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.

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

Don’t Miss These Virtual O.C. Events in January

From an art auction at Laguna Art Museum to a virtual concert from Philharmonic Society of Orange County.

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.