| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Taco Rosa continues to celebrate Valentine's Day, serving a special menu de amor three-course chef's dinner through Monday.
Whether you take your sweetheart to the original Newport Beach location, or the Irvine Taco Rosa, you can both enjoy a dinner...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The musical roots and heritage of Huntington Beach were no doubt fortified when the Golden Bear started booking rock and roll acts in the 1960s.
The Jan and Dean classic "Surf City" certainly fed the legacy, as did the old punk club Safari Sam's and a...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Bellacures, a high-end Beverly Hills and West Side L.A. nail salon, has expanded to Orange County.
Founder Samira Asemanfar has already garnered a following of fans for bringing her nail salon concept of supreme attention to cleanliness and spa-like...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Yet another Mexican restaurant rises in the spot where Javier's and Callejon once stood. Asada has been many months in the making with a renovation that had Lagunans peeking through the plastic with great curiosity.
Finally unveiled, the space is...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Since the day it opened in Los Angeles, Pizzeria Mozza has been a hot ticket with long lines out the door.
When word got out that another location was opening in Newport Beach, foodies jumped for joy.
The brilliant collaboration between two famous...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:05 PM
What does a chef do after he has trained at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and worked under haute cuisine celebrities such as Daniel Boulud in New York and Wolfgang Puck in Beverly Hills?
If your name is Yianni Koufodontis, then you...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Chances are you know someone who has diabetes or your life is affected by it. Thankfully, researchers and scientists are dedicating their lives to finding a cure.
From 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3, join award-winning documentary filmmakers Lisa Hepner and Guy...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Some of the best food we've eaten lately has not been at high-end, highly-hyped, haute cuisine establishments but at small, neighborhood, chef-driven restaurants. Most of the time, tip-offs from readers have led us to delicious meals.
This week it's...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Red Table, a spacious new dining spot, has opened in Huntington Beach with a very casual vibe and an edgy interpretation of comfort food.
Chef Louis Jocson calls it a "gastro bar" with craft beers and fine wines. The whole concept is slightly...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Yoki Shop recently relocated to a new store in Newport Beach on the Coast Highway. The shop is the brainchild of its owner and founder, Jeff Yokoyama, a longtime surf industry veteran who designs Generic Youth, Yoki's Garden and Pidgin Orange clothing...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:20 PM
The Christmas Co., a longtime annual tradition for many Orange County shoppers, returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa from Thursday through Sunday. It's a four-day shopping extravaganza with more than 100 unique vendors to shop from, as well...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:42 PM
Year after year Marché Moderne has won accolades as the best restaurant in Orange County. Sometimes restaurants glide by on their reputations while the food slides downhill. Not so at Marché Moderne.
We hadn't reviewed this restaurant since 2008 and...