It’s the latest in food and lifestyle news by Shaena Engle for the month of March 2021.
dineL.A. Spring is Here
Spring dineL.A. is here and features hundreds of LA restaurants to choose from. Taking place March 1 – 14, diners can visit www.dinela.com to view menus.
Cult Restaurant Opens in Santa Monica
Cult Santa Monica opens March 2 for outdoor dining, takeout and window service. Located on the corner of Broadway and the Third Street Promenade, the restaurant features breakfast, lunch, dinner and a third wave coffee program and cocktails.
Yakumi Opens in Burbank
Innovative Dining Group is opening Yakumi, a new fast-casual sushi concept in Burbank in March. The restaurant will offer sit down dining on the outdoor patio and delivery and takeout.
Shutters, Veuve Cliquot and Chef Brian Bornemann Offer Limited Time Crudo e Nudo Pop Up
Chef Brian Bornemann has teamed with Shutters Santa Monica and Veuve Cliquot to open a limited time pop up. Crudo e Nudo offers sustainable seafood dishes in an al fresco dining area with décor provided by Veuve Cliquot. In March, diners can reserve the final weekend of the pop-up on March 5 and 6.
Black Tap Anaheim Launches a Kobe Beef Steakhouse Burger
Black Tap Anaheim has launched a new Kobe Beef Steakhouse Burger including Kobe beef, pepper jack cheese, bacon, onions and roasted garlic aioli.
Disneyland Launches A Touch of Disney
Disneyland has launched A Touch of Disney limited capacity experience at Disney California Adventure Park on March 18. The event will feature new and classic menu items from the Disneyland Resort, tickets on sale March 4, open Thursdays through Mondays from noon to 8pm. Visit https://disneyland.disney.go.com for details.
Klondike Launches New Klondike Cones
Klondike has launched their new Klondike Cones featuring a distinctive swirled shape top with sauce traveling throughout the entire center of the cone. Klondike fans can enter to wine a Klondike Cone Zone Chair , stand and coupons through March 8 via the brand’s Twitter @KlondikeBar.
JOEY Opens in Manhattan Beach
JOEY restaurant will launch in Manhattan Beach on March 4. The new eatery will include dishes inspired by Southern California culture mixed with fresh global cuisine trends.
Good Moo’d Launches Lactose Free Milks
Good Moo’d has launched whole, 2% and fat free new lactose free milk. Made with patented ultra-filtration, Good Moo’d delivers a smooth creamy rich taste.
Fairmont Century Plaza Celebrates National Absinthe Day with Special Cocktails
The Fairmont Century Plaza is celebrating National Absinthe Day, March 5, with a few special cocktails. Drinkers can enjoy a Corpse Reviver No 2 with gin, Lillet Blanc, lemon juice and absinthe or their Absinthe Frappe with Absinthe Verte, Crème de Menthe, mint demerara and soda.
Ketel One Botanical Vodka Spritz Available in California
Ketel One Botanical Vodka Spritz has expanded it’s distribution and is now available in over 20 states, including California. The refreshing beverage has no carbs, no added sugar, no artificial flavors and is less than 100 calories per serving. Available in peach and orange blossom, cucumber and mint and grapefruit and rose.
Head to Cuyama Buckhorn for a Santa Barbara Staycation
The Cuyama Buckhorn has redesigned and revitalized their property including new outdoor spaces, a heated pool, Jacuzzi, barrel sauna, fire pits , outdoor cooking class area and dining spaces with mountain views. Visit www.cuyamabuckhorn.com for more information.
New Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook Provides Easy Healthy Recipes
The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook provides easy anti-inflammatory recipes for the entire family. With over 100 recipes, it’s perfect for those who want to stay healthy in the new year, $21.99.
Omaha Steaks Offers Seafood Options for Lent
Don’t let the name fool you, Omaha Steaks is offering special Lent boxes including succulent seafood throughout March, visit https://www.omahasteaks.com.
Roadhouse Brewing Co. Debuts Seltzy Hard Selters
Roadhouse Brewing Co. has launched Seltzy, a new line of small batch hard seltzers. Offered in Kicked Back cucumber lychee, The Crush huckleberry-lingonberry and The Chill ginger and lime flavors, the new seltzers have zero carbs, zero added sugar and only 90 calories. Available at https://www.seltzycrafseltzer.com.
El Pollo Loco Launches New Loco Lunch Boxes
El Pollo Loco has launched a new line of Loco Lunch Boxes in four options, chicken guacamole burrito, Baja shrimp tacos, chicken avocado gordita and cheesy chicken quesadilla. All boxes come with a rice and beans cup, chips, salsa and a churro.
Celebrate Pi Day with Blaze Pizza
Blaze Pizza celebrates Pi Day, March 14, with $3.14 whole pizzas. Their Pi Day promotion will run this year from March 14 through April 12 when guests sign-up for the Blaze Pizza App.
Celebrate Women’s History Month with Jane Walker
Celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a bottle of Jane Walker by Jonnie Walker, featuring notes of ripe orchard fruit and white peaches, $38.
Dunkin’ Launches New Sweet Cold Foam and Cold Brew Beverages
TikTok star Charli D’Amelio has partnered with Dunkin’ to offer new coffee drinks including Cold Brew with Sweet Cold Foam, Chocolate Stout Cold Brew with Sweet Cold Foam and The Charli Cold Foam. Specially priced medium Cold Brew drinks are $3 through March 23.
Bubly Bounce Arrives
Bubly Bounce, the new sparkling water with a kick of caffeine, has launched. New mango passion fruit, triple berry, blood orange grapefruit, citrus cherry and blueberry pomegranate flavors are now available.
Spindrift has new unsweetened lemonade sparkling waters available in lemon limeade, pink lemonade and strawberry lemonade flavors.
CannaCraft Launches Sparkling Beverage Gem+Jane
CannaCraft has launched sparkling Gem+Jane, a cannabis infused beverage with 5mg THC. Flavors include Elderflower Pear, Lemon Lavender Blueberry and Strawberry Hibiscus and also contain 2mg of CBD.
Cavit Wines Launces Prosecco Rosé
Cavit wines has launches Prosecco Rosé just in time for spring. Made with Giera grapes and pinot noir it boasts flavors of refreshing strawberry and raspberry.
Breyers Launches New Coconut Fudge Breeze Ice Cream
Breyers Ice Cream has launched a new coconut fudge breeze flavor combining a sweet coconut frozen base with chocolate swirls and coconut flakes throughout. The new flavor joins existing seasonal flavors Frozen Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Layered Desserts Peach Cobbler and Layered Desserts Caramel Apple Pie.