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Mother’s Day Delights in Old Towne Orange

I thought it would be a great idea to give everybody some tips on where they can buy a great gift for Mom before Sunday. Many of our shops are having specials or gift with purchase. In addition to that, I've included some great spots you can take Mom and the rest of the family out for a special meal.
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The Bite Market – Opening Soon in OTO!

The BUZZ is true! A real live market is coming to Old Towne Orange, and it's called The Bite Market. Scheduled to open August 2010 and located at 162B N. Glassell (right next to Son Light Church), I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with the soon-to-be business owner, Bridget Reilly. Here's what you want to know...
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Things to do this Weekend – April 24 & 25

I had to share with everybody a couple of things going on this weekend that you might be interested in. First up on both Saturday and Sunday from 10-4 is the 18th Annual Floral Park Home and Garden Tour. Next up is the 49th Annual Orange County Model A Ford Club Pancake Breakfast. Later that evening, we've got the Orange Blossoms Auxiliary, Assistance League® of Orange 5th Annual Taste of Orange.
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A Slow Food Experience – Francoli Gourmet

I finally had the opportunity to have dinner at Francoli Gourmet. I'd heard a lot of hype, both good and bad, but being someone who loves food, and loves trying new places, I wanted to make up my own mind. I had never been to Francoli at it's Newport location, so this would be my first experience with them. While my expectations were high, I'd actually heard quite a few negative comments about the service (though none really about the food), so I wasn't sure what to expect.
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