-off party for the season two premier of the Great Food Truck Race on the Food Network.  The party was at the Lime Truck’s new popup restaurant at the OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa, CA (located at 3313 Hyland Ave.).  The Seabirds Truck, another contestant on the […]

Foodie View of the Orange County Fair 2011

On August 9, 2011, in Photo Gallery, Restaurant Recommendations, Wrap-up, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I enjoy going to the fair every year, mostly to eat, but also to browse the photo submissions, cruise the new products pavilion and catch a concert or two. The OC Fair did something new this year that was a lot of fun. Not only did they invite Southern California gourmet food trucks […]