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Brad A. Johnson hosted a house party and found some delicious food in South Laguna Beach.
Abha and Helen’s is an indoor/outdoor speakeasy where everyone knows each other. There are also fantastic sips and bites.
Eat of the moment
Restaurant week is coming
More than 120 restaurants will participate in OC Restaurant Week from March 6-12. The promotion will include a mix of prix fixe and deluxe menus as well as themed menus. Anne Valdespino has more.
A taste of Paso at Laguna Beach
The family behind Bianchi Winery in Paso Robles opened the Bianchi Laguna Beach Tasting Room. Expect influxes of signature and reserve collection wines, wine tastings and wine pairings. Customers 21 and over can drink wine by the glass or bottle in a living room with floor-to-ceiling windows and ocean views.
The survey says
We’re working on a story about fan-favorite menu items at major fast food chains, those items that have a loyal following even if they’re hard to find on the menu or unadvertised. Tell us your quirky favorites.
A sweet taco
Klondike Choco Tacos are back at select Taco Bell locations for a limited time. One is in Orange County at Seal Beach. Get the details.
Cathy Thomas has tips for buying and cooking shellfish. Here’s what to know when preparing shrimp, scallops and mussels. She has also some tasty recipes featuring the delicacies of the sea.
While rapini (broccoli rabe) may look like broccolini, it has a much more distinct flavor. Cathy Thomas says the pleasant bitterness of rapini goes well with creamy pasta or cereal. here is a recipe for rapini with caramelized onions and brown rice.