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Perfect Getaway: Orcas Island Offers Serene, Restful Visit

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The CEO of Girl Scouts Orange County Wants to Change Your Impression

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5 Places to Enjoy Games and Drinks in Orange County

Enjoy a drink and some friendly competition at these local game-centric bars.

Top O.C. Chefs Share Their Favorite Brunch Spots In Time For Mother’s Day

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Pescadou Bistro Proves Timeless with Attention to Classic Technique

Consistency and stability are hallmarks of a classic French bistro, illustrating how the owners prevail at their nearly hidden location on Newport Boulevard.

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Descanso Executive Chef Sergio Ortega Shares Recipe for Mushroom Tacos with Crispy Cheese

The cheese is browned on one side, giving it alluring richness and texture.
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FOOD & DRINK

Samin Nosrat of Netflix’s ‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’ Hosts a Class at The Ecology Center

Joined by Chez Panisse chef Jennifer Sherman, Samin Nosrat will host an immersive cooking class as well as book signing and meet-and-greet to benefit an upcoming educational summer program.

Food News: Breakfast Favorites and Comfort Foods Get Updates at These Spots

A modern French bakery, a social media upstart, a popular breakfast destination, and a Downtown Fullerton newbie.

5 Places to Enjoy Games and Drinks in Orange County

Enjoy a drink and some friendly competition at these local game-centric bars.

Top O.C. Chefs Share Their Favorite Brunch Spots In Time For Mother’s Day

We asked top chefs across the county to share their favorite place to enjoy the most important meal of the weekend.

CATHY THOMAS & FRIENDS

Descanso Executive Chef Sergio Ortega Shares Recipe for Mushroom Tacos with Crispy Cheese

The cheese is browned on one side, giving it alluring richness and texture.

Executive Chef At Journeyman’s Zachary Geerson Shares Technique For Branzino Fillets

Zachary Geerson, executive chef at Journeyman’s Food and Drink in Fullerton, shows how to prepare a pan-roasted branzino with green vegetables and beurre blanc sauce in Cathy Thomas’ kitchen.

Executive Chef at Lido Bottle Works Shows Off Her Fish Mastery in Cathy Thomas’ Kitchen

Amy Lebrun, the talented executive chef at Lido Bottle Works at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, joined Cathy Thomas in her kitchen to show off her fish-cookery skills.

Executive Pastry Chef at Marché Moderne Creates Valentine’s Day Pavlova Extravaganza

Amelia Marneau, co-owner and executive pastry chef of Marche Moderne in Newport Coast, joins Cathy Thomas to create a Valentine’s Day pavlova extravaganza.

LIFE & STYLE

Newport Beach-Based Urban Decay And Game of Thrones Join Forces With A New Makeup Line

The collection boasts a number of products fit for anyone in the Seven Kingdoms, including an epic eye shadow palette.

5 Things We Love About Black Tap, The Newest Addition to Downtown Disney

The New York-based eatery known for its craft burgers and over-the-top milkshakes opened its first California location at Downtown Disney in Anaheim.

El Mercado Modern Cuisine’s New Spring Menu Delights in Santa Ana

The new spring menu, focused on showcasing not just Mexican cuisine, but Latin American flavors as a whole, just adds more reason to visit this Santa Ana gem.

TRAVEL

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