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Grillin’ & Chillin’ on The Queen Mary: 6th Annual BBQ Classic Returns

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Bacon on a Boat? Hog Yes! Join over 50 barbecue pit-masters and amateur grillers aboard The Queen Mary for the 6th Annual West Coast BBQ Classic this Saturday, May 13th for an afternoon of smoky, saucy, finger-lickin’ fun. The WCBC will offer cook up many different styles of BBQ including Texas slow-cooked hickory barbecue, Southern […]

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Once Upon A Wine Tasting: Napa Rose Takes New Flights

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Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel holds a magical experience that looks and tastes like a vino wonderland. At a recent media tasting at Napa Rose Restaurant, sommeliers and culinary masters walked us (ahem, drank us) through a wine tasting that included masterfully paired wines and bites. The tasting was beautifully executed as we sat down to […]

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28 Questions Later: David Valiante, Mixologist SOCIAL Costa Mesa

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We bellied up to the bar with master mixologist, David Valiante (twitter @dvaliante), of SOCIAL Costa Mesa to ask him some quirky-ass questions about bartending and the midnight munchies. He’s the kind of guy we’d totally take shots with and binge on some serious History Channel. When not working behind the bar you might find […]

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Via Veneto dazzles with dinner of decadence

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In our daily lives we eat and we drink, but rarely do we do so and take a deep breath and exclaim, “That was simply amazing.” Via Veneto is one of those exceptional dining experiences that come along few and far between in our daily lives. From entrance to exit, it creates and leaves a […]

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Union Market MV gives new life to South County

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In case you aren’t 12 years old and haven’t been to the Kaleidoscope center in awhile, you may be surprised that this once lifeless center is now getting a fast beating pulse with the addition of Union Market Mission Viejo. A sister space to ¬†Union Market Tustin, UMMV is South County’s new watering hole with […]

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