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9th Annual “Share Our Strength” Event May 15, 2016

The 9th annual Share Our Strength Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach will take place on Sunday, May 15 at the Montage Laguna Beach. Celebrity chefs will come together to prepare fresh farm-to-table delicacies to further Share Our Strength’s mission to end childhood hunger in Orange County and across the nation. It’s an afternoon of  … Read More


Farm To Table— Honoring The Finest of Ingredients From Our Oceans & Earth

Meet Chef Adam Navidi and his partner, and better half, General Manager Barbie Wheatley. What a perfect pairing! You may recognize them from the Huntington Beach Hyatt where they both worked for many years. About a year ago they opened a new restaurant, Oceans & Earth, in Yorba Linda.     This recent visit was  … Read More


Exploring On A Pedego Electric Bike-Seal Beach To Long Beach

Bike Route #4- This is a bike route along the beach communities between Seal Beach and Long Beach. On this scenic adventure, we ride approximately 18 miles total. This particular tour offers: the whimsy of gliding through one beach community after another; the beauty of the Pacific Ocean, and at the far end, a commanding  … Read More

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Sundays Are Really Sundaze BBQ At The Oak Grill

Mark your calendars!! Because on May 1st, Oak Grill is unveiling their Slow Smoked Sundaze BBQ. This is a family-friendly BBQ Supper that is a perfect way to ease into the week, and this will be happening all summer long!  Executive Chef Marc Johnson and his team are launching this every Sunday evening from 5  … Read More


A Fabulous Waterfront “Social Hour” Making A Big Splash In Newport!

It’s not brand new, but it was new to me. The Ritz Prime Seafood has launched a very creative “Social Hour”. It is Happy Hour full throttle and offers an impressive array of cuisine and cocktails. And let’s face it, who doesn’t enjoy sipping a crafty cocktail, nibbling on the chef’s favorite offerings and gazing  … Read More