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Celebrating Women Tonight

08.23.10

Spa Gregorie’s Newport Beach hosts a free Women are Wonderful: In Full Bloom Expo tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come check out more than 40 exhibitors including beauty maven experts Clarisonic, Epicuren and Kerastase; local boutiques, fitness studios, wellness services, fashion and more.

Educational seminars include a Container Store rep sharing tips for home, closet and personal space organization and a professional fashion stylist from Style 2020 giving personal shopping tips and the hottest fashion trends for summer. Each guest will receive a generous goodie bag and will be eligible for valuable prize drawings.

200 Newport Center Drive, Ste 100 in Newport Beach. 949.644.6672.



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Tacos Gone Crazy!

08.17.10

I’m craving winter already! The fine culinary team behind Haven Gastropub in Old Towne Orange just announced they’re debuting a new fast-casual concept, taco asylum at The CAMP in Costa Mesa sometime late 2010. I’ll keep you posted on exact date.

You might think, given the name taco asylum, that it’s a Mexican concept, but not so says Executive chef and partner, Greg Daniels: “Our menu, which will not be expansive in selection, will not be bound by borders or specific cuisine.”

Here’s what we can all look forward to: non-traditional tacos, showcasing global ingredients and meats ranging from pork belly and shortrib, to octopus and escolar. And to top it off, there will be incredible craft beer selection.

taco asylum will be open daily for lunch and dinner at The CAMP, between Native Foods and SEED People’s Market. 2937 S. Bristol St, B102 in Costa Mesa.

 



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Biking and Saving!

08.15.10

Now is a great time to buy a bike! Two Wheels One Planet is having its biggest sale of the year through Monday. You will find the best bikes and the most popular brands of clothing and accessories on sale. Two Wheels One Planet has two OC stores: in Lake Forest at 24844 Muirlands Blvd. 949.581.8900; and in Costa Mesa at 420 E. 17th St. 949.646.7717.

Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.



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Wine and Dine for Technology!

08.09.10

You can meet likeminded women in technology at a fun wine and dine fundraiser Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at The Turnip Rose in Costa Mesa. The Association for Women in Technology is hosting a unique wine tasting experience, boutique shopping, and opportunities to win amazing gift baskets benefiting the AWT Charitable Foundation. Proceeds provide scholarships for women in Southern California who desire to study technology at a vocational school, community college, or four-year institution.

Tickets cost $45 online here through midnight Tuesday, or $55 at the door. Ticket price includes complimentary wine tasting, light buffet dinner and a non-alcoholic beverage. Parking is free.

The Turnip Rose is at Grand Newport Plaza 1901 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa.


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