Orange County Restaurant Week Returns

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Orange County Restaurant Week, the region's most celebrated culinary event for more than a decade, returns Sunday, March 3th through Saturday, March 9th with nearly 150 restaurants participating offering diners a wide variety of options.

From casual and family friendly establishments, to upscale and fine dining, a complete list of the restaurants participating in the 2019 OC Restaurant Week can be found online at http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/participating-restaurants.html.


Arrogant Butcher Review - Fabulous Fare, Lite Bites, Trendy and Delicious


During the weeklong event, participating restaurants in Orange County will offer special three-course menus, many with a cocktail or signature item at no additional charge. Each restaurant will have the freedom and flexibility to showcase its best offerings by talented chefs who personalize each menu to reflect their individual culinary style. Participating restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus within the following price categories: lunch for $10, $15 or $20, and dinner for $20, $30, $40, $50.

Guests have the opportunity to search the list of participating restaurants by name, location and price point at http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/participating-restaurants.html. This year, the Cocktails of Restaurant Week will be highlighted to complete dining experiences and many participating restaurants will offer Breakfast for Dinner options.


Havana 1920 San Diego Review - Delicious Cuisine; Tropical Libations; Authentic Décor; The Spirit of Cuba


In addition, restaurants will work to accommodate a wide range of diners by offering something for everyone – take a look at the varied options being offered this year:

Breakfast-For-Dinner Options: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/breakfast-for-dinner.html

Cocktails of Restaurant Week: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/cocktails-of-restaurant-week.html

Family Friendly Dining: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/family-friendly.html

Vegetarian Dining: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/vegetarian-dining.html

Date Night: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/date-night.html

Gluten-Free Dining: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/gluten-free.html

Girls Night Out: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/girls-night-out-.html

Dining with a View: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/dining-with-a-view.html

"OC Restaurant Week has become our region’s most anticipated and treasured culinary event and it’s because of the diverse dining options represented in Orange County,” explained Pamela Waitt, president of the OC Restaurant Association. “It is because of the many creative and talented chefs that we truly have something for everyone!”


Hundred Proof San Diego Review - A Brunch that Packs a Punch


COCKTAILS OF RESTAURANT WEEK
Many participating restaurants will be showcasing a special OC Restaurant Week cocktail for $11 (in honor of 11 years of OC Restaurant Week), featuring Chambord, Ketel One, Maker’s Mark and Hornitos. A full list of participating restaurants can be found at http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/cocktails-of-restaurant-week.html.

OC RESTAURANT WEEK LAUNCH PARTY
This year’s festivities will kick off with an official “CELEBRATING 11 YEARS” Launch Party on Saturday, March 2nd from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Marriott Irvine Spectrum.  Guests attending the launch party will have the unique opportunity to experience an array of bites prepared by some of the most innovative OC Restaurant Week participants. Tickets for the event are available for purchase on http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/launch-party.html. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.


Dining In Tips From Chef Blakely Trettenero the Perfect (and Simple) Gourmet Dinner Guaranteed To Impress (Recipes)



ABOUT OC RESTAURANT WEEK
The 2019 Orange County Restaurant Week will be held Sunday, March 4th through Saturday, March 10th with more than 150 restaurants participating in the weeklong event. Restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus within the following price categories: lunch for $10, $15 or $20, and dinner for $20, $30, $40 or $50. Participants involved are listed online at http://www.OCRestaurantWeek.com.

Sponsors for this year’s event include Orange Coast Magazine, Melissa’s Produce, Chambord, Ketel One Vodka, Maker’s Mark, Hornitos Tequila, Celebrity Cruise, Spiked Agua Fresca Destination Irvine, Kynbo, Clementine, Greer’s OC, LA Times, KLOS 95.5, The Fork Report and OC foodies.

For general information, or to learn about participation or sponsorship opportunities during Orange County Restaurant Week, please visit www.OrangeCountyRestaurantWeek.com. To learn about or join the Orange County Restaurant Association, visit www.OCRestaurantAssociation.org.

Haute Tease

  • Beltway Insider: President, G-7 Leaders Condemn Russia-Ukraine Agression; 2015 Budget Unveiled; February Jobs Report

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke this week as the United States and members of the G8 voiced strong opposition, condemnation and possible sanctions against the superpower for its aggressive military action against the Ukraine.  

