Chef/Owner of LUCCA Opens New California, Wine Country-inspired Farmhouse Provenance – Newport Beach, CA

On March 30, 2014, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

Executive chef and restaurateur Cathy Pavlos has opened a second restaurant, Provenance, a new dining concept in Newport Beach, designed to deliver elements of California’s wine country. The new restaurant took over the space where Sage Restaurant used to be in the Eastbluff shopping center. Provenance is an adaptive reuse project, which is beautifully designed […]

Finally Coming out West – Bobby's Burger Palace – Las Vegas, NV

On February 24, 2014, in Las Vegas, by satnightfoodies

I have been waiting for this for about 2 years, ever since I had my first experience at a Bobby’s Burger Palace in New Jersey. This one in Las Vegas was just as good. Still can’t wait for them to build one in Southern California but until them I will continue to enjoy these creative […]

Over Fifty Years of Tiki Tradition – Tiki Ti – Los Angeles, CA

On February 12, 2014, in Los Angeles, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Where Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards meet there is a tiny tiki bar straight out of time. Picture a long dark bar, tiki trinkets everywhere, many of which have been provided by their customers, blinking lights, a waterfall, bottles of booze and smoke-filled air. Turns out, if the establishment is owner-operated, customers can smoke. Now, why […]

Home of the Original Pina Colada – Caribe Hilton – San Juan, Puerto Rica

On February 5, 2014, in Caribbean, Travel, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I recently were able to visit the home of the Pina Colada in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the Oasis Bar of the amazing Caribe Hilton. Beautiful location, super friendly bartenders and great drinks. However be careful to ask for a handmade Pina Colada, as the normal ones we found out are from […]

Disneyland Knows Tiki – Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar, Disneyland Hotel – Anaheim, CA

On January 12, 2014, in Orange County, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

We’ve been on a real tiki bar kick as of late. We enjoy the nostalgia that they invoke and so we started to look up tiki bars to experience them wherever we travel. We were recently turned onto a new tiki bar by a friend’s Facebook check-in and were surprised to discover it was practically […]

Great Seafood in the Middle of Paso – Pier 46 Seafood – Templeton, CA

On November 28, 2013, in Paso Robles, Travel, by satnightfoodies

The Paso Robles region is an interesting conundrum for us. There region is bursting with amazing wine but the food choices are limited. As foodies, even if we go to Paso for the wine, we can’t help but want to have good food too. Don’t get me wrong, Paso has its fair share of high-end […]

Great Setting for Cocktails at Grand Central Terminal – The Campbell Apartment – New York, NY

On November 14, 2013, in New York City, Travel, by satnightfoodies

This is a very fun spot at the world famous Grand Central Terminal in New York City. This bar is a popular hangout for locals waiting to catch the train after work. If you get in early you can grab a seat but it’s standing room only after the 5 o’clock whistle. It’s a fun […]

The Original Tiki Drink Company – Don's Dagger Bar at Don the Beachcomber – Sunset Beach, CA

On October 13, 2013, in Orange County, Wine & Spirits, by satnightfoodies

Kim and I have been on a mad hunt discovering different bars across the U.S. We are working to get them posted when we have time so we can share what we’ve found with you. Most of the time the bars we seek specialize in craft and vintage cocktails. One throw back of the vintage […]

Great Lobster Roll and Friendly People – Red’s Eats – Wiscasset, ME

On July 19, 2013, in Maine, by satnightfoodies

While on our foodie tour of the Northeast, Kim and I were told to check out Red’s Eats with promise of the best lobster roll in Maine. Kim also found them on every single top lobster roll list when she searched the web. We were hesitant to try them because they were about 40 miles […]

From Food Truck to Brick and Mortar, Still Awesome – Grill’em All – Alhambra, CA

On July 17, 2013, in Los Angeles, TV Food, by satnightfoodies

One of my favorite gourmet food trucks was Grill’em All. Yes, the same Grill’em All that won the first season of FoodNetwork’s Great Food Truck Race. They would pop in to the OC every once in a while and we would go wait in the long lines just so we could stuff our faces. About […]