Inaugural OC Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival – December 8, 2012

On October 30, 2012, in Events, by satnightfoodies

Saturday, December 8, the producers of Orange County’s “Best Craft Beer Festival,” the OC Brew Ha Ha, are pleased to present the inaugural OC Brew Ho Ho! Holiday Ale Festival at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Award-winning Southern California breweries will be pouring over 50 craft and import beers in support of Yellow Ribbon America […]

JT Schmid’s Introduces New Menu Items and the Bigger Badder Asser Burger

On October 28, 2012, in Special Menu, by Mrs SNFoodies

On November 5, JT Schmid’s Restaurant and Brewery will introduce new menu items to its already extensive list. New appetizers include coconut shrimp, jumbo shrimp, butterflied, covered in fresh shaved coconut and deep fried, and flatbread pizzas such as Margherita, wild mushroom, roasted pear and blue cheese. Entrees include a jalapeño mac and cheese, made […]

Celebrity Chefs Robert Irvine & Fabio Viviani To Appear at OC Fair

On July 16, 2012, in Events, TV Food, by satnightfoodies

The 2012 OC Fair (July 13-August 12) will welcome Celebrity Chefs Robert Irvine (July 26) and Fabio Viviani (August 2) in The Hangar at the OC Fair at 1p.m. Both performances are free with Fair admission and will be followed by a Q&A, autograph signing and prizes. Robert Irvine – Thursday, July 26, 1 p.m. […]

Hungry? Get a Taste of "Home Sweet Home" at the 2012 OC Fair

On June 29, 2012, in Events, by satnightfoodies

The theme of the 2012 OC Fair (July 13-August 12) is “Home Sweet Home” and this year the Fair is not skimping on the “sweet.” Whether Fairgoers want to learn about food, watch the pros prepare it or just want to enjoy some tasty treats, the OC Fair delivers something for everyone. Here is a […]

Slater’s 50/50 to Host “Best Burger Challenge” Contest at ORANGE COUNTY BBQ & Music Festival

On June 8, 2012, in Events, by satnightfoodies

On June 9 and 10, more than 20,000 people are expected to gather at the OC Fair and Events Center for the Fifth Annual OC BBQ & Music Festival. The event is one of the largest State Championship competitions and the Nation’s largest BBQ tasting event. Scott Slater, owner of one of Orange County’s most […]

Prime Cut Café and Wine Bar Offers $20 Prix Fixe Menu – Orange, CA

On May 17, 2012, in Orange County, by Mrs SNFoodies

Hidden in a shopping center full of large chain restaurants, near Angels Stadium and down the street from the Honda Center, is Prime Cut Café and Wine Bar. The philosophy behind this modern steakhouse was to bring a contemporary approach to American food, does it really well and at a better price than most upscale […]

Finally Umami comes to the OC – Umami Burger, Costa Mesa, CA

On April 27, 2012, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

A couple years ago, Kim and I had the chance to try Umami Burger in Los Angeles. The only negative about Umami was that they were 50+ miles away from us. It’s worth the drive, but hard to do regularly when you are craving a really great burger. We have been waiting for their much-anticipated […]

Chance to Win Tickets: OC Tastefest Food and Wine Celebration May 4-5, 2012

On April 18, 2012, in Chance to Win Tickets, by satnightfoodies

Orange County is pleased to introduce the inaugural food, wine and entertainment celebration, OC Tastefest. The culinary festival will take place on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. The two-day event will showcase the global diversity of cuisine and culture in Orange County. OC […]

A Top Orange County Gourmet Food Truck Opens Their First Brick and Mortar – SLAPFISH, Huntington Beach, CA

On April 16, 2012, in Orange County, by Mrs SNFoodies

Like many of the gourmet food trucks in LA and OC, SLAPFISH has built up a loyal following with its mobile food business and is scheduled to open its first brick and mortar location on April 20. The goal of the fast-casual concept fronted by chef Andrew Gruel and Jethro Naude, is to serve seafood […]

Spectacular Donuts in Surf City – The Donuttery – Huntington Beach, CA

On March 31, 2012, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

Every once in awhile I get a craving for donuts.  The problem is most donut shops out there have terrible donuts.  They are usually old, heavy, stale and sometimes just greasy.  Yuck! Every once in awhile you hear about a place that people just rave about and it will either be really good or it […]