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A Timeless Friendship: Author Draws Inspiration From Family in Historical Fiction

After publishing more than a dozen volumes of contemporary women’s fiction, Dana Point author Anita Hughes dives into the past in her latest novel.

Not Bottled Up: Ali Coyle’s Life As Musician and As Sommelier At Family’s Restaurants

As wine director for three hot spots, she touches all the right chords.

Shop Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans From These Local Brands

Shop local and brew it yourself with craft blends and single-origin coffees.

Letter From the Editor: A Great Diversion When Staying Home

It’s mind-blowing how much has changed in slightly more than two weeks.

Orange Resident Battles It Out on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Roderick Chambers of Orange continues to impress both himself and his coach Nick Jonas on “The Voice.”

Blinking Owl Distillery In Santa Ana Plans to Make Hand Sanitizer Amid Outbreak

Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and shortages of supplies in certain areas, the first distillery in Orange County plans to switch gears from crafting booze to crafting hand sanitizer.

Skip The Grocery Store and Grab Produce From Farmers Markets and More

Get some fresh air and shop for your produce at farmers markets or order online from locally owned shops for curbside pickup.

Get Curbside Cocktails From Our 2020 Drink of the Year Winner!

Strong Water in Anaheim, our Drink of the Year winner, is offering many of its signature cocktails for takeout.

Shop Home Decor Online From Newport Beach-Based Pure Salt Shoppe

Best friends Aly Morford and Leigh Lincoln created the online boutique after many people asked about the products in their interior design projects.

Tanaka Farms Offering Fresh Produce At Drive-Thru Market Stand

While strawberry-picking season is on hold amid the current public health crisis, you can still pick up produce at the farm's drive-thru stand. 

O.C. Restaurants and Businesses Giving Back To the Community

With many struggling to make ends meet amid the current crisis, these O.C. restaurants and businesses are showing their support through free meals, fundraising campaigns, and donations.

You Won’t Have To Miss Your Workout With These At-Home Options

We’ve rounded up some great options to get you started.

March of Lagers: Find Many Local Versions of the World-Famous Pilsner

Pilsner is a seamless partner with food, especially spicy Mexican dishes, with its sharp bitterness and cutting carbonation.

O.C. in Bloom: 10 Must-See Gardens in Orange County

From Sherman Library and Gardens in Corona del Mar to Coastkeeper Garden in Orange, here are 10 gorgeous botanical spaces to explore.

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UPDATED: A Guide To O.C. Restaurants Offering Discounts On Takeout Orders

Take advantage of these deals and participate in The Great American Takeout 2.0 today!

Not Bottled Up: Ali Coyle’s Life As Musician and As Sommelier At Family’s Restaurants

As wine director for three hot spots, she touches all the right chords.

Shop Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans From These Local Brands

Shop local and brew it yourself with craft blends and single-origin coffees.

Get Curbside Cocktails From Our 2020 Drink of the Year Winner!

Strong Water in Anaheim, our Drink of the Year winner, is offering many of its signature cocktails for takeout.

CATHY THOMAS & FRIENDS

Memphis Executive Chef Diego Velasco Shares Secrets to Buttermilk Fried Chicken

His ethereal buttermilk fried chicken is served with rustic mashed potatoes, country gravy, and collard greens braised with bacon.

The Ranch Bartender Kristin Markley Shares Tips for Using Fresh Fruit and Herbs

The Ranch Restaurant in Anaheim is acclaimed as an upscale steakhouse, but it is so much more than that.

Tavern House Executive Chef Michael Payne Shares Steps for Bright, Tart Salmon Crudo

This dish is bright with blood oranges, pickled red onions, and buttery Castelvetrano olives.

CdM Mixologist Ravin Buzzell Unlocks Secret of Smoke in Old-Fashioned Cocktail

With culinary curiosity and thirst-driven motivation, Buzzell creates unique cocktails.

LIFE & STYLE

A Timeless Friendship: Author Draws Inspiration From Family in Historical Fiction

After publishing more than a dozen volumes of contemporary women’s fiction, Dana Point author Anita Hughes dives into the past in her latest novel.

Not Bottled Up: Ali Coyle’s Life As Musician and As Sommelier At Family’s Restaurants

As wine director for three hot spots, she touches all the right chords.

Skip The Grocery Store and Grab Produce From Farmers Markets and More

Get some fresh air and shop for your produce at farmers markets or order online from locally owned shops for curbside pickup.

Shop Home Decor Online From Newport Beach-Based Pure Salt Shoppe

Best friends Aly Morford and Leigh Lincoln created the online boutique after many people asked about the products in their interior design projects.

TRAVEL

Perfect Getaway: Trade Suburban Life for Birds and the Bay in Los Osos

The wide-open fields of the Los Osos Valley have an isolated, Great Plains majesty.

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Growers Ranch Manager Marco Gomez Retires After 44 Years of Service

He will retire this month after a whopping 44 years helping customers find fresh produce

Pay It Forward: Local Leaders Share Their Favorite O.C. Places

Many people we asked had multiple favorites, and they mentioned other businesses they like. Here are a few.

Local Leaders Share Their Favorite Places To Dine in O.C.

Orange County natives, celebrities, and VIPs told us about their favorite places to dine.

Local Leaders Share Their Favorite Memories at O.C. Places

Orange County natives, celebrities, and VIPs told us about their favorite places in time.

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