04/23/2013 11:21 am
Do you have a pet? Then we highly recommend bringing them to Top Dog Barkery in Corona del Mar. It is of the best places to get your pets healthy treats, gear and even clothes. The popular pet destination is hosting some fun upcoming events, and we hope to see you there!
Barks of Love
Adoption Awareness Event with prizes and pups!
Sunday from 11am to 2pm
“Trunk Show” with 72 Bark Place
Check out the new line of collars, leashes, and other fun items!
Thursday from 12noon to 7pm
“Mommy and Me” Professional Photo Shoot with Green Screen to choose your own background! Pose with your dog, or on their own for a fun photo shoot day! Sign up at the store for your reserved time, from 12noon to 8pm on Friday the 10th (Extended store hours this day)!
Top Dog Barkery is located at 924 Avocado Avenue in Newport Beach.
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04/21/2013 8:37 am
Have you been to Sidedoor in Corona del Mar yet? Now is the perfect time to start! The popular restaurant is hosting a festive kickoff party for the newest Orange County Microbrewery, Valiant Brewing. During the event, guests will have a chance to sample six of the different brews and then savor in one full glass of their favorite sampling.
While sampling the different local brews, Chef Greg Harrison will be providing sandwiches and hors d’oeuvres for the guests. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27th from 3pm to 4:30pm at Sidedoor Cafe in Corona del Mar. The cost is $30 per person and reservations are available by calling 949-717-4322.
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04/16/2013 10:29 am
Students From Blind Children’s Learning Center Become Top Chefs For A Day! Prego Ristorante Executive Chef Ugo Allesina Gives 18 Visually Impaired Students the Opportunity to Make Their Own Pizzas on Wednesday, April 17th at 10:30am.
The visually impaired Pre-K and Kingergarten students, ranging in age from 4 to 6 years old, will receive their own toques, or chef’s hats, and create their own authentic pizzas, which will be baked in Prego’s wood-fired ovens and packed for each child to take home to their families. Prego Owners Tony and Ruth Bedi will host the students in a lunch prepared by Chef Allesina after their pizza-making activity is complete.
Students at the Blind Children’s Learning Center in Santa Ana have been learning about healthy eating, and tactile activities such as this are necessary for their development. This event furthers the mission of the Blind Children’s Learning Center to “provide early intervention, education and services for blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind children and their families to empower independence.”
The community is invited to come see this special event at Prego Ristorante at 18420 Von Karman Avenue in Irvine.
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01/16/2013 9:22 am
Our kids cannot get enough of Yogurtland’s fresh and delicious frozen yogurt. In celebration of National Frozen Yogurt Day on Monday, February 4th, more than 200 locations will offer free frozen yogurt and toppings from 4-7pm.
Guests can enjoy their complimentary frozen yogurt in a commemorative cup and collectable biodegradable spoon. There will be 16 frozen yogurt flavors and a large selection of toppings, including Hershey’s Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, chocolate chips and more!
11/28/2012 11:09 am
On Tuesday, February 5th, iHop will be serving free pancakes to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ 30th Anniversary. On this special day, 1500 iHop restaurants will offer guests a complimentary stack of signature pancakes from 7am to 10pm. Guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation during their visit to the Children’s Miracle Network.
During their visit, guests are invited to purchase “Miracle Balloons” for $1 and $5 each in support of helping to save lives of children through the Children’s Miracle Network.
For more information on National Pancake Day, or to learn about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and make an online donation, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.
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11/06/2012 8:00 am
Happy 2nd Birthday Bruxie! In celebration of Bruxie’s 2nd birthday of its first location in Old Towne Orange, they are hosting a special Birthday Fundraiser. The fundraiser will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Project.
On November 8th, Bruxie will donate 10% of all sales from all three of their locations to these special charities! The community is also invited to come to the Brea location at 11am for a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the founders Dean Simon and Kelly Mullarney.
Come dine at Bruxie on November 8th in celebration of their 2nd Birthday!
215 Birch Street
Brea, CA 92821
Bruxie Rancho Santa Margarita
22205 El Paseo, Suite A
RSM, CA 92688
Bruxie Old Towne Orange
292 North Glassell Street
Orange, CA 92866
11/05/2012 10:46 am
Who wants to cook after spending the evening in line to vote? Z’Tejas and the Anaheim White House are offering dining specials so families don’t have to worry about cooking on election night.
Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill is offering an incredible special of buy one entree, get one free on election night! They are also offering 20% off take-out orders. Z’Tejas will be open on November 6th from 4pm to close.
Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA
The Anaheim White House will be offering Democratic and Republican dinners for $60 per person. The dinner will include four courses and a free bottle of champagne with proof of voting.
The Democratic dinner starts with a marinated beet salad with fennel, cherry tomatoes and gourmet mustard dressing followed by black linguine with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and basil. A choice of entrées include pan-seared peppered hangar steak or whitefish florentine topped with bacon, onions and spinach. A dessert of crème filled chocolate éclairs tops off the meal.
The Republican menu begins with a salad garnished with fresh fruit relish, followed by cheese ravioli in a green peppercorn and brandy sauce. Entrees include pan-roasted white sea bass or Sonoma duck breast served with couscous. A Pavlova tart, a meringue tart filled with Chantilly cream, ricotta sweet cheese and seasonal berries, finishes off the meal.
The Anaheim White House
887 South Anaheim Blvd.
10/30/2012 9:56 am
10/24/2012 8:00 am
Have your kids seen the new Indiana Jones exhibit at the Discovery Science Center yet? If not, now is a great time. On October 27th and 28th, all kids ages 3-14 that come to the Discovery Science Center dressed up in adventure costumes will get into the museum for free!!
Plus!! There will be special activities at the museum including an Annual Spooky Science exhibit where kids can enjoy a scavenger hunt, Thor’s Snake Show and more.
*Limit one free admission per paid adult general admission only. General admission does not include Indiana JonesTM and the Adventure of Archaeology exhibit (extra $10 ticket required).
10/22/2012 10:19 am
Harvest Season is upon us, beckoning with unparalleled bounty. Celebrate the return of autumn and the best ingredients the season has to offer with a special Harvest Dinner at Sapphire Laguna. On Wednesday, October 24 from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., Chef Azmin Ghahreman invites guests to enjoy a festive dinner that captures the abundance of delicious and colorful new foods harvest brings forth.
The Sapphire Family is prepping the kitchen with farm fresh fruits and vegetables like pumpkin, pears and apples, and a variety of peak seasonal proteins including grass-fed beef, sablefish, sardines, lamb and Jidori chicken. Guests will feast with a plentiful harvest meal that will be shared family-style. This special culinary event is priced at $42 per person. Children may enjoy at half price.
The Harvest Dinner Menu offers an array of appetizers, entrees and dessert selections featuring the essence of the fall season’s traditional and much-anticipated favorites.
· Roasted Baby Beets, House-Made Sheep Yogurt, Walnuts, Lemon Zest, Parsley Oil
· Braised Cockscomb Ragu, Caramelized Pearl Onions, Potato Gnocchi, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
· Home Grown Ranch Carpaccio, Rocket, Radish, Grated Egg, California Remoulade
· Sardine “Beccafico,” Bread Crumbs, Pine Nuts, Fresh Bay Leaves, Grilled Orange
· Local Charcuterie Plate, Rillettes, Pate, Jamon, Confit Tuna, Giardiniera of Fall Vegetables, Beer-Mustard, Grilled Levain
· Maple BBQ Swordfish Loin, Spinach, Apple-Rutabaga Mash, Thyme-Onion Jus
· Miso Glazed Black Cod, Roasted Eggplant, Japanese Greens, Sake Butter
· Indian Buttered Jidori Chicken, Aloo Gobi, Steamed Basmati Rice, Mango-Cilantro Chutney
· Whole Aromatic Braised Lamb, Wiser Farms Potatoes, Figs, Dates, Mirepoix of Root Vegetables
· Pork Chili Verde & Sweet Corn Casserole, Frijoles, Corn, Queso Fresco, Fried Onions
· Green Apple Tarte Tatin, Vanilla Bean Gelato, caramel Sauce
· Thai Sticky Rice, Coconut Fruit Soup, Shaved Coconut
· Pumpkin Cake, My Mom’s Carrot Marmalade, Hazelnut Cream
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 949-715-9888 or visiting www.sapphirelaguna.com.