The “Tourism Ireland” team has creatively brought their very special European island right here to us in Southern California.  What an incredible experience for all of us travel agents and travel writers who attended. It was such a pleasure to be there and for us being able to share one-on-one …
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Orange County Restaurant Week is Coming!

Celebrating 15 years, this year’s Orange County Restaurant Week will be the best ever! Mark your calendar as it begins Sunday, March 5th and runs through Saturday March 11th , 2023. So that means 7 days of fabulous breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner options. Grab your gal pals, family, and …
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Valentine’s… I Got You Covered!

Here are some ideas that just might help you to be a HERO for Valentine’s. First things, first. It does not all have to happen on February 14th. Broaden your horizons and just have some fun! [This Photo features an authentic Italian restaurant in Dana Point. It has been there …
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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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