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A Tasty Preview of Fleming’s Happy Hour Menu in Newport Beach

A Tasty Preview of Fleming’s Happy Hour Menu in Newport Beach

Fleming's happy hour in Newport Beach has been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. Even when I lived in Los Angeles I used to frequent their Beverly Hills location regularly. Almost 9 yrs later I still consider Fleming's Happy Hour menu to be one of the...

A Delicious Look at Davio’s Happy Hour Menu in Irvine

A Delicious Look at Davio’s Happy Hour Menu in Irvine

Davio's Happy Hour Menu in Irvine is full of delicious bites to satisfy your post-work hunger. I personally prefer to eat earlier so I'm always on the hunt for an amazing happy hour. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse is a new addition to Orange County and opened...

A Vibrant Seasonal Look at Five Crowns New Menu

A Vibrant Seasonal Look at Five Crowns New Menu

Five Crowns new menu is a delicious and vibrant addition to their classic favorites. This year fall menus are arriving later in the season to correlate with the availability of fresh market ingredients. Executive Chef Alejandra Padilla always develops beautiful new...

Knife Pleat’s Afternoon Tea Will Have You Feeling Like Royalty

Knife Pleat’s Afternoon Tea Will Have You Feeling Like Royalty

Knife Pleat's Afternoon Tea is an exquisite display of this time-honored English tradition If you're looking for a weekend brunch Knife Pleat's Afternoon Tea is an exquisite display of this time-honored English tradition. I'm already predicting Knife Pleat to be...

Hendrix in Laguna Niguel Introduces A New Lighter Farm-Fresh Menu

Hendrix in Laguna Niguel Introduces A New Lighter Farm-Fresh Menu

This new menu is the perfect comingling of both Chef Allan Aguinaga and Chef Rainer Schwarz Hendrix in Laguna Niguel is known for their incredible carnivore platters but this season they will be introducing a brand new lighter menu that is focused on farm fresh...

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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...