For all You Foodies:
Did you know Costa Mesa, CA was named a “Best in Food” Finalist in the Rand McNally/USA Today “Best of the Road 2011” Contest? Competing with 5 other towns around the country Costa Mesa is now a legitimate “culinary destination.” Judges were taken to many Costa Mesa establishments including Mastro’s Steakhouse, Old Vine Café, Eat Chow, and Golden Truffle… Sound familiar?
Get a Taste of Orange County!
Costa Mesa will be home to the First-Ever OC Tastefest on Sunday May 5th! Run the OC Marathon and then get some grub.
Now here’s some trivia:
Guess what was founded in Costa Mesa,CA…
Wahoo’s Fish Tacos – Founded in 1988 by Chinese-Brazilian Brothers Eduardo Lee, Mingo Lee, and Wing Lam. Wahoo’s expanded and can now be found across California, Colorado, Hawaii, New York and Texas.
Hurley – Founded in 1981 by 23 year old Bob Hurley, Hurley International is a Costa Mesa based company with emphasis on skateboarding, surfing, music and fun. In 2002 Nike, Inc took over ownership but keeps the original Hurley brand name
Get Up and Get Out in Costa Mesa!
The Talbert Nature Preserve located right here in Costa Mesa, CA has nearly 2000 acres of scenic landscape! Hike, Bike, Jog or Walk, this preserve is family and pet friendly.
This preserve recreates plant communities similar to those that existed in the Costa Mesa area before much of the land was put to use for agriculture, housing or industry. Enjoy some and get some fresh air and exercise!