Tasting party celebrates local cuisine ahead of Newport Beach Restaurant Week

Participants in the 14th annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week served up samplers at a preview party Thursday night.

Dishes from Coliseum Pool & Grill, Fable & Spirit, Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens, Provenance, Sgt. Pepperoni’s, CDM Restaurant, Tavern House Kitchen + Bar and Buddha’s Favorite circulated at the Lincoln Experience Center at Fashion Island.

Those and 65 other local dining establishments will offer prix-fixe lunch, brunch and dinner specials Monday through Jan. 26.

For a list of all the participating restaurants, plus menus and prices, go to


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