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Enjoy Brunch With a View At Beachcomber Cafe in Newport Beach

Enjoy Brunch With a View At Beachcomber Cafe in Newport Beach

If you're looking to spend your weekends enjoying fabulous ocean views while enjoying an amazing brunch then you're in luck. Beachcomber Cafe has become the most iconic restaurant in Newport Beach to enjoy a delicious meal accompanied by the sound of crashing waves....

Fig and Olives Menu Gets a New Delicious Update

Fig and Olives Menu Gets a New Delicious Update

I'm beyond excited that Fig and Olives Menu has been updated with all new delicious offerings. During covid, Fig and Olive featured a reduced menu and many of our favorite selections were no longer available. My taste buds are very happy to report that we have your...

Descanso in Costa Mesa Introduces New Mouth-Watering Menu

Descanso in Costa Mesa Introduces New Mouth-Watering Menu

Descanso in Costa Mesa just introduced a handful of new mouth-watering menu items to coincide with their 3 year anniversary. Chef Fonzy DeZuniga has created a variety of new flavorful and inspiring dishes included new appetizers, entrees, and even a brand new brunch...

The Hideaway in Long Beach Offers a Classic Yet Creative Brunch

The Hideaway in Long Beach Offers a Classic Yet Creative Brunch

The Hideaway in Long Beach is a casual yet classic restaurant. Their high-quality cuisine is comparable to even the classiest of steakhouses! During our day out in Long Beach, we decided to grab a nice brunch here before heading off to the Long Beach Aquarium....

O Sea Brings Fine Casual Seafood Dining to Old Town Orange

O Sea Brings Fine Casual Seafood Dining to Old Town Orange

O Sea has opened in Old Town Orange and can best be described as fine casual dining with a focus on fresh seafood. The owner, Mike Flynn, emphasizes a distinction on thoughtful and responsibly sourced seafood which is how they developed their slogan "Seafood for...

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The Best Brunch in Orange County, Our Top 10 List

The Best Brunch in Orange County, Our Top 10 List

If you're looking for the best brunch in Orange County, our top 10 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,...

5 Reasons to Indulge in the New Oak Laguna Beach Brunch

5 Reasons to Indulge in the New Oak Laguna Beach Brunch

The Oak Laguna Beach brunch just got a revamp with delicious food, tempting cocktails, and a new fun party vibe on Sundays. No matter what you're craving, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Table Of Contentsshow1. Relax...

Our New List of the Best Orange County Happy Hours 2022

Our New List of the Best Orange County Happy Hours 2022

Finding the best Orange County happy hours is no easy task. A restaurant needs to do more than just take $2 off wine. In order to make this list, there needs to be both an awesome selection of happy hour bites and libations....