There are many find dining establishments throughout the many cities that make up Orange County, and one week every year, about a 100 of them participates in Restaurant Week, from Feb 24 through March 2.
To launch this week of delicious food the Newport Beach Lexus will hold a launch party on Feb 23, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. There will be food, drinks and great music to kick off the event, which will be catered by such top restaurants as Scott's Seafood, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, Cucina Enoteca, and K'ya Bistro; with Cocktails from Chambord, Beer and Wine by Stella Artois and dessert from Frostings Cupcakes. The Launch Party benefits SOS, a organization dedicated to alleviating childhood hunger. Admission is by ticket only, guests must be 21 and older to attend. To see the other participants visit here.
No reservations are necessary at the restaurants participating in 'Restaurant Week', but it is recommended so as not to be disappointed. This is when the finest restaurants prepare amazing multi-course meals, at special discounted prix fixe menus. The gourmet menus are the showcase for Orange County's talented chefs and range from $10 to $15 dollars for lunch and $20 to $40 for dinner.
For those planning a trip to Orange County this would be an ideal time, the summer visitors have not begun to arrive, , there are many excellent hotels in all the different cities, and with the usually good weather visitors can participate in the many outdoor activities.