Watch Chef Amar Santana Prepare an Eggless Béarnaise Sauce

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Editor’s Note on Our Annual July Best Of Issue

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Orange Coast Celebrates the Class of 2020

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Watch Chef Amar Santana Prepare an Eggless Béarnaise Sauce

Celebrity chef Amar Santana prepares an eggless Béarnaise Sauce to accompany perfectly seared scallops in Cathy Thomas’ kitchen.

3 Great Craft Mocktails in O.C.

These bar experts infuse plenty of flavor into complex beverages with no booze.

Top Your Salads With Kelly’s Vegan Croutons and Parmesan Cheese

Capistrano Beach-based Kelly's Croutons are vegan flavor bombs made with sourdough bread, Miyoko’s cultured vegan butter, and a proprietary cashew-based Parmesan cheese.

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Watch Chef Amar Santana Prepare an Eggless Béarnaise Sauce

Celebrity chef Amar Santana prepares an eggless Béarnaise Sauce to accompany perfectly seared scallops in Cathy Thomas’ kitchen.

How to Make the Bird Person Cocktail From Fullerton’s Bronze Quail

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Pastry Chef at Craft House Miranda Bermejo Makes Earl Grey Fruit Tart for Mother’s Day

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Adya Executive Chef-Owner Shachi Mehra Cracks Code for Shrimp Curry With Coconut

Shachi Mehra, chef-owner of Adya in Anaheim and Irvine, uses a fresh, young coconut in a delicious shrimp curry, both as an ingredient source and a container.

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Orange Coast Celebrates the Class of 2020

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire Celebrate the Class of 2020

The nonprofit organized a drive-thru graduation celebration celebrating mentees and those who gave back to their community.

Sustaining Orange County: Environmental Scientist On Rising Sea Levels

"Sea-level rise can have consequences beyond flooding homes and businesses because it will also affect all land uses along the shoreline."

A Photo Essay Capturing O.C.’s Retro Neon Signs

From liquor stores to restaurants to neighborhood theaters, Orange County is abuzz in retro illuminated displays evoking a simpler time.

UC Irvine Professor’s Environmental Research Inspires Action

"I study how human activities impact the natural world and how changes in the climate or air quality affect people, food production, water quality, and so forth."

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