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The Winery

Dock & Dine In The Beautiful Newport Harbor—Just In Time For Summer Fun!

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 12  great choices for “dock side” dining  … Read More

Array of Olive Oils

FIG & OLIVE Newport Unveils New Summer Menu & Events for 2015!

Fig & Olive is a French-Riviera styled enclave right here in Newport Beach. It is elegant, refined, with hints of inspiration from its Southern California location. With five separate dining areas, and ceilings as tall as can be, it is spacious and welcoming. Natural stonework, wood and hues of cream and white create the canvas  … Read More


FIG & OLIVE Special Event “Sunday Rendez-vous” with Veuve Clicquot ~ July 12, 2015

On Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach will feature their monthly event series, “Sunday Rendez-vous” in collaboration with Veuve Clicquot. Join them for an afternoon of bubbly and bites. Guests will be greeted by the sounds of St. Tropez with DJ Thomas Toccafondi on the terrace. Veuve Clicquot will  … Read More

Front and Patio

Sushi Roku Restaurant Is Making a Big Splash in Fashion Island

Fashion Island has just kicked it up a notch with the unveiling of this  brand new Sushi Roku here in The OC. This is their sixth location, a tradition which began on 3rd Street in Los Angeles in 1997. Executive Sushi Chef Hiroshi Shima oversees the entire menu and recipes at each location and he is  … Read More


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

Seasonal Offerings From The Farm This Month- June, 2015 Farmer’s Markets are a wonderful way for all of us to support our local growers, and at the same time, enjoy fresh produce that we have hand selected. Oftentimes the markets generate a fun atmosphere, and what better way to enjoy shopping while visiting with the very  … Read More