If you’re at a loss looking for things to do in Orange County in March, you’ve come to the right place for some suggestions. In this blog, we’ll be looking at some events that blend local culture with some fantastic food. When you visit the OC you come hungry and leave happy, so let’s get to the list without any further ado.
COEDO Japanese Craft Beer Fair
If you are an aficionado of craft beer, you can sample some new varieties and expand your palate on Saturday, March 16th at the Center Street Promenade in Anaheim. This 21-and-over event gives you a chance to try some traditional craft beers from the COEDO company in Japan, along with some samurai. Yes, you read that correctly. There will be samurai in attendance to give a Chambara sword fighting display and to keep the peace as you sample different beers at $5 a glass. There will be several tasty varieties from which to choose.
Electric City Butcher: Pork 101
If you want things to do in Orange County that have to do with food but are more hands-on, you’ll get your chance to learn about preparing a pig for consumption on Thursday, March 28th at Electric City Butcher in Santa Ana. This class tells you how pigs are locally sourced, teaches you how to identify the various parts of the animal, and how to prepare your favorite cuts. You will go home with 4 lbs of pork for your use, and you also get an Electric City Butcher toolbag. Tickets for this event are $200, and they’re likely to go fast, as this is the most frequently requested course that Electric City Butcher teaches.
From Mumbai to Mexico City
On the evening of Thursday, March 28th, chefs Shachi Mehra and Katy Smith will bring a special event to ADYA in Anaheim. These two are known for their Indian and Mexican-inspired dishes, and this is your chance to get in on a fabulous prix fixe menu that will be five courses of yummy fusion delicacies.
Seats are $75 per guest, and you can also purchase wine to accompany your meal, or you can bring your own, though there is a $10 corkage fee. Seating for this event is very limited, so act quickly if you want to take part. This is the second year that this dinner is taking place, and the first one is still being talked about, so be sure to jump on this chance.
Foodies should be rejoicing by now, but remember to designate a driver if you’re consuming alcohol at one of these events. This blog comes your way from the folks at Toyota of Orange, bringing you a wide selection of dependable used cars serving Santa Ana.