9th Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Dunes Aug.6th

Did you know today is National Lobster Day? June 15th who knew? Mark your calendars! Sunday, August 6, 2017, from 3-8pm will be the 9th Annual Lobsterfest at Newport Dunes. Fresh Lobster and many other delicious items are on the menu—plus music, dancing and best of all this benefits two fantastic charities: Make-A-Wish® Foundation and  … Read More

Bistango Welcomes Artists & Guests For “Meet & Greet” on Saturday 4/8

The public is invited to meet the exhibiting painters and other artists at this special showing. This is a quarterly event and this spring one will be held at Bistango Restaurant in Irvine this Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 3:00 – 5:00pm. (RSVP’s are highly recommended.) Some of the region’s top artists including photographer Tom Lamb, sculptors  … Read More

Special Event at Roger’s Garden- Thursday, March 23rd

Celebrate The Unveiling of Spring at Roger’s Gardens & Farmhouse Restaurant! Just walking the pathways at Roger’s Gardens is so inspiring to anyone who loves flowers, the bounty of floral displays, gardening and just cherishes the joys of spring. Special Event: Join the experts at Roger’s Gardens on Thursday, March 23 from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  … Read More

Table For Ten- Chef’s Create Elegant Dinner for Charity

Sunday was the “11th Annual Table For Ten” event held at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott. A total of 340 guests raised over $300,000 for two worthy causes. The event benefits these two groups throughout the year— The Teen Project & the Vocational Visions organizations. “Table for 10” is an extraordinary culinary adventure, which showcased 35  … Read More

Be A Hero…Creative Gift Ideas For A Valentine

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! And this year with the 14th of February on a Tuesday, it is quickly becoming a week-long celebration—from the weekend prior, to Valentine’s and all the way through to the following weekend! Opening a beautifully wrapped present is always joyful. And in talking with many locals we found  … Read More

Holiday Happenings at Hipster Hotel Irvine

The minute I waltz through the front door of Hotel Irvine (my local spot), I have a smile on my face. Whether I am here for a business meeting, meeting friends in the cool Red Bar and Lounge, or just hanging out on the patio by the fire-pit surrounded by lush greenery—-I am just in  … Read More

Tips & Tricks To Fast Track Your Trip To Del Mar Racetrack-2016

Thru Labor Day (Sept. 5th) and The Bing Meet will run November 11-December 4, 2016! It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it. So I raised my hand and said, “Heck yeah! I would love to follow my friend Patty, a pro at the pony track, down to Del Mar.” And lucky you, my  … Read More

Take An Electric Bike Tour Along The Spectacular North San Diego Coast

From Carlsbad To Encinitas….Pedaling Is A Breeze On An Electric Bike with Pedego of Carlsbad! Carlsbad is a seaside resort city occupying a 7-mile stretch of glorious Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California. Locals referred to it as “The Village by the Sea” and it is a mega-tourist destination. {As a quick frame  … Read More

Summer Movie Nights Under The Stars @ Hotel Irvine

Summertime in Orange County means flip flops, warm evenings, outdoor dining, and sheer fun. Starting July 22, and throughout July & August, Hotel Irvine is bringing back “Movie Nights in The Backyard”!! Last year’s crowd loved watching their favorite films on the lawn with a huge screen—-while picnicking on a summer night under the stars.  … Read More

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