A Peek at The Big O.C. Quiz Issue | November 2020

Photographed by Emily J. Davis, illustrated by Amber Day


The Big O.C. Quiz
How much do you know about Orange County? Grab a pen and try your hand at these activities, puzzles, and brainteasers themed around local people, places, and events.

A Taste of Home
Miguel González Reynoso, co-president and CEO of Northgate González Market, celebrates 40 years since his family opened its first store in Anaheim. The Latino supermarket chain now boasts 41 locations across Southern California.

The Days We Were Dry
It has been 100 years since Prohibition went into effect. The majority of Orange County residents at the time agreed with the ban, but we had our fair share of lawbreakers. Here’s what the county looked like during the Prohibition era from 1920 to 1933.

People & Places

Opener | A surprise rope swing overlooking Saddleback in Laguna Niguel
’Hoods | Intriguing dining options in Fountain Valley
Perfect Getaway | Travel deals and otherworldly scenes beckon in Cappadocia, Turkey.
Quotes | Orange resident Christin Le is a mentor and regional director at CovEd and founder of Lê Crumb Bakery.
Culturephile | 
Michael S. Smith chronicles his renovation of the Obama White House in “Designing History.”
O.C. Events | Sawdust Festival, drive-in movies, and more

Style & Home

Opener | Louis Vuitton’s Malle Pique-Nique debuted at South Coast Plaza
Style Talk With … | The founder and creative director of Cleobella in Huntington Beach
Finds | Layer up in plaid, fall’s favorite trend.
On The Market | A Villa Park property with spacious dining areas
Sourced | Shoppe Amber Interiors at Lido Marina Village

Food & Drink

Opener and Main Course | The refreshed Sapphire Cellar Craft Cook in Laguna Beach
5 Questions With … | The owner of Buenas Coffee in Costa Mesa
Food Collector | Add a sweet note to your holidays with these local pies.
Food News |
O.C.’s hotel rooftop bars and lounges garnish their cocktails with spectacular views.


My O.C. | Blending cultural traditions during Thanksgiving

Dining Guide

Many of our 200-plus restaurant reviews

Back Page

Person of Interest | Newport Beach-based yoga instructor Chelsey Lowe and her dog compete on the new Amazon series “The Pack.”


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