Trade Secrets: Denim Prospector

The Trade Old West miners typically didn’t have the time or resources to launder their work clothes. They’d just get new pants and jackets, and...

Urban Decay’s First Store Opens at Fashion Island

Just in time for holiday shopping, Urban Decay has opened its first store at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.Last week's media opening was as...

Growing Up in O.C.: Water Polo’s Life Lessons for Actor Ted McGinley

Ted McGinley b. 1958, raised in Newport Beach Actor, known for roles in “Happy Days” and “Married ... With Children”I’m a proud graduate of Newport Harbor...

Main Course: Anaheim Packing House

At Anaheim Packing House, O.C.’s newest food hall, Orange Coast dining critic Gretchen Kurz surveys the many counter service options, from fresh Indian to traditional Southern.

Middle East Sweets

After a falafel platter, kebab plate, or rich Persian stew, traditional Middle Eastern pastries are the perfect indulgence. Miles Clements has suggestions for savory or sweet baklava and beyond, Turkish to Persian-style European delights.

Second Course: Sessions Sandwiches

In Second Course, we find that Sessions Sandwiches on the Balboa Peninsula satisfies surfers and civilians.

The Global Diner: Curry

Though it originated in India, curry reflects a well-traveled history. Compare and contrast three O.C. curries that Miles Clements recommends, from Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese traditions.

Happy Halloween from Orange Coast Magazine!

Neighborhood: Newport Coast

As writer Robin Jones points out, Crystal Cove Promenade lies across the street from the Pacific, so you can enjoy the sea air along with Neapolitan pizzas underneath olive trees at Settebello; browse jewelry, cool textiles, and letterpress cards at Juxtaposition Home; and fill up a take-home pastry box at Sweet and Saucy Shop (when did macarons get to be so hip?).

Living in Harmony—With 6 Kids

With a house full of young children, interior designer Kim Rodosky and her husband, Steve, a PIMCO portfolio manager, were fast outgrowing their four-bedroom...