| Aug 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
When it comes to shopping for coveted denim, you'll want to check out Solutions the Premier Denim Store at Westcliff Court in Newport Beach.
All denim is reduced 20% with a student I.D. through Labor Day. Solutions just received great denim styles,...
| May 23, 2012
| 12:45 PM
You can go to the islands of the Caribbean for the pirates, the islands of Hawaii for the waves, or even the islands of the South Pacific for the sushi — or you can make the wise decision and go to Islands Restaurants in Orange County for their...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Longtime fans of Wahoo's Fish Taco can celebrate its newest Huntington Beach eatery (and second Wahoo's in Orange County with a full bar) complete with a Vizio Beach Bar, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
The grown-up version of Wahoo's serves all of its...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Bienvenidos a Carmelita's, Laguna's newest Mexican restaurant.
It replaces the long-gone Vietnamese Cajun restaurant on Broadway with a spiffy new renovation. With its tasteful tile and stonework accents, the remodeled interior might be called modern...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:12 PM
The SlapFish sustainable seafood food truck has come to a halt, but loyal followers and new fans can revel in news that SlapFish just opened its first restaurant in Huntington Beach.
The fast-moving, casual eatery offers an inventive, chef-driven menu,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The new Bruxie to open soon in Huntington Beach will include a feature unique to the location.
Known for its waffle sandwiches, the fifth Orange County Bruxie will be the first to have "Bruxie Streetside." Patrons will be able to walk up to the curbside...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:45 AM
A few people and many open hearts have made a big difference for one orphanage in Mexico.
For the past 12 years, Jack and Vicki Dishon and Humberto and Emma Macias from Huntington Beach's Seaside Community Church have organized a monthly trip to Tijuana...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:01 PM
Summer has finally arrived, and with it the pleasures of alfresco dining. One of the prettiest spots for this seasonal indulgence is The Dock in Newport Beach. Located on the canal facing Lido Isle, this restaurant features outdoor seating but is...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 4:31 PM
How to describe Le V Cuisine? The closest we can get is: oodles of French, a helping of Asian, a dose of American, a touch of Italian and a smidgen of Mexican, all coexisting in tasty harmony. So, in addition to a Vietnamese banana flower salad with...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:46 PM
Neapolitan ice cream, chocolate syrup, nuts, whipped cream, marshmallows and cherries are all necessary for an ice cream sundae, but at Circle View Elementary School, the ingredients weren't for eating.
Sitting in a small blow-up pool in a yellow...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 10:00 PM
Any restaurant perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, serving margaritas and nachos, is likely to be a gold mine no matter what the food is like, but to have a spectacular location and to offer excellent food as well is a rarity. We had not dined...