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Tamarind Holland America Review with Delicious Photos & Menu (2024)

Tamarind Holland America Review with Delicious Photos & Menu (2024)

This Tamarind Holland America Review features its new 2024 menu with delicious photography of the most popular items. Tamarind is one of the most popular specialty restaurants onboard Holland America Cruise Line and cruisers rave about their Asian-fusion menu. Table...

This Costa Mesa Happy Hour is the Best I’ve Ever Seen!

This Costa Mesa Happy Hour is the Best I’ve Ever Seen!

If you're looking for an amazing Costa Mesa Happy Hour, Cafe Sevilla just introduced the best weekly specials I've ever seen from an Orange County restaurant. If you crave delicious cuisine at affordable prices and awesome drink specials, then this tapas haven is...

First Look: Calo Kitchen + Tequila Opens at South Coast Plaza

First Look: Calo Kitchen + Tequila Opens at South Coast Plaza

Calo Kitchen + Tequila is the latest addition to the expanding lineup of new restaurants at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. On an early Thursday night, guests were already lined up to indulge in their delicious Mexican cuisine and picturesque cocktails.  About...

New Downtown Disneyland Parkside Market Food Hall Opening in 2024

New Downtown Disneyland Parkside Market Food Hall Opening in 2024

Downtown Disneyland Parkside Market Food Hall will be opening in 2024. They just filed an $8 Million permit with the city of Anaheim to begin construction where the old AMC theatre was torn down. Here's the inside scoop on this new exciting food hall and what will be...

The BEST Brunch in Newport Beach for 2024

The BEST Brunch in Newport Beach for 2024

Our list of the best brunch in Newport Beach for 2024 has it all. Whether you're craving an epic bloody mary, beautiful ocean views, or crispy chicken and waffles dripping with maple syrup there is something here for everyone. I've covered many brunches throughout...

Top 30 BEST Brunch in Orange County for 2024

Top 30 BEST Brunch in Orange County for 2024

If you're looking for the best brunch in Orange County for 2024, our top 30 list is sure to include delicious options to satisfy every craving. Does your idea of the perfect brunch include bottomless mimosas while noshing on benedicts, fried chicken, and stacks of...

Uncover the Top Restaurant in Barbados: The Tides in Holetown

Uncover the Top Restaurant in Barbados: The Tides in Holetown

If you're looking for an amazing restaurant in Barbados during your travels, The Tides in Holetown should be at the top of your list. When visiting Barbados, I was blown away by how outstanding their restaurants were. I think we all want to enjoy a restaurant with...

Best Paso Robles Restaurants in 2024

Best Paso Robles Restaurants in 2024

This list of the best Paso Robles Restaurants in 2024 is perfect if you're taking a visit to wine country. In addition to all the amazing wineries, Paso Robles also boasts some really terrific restaurants and their culinary scene continues to grow each year. Here is a...

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This Costa Mesa Happy Hour is the Best I’ve Ever Seen!

This Costa Mesa Happy Hour is the Best I’ve Ever Seen!

If you're looking for an amazing Costa Mesa Happy Hour, Cafe Sevilla just introduced the best weekly specials I've ever seen from an Orange County restaurant. If you crave delicious cuisine at affordable prices and awesome drink...

The BEST Brunch in Newport Beach for 2024

The BEST Brunch in Newport Beach for 2024

Our list of the best brunch in Newport Beach for 2024 has it all. Whether you're craving an epic bloody mary, beautiful ocean views, or crispy chicken and waffles dripping with maple syrup there is something here for everyone....

Top 30 BEST Brunch in Orange County for 2024

Top 30 BEST Brunch in Orange County for 2024

If you're looking for the best brunch in Orange County for 2024, our top 30 list is sure to include delicious options to satisfy every craving. Does your idea of the perfect brunch include bottomless mimosas while noshing on...