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Nosy Giraffe at Safari West
Ahi Tuna Tartar at Bayside Restaurant
A Favorite... Farmers Market in Paris, France
Daily Fish at Newport Beach Pier
Homemade Pizza

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Discovering OC’s Ultimate Private Event Venue!

Tucked in a quiet business park in Lake Forest, is a fabulously elegant setting for all kinds of events and social happenings! From corporate team-building to off-site business meetings and testing secret recipes— this is a special spot indeed. The Wine Artist is also the perfect place for personalized cooking classes, private wine seminars &  … Read More


The Best Farmers Markets In Orange County… Search By Day of Week!

Seasonal Offerings From The Farm This Month- November Right now, during the month of  November, we turn our sights to fall. Farmers are bringing in many delicious items, and here are some of my favorites this month: orange & white pumpkins, gourds and squashes of all types will begin to flood my recipes with deliciousness. They are also an incredibly easy decorating accent  … Read More

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Locale Magazine: Laurel & Wolf Designs Interior Spaces Digitally

Written by: Deirdre Michalski AS ALSO SEEN ON THE WEB SITE OF:  LOCALEMAGAZINE.COM The business of interior designing has just turned on its head—and all for the better. A talented Interior Designer with accolades galore, Leura Spielman, decided there just had to be a better way to meet the needs of her clients. And with  … Read More

From Jonathan

Halloween Fun In Orange County!

For those who are looking for something a little different to enjoy this Halloween, you might want to consider one of these two fun happenings!!!  Be safe this Friday evening…..       Chipotle’s Annual Halloween Fund-Raiser! (At All Locations) Chipotle’s annual Halloween fund-raiser, Boorito will be held  On Friday, October 31, Chipotle will offer  … Read More

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Dock & Dine In The Beautiful Newport Harbor

Motoring around the Newport Harbor is an idyllic adventure. The charming homes line the waterfront promenades, the seals are barking, pelicans are gliding above, and we smile and wave at our fellow boaters and kayak paddlers. And boating often turns to dining in one form or another. Here we find 11  great choices for “dock side”  … Read More