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CDM - Sidedoor's Ultimate Cheese & Charcuterie Backyard Party
5:00 PM17:00

CDM - Sidedoor's Ultimate Cheese & Charcuterie Backyard Party

  • Five Crowns & SideDoor’s Greenhouse, Patio and Garden (map)
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SideDoor is known for its award-winning cheese and charcuterie offerings, and in 2017 began presenting a new series dedicating one evening a month to boutique creameries and specialty cheeses. A different creamery is featured at each event, and twice a year the series culminates in the ultimate celebration of fromage with the Cheese & Charcuterie Backyard Party – the next taking place on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The evening will showcase the previous four creameries of the series including Jasper Hill (September 2017), Rogue (October 2017), French Theme (November 2017), and Andante (December 2017), and offer cheese, charcuterie, passed appetizers and beverage pairings. SideDoor’s own certified expert and cheese monger, Tracy Nelsen, will be on hand to educate guests on the various cheeses presented and to recommend the perfect pairings.


Wednesday, January 17, 5-9 p.m. 


Five Crowns & SideDoor’s Greenhouse, Patio and Garden
3801 East Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625


$45 per person (includes tax and gratuity)


To purchase tickets, please visit


(949) 717-4322  


Please contact with interest and inquiries.

SideDoor is Corona del Mar's first and only English gastropub. A red key hangs over the entryway on Poppy Street as an unspoken invitation to indulge in world-class spirits, craft beer and wine flights. Cozy up to one of the fireplaces and explore the ever-changing menu offering seasonal plates portioned for sharing, fine cheeses and charcuterie. Combine delicious food and drink in a convivial atmosphere and you're sure to make memorable taste discoveries.

No reservations - open seating
Instagram & Twitter: @SideDoorCDM

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Newport Beach - New Year at Lighthouse Bayview Café's Bottomless Mimosa Brunch
7:00 AM07:00

Newport Beach - New Year at Lighthouse Bayview Café's Bottomless Mimosa Brunch


Celebrate the new year with a boozy Monday brunch at Lighthouse Bayview Café. Newport Beach’s waterfront culinary destination will welcome 2018 by extending its weekend brunch to Monday, January 1. Complete with bottomless mimosas, oversized bloody mary’s and an all-new Rise & Shine Bar Menu, find the perfect libation to match any craving—try the refreshing new cocktail The Duffy Cruise, made with vodka, fresh lemonade, triple sec and sugar rim. Indulge with menu items such as the Croissant French Toast with salted caramel drizzle, whipped cream, brûléed bananas and almonds, Avocado Toast with poached eggs, cherry tomato confit, arugula and lemon, and much more.

Menu Highlights
Rise & Shine Bar Menu

The Duffy Cruise
Vodka, fresh lemonade, Triple Sec, sugar rim, 9

Lighthouse Sparkler
Vodka, lime juice, clover honey syrup, sparkling wine, 9

Champagne Mimosa served traditional, Hawaiian, cranberry or strawberry lemonade, 8
(Bottomless mimosas available to add to any entrée for $10)

Cabo Morning
Tequila, lemonade, lemon juice, Triple Sec, 9

Strawberry Basil Bellini
Freshly muddled strawberries and basil, sparkling wine, 8

Buddy’s Bloody
Oversized bloody mary with house bloody mary mix and variety of toppings, 12 


Monday, January 1
7 a.m.-4 p.m.


Lighthouse Bayview Café
1600 W. Balboa Blvd.,
Newport Beach, CA 92663


Call (949) 933-1001 or visit


Please direct media inquiries to: Laura Okey, The ACE Agency,

Lighthouse Bayview Café, Newport Beach’s hidden waterfront restaurant, is uniquely located on the Balboa Peninsula on 16th Street at Marina Park within a 24,000-square foot sailing and community center that encompasses a park and multiple picnic areas adjacent to a 23-slip marina. The Café features a dock space for boaters to access the park from the water. The dining experience at Lighthouse Bayview Café comes with gorgeous 180-degree harbor, mountain and city views and access to the sand. The Café’s modern beach ambiance and innovative menus are distinctive and unmatched on the Balboa Peninsula.

