35 Orange County Sandwiches You’ll Never Forget
Hot or cold, humble or spectacular, Orange County sandwiches have the power to grab you and not let go. You know you want one. So here’s our curated collection of craveable snacks. Registered Orange Coast Insiders can read our accompanying list of local chef’s favorite sandwiches, including one described as “big and slutty.” That’s here. To order a print or digital copy of the June issue with the full feature, click here!
A Slaughter Reimagined
In the Internet confabulation that followed last fall’s Seal Beach salon rampage, Scott Dekraai wasn’t just the man charged in Orange County’s deadliest mass shooting. He became a victim, a symptom—even a martyr. You can read this powerful story about the digital aftermath of the massacre here. To order a print or digital copy of the June issue, click here!
by Patrick J. Kiger
O.C. Celebrity High
We dug up the photos Orange County’s biggest celebs surely would like to forget. Isn’t it nice to know bad hair and tragic awkwardness aren’t reliable indicators of success? For a peek at yearbook photos of Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, click here. To see the full feature, including Will Ferrell, Gwen Stefani, Kevin Costner, Janet Evans, Tiger Woods, Matthew Morrison, Michelle Pfeiffer, and more, subscribe or order a digital copy of our June issue here!
by Pat H. Broeske
15th annual CHOC Follies
Society Editor Gloria Zigner’s monthly recap of the county’s charity events, including this year’s production of “Christina and the Crystal Ball,” which netted more than $500,000 for the children’s hospital.
Pies! INSIDERS ONLY!
Seven places in Orange County to find slices of heaven.
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The Neighborhoods page explores the area bordering Fountain Valley’s Mile Square Park. The O.C. Answer Man on Anaheim as a “temple of Bacchus.” In Books, we review crime novels by local writers, including “Midnight Alley” by UC Irvine literary journalism prof Miles Corwin. We decipher an elaborate Millard Sheets bank mosaic in Deconstruction, and travel to the luxury resorts at the tip of Baja in Perfect Getaway. Our Stat Sheet page features Jeremy Yamaguchi, who at 23 is the youngest major in Orange County history. Fun Page offers a tour of local “cities” with no actual residents. The On the Market page features four local homes with private docks, and we highlight seven don’t-miss June happenings on our Events page.
The tribal look—in color, design, and combinations—is everywhere this summer, including an ikat print Moroccan scarf from Cleobella, a feather skirt from Michael Kors, a Johnny Farah belt, and a Dandi Maestre horn ring. Plus, meet Tastemaker Traci Arntsen of Voluspa, and the women of Corona del Mar’s Skye Montgomery boutique
Drive Shop class is disappearing from O.C. schools, which is fine until your car stalls and no one can fix it.
Rituals Orange County’s annual Treehuggers Ball has gone Hollywood—though in a barefoot fiddle-dance sort of way.
My Orange County She’s back from the trip of a lifetime, but trying hard to feel at home again in Orange County.
Land’s End If real estate prospectors are starting to show up again, then there must be prospects, right?
Editor’s Letter The Earl’s Pearls
“We Are All Free Now” by San Francisco’s Drew Cameron, part of the “Combat Paper” show at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton. To see previous Artist Spotlight features, click here.
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Main Course Cucina Enoteca at Irvine Spectrum
Nibbles & Bits News and notes from the local foodie scene, including classic cocktails with fresh twists, Last Crumb Cookies at the Great Park Farmers Market, and executive pastry chef Joel Reno at Baguetier Artisan Bakery in Huntington Beach
Rediscovery The Catch in Anaheim
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