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Monday, June 22, 2015

Molcasalsa

Molcasalsa
2340 W Whittier Blvd
La Habra, CA 90631
(562) 691-7997

Listing at Menu Pix

Listing at Taste Opinion

No known official website.

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View from Street

Exterior

Signage

Chile Relleno, Tamale and Tostada

Lollipops

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Urban Cactus

Urban Cactus
3070 W. Chapman Ave., Suite C
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 978-3000

Listing at Foodspotting

Review at Stick a Fork In It

Official Site

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Exterior

Menu

Grilled Chicken Salad

Bison Picadillo Plate

Plants

Mexi-Cola and Hibiscus-Coconut Gelatin

Taco Trio

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The following photos are from Johnny Automatic:

Bison Picadillo Burrito

Chips and Salsa

Skinny Carnitas Burrito

Friday, June 12, 2015

Pete's Mexican Food

Pete's Mexican Food
213 5th Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 960-8797

Listing at All Menus

Listing at Dineries

Official Site

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Exterior

Menu Board

Tostadas and Salsa

Huevos Rancheros

Painting

Chile Relleno & Enchilada

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Mariscos Perlas Del Mar

Mariscos Perlas Del Mar
12158 Brookhurst St.
Garden Grove, California
(714) 530-3555

Listing at Superpages

Listing at Beach California

Facebook Presence

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Here are some photos from Johnny Automatic's recent visit to Mariscos Perlas Del Mar in Garden Grove:


Camerones al Mojo de Ajo (Garlic Shrimp) @ Mariscos Perlas Del Mar
Enchiladas De Camarones @ Mariscos Perlas Del Mar
Chips and Salsa @ Mariscos Perlas Del Mar

And here is a collection of photos from Mariscos Perlas Del Mar at Foodspotting:

Saturday, May 23, 2015

La Vida Cantina

1870 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 612-2349
 

La Vida Cantina Expands Popular Brunch to Saturdays; Father’s Day Special Also Offered on Sunday

Costa Mesa, California, June 17, 2015 – Just in time to enjoy a leisurely al fresco brunch this summer, La Vida Cantina has expanded its popular Sunday brunch to Saturdays. The Costa Mesa restaurant now serves its brunch menu, complete with bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys, on Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm, and Sundays from 9 am to 2 pm. Special for Father’s Day on Sunday is steak, egg, chile relleno and a beer for $18.95.

The brunch menu features a range of items including Izzy’s French Toast, baguette-style French toast topped with a warm berry mix and served with three crispy jalapeno bacon strips; Pan Crepes, two crepes filled with a warm mixed berry coulis and served with crispy jalapeno bacon strips and two eggs; Burrito de Huevo, scrambled eggs with chorizo, onions, serrano peppers and cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla; Steak and Eggs, Certified Angus skirt steak strips served with two eggs, breakfast potatoes, refried black beans and a choice of flour or corn tortillas; Huevos Rancheros, a crispy tortilla topped with two eggs, covered with ranchera sauce and jack cheese. Served with breakfast potatoes and refried black beans; Breakfast Tostaditas, two crispy tortillas topped with refried black beans, shredded pork, poached eggs, covered with a tomatillo sauce and topped with avocado, Mexican cream and cotija cheese; Enchiladas con Huevo, two cheese enchiladas in a guajillo sauce, topped with two eggs and served with breakfast potatoes and refried black beans; and the La Vida Omelet, natural smoked ham, jack cheese, onions, poblano peppers, mushrooms and red bell peppers, topped avocado and a drizzle of tomatillo sauce, served with breakfast potatoes and refried black beans.

Brunch dishes start at $11 with a la carte items also available. Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys are an additional $9.

La Vida Cantina’s regular menu is available for dinner after 4 p.m. on weekdays, and served for lunch after 11 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and after 2 p.m. on Sundays. Happy Hour is offered Monday through Friday from 4 to 6:30 p.m., and a Late Night Happy Hour is available Thursday through Saturday, from 11 p.m. until 2 a.m.

La Vida is located on the entertainment level of The Triangle at 1870 Harbor Blvd., where the 55 Fwy. meets Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa. For reservations or more information, please call (949) 612-2349, visit www.lavidacantina.com and www.Facebook.com/lavidacantina.
 

Memorial Day Margaritas & More

Enjoy a Memorial Day Celebration at La Vida Cantina. The popular Costa Mesa restaurant will offer Happy Hour specials all day, from 11 a.m. until closing, including 50% off select appetizers; $3 Corona Extra USA & Dos Equis Amber; $4 Premium House Margaritas; and $5 House Wine. Also on Mondays at La Vida Cantina, kids eat FREE! Receive a complimentary kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree (offer for children 12 and under.) La Vida Cantina is located on the upper level of The Triangle (former Triangle Square) in Costa Mesa. The restaurant offers an expansive patio with a large bar, as well as a elegant but relaxed dining room and interior bar. For reservations, please call (949) 612-2349.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Taco San Pedro

Taco San Pedro
3060 W Lincoln Ave
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 484-0802

Listing at Beach California

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Street Sign

Exterior

Menu Board

Tacos and Sopes

Rico Mole

Three Tacos

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Cinco De Mayo 2015

Fiesta like There’s No Mañana – CINCO DE MAYO at Mi Casa!
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

For 44 years Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant has had the perfect recipe for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo party: delicious Mexican food, ice cold fresh margaritas, music, and friendly staff all in a festive environment.  This year the celebration will last the entire day with Taco, Beer and Margarita specials throughout the entire restaurant from open – 10pm.  Grab your sombrero  and join Mi Casa for “Fiesta Like There’s No Mañana” - the most festive Cinco De Mayo celebration in Orange County!

