Launches New Web Series “Microbrew Madness” Today

Microbrew Madness

  Just in time for Oktoberfest, today launches a new short-form web series “Microbrew Madness” – a spirited journey across America to discover some of the nation’s best craft breweries. Each of the 16 six-minute webisodes on tap features one … Continue reading

Yes We “Can” End Hunger in Orange County

Community Action Partnership of Orange County

  The OC Food Bank Works to End Local Hunger during National Hunger Action Month   Each September the OC Food Bank, a program of Community Action Partnership of Orange County (CAPOC), marks National Hunger Action Month by mobilizing the … Continue reading

Travel Channel Green-lights Production of Five New Original Series

Travel Channel Programming

Travel Channel has greenlit five new series that will focus on connecting viewers to a world of cultural experiences, adventures and explorations. The Network picks up three new series: “Hello Goodbye” (wt), an eight episode, half-hour series that illuminates the personal … Continue reading

Garnishes Go Glamorous

At Smith & Wollensky, the Ralph Wollensky Signature Martini is garnished with 24-karat gold flakes. Photo credit: Smith and Wollensky

  Not the Same Ole’ Bar Garnishes By Marilyn Odesser-Torpey   Lemon wedges, orange wheels, olives, cherries, and tiny umbrellas—these are the go-to garnishes that adorned cocktails for decades. But inventive restaurants are moving way past the proverbial pink parasol, … Continue reading

We need to talk: Five things your plumbing is trying to tell you

Plumbing Problems

  When it comes to home plumbing, nonverbal clues and cues are the best resources for identifying hidden and yet undiscovered issues. However, it’s not always easy to pick-up on the messages a home’s plumbing is sending out. To help … Continue reading

James Beard Award-Winning PBS Series “The Mind of a Chef” Now in Season Three Featuring New Chefs

Mind of a Chef

  James Beard Award-Winning PBS Series “The Mind of a Chef” Now in Season Three Featuring New Chefs    Narrated by Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain, THE MIND OF A CHEF is that rare and beautiful thing: an intelligent television show … Continue reading

Make Way for The Bubbly!

Veuve Clicquot Mail Truck - Coming Your Way...

Veuve Clicquot is giving you two very good reasons to make your way to Sonoma Valley on Thursday, August 28th from 4-6p. The famed French Bubbly is touring the U.S. in a specially branded mail truck, and they’re making a … Continue reading

Lowering California’s Obesity Rate Based on Scienc

The TrekDesk

  California ranks 41st in the nation in overall obesity rates with 25% of its adult population classified as obese. Unfortunately there are no reliable, established state statistics for adult activity levels – which is a large part of the problem … Continue reading

Native Son Alehouse Opens in Downtown Santa Ana’s East End

Native Son

  New beer garden features exceptional selection of local, foreign, and craft beer including Lambic and Sour options, accented by an American-inspired pub menu  Native Son Alehouse joins Santa Ana’s thriving East End downtown community and welcomes beer lovers to … Continue reading

Jacks Restaurant & Lounge Wins Renowned 2014 Wine Spectator Award

Jacks Restaurant1

  Jacks Restaurant & Lounge, Located Inside The Portola Hotel & Spa, Wins Renowned 2014 Wine Spectator Award for Their Stellar Wine Program   Jacks Restaurant & Lounge has been graciously bestowed the Wine Spectator award for its wine program, … Continue reading