With the approach of the holidays, restaurants and bars are coming up with delicious drinks for the season. Whether hot or cold, out on the town for a night of fun or mixing up a few cocktails to entertain, finding the right cocktail is key. Orange County’s mixologists came together to provide recipes for delicious options perfect for any palate this holiday season.
From meringue to rose petals, these surprising cocktails ingredients will pique your interest next time you belly up to the bar.
With so many different taste buds among the eating public, it is difficult to say definitively that any particular barbecue restaurant is number one. However, these Orange County menus are high on the list.
Cheesy classics are taking off with new innovations all over the county. Read on for some of the best cheesy delights in OC.
Everyone wants to visit Orange County, but knowing where to take visitors can be a hassle. No matter the tourist in your life, Orange County has lots of history, and of course, no visit would be complete without a day or more at one of the white sandy beaches the area is known for. These are the must-see places to take any visiting family member.
In spite of the sluggish economy, 2012 saw the opening of many trendy boutiques. Some of these establishments were made by companies that were already established outside of Orange County hoping to capture a new group of shoppers. So far they seem to be doing just that, are still open and are prepped and ready for the upcoming holiday season.
This time of year many restaurants add pumpkin dishes to their menu celebrating the advent of Halloween and Thanksgiving. Most of these dishes are desserts made with pumpkin such as pies, cookies, cakes and even ice cream squares. But there are a few restaurants that add pumpkin to many of their main recepies and even to some of their ales. If you just can’t get enough pumpkin, head out to the best restaurants serving pumpkin dishes in Orange County.
Flavored coffees, teas, espressos and cappuccinos are great on a cold day or evening, but they can also serve as a pick-me-up anytime of the year.
Enjoy both your food and drink at these restaurants that highlight great pairings.
With such a large European and German population in Orange County, it is not surprising that some of the best German food can be found here. If you enjoy a good German meal, then check out these restaurants, bars and food trucks to get your fix.
While it is possible to surf the web to find the best pizza in Orange County, this list of five restaurants can be the stop to your search. Look no further because the best pizza from the area is found at these O.C. spots.
The cheesesteak sandwich is a popular menu item with roots in Philadelphia, but the phenomenon behind this creation has spread across the country and is a favorite not only of people from the eastern part of the county, but for diners everywhere. See where to find the best of this classic in Orange County.
Mac n’ cheese is making a rebound in restaurants around the country, but this new twist on an old favorite differs in many ways from the comfort food of childhood. Chefs have added more ingredients and developed unique ways to present this classic. See where this cheesy dish is making strides at these restaurants.
If you don’t have the time to travel to Morocco, you can try daydreaming from inside a Moroccan restaurant. Check out our list of best in the county.
Chefs are becoming celebrities with their own daily cooking shows and TV appearances, giving tips on healthy living and publishing cookbooks with recipes for delicious meals. Many chefs now own and work in their restaurants with their celebrity status, drawing a crowd of customers. Orange County is pleased to have many of these chef-owned restaurants.