     
  • People Exclusive: Inside the Leadership of the Word of Life Church: Is Tiffanie Irwin Running a Killer Cult

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The residents of the sleepy hamlet of Chadwicks, New York, had long suspected there was something different about the Word of Life Christian Church – even before two teenage brothers were savagely beaten after over a dozen hours inside the church's sanctuary room, according to police.

     
  • Old Homestead Steakhouse Review Las Vegas – Succulent, Legendary, Delicious, Delights

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    One of the newest restaurants "steaking" a claim on the Las Vegas strip is Old Homestead Steakhouse, which recently opened its first west coast location at Caesars Palace as a key part of the property's two-year renaissance.

     
  • Experience David Attentborough's Planet Earth II; Premieres February 18, 2017

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II has become the most-watched nature show in history and it hasn’t even made it to the USA yet. The BBC show is set to premiere in America on February 18, 2017. The six episodes cover diverse landscapes across the globe, and Exodus has a trip to every one.  

  • An Evening of Food & Foto’s for Foundation Rwanda

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Fifteen of LA’s most celebrated chef’s recently gathered at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills for an evening of Food & Foto’s to benefit Foundation Rwanda.

     
  • Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts Plays Host to an Exciting Spring Line-Up

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The 2ube is a weekly live music show that takes place on Friday evenings in LIPA Cafe where some of the most exciting bands from Liverpool's diverse music scene have been appearing. Every few weeks these live shows are streamed to an online global audience - the next live stream happens on March 20th when you're invited to embed the YouTube feed on your website.  

     
  • Money News: World Markets Plummet; React to U.S. Ebola Death; Global Pandemic

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The four U.S. Markets, Dow Jones Industrial Average, NASDAQ, S&P 500 and Russell 2000, suffered a week-long meltdown, hitting a single day loss following the death of U.S. Ebola Case 1 announcements which caused investor panic and sent global markets spiraling out of control.

     
  • London Tech Week: Mayor of London Outlines Ambition to Make the Capital the World's Leading 'Smart City'

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today outlined his vision for London to become the world's leading 'Smart City' – with digital technology and data at the heart of making the capital an even better place to live, work and invest. 

     
  • HL Arts: Helen Ibrahim, Installation Artist, and the Spiritual Journey Inspiring Her Work

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Inspired by her time spent with the Aboriginal and Hopi tribes, Helen Andronis Ibrahim uses aspects of the earth, like bark, branches and twigs, in her work in a lyrical manner, representing the planet and the souls of its people.

     
  • Spectacular 17-Carat Diamond Solitaire Ring Achieves $1,447,500 At Bonhams New York

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    An important diamond solitaire ring, weighing 17.97 carats realized $1,447,500 at the Fine Jewelry auction at Bonhams on Dec. 6 in New York, NY. The sale, which featured a strong group of sapphires and emeralds made a total of $6,381,000.00.

     
  • Serenity Review – A Modernized Noir Thriller With All the Right Bait

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Serenity, from Aviron Pictures, presents a modernized noir thriller complete with the femme fatale in need of rescue, the jilted ex, the abusive new husband, heartache, justice and freedom and building a life created out of circumstances.

     
  • Horror Stories Emerge from Russian Mall Inferno; Putin Visits; Officials Underestimate Deaths

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A makeshift memorial overflowing with flowers, stuffed animals and pictures of lost loved ones stands outside the Winter Cherry Entertainment complex in Kemerovo one day after a deadly inferno ripped through the upper floors killing at least 64.

     
  • Camp X-Ray Review – Exceptional, Attention Grabbing, Character Driven Performances

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    "Camp X-Ray," from Rough House Productions and IFC Films, brings to the screen a realistic portrayal of post 9-11 life for both terror suspects detained at Guantanamo Bay and guards responsible for keeping them alive.

     
  • THE POSSESSION, from Lionsgate and Ghost House Pictures, Bone Chilling Evil

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    THE POSSESSION, a shocking demonic thriller, from Lionsgate Film and Ghost House Pictures, recently hosted its press conference for select members of the media at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

     
  • American Assassin Review – Fast Action, Solid, Gripping

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    American Assassin, from Lionsgate and CBS Films, presents a fast action, contemporary thrill ride through the inner sanctums of the CIA, Special Forces, and Black Ops Units, with an authentic solid, global terror, story line.