Tag Archive: costa mesa

Costa Mesa: Tapas and Drinks at Vaca

  Vaca in Costa Mesa opened at the end of 2015 and though I managed to make it in for drinks last year, I didn’t have a chance to eat there until just… Continue reading

A Summer of Night Markets in Orange County and the SGV

  The OC Night Market returns tonight and through the weekend (6/17-19) to the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. I checked it out for the first time last month and… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Try the Classic Combo at The Halal Guys

  The Halal Guys opened their first West Coast location a couple weeks ago in Costa Mesa. The next one is set to open in Long Beach. My only question is – why… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Clam Chowder at Shuck Oyster Bar

  I’m in Costa Mesa and Orange County every so often and when I’m at the SoCo Collection, I tend to plop myself down at ARC for a burger or other hearty bar… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Happy Hour at the Wyndham Hotel’s Silver Trumpet

I was down in Orange County for a show and stopped by The Silver Trumpet at the Wyndham Hotel in Costa Mesa¬†for happy hour. The drinks are reduced down to $8 which is… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: The Burger at ARC

  I had been meaning to go back to ARC for a meal after I first tried it for drinks a couple of years ago. After a first dinner at Social, we headed… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Craft Beer at Barley Forge Brewing Company

  Barley Forge Brewing Company opened a few months ago in Costa Mesa. It’s the first production brewery¬†to open in Costa Mesa. They make Belgian, West Coast and German-style beers. We stopped in… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Drinks at Social

  Social is one of the newest and hottest spots in Orange County right now. Its menu is a collection of every best-selling menu item I’ve seen all over the States. Stuff I… Continue reading

Costa Mesa: Modern Hot Pot at Cal Shabu

  When temperatures dip below 70 degrees in Southern California, I think about soup a lot. So it was no surprise I wanted to try Cal Shabu. I’ve been to a few different… Continue reading

PigOut 3.0 Hits Costa Mesa Sunday, August 24

  PigOut returns to Orange County on Sunday, August 24. The pork-centric food fest features an incredible piggy this year- a pig that’s been fed the spent Templeton rye whiskey mash. It’s one… Continue reading