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“Changes in Latitude” Happy Hour Begins at Royal Hawaiian on May 7th (Tues)

It's been one month since the newest rendition of The Royal Hawaiian Fire...

Best Mother’s Day Buffets and Dining in Laguna Beach

My Mom LOVES Laguna Beach. (And I so love my Mom. The photo is us when I was...

Chef Peter Lai – The Blind Rabbit Speakeasy – Anaheim

Meet Chef Peter Lai, new Chef of the award-winning Blind Rabbit speakeasy in...

Taste for Charity event aims to surpass last year’s $80,000 win for local non-profits

On Wednesday, April 24th, the 24th annual “A Taste for Charity” is hosting a...

Royal Hawaiian re-opens on April 3rd with renovated look and menus

Laguna’s grand dame, the Royal Hawaiian Fire Grill restaurant, is re-opening...

Janice Freeman always rose above it all

When you own a marketing agency for 25 years, you figure you’re going to have...

Best Food & Drink

South of Nick’s Margarita Making a Run for Champ Title

South of Nick’s Margarita Making a Run for Champ Title

Last night, I stopped in at South of Nick's with my good friend, Ali North. It was early - 5:00ish - and we had an unexpected number of seats available to us. (If you're a fan of South of Nick's, you know that an empty seat is a rarity.) While I'm an ardent Paloma fan...

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dining Guide in Laguna Beach 2019

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dining Guide in Laguna Beach 2019

Happy Holidays, everyone! We tried to round up as many comments from our favorite Laguna Beach chefs on their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day plans. Because most of our restaurants are independently owned, many will be closed for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, so...

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Holiday Singalong at SoLag Park – Dec 9th

Holiday Singalong at SoLag Park – Dec 9th

Holiday Sing-Along at The Garden Park takes place this Sunday The community is invited to the annual Holiday Sing-Along at The Garden Park (SoLag) this Sunday, Dec 9 from 2 - 4 p.m. Bring your instruments, singing voices, and treats to share during this festive day in...

Surterre Announces Holiday Toy Drive for Homeless Children

Surterre Announces Holiday Toy Drive for Homeless Children

Each year, the brokers and agents of Surterre Properties choose a non-profit entity for their annual holiday toy drive. I was delighted to hear the news this week that they chose an entity close to my heart, the Illumination Foundation. While more than 400 Surterre...

Laguna’s Annual Holiday Hospitality Night – 12/7

Laguna’s Annual Holiday Hospitality Night – 12/7

Our Laguna Beach annual Holiday Hospitality Night happens Friday, Dec. 7th, 5-10 p.m. Normally, it’s one of the coolest parties we have going on each year, and we have thousands of visitors join us to celebrate. While Santa’s arrival at 6:00 p.m. is definitely a plus,...

Winter Fantasy Festival Offers Hundreds of Unique Gift Ideas

Winter Fantasy Festival Offers Hundreds of Unique Gift Ideas

I love the Winter Fantasy Festival at Sawdust more than our summer affair, the Sawdust Art Festival (which I happen to like a lot). Aside from 170 artists’ booths in this cool outdoor setting, you have a “Towne Square (sorry grownups, this is kid-size only), live...

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Chef Jeff Moore – EATS Kitchen – Irvine

Chef Jeff Moore – EATS Kitchen – Irvine

Meet Chef Jeff Moore, Owner and Chef of EATS in Irvine. Chef Moore started working in restaurants to stay alive in college and, after learning to make the best Philly Cheesesteak in the world, he was hooked on creating food that people love. Click to learn more about...

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