Instagram: @LighthousecafeNB

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Anaheim - New Year’s Eve with Glamour & Gold at House of Blues
to Jan 1

Anaheim - New Year’s Eve with Glamour & Gold at House of Blues

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Raise your champagne glasses to the New Year in the glamourous Foundation Room at House of Blues Anaheim— one of the most exclusive nightlife destinations in Southern California. Voted 2017 Best Nightlife Venue by OC Weekly, come and experience Foundation Room’s elevated cuisine and craft cocktails, and revel in live entertainment from Michael Dean Band & DJ Red. Upgrade your experience with tempting Beverage & VIP packages as you ring in 2018.

Beverage & VIP Packages

Entry-Only Admission, $25/person
Includes admission to Foundation Room. Food and beverages available for purchase at additional cost.

Admission + Beverage Package, $80/person
Includes admission, standard beverage selections and tray-passed food items.

VIP Seated Package, $225/person
Includes admission, standard beverage selections, Veuve Clicquot Champagne toast, member entrée and private booth.

* Choose from call beverages, water, fountain sodas, coffee or tea. Premium cocktails not included. Other restrictions apply.


6 p.m.-2 a.m.


The new House of Blues Anaheim (at GardenWalk)
400 West Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, CA
Free parking available at GardenWalk for first hour 


Call (714) 520-2398 or visit

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About House of Blues Anaheim:
The new House of Blues Anaheim at GardenWalk, marks the first new House of Blues to be built in the U.S. in a decade. The venue spans 44,000 square feet of space, with live music in four unique entertainment venues all under one roof including the main concert hall, the intimate Parish, the Foundation Room and House of Blues Restaurant and Bar. All four of the entertainment and food spaces offer the most advanced sound system of any House of Blues, and the location will feature live entertainment every night.

About House of Blues:
Founded in 1992, House of Blues are located throughout the United States and form the country’s pre-eminent group of intimate music venues. Each features state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom designed environments aimed to bring fans as close as possible to the artists. Every location’s restaurant and bar is adorned with signature original folk-art – part of the world’s largest collection – combined with the House of Blues legendary hospitality and tantalizing cuisine.

Laura Okey
The ACE Agency (For Anaheim House of Blues)
(818) 263-7714,

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CDM - Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens for a Toast to NYE
6:00 PM18:00

CDM - Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens for a Toast to NYE


Farmhouse Owner and Executive Chef Rich Mead is pleased to host a special New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31, 2017 from 6 – 10 p.m. Enjoy a Champagne toast in the beautiful terrace overlooking the scenic garden below with gourmet bites and a festive photo booth to capture the memory.
Each New Year’s Eve ticket purchased includes a glass of Champagne and a signature New Year’s Eve cocktail, a selection of highly curated cheese and charcuterie with an assortment of crudité and access to the Farmhouse photo booth in the beautiful garden setting. Dinner reservations may be made separately.



Cheese, Charcuterie and Crudité
An assortment of hand selected cheeses, cured meats and seasonal vegetables accompanied by lightly toasted bread from Rye Goods Co. along with nuts, fresh and dried fruits and chutney

Highlighting Farmhouse’s signature cheese:
A firm but creamy gruyere style cow’s milk cheese produced in Austria and covered with local, edible flowers



Signature New Year’s Eve Cocktail
A festive, surprise cocktail hand-crafted for the occasion by Anthony Laborin, head of Cocktail R&D

 *Each guest will receive two drink tickets with additional beverages available for purchase


Sunday, December 31, 2017, 6-10 p.m.


Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens
2301 San Joaquin Hills Rd., Corona del Mar, CA 92625


$50 per person
*Each ticket purchase includes two drink tickets, appetizers, unlimited photo booth photos, tax and gratuity. Dinner reservations to be arranged separately.


To purchase tickets, please visit

For dinner reservations call (949) 640-1415.

For updates and information, please visit and follow @farmhouserg on Instagram.

During his 35 years of culinary expertise, Chef Rich Mead has cultivated relationships with the highest regarded local sustainable farms, allowing him to create the freshest menus using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients and specially grown vegetables. In 2016, after years of planning, Chef Mead unveiled a unique and sustainable field-to-fork dining experience at Farmhouse, located within Roger’s Gardens. Nestled on over 6 acres in the garden-like setting, Farmhouse features exclusive wines, craft beers, signature cocktails, artisan refreshments and a healthy based seasonal cuisine.

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