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Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney

January 25, 2018

Located in the heart of Downtown Disney, you and your Valentine can escape to a quiet environment where you could enjoy an exquisite 3 course dinner at Catal Restaurant. Without a doubt you’ll spark up some magic in this Mediterranean style restaurant, which will also be decorated with flowers to set the mood. On February 14th, Valentine’s Day, Catal Restaurant is preparing a three course prix fixe menu, featured by Chef Alonso Ramirez. Guests will be able to select from…

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Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria Located in Downtown Disney is Expanding their Patio

January 24, 2018

Patina Restaurant Group is excited to announce renovation plans for Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria located in Downtown Disney to refresh the aesthetics of the restaurant and enhance the overall guest experience. Naples is undergoing refurbishments that will feature an expanded patio with a brand new outside bar and additional seating for al fresco dining. Upstairs, guests can look forward to an artfully designed beer garden that will serve craft beer on draft. Inside, three wood burning ovens by Woodstone will be installed…

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Food & Drink Recipes & Chefs

Chicken Lasagne for Christmas Eve Dinner

November 15, 2017

This post was sponsored. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Every year the since we were kids, our family would gather for Christmas Eve.  In our Mexican culture, that’s officially our Christmas celebration.  Just like any other family special events and holidays, there is plenty of food.  My mother always makes her tamales, my sister makes her Rib Roast and I make my son’s favorite casserole, Chicken Lasagna. I don’t remember where I found this recipe, but it’s been…

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Green Chicken Chalupas with Herdez Salsa Verde + Win a Trip to Mexico

October 20, 2017

Growing up as a child, our parents would always reminded us to be proud of our Mexican culture and cherish our traditions, food was no exception. In our household, holiday gatherings were never small and preparing the family meal was an all team effort. Food was always the main attraction at our family events and it was an all day celebration.  There were no shortcuts to our meals, everything was made from scratch.  Over time the family grew and time…

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How to Store Leftover Champagne After Opening Bottle

August 2, 2017

Welcome to a celebration of a long love affair. If you love life with a passion, you will love Champagne and other sparkling wines, as I do. Every time I drink Champagne I am asked what am I celebrating? I say, life.  But who says Champagne is only for special occasions? Don’t get me wrong, I won’t turn away a good glass of wine or cocktail! But this bubbly affair of mine has been going on for some time.  Just…

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Best Champagne Bars in Southern California

June 19, 2017

While any good bartender can make a delicious Champagne cocktail, great ones are much harder to find. The following is a list of best Champagne bars recommended. While it is by no means a complete guide, its should help you get started on your search and even help you find suitable refuge while you’re traveling. Bar Marmont The Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA. Hotel bar is located in a renovated 1920’s Hollywood landmark. (photo: Chateau Marmont) LUCQUES LUCQUES 8474…

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Catal Restaurant and Evans Brewing Co. Celebrate Summer with a 5-Course Dinner, June 29th

June 8, 2017

Craft beer lovers, this event is for you.  If you’re a fan of exquisite cuisine and craft beer, Catal Restaurant in Downtown Disney has a dinner event you don’t want to miss.   On June 29th, experience one of Orange County California’s oldest microbrewery, Evans Brewing Co craft beers, which will be paired with an exclusive menu prepared by Catal Restaurant Chef. Evans Brewing Co, was founded as Orange County Brewing Company, the first beers were poured in February 1995. With management changes,…

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