Category: Orange County

[road trip] papa z’s / fountain valley – orange county, ca 2

[road trip] papa z’s / fountain valley – orange county, ca

Over Labor Day weekend this year, we made another trip up to Huntington Beach for the annual Civil War reenactment in the park next to the Huntington Beach library. This time around we took Jake’s oldest son, T, along for...

cream pan bakery & cafe / tustin, ca (and river tubing!) 10

cream pan bakery & cafe / tustin, ca (and river tubing!)

I decided to do an easy post today because I am tired from Mother Nature beating me up this past Saturday. Story at the end of this post, if you are interested in the non-food side of things. A couple...

peking restaurant / westminster – orange county, ca 5

peking restaurant / westminster – orange county, ca

Last month Jake and I made the return trip up to LAX to pick up my folks who were away in the Philippines for six weeks. My “reward” for going north and sitting in traffic is finding a new spot...

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca 2

civil war in huntington beach + johnny reb’s bbq in orange, ca

It’s no longer a secret that I like Civil War stuff. Well, it was never really a secret to begin with. But it’s kind of one of those things I’m shy to share about myself – seems like kind of...

kelly’s donuts and burgers / huntington beach – orange county, ca 2

kelly’s donuts and burgers / huntington beach – orange county, ca

Over Labor Day weekend this year, Jake, the kids and I headed up to Huntington Beach for the Civil War Reenactment that weekend. I got really interested in Civil War history after taking a few history classes in college at...

101 noodles express / irvine – orange county, ca 4

101 noodles express / irvine – orange county, ca

I had a quick trip up to Orange County recently and my dad let me pick a place for us to have lunch at. I love when people let me pick the place (and the food) and I wanted to...

free golden spoon yogurt in OC (and san diego!) 2

free golden spoon yogurt in OC (and san diego!)

You like free stuff, don’t you? Check out the information below: In honor of being selected as the best frozen yogurt in Orange County, all 27 Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt locations in the county and several in surrounding counties will...

6ix Park Grill Birthday Mixer – Irvine, CA 0

6ix Park Grill Birthday Mixer – Irvine, CA

6ix Park Grill, located in the Hyatt Regency Irvine,  is celebrating its sixth year in business with a “6ix Birthday Mixer” party. 6ix Park Grill invites diners and revelers to join in the birthday bash, which will feature a dessert...

OC Foodie Fest – August 28th, 2010 / Anaheim, CA 1

OC Foodie Fest – August 28th, 2010 / Anaheim, CA

The OC Foodie Fest is rolling into Anaheim, CA in late August, featuring and bringing together 50 gourmet food trucks into one location so you can chow down and try out some yummy treats from various gourmet food trucks from...

TusCa Ristorante at the Hyatt Regency / Garden Grove, CA – Orange County 0

TusCa Ristorante at the Hyatt Regency / Garden Grove, CA – Orange County

I was invited to visit TusCA in Orange County a restaurant that combines the flavors of Tuscany and California recently. I was unable to go to any media dinners that they were holding and I was invited by a PR...