Cinco De Mayo Specials (open – 10pm)
Tacos
·        $4 Crispy Chicken & Beef
·        $5 Grilled Mahi
Beers
·         $3 XX Amber
·         $6 XX Amber w/ Dobel Tequila Shot
Margaritas
·         $4 House
·         $5 Cadillac
·         $6 Skinny
·         $7 Dobel Diamante

About Mi Casa
Mi Casa is a third generation family owned restaurant with 2 locations in Orange County; Costa Mesa and Rancho Santa Margarita.  In addition to serving the finest authentic home-style Sonoran Mexican food, Mi Casa offers an extensive tequila list along with hand crafted and muddled margarita menu.  Now serving over 50 tequilas, Mi Casa is the best Mexican Food – Tequila bar around. Inside you will find a mix of old and new with old world wood and brick combined with bright colors, and the perfect atmosphere that will keep you coming back again and again!

For more information visit the Mi Casa website at www.micasa1.com.

Mi Casa Costa Mesa
296 E. 17th Street | Costa Mesa, CA 92627
949-645-7626 | www.micasa1.com

Mi Casa RSM
22322 El Paseo | RSM, CA 92688
949-635-9538   | www.micasa1.com


2nd Annual Sabroso Craft Beer & Taco Festival
The HOTEST TICKET for Cinco de Mayo Saturday 5.2

Enjoy OC’s Largest Taco and Craft Beer Festival
while raising money for the Mental Health Association of OC

[Silverado, CA] – Back by popular demand, the award winning Brew Ha Ha Productions is proud to present their 2ndAnnual Sabroso Craft Beer & Taco Festival on Saturday, May 2nd from 12 pm – 4 pm.  This year the event will feature unlimited tastings from over 90 craft beer selections, 32+ gourmet tacos from 17 top chefs for only $3 each, live music from the OC Music Award Nominee, the Wheeland Brothers, and of course… Sabroso’s now famous Lucha Libre matches.  

Sabroso, which means “Tasty,” is the perfect event for friends to enjoy a classic combination of great craft beer, unbelievably good gourmet food and more FUN than you can imagine.  In addition to the tradition of having a respected panel of judges picking the top “Best in Show” awards for the tacos, this year Guests will be able to participate in the NEW “Peoples’ Choice” voting to select the crowd favorites.  This year’s distinguished panel of professional judges includes: Rich Manning, food writer for the well-known restaurant review site, Gayot and more, Jessica Rice, author of Beer and Baking,“Dr. Bill” Sysak, Craft Beer Ambassador for Stone Brewing Co.

In addition to the unprecedented gourmet taco offerings Sabroso will feature many one off and limited release beers such as Bottle Logic Brewing’s Tequila Barrel Aged, Mole Stout: Leche Borracho, Taps Fish House & Brewing’s Russian Imperial Stout aged in Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Barrels: Remy’s Pappy as well as some exciting cask ales from breweries like The Good Beer Company and Saint Archer.

A portion of the proceeds from Sabroso will benefit the Mental Health Association of OC.  This critical resource for OC is celebrating over 50 years of excellence in services.  It is dedicated to improving the quality of life of OC’s residents impacted by mental illness both directly and indirectly.  Over 92% of their funds go directly to serving over 16,000 OC residents each year.  http://www.mhaoc.org/ 

Festival tickets are $55 online in advance. If the event does not sell out, tickets will be available at the door for $65. Designated driver tickets are available with purchase of a regular festival ticket. Tickets for Sabroso Craft Beer & Taco Festival are now on-sale at http://www.sabrosotacofest.com/.

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LA VIDA CANTINA CELEBRATES CINCO DE MAYO WITH OC’S BEST-EVER TACO TUESDAY

Festivities to include Tequila Specials, Live Entertainment & More



Costa Mesa, California, April 7, 2015 – La Vida Cantina will be the place to be on Tuesday, May 5, with an all-day Cinco de Mayo celebration that will include specially priced margaritas, beer, tequila and tacos. Live guitar and vocals will add to the fun with Freddy Zuma from 4 to 7 pm, and Victor and Jose from 7:30 to 10:30 pm.

La Vida Cantina will open early for the celebration – at 11 am – with Taco Tuesday specials, including $2 Crispy Tacos (shredded chicken or beef); $5 Mahi Mahi Tacos; $3 Coronas; $3 Domestic Draft Beers; $4 Imported Draft Beer; and $4 House Premium Margaritas.

Other featured drinks specials will include: Casa Noble 5 on 5 (five Coronas and five shots of Casa Noble) for $40 from 11 am to 6 pm, and Sauza Hornitos 5 on 5 (five dos Equis lager beer and five shots of Sauza Hornitos) for $40 from 6 pm until close. Throughout the day, patrons can enjoy Milagro Miracle shots for $4, Pineapple Jalapeno Margaritas with Milagro Tequila for $10, and a Miracle Margarita by Milargo Tequila for $6.

La Vida Cantina is an inviting restaurant with a spacious and lively patio. Located in the heart of Orange County at The Triangle in Costa Mesa, La Vida has the feel of a Mexican coastal resort with a large pentagon-shaped bar, ample lounge seating to relax and mingle, and five fire pits, all under two large palapas. The interior bar and dining room feature beautiful dark wood, warm lighting and contemporary Mexican murals.

La Vida Cantina is open for dinner Monday through Friday at 4 pm, lunch on Friday and Saturday at
11 am, and Sunday brunch at 9 am. Happy Hour is offered Monday through Friday from 4 to 6:30 pm, and a Late Night Happy Hour is available Thursday through Saturday, from 11 pm until 2 am.

La Vida is located on the second level of The Triangle at 1870 Harbor Blvd., where the 55 Fwy. meets Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa. For reservations or more information, please call (949) 612-2349, visit www.lavidacantina.com and www.Facebook.com/lavidacantina.