Rumari Offering $37.50 Family Meals

Rumari Offering $37.50 Family Meals

I was so busy last week that I can’t even think of a metaphor to describe it. The weekend prior, I had invited four of my COVID-quarantined neighbors (meaning they’re being as cautious as I am) to my roomy patio table for a Thursday night dinner. As I tore...
Vegetarian Options Abound in Summer Menus

Vegetarian Options Abound in Summer Menus

One of my followers the other day commented that I was “focusing on too much meat,” and by golly, I can fix that! As it turns out, I haven’t pieced together a vegetarian-styled column since the end of April, when I mentioned many of my favorite...
Burger Week Satisfies Mid-Summer Cravings

Burger Week Satisfies Mid-Summer Cravings

Just when you thought you could get started on that diet after all your comfort food eating, Burger Week rolls around. (So, yes I’d recommend you put that diet off just one more week.) From Sunday, July 12th through this Saturday, restaurants throughout L.A. and...
Dine-In Closures Prompt Rapid Outdoor Action

Dine-In Closures Prompt Rapid Outdoor Action

On Wednesday this week, Governor Newsom announced that dine-in options would close in 19 counties, including Orange County, for the next three weeks. Outdoor dining and take-out can still continue. Minutes after the announcement, Laguna Beach restaurateurs and chefs...
Burgers & BBQ To Go This Holiday Weekend

Burgers & BBQ To Go This Holiday Weekend

Typically on the 4th of July in Laguna Beach, many of our dine-in restaurants close. Our 4th of July crowds tend to flock to Heisler Park and Main Beach, hunkering down for the day and rarely even sending one designated “food buyer” out of the fray to pick...
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