With barely a week left before we celebrate all things Decadence, we’re taking this opportunity to remind you of all the eats and drinks you can look forward to. Did you say you don’t have a ticket yet? Then head over to Eventbrite and score one now! Note: All confirmed participants are subject to change.
Check out our EATS (plus a couple of sips) lineup, with teaser descriptions:
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations – 12-hour beef short rib, with fried onions and potatoes. Plus, Utilizing Southern Comfort in their cocktails.
Chelas Mexican Grill – Beer battered fish tacos and carrot cake bites
Crazy Creole Cafe – Jambalaya
El Mercado Modern Cuisine – Find them in VIP sampling high end Pisco and Mezcal cocktails. Also a sponsor!
Hi-Times Wine Cellar – White, red and sparkling wines – Also a sponsor!
Hive & Honey Rooftop Bar – Utilizing Southern Comfort in their cocktails. Plus cauliflower mac ‘n cheese; golden beet, quinoa, ricotta salad; guacamole, shrimp and candy bacon.
Laguna Beach Beer Co.
Lasher’s Kitchen – Cranberry glazed meatloaf with demi glace gravy
Luna Olivo – Artisan olive oils – Also a sponsor!
Mozambique Restaurant & Live Entertainment – Vegetable curry and peri peri chicken pops
North Shore Poke Co. – Poke!
NuVu Asian Taste
Paderia Bakehouse – Banana pudding
Panini Kabob Grill – Chicken kabob, koobideh kabob, hummus and rice
Rollin’ Creamery – Thai-style rolled ice cream
SOCIAL Costa Mesa – Utilizing Southern Comfort in their cocktails
Sweet Dixie Kitchen – Caramel bourbon bread pudding with mascarpone cream, and jalapeno waffle bites
Ten Asian Bistro
Texas de Brazil – Flank steak, horseradish mashed potatoes and chimichurri sauce
The Cut (just added!) – Braised brisket toast with smoked mozzarella and cilantro chimichurri
The Pie Hole – Sweet pies
The Pizza Press – Signature pizzas
Trevor’s at the Tracks – Utilizing Southern Comfort in their cocktails
Wursthaus – Sausage!
Shout out to our many sponsors who will be there:
Angry Orchard Rose – Look out for their rose orchard
Blum – A medicinal marijuana (MMJ) product – Visit their “Blum Bungalow”
CORE Hydration – Chill in the CORE LOUNGE
Pearl Vodka – Bartender Holly Tripp of The Blind Rabbit (ex Vacation Bar DTSA) will be pouring a Kettle Korn-inspired vodka cocktail.
Sam Adams ’76 – Visit their branded air stream “Happier Trailer”!
Sazerac – Check out their New Orleans-style lounge.
Southern Comfort – Celebrating National Bourbon Month
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter.
OC Weekly Decadence 2018 will be held at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, September 21, from 7-10 p.m. (VIP enters at 6 p.m.).
A contributing writer for OC Weekly, Anne Marie freelances for multiple online and print publications, and guest judges for culinary competitions. A Bay Area transplant, she graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management from Cal Poly Pomona. Find her on Instagram as brekkiefan.