Orange County Business Journal

Five Feet Hosts Food and Wine's Winemaker of the Year

Don't miss the Robert Foley Vineyards Dinner with winemaker Robert Foley at Five Feet in Laguna Beach, in the Executive Dining column

County Boasts Lunching Scene; Owners', Chefs' Favorite Dishes

County Boasts Lunching Scene; Owners', Chefs' Favorite Dishes. A look at some of Executive Dining columnist Fifi Chao's favorite lunch spots

CHEF OF THE YEAR

Bayside Chef Paul Gstrein's Huge Influence on County's Fine Dining Scene

The Cannery Hosting Third Annual Guest Chef Nights

The Cannery in Newport Beach is launching its third year of Meet the Chef Dinners, in the Executive Dining column

Antonello, Zov's, White House Hosting Wine Dinners

A few wine dinners to choose from this week, in the Executive Dining column

L.V. Tao Brings Peace, Pleasure

A couple of dining treasures in Las Vegas, in the Executive Dining column

More Intimate Arches Replaces Aubergine, Adds BBQ

The county is buzzing about The Arches Grill & BBQ, in the Executive Dining column

Changes, Food at Laguna Cliffs' Vue Close to Nirvana

Changes and the food at Laguna Cliffs' Vue bring diners close to Nirvana, in the Executive Dining column

Sage Hosting Wine Tasting; Urban Thai a Ladera Find

There's something even more interesting on the horizon at Sage on the Coast, in the Executive Dining column

La Vie en Rose Hosting the Godfather of Wine Events

There's a wine dinner happening this week that readers should find interesting, in the Executive Dining column

Buon Giorno Brings Italian Coffee, Snacks to Costa Mesa

What better way to start out the year than with a good cup of coffee?, in the Executive Dining column

Looking Back at Great Meals; Restaurants Lost, Gained

A look at OC dining during the past year, in the Executive Dining column

Crow Bar and Kitchen Expands the Gastropub Title

Orange County is getting into the gastropub game with Crow Bar and Kitchen, in the Executive Dining column

Napa Rose GM Passes Tough Grand Sommelier Exam

The general manager and sommelier of OC's Napa Rose has just garnered one of the most prestigious titles in the wine world, in the Executive Dining column

Escape From the Strip to Find Las Vegas' Best Eateries

A look at the best restaurants off The Strip in Las Vegas, in the Executive Dining column

Hilton Hosts Holiday Charity Events, Adds Amenities

The holiday season is upon us, especially at Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, in the Executive Dining column

Pelican Hill Grill's First-Class Service Lives Up to Buzz

Pelican Hill Grill is the newest star on the dining block, in the Executive Dining column

Students Serve High Cuisine at Low Prices at 50 Forks

50 Forks offers an inviting atmosphere with bargain prices, in the Executive Dining column

Produce Supplier Has $40M in Sales, Eyeing Growth

Being picky is a good thing for Family Tree Produce, in the Small Business column

Mission Inn, Las Campanas Good for a Quick Recharge

Las Campanas Mexican Cuisine & Cantina in Rancho Cucamonga is worth the drive, in the Executive Dining column

La Vie En Rose Hosting Four-Course, Five-Wine Event

La Vie En Rose is having another wine dinner, in the Executive Dining column

Hot Oil, Skewers, Costumes: Halloween at Melting Pot

It's a ghoulish time at the Melting Pot, in the Executive Dining column

Five Crowns: English Retro With 16th Century Menu

There's plenty of restaurant happenings coming up, in the Executive Dining column

Old Vine Cafe Serving Up Three Inventive Meals a Day

Get three creative meals a day at Old Vine Cafe, in the Executive Dining column

Italian Wines, Food Meet in October at Vessia, Antonello

A couple of local restaurants are hosting some Italian food and wine dinners, in the Executive Dining column

Food, Wine, Music for a Cause at Rick's Partners Bistro

Habitat for Humanity is hosting its charitable event at one of Laguna's legendary restaurants, in the Executive Dining column

Z'Tejas Heats Things Up With Charity Menu, Bachelors

Z'Tejas is hosting a charity event featuring fire fighters and a Chile Fest menu, in the Executive Dining column

Red Claw Serves Up Unpretentious Cajun-Style Shellfish

The Red Claw in Fountain Valley offers savory meals quite reminiscent of Louisiana in the Executive Dining column

Mozambique: Fine Steak, Smooth Wine, Unique Flavors

Mozambique serves up fine Southern African fare, in the Executive Dining column

Inviting, Unpretentious Veggie Grill Does Meatless Right

The Veggie Grill in Irvine does meatless right, in the Executive Dining column

Lucca's Latest Take on Fine Dining: Take-Out Service

Lucca in Irvine's Quail Hill Village Center makes the cut as a lovely cosmopolitan cafe, in the Executive Dining column

Fine Dining at a Bargain at South Coast Plaza Event

Mark your calendar to save big at these South Coast Plaza restaurants, in the Executive Dining column

Hilton Kicks Off Season of Jazz With Local Musicians

Hilton's kicking off its Season of Jazz, in the Executive Dining column

Hyatt's Summer Cocktail Promotion Quite Refreshing

Hyatt Hotels stir it up this summer, in the Executive Dining column

Break of Dawn: Delightful Cooking in Casual Setting

Dining reaches new horizons at Break of Dawn, in the Executive Dining column

Five Crowns Sees Menu Tweaks, No More Wench Ware

Five Crowns in Corona del Mar has undergone nearly $1 million in renovations, in the Executive Dining column

Bidding Au Revoir to Beloved La Brasserie in Orange

Au revoir to La Brasserie in Orange, in the Executive Dining column

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR

Napa Rose Run By World Class People, Boasts Famed Cuisine. Napa Rose at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel is Fifi's Restaurant of the Year

Lucille's Adds Chapter to Storied Dining

Exploring the stories behind two of OC's restaurants, in the Executive Dining column

St. Regis' Executive Chef Calls on Bloomies; Spa Fashion Show

There are several interesting things going on at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa, in the Executive Dining column

Salmon Swims in Pinot Noir for Event at Bluewater Grill

Salmon Swims in Pinot Noir for Event at Bluewater Grill. South Coast Plaza's Yearly Food, Wine Festival; Morton's Serving Up Stogies With Wine, Dinner

Fondue, Wine, Then Some at San Clemente Melting Pot

The Melting Pot holds an Italian dinner for those fond of fondue, in the Executive Dining column

March & #233; Moderne Offers Slice of France at Bistro Prices

March yourself over to the new March & #233; Moderne, in the Executive Dining column

Bistango Clan's Kimera Serves Up Polished, Stylish Fare

Kimera in Irvine is a new take on decor and food, in the Executive Dining column

New Foodie To-Do List; Festival Time at Balboa Bay Club

A plethora of new dining tempts your palate, in the Executive Dining column

Unique Sapphire Laguna Fits Perfectly With Artsy City

You won't feel blue at Sapphire Laguna, in the Executive Dining column

Salt Creek Grille Expanding With El Segundo Location

Salt Creek Grille will debut at Plaza El Segundo on Tuesday, plus the 20th anniversary of Zov's Bistro, in the Executive Dining column

Caf & #233; 207: Intimate Setting; American, Global Cuisine

San Clemente's Caf & #233; 207 may be small, but it gets the local stamp of approval, in the Executive Dining column

Golden Truffle Offers 'Not Your Average Cooking Class'

Truffle's Alan Greeley is cooking up another not so average cooking class, in the Executive Dining column

Cosmo's Gives Diners Family Style Food at Great Prices

Cosmo's brings us back down to earth with family style dining, in the Executive Dining column