News: ARC Introduces New Spring 2016 Craft Cocktail Menu

On February 3, 2016, in Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

ARC Bar Chef Koire Rogers has introduced a new menu of spring cocktails featuring the season’s freshest fruit, house-made syrups, bitters and infusions. Each new drink is artfully crafted with locally sourced, artisanal ingredients, such as honey, and fresh, seasonal fruits, including pomegranate, blood orange, and Meyer lemon.  The following new spring cocktails are available […]

News: 125th OC Fair Culinary Events and Fair Food List, July 17 – August 16, 2015

On June 25, 2015, in Events, by satnightfoodies

The OC Fair is hosting “One Big Party” from July 17-August 16 in celebration of its 125th anniversary with culinary creations to suit all palates. Foodies can enjoy wild and unique new fare mixed in with the traditional fair food while culinary enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of competitions and exhibits highlighting baking, preserving and […]

News: 2015 OC Fair to Showcase the Talents of Orange County & California Artisans

On April 6, 2015, in Announcement, Events, Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

Bakers, gardeners, quilters, woodworkers, photographers and other artisans of all ages are invited to showcase their talents at the 2015 OC Fair (July 17-August 16). Details for the 2015 OC Fair competitions are available at ocfair.com/competitions. The following competitions are open to adults: Culinary: Baked Goods & Confections, Preserved Foods, Sugar Arts, Table Settings, Home […]

News: La Vida Cantina Plans for National Margarita Day February 22, 2015

On February 18, 2015, in Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

Right in time for National Margarita Day on February 22, La Vida Cantina has unveiled new cocktails as well as new dishes to their authentic yet modern Mexican menu. La Vida Cantina is known for its extensive offering of margaritas, which complement the menu of traditional recipes presented with a modern twist. La Vida has […]

News: OC Fair Announces Dates & Theme for 2015

On September 29, 2014, in Announcement, Events, Food and Drink News, by satnightfoodies

The OC Fair & Event Center invites Fairgoers to mark their 2015 calendars for its two biggest annual events. The 2015 OC Fair is July 17-August 16 and will celebrate the annual summer extravaganza’s 125th anniversary. Themed “One.Big.Party,” the 23-day event will bring fair food, competitive exhibits, thrilling carnival rides, unique shopping and more with […]

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 […]

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