Gluten Free Anxiety

I’ve been in denial for several months now about the possibility that I might have a gluten intolerance. I love pasta. I love bread. I love beer. The thought of having to give these items up in order to stop the icky feeling that I get after I eat them gives me shivers up my…

Surf City Chili at the Beach!

Chili at the Beach   June 15 , 2019 The 12th Annual Chili at the Beach is on June 15, 2019 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Main Street in downtown Huntington Beach. In addition to the chili cook-off there will be a salsa tasting contest and children’s games and entertainment all benefiting the Boys…

Newport Beach Jazz Festival May 31-June 2

Celebrate the kick-off of summer with a star studded lineup of musicians, delectable food and drink selections, and dancing on the lawn.  The Newport Beach Jazz Festival returns to the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach on May 31-June 2, 2019. Weekend Passes and Single Day Tickets On Sale Now! HOTEL GUESTS ONLY AMENITIES: Complimentary Premium In-Room Internet…

Mexico Gourmet Festival

Indulge yourself in a one-night tribute to Mexican gastronomy, traditions, and art. Sample the cuisine and products from some of the most prominent chefs, restaurants, artists and vendors on both sides of the border while experiencing the sights and sounds of Mexico. Attractions include: Live music and performances Wine, Mexican tequila and Artisanal Mezcal Award-winning…

Memorial Day Weekend 2019

Memorial Day Weekend is here and you’re kicking yourself for not having planned a mini vacay weeks ago. Stop stressing! There are plenty of things that you can do and places that you can visit on a last minute whim. I always start by asking my friends on Facebook, “What’s everyone doing for Memorial Day…

Old Town Baking Company Bread

I had a beautiful accident last week, when I stumbled across a local farmers market that was selling freshly baked breads from THE OLD TOWN BAKING COMPANY. I spoke with the vendor and asked him what his favorite bread was and he said the Rosemary Garlic Sourdough. I asked him what was his best selling…