Five Crowns Showcases Levendi Winery

On the lovely patio at Five Crowns Restaurant in Corona del Mar, guests enjoyed a wonderful Wine Dinner featuring Levendi Winery. Executive Chef Matthew Luna paired each of the five wines with a delicious selection of perfectly paired cuisine. He did such a stellar job! It was a five-course menu …
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A New Tequila Bar Is Unveiled at Balboa Bay Resort

I recently attended an invite to experience the new Tequila Bar at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. This swanky custom bar is set up for real weekend fun. It is on the patio of the A + O Restaurant (which stands for anchors and oceans). The bar displays …
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The Perfect Healthy Sweet Chocolate Treat!

Chocolatier Roya Javaherchi has perfected an ideal sweet treat that is not only delicious, but it is also very healthy! It is called Dateolate. She creatively uses fresh dates to make a date paste and then each bite size treat is covered with dark chocolate or white chocolate. Each piece …
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Exploring San Marcos- A Foodie Tour!

A Foodie Tour – Exploring San Marcos What fun to enjoy a “foodie tour” in a college town right here in SoCal! I was joined by the gal pals in my writing association (International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association) as we explored a wonderful area in San Marcos called …
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Margarita Crawl Here We Come!

Olea Spicy Sanchez
Photo Credit: Margarita Crawl Now thru Saturday, April 30th and presented by Tequila Herradura is the spring Margarita Crawl. There are 59 restaurants ALL OVER Orange County that are participating and have created specialty Margaritas. From watermelon infused, to lime and salt rims, to a Spicy Sanchez. Many …
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Enjoying Lunch In The Garden…Literally!

Who doesn’t enjoy having lunch “in a real garden”—right? Sherman Library and Gardens is a 2.2 acre gem located right in the heart of Corona Del Mar/Newport Beach. The plantings and flowers are so inspiring to me…this little home gardener. As I meander through the wonderful walkways and acreage I …
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