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OC Restaurant Week at AnQi Bistro

Posted on March 3, 2010 | Food

I finally made it over to AnQi, the new gourmet Vietnamese-fusion bistro at South Coast Plaza that is a sister of the celebrity-patronized Crustacean restaurant in Beverly Hills. The interior has an incredibly unique ambiance: it’s dark, candle-lit with little pots of moss on each table. Wine cellars are visible at both ends and traditional Asian screens break off the otherwise large dining area into smaller, individualized, separate ones. Read More

Boudin Bakery – A Whif of Heaven

Posted on February 16, 2010 | Food

Just walking by Boudin Bakery is like a whif of heaven. You can smell the  sourdough bread baking in the South Coast Plaza corridors.

Boudin is a nice place to stop for a nice quick lunch. They serve sandwiches, soup, salad, and pastries and are known for their sourdough bread and clam chowder. I can easily eat here twice a week because of the convenience of being so close to the parking lot and the low prices of the food. Read More

OC Marketplace Valentine’s Day Promotion

Posted on February 10, 2010 | Misc

The Orange County Marketplace is offering “Sweets for your sweet” for members of its E-Club this Valentine’s Day weekend, February 13-14.

Membership to the E-Club is free and includes frequent promotions such as free admission and many other special offers.

2010 Pacific Amphitheatre Concert Series Presents Weird Al Yankovic

Posted on January 28, 2010 | Events

2010 Pacific Amphitheatre Concert Series at the OC Fair Presents:
“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC

On Sale Wednesday, January 30, 10 a.m.

Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 27, 2010) – The OC Fair offered a preview of its 2010 Pacific Amphitheatre Concert Series today with the announcement of the long-awaited return of 2010 Grammy nominee “Weird Al” Yankovic on Friday, August 13, at 8 p.m. The performance will take place one year after the debut of “Al’s Brain: A 3-D Journey Through The Human Brain” which thrilled over 250,000 fairgoers last summer. “Al’s Brain,” a themed attraction that combines exhibits on the brain with a state-of-the-art 3-D movie on a 40-foot screen, will also return to this year’s Fair. Read More

Loehmann’s Grand Opening to Feature “Band from TV”

Posted on January 27, 2010 | News

BRONX, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Loehmann’s, the IT store for designer fashions, announced today that it will celebrate the opening of its new Costa Mesa, California, store by hosting a special concert featuring ‘Band From TV’ at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 13th, in front of the new store in Metro Pointe Center.

Scheduled to open on March 12, 2010, the new Costa Mesa Loehmann’s, located at 901 South Coast Drive, will offer the best deals in designer fashions, where stylish, savvy shoppers can find IT, love IT and buy IT at prices that are 30% – 65% less than department and specialty stores. Read More