News: Mendocino Farms Open First Orange County Location in Costa Mesa – May 2014

On April 11, 2014, in Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

Mendocino Farms, the Los Angeles-based restaurant recognized for its commitment to the art of the sandwich and its use of seasonal ingredients from local Southern California farmers, opens its first Orange County location in Costa Mesa in May 2014. Founded in 2005 by co-owners Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen, Mendocino Farms Costa Mesa will […]

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop – Costa Mesa, CA

On June 25, 2013, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

We recently tried Greenleaf, a fast -casual dining restaurant that opened its first Orange County outpost in Costa Mesa. The gourmet chopshop, as they are known, is a healthy concept that prides itself on using fresh and healthy ingredients as well as being built in environmentally conscious locations using recycled and compostable products. They make […]

ARC Introduces New Lunch Menu, Weekend Brunch and Spring Cocktails – April 2013

On April 9, 2013, in Special Menu, by satnightfoodies

Chef Noah Blom’s American roast house features new menu focusing on scratch cooking and sourcing from local artisan producers   ARC, Orange County’s unique American roast house, introduces three new menus for spring, including new lunch selections, a Saturday and Sunday brunch menu, and a new seasonal cocktail list. Chef Noah Blom’s focus remains on […]

Artisan Pizza makes OC debut – Pitfire Pizza, Costa Mesa, CA

On February 11, 2013, in Orange County, Photo Gallery, by Mrs SNFoodies

New pizza joints seem to be popping up all over the OC, with their various interpretations of Chicago-, New York- or Neapolitan-styles. We don’t get too caught up in the pizza wars because we don’t discriminate when it comes to pizza style, only taste. Pitfire Artisan Pizza, is a small Los Angeles-based chain that just […]

Finally Umami comes to the OC – Umami Burger, Costa Mesa, CA

On April 27, 2012, in Orange County, by satnightfoodies

A couple years ago, Kim and I had the chance to try Umami Burger in Los Angeles. The only negative about Umami was that they were 50+ miles away from us. It’s worth the drive, but hard to do regularly when you are craving a really great burger. We have been waiting for their much-anticipated […]

SOCO Farmer's Market Announces Farm to Food Truck Challenge II – November 19

On November 13, 2011, in Announcement, Food Truck Gathering, by satnightfoodies

On Saturday, November 19th, SoCo Certified Farmers’ Market will host its Farm to Food Truck Challenge II. The event is a farmers’ market inspired cooking competition pitting top Gourmet Food Truck chefs against each other to create the best dish using locally grown farm fresh ingredients. Over 15 gourmet food trucks will be hosted during […]

The Generous Pour Wine Event through September 4 at Capital Grille South Coast Plaza

On August 4, 2011, in Wrap-up, by satnightfoodies

A few weeks ago we attended a preview event at The Capital Grille, South Coast Plaza, in Costa Mesa, CA. The Generous Pour Wine Event, is a wine pairing that the restaurant is offering through September 4. For just $25 with dinner, you can experience nine of the wines they offer. Each wine is selected […]

CHANCE TO WIN VIP TICKETS: 1st Annual "A Taste of Rock" Benefiting KOCI 101.5fm

On May 10, 2011, in Chance to Win Tickets, by satnightfoodies

We recently did a post on the upcoming First Annual “A Taste of Rock” on May 21 benefiting KOCI 101.5FM. We have FOUR pairs of VIP tickets to giveaway. Here is your chance to attend what looks to be great event supporting a great cause.  This event is being hosted by Sweet Style Productions. The event […]

Does DG really mean "Damn Good"? – DG Burger, South Coast Plaza

On February 7, 2011, in Restaurant Recommendations, by satnightfoodies

I finally got over to the new DG (Damn Good) Burger at South Coast Plaza. DG Burger is the latest addition to the Charlie Palmer restaurant brand. There has been a lot of hype since they launched so I’ve really wanted to check it out. DG Burger is considered a high end burger joint so […]

Event Wrap-up: Sugar Rush Cupcake Extravaganza

On February 3, 2011, in Events, Photo Gallery, by satnightfoodies

Last Sunday was the first ever Sugar Rush at PieceMakers in Costa Mesa.  The event had a cupcake competition, crafts and even food trucks!  We were asked to help judge the cupcake competition along with  Elise from Cupcake Activist and John Jennison.  We wanted to share some photos from the event.  Make sure you check out the cupcake […]