Chapter One: The Modern Local

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Best Bars With A Rotating Beer Menu In Orange County

If variety truly is the spice of life, then add some spice to your life with these places where the beer menu changes frequently.

05/27/2015

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What You’re Eating: OC Restaurant Week

The highly anticipated 2015 Orange County Restaurant Week is back and bigger than ever! Running from Sunday, March 1st through Saturday, March 7th, the hottest chefs and OC restaurants have prepared three-course prix-fixed tasting menus sure to please even the toughest critics.

03/01/2015

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Best Bars In OC With A Fireplace

A fireplace adds instant charm to a bar. If you’re looking to enjoy some drinks in a cozy setting that includes a fireplace, try these places.

02/26/2015

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Best Cocktail Happy Hours In OC

If you think there is no better way to celebrate the end of a workday than with discounted cocktails, try these places.

01/29/2015

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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In OC

Try these places for cocktails that taste like the holidays and ward off the chill of those winter days.

12/18/2014

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Best Bar Food In OC

Indulge your cravings at these best places for bar food in OC.

07/31/2014

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Best Bars With Games In OC

From foosball to shuffleboard and darts to Bingo, here are some of the best places for bar games in Orange County.

06/05/2014

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Best Late-Night Happy Hours In OC

If you need some late-night munchies and beverages, try these places for great happy hours.

05/29/2014

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Best Bars For Hipsters In OC

It’s hard to define exactly what a hipster is, particularly since it is not usually a label that people apply to themselves. No matter how you define a hipster, here are the best bars in the county to find some that might identify by that name.

04/24/2014

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Ask An OC Expert: Compiling The Perfect Holiday Menu

Chef Jason Montelibano of Chapter One: The Modern Local gives tips to keep it simple this holiday season.

12/11/2013

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Best Places To Eat Before A Show In OC

No matter what kind of concert you’re going to see, there is a good place nearby where you can eat. Here are some of the best places in Orange County to have dinner and drinks before the show.

CBS Los Angeles–09/18/2013

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Best Bars With Local Brews In OC

Give some locally famous beer a chance at these Orange County bars.

CBS Los Angeles–07/25/2013

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Best Bars For Foodies In Orange County

A foodie will find a bevy of good food in Orange County bars, from fresh seafood to deconstructed classics.

CBS Los Angeles–06/27/2013

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Best Sangria In Orange County

From the standard to the spicy, Orange County restaurants offer a wide variety of refreshing sangrias for those hot summer days. Here are some of the best places for sangria in our fair county.

CBS Los Angeles–06/16/2013

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Indulge In 2013 OC Restaurant Week

The fastest growing culinary event in Orange County is back with more than 100 restaurants participating. From Feb. 24 through March 2, top local restaurants will create special menus at special prices for the fifth […]

CBS Los Angeles–02/21/2013

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