Tastes and Travel Lifestyle

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 of reference, the city is 90 miles south of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of downtown San Diego. It is sandwiched between Oceanside to the...

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. So repeat it is… only better…. with a 16-foot giant outdoor movie screen, great barbeque inspired cuisine, popcorn, treats and all-in-all,...

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 delectable tastings, fine wines, signature cocktails, and picturesque panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The event will feature a silent and live auction...

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 view of the Queen Mary docked in the Long Beach Harbor!  However, the real cherry on top here, is that along the...

2016 TomatoMania at Roger’s Gardens This Weekend 3/4-3/6

OK for all the gardeners in the room this weekend is a real Tomato Growing, red vegetable knowing extravaganza at Rogers Gardens! Hundreds of different plants to choose from. So many varieties your head will spin! And experts are on-hand to help you navigate...pots, soil. It's all here!! Roger’s Gardens has been transformed!! Friday, Saturday and Sunday March 4-6. Come early for the best selection!

http://rogersgardens.com/

Los Angeles Travel Show— Today Sunday 2/28/16 in Long Beach!

The Los Angeles Travel Show this weekend in Long Beach. I attended all day Saturday and it is open all day today Sunday as well. Dance performances, Cooking Demonstrations, Panel Discussions, and Presentations from some of my favorite travel talents---Rick Steves, Samantha Brown, and today Sunday Peter Greenberg! Always full of great insights I will be writing up some notes I jotted down while Rick Steves was speaking.

There are over 150 booths from people all over the world. Cruise...

Roger’s Garden- This Saturday….The 4th Annual “Day of Art”

On Saturday, February 27 from 10 AM - 4PM

Roger’s Gardens is proud to present the 4th Annual “Day of Art.” This event hosts 50 talented artists to paint and draw in the Gardens for the day, representing their creative interpretation of Roger’s Gardens. And the best part is that guests can observe them painting, attend two excellent workshops and observe the Awards Ceremony too!

A painting by each of the participating artists will be on display and available to...

Ten Perfect Places To “Pop The Question”

OK gentlemen, this article is for you. Valentine's Day (or in this case, the long President's weekend) is one of the most popular times for engagements. To that end, we have done some leg-work to find some really special spots to ensure a very romantic and thoughtful pronouncement. Proposing to someone is an exciting time. It is designed to be memorable, unique and yes, truly unforgettable. And you are in luck since these establishments will gladly help you create a unique moment in time....

Where to Dine & View the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade This Year!

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is celebrating its 107th Year with a “Seas the Holidays” theme. The parade will run the same route as last year and will be held for five evenings, beginning on Wednesday, December 16th, and running through Sunday evening December 20th, 2015.  This event is proudly hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, and is a local favorite. There are elegantly adorned...

Join Manassero Farms For A Holiday Extravaganza 12/9 & 10 from 4-9PM!

Join The Original Manassero Farms For Their First Annual Holiday Extravaganza! 12/9 and 12/10 from 4:00-9:00pm

On Wednesday December 9th and Thursday December 10th, from 4:00 to 9:00pm, their Irvine location will be transformed into a winter wonderland of fun for the entire family.

There will be: Holiday Shopping from a variety of local artisans, Chef Pascal will have his special French Crepe Bar, Cooking Demonstrations, Samples and Workshops....