O.C. Hike With a View: Dartmoor Trail in Laguna Beach

A guide to hiking one of Orange County’s coastal hikes.

Insta-Hit: Vibrant Creations From A Cup of Sushi in Irvine

A twist on the poke bowl, each vibrant cup of sushi has multiple layers of protein, grains, and toppings.

4 New Spots Coming to The District at Tustin Legacy

Mexican eateries, a gelato shop, and an arts academy join the mix.

4 Trendsetting Spicy Chicken Spots in O.C.

Spicy chicken is everywhere; here are four trendsetting spots.

Review: Family-Owned Centro Storico in Old Town Tustin

Family zeroes in on fresh pasta, and the results are amazing.

Shop Ceramics and More at Rex Design’s Costa Mesa Storefront

In September, Rex opened her first brick-and-mortar shop, which houses her studio as well as a small boutique in the front.

Owner of D.B. Fitness in Costa Mesa Shares Fitness Tips

“D.B.” Brown offers personal, group, and corporate training as well as nutrition plans.

On The Market: A San Clemente Property Has a Gym With Ocean Views

Get the details on this O.C. home!

Add Flair to Any Outfit With These 6 O.C. Fringe Pieces

Find out where to shop these pieces in O.C.

Hot Shop: The Extreme Collection at Fashion Island

Featuring handmade clothes from Spain, the boutique highlights slow fashion.

O.C. Food News (Jan. 11 to 17)

From SuperRich’s popup at The Rooftop Lounge in Laguna Beach to Pitfire Pizza’s DIY kits, here is our weekly guide to the latest in O.C.’s dining scene. 

4 Ways to Celebrate Veganuary in O.C.

Here are four spots in O.C. offering special vegan menu items to try this month!

Disneyland Ends Current Annual Passport Program

Those who held an active passport as of March 14, 2020 can still take advantage of discounts at select Downtown Disney and Buena Vista Street locations.

UC Irvine Alums Host “This Filipino American Life” Podcast

Elaine Dolalas and Michael Nailat reach a diverse, far-flung audience with their podcast, “This Filipino American Life.”

Disneyland Will Be First COVID-19 Super POD for Orange County

Disneyland, which recently launched a public service awareness campaign on following safety guidelines, will provide a guest parking lot as a vaccination distribution site.

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Insta-Hit: Vibrant Creations From A Cup of Sushi in Irvine

A twist on the poke bowl, each vibrant cup of sushi has multiple layers of protein, grains, and toppings.

4 New Spots Coming to The District at Tustin Legacy

Mexican eateries, a gelato shop, and an arts academy join the mix.

4 Trendsetting Spicy Chicken Spots in O.C.

Spicy chicken is everywhere; here are four trendsetting spots.

Review: Family-Owned Centro Storico in Old Town Tustin

Family zeroes in on fresh pasta, and the results are amazing.

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Salmon with Chanterelle’s Ginger-Green Onion Sauce

"The sauce is scrumptious, a blend of sweet-sour-spicy Asian flavors dotted with crisp strips of red bell peppers, shiitake mushrooms, and onions."

Cream of Watercress Soup: Memories of Julia Child and Her First Cookbook

Cathy Thomas makes one of her favorite recipes from Julia Child's early book, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking", her version of watercress soup,

A Lunch With Daniel Boulud Inspires Cathy Thomas to Make His Grandmother’s Chicken Fricassee.

Cathy Thomas recalls a long-ago lunch with Celebrity Chef Daniel Boulud and his grandmother’s irresistible chicken fricassee. See how she makes it.

Cathy Thomas Shows Us How to Easily Prepare Gravlax

Cathy Thomas shows how to easily prepare gravlax, cured salmon that’s delicious in appetizers, green salads, sandwiches, pasta, or warm potato salads.

LIFE & STYLE

O.C. Hike With a View: Dartmoor Trail in Laguna Beach

A guide to hiking one of Orange County’s coastal hikes.

Shop Ceramics and More at Rex Design’s Costa Mesa Storefront

In September, Rex opened her first brick-and-mortar shop, which houses her studio as well as a small boutique in the front.

Owner of D.B. Fitness in Costa Mesa Shares Fitness Tips

“D.B.” Brown offers personal, group, and corporate training as well as nutrition plans.

TRAVEL

Outdoors and Nightlife Merge in Salt Lake City

Explore the northern Utah metropolis and its walkable streets, thriving food scene, burgeoning nightlife, and great outdoors

Perfect Getaway: Breckenridge, Colorado, Home of the Highest Ski Resort in North America

Lift your spirits to meet the astronomical height of this Colorado ski town.

Perfect Getaway: Otherworldly Scenes in Cappadocia, Turkey

For true transcendence, Cappadocia is a must.

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UC Irvine Alums Host “This Filipino American Life” Podcast

Elaine Dolalas and Michael Nailat reach a diverse, far-flung audience with their podcast, “This Filipino American Life.”

What It’s Like To: Seek a Cure for a Rare Disease

Dr. Justin West, an Orange County plastic surgeon, describes his 3-year-old son’s genetic seizure disorder and the search for treatment.

What It’s Like To: Battle Cancer and Save Your Dad’s Life

After Amy Rosenberg, an ER nurse at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, learned she had breast cancer, her father, Ken, got tested and his pancreatic cancer was discovered early.

What It’s Like To: Put Mind Over Muscle

Hawken Miller of Newport Beach is a budding journalist living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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