Orange County’s Best Seafood! | From fresh new catches to treasured classics, here are the dishes that hooked us hard.
The School of Stability | With a caring staff, plus support from the community, Samueli Academy puts “all hands on deck” to focus on helping foster youth achieve academic and real-world success.
Seal Beach’s Surfwear Seamstress | Sato Hughes has been the force and the hands behind Katin by Kanvas shorts for nearly six decades.
People & Places
In Plain Sight | Pop surrealist murals at Laguna Art-A-Fair
’Hoods | Vibrant restaurants and shops reinvigorate a Costa Mesa strip mall.
Perfect Getaway | Wellness retreats and vivid landscapes in Sedona, Arizona
Stats | Tilly’s Life Center helps teens and young adults reach their full potential.
Trade Secrets | NASA astronaut and Esperanza High alum
Culturephile | Rex Orange County performs at The Observatory this month.
O.C. Events | Sam Smith, Lobsterfest, and more in August
Person of Interest | BrunchCon founder and Chapman alum Sarelyn Radecke
Style & Home
Opener | Pillow covers from Hawaii-based SoHa Living
Sourced | Lido Marina’s Bixby & Ball offers coastal home goods
On the Market | Oceanfront homes with picture-perfect master suites
Hot Shop | Novella Royale in San Clemente
Finds | Technicolor animal prints
Food & Drink
Opener | Caviar parfait from Bourbon Steak
The Breakdown | Uni rice bowl from Beach Live
Chatting With… | Neat Coffee founder Ally Garvin
Food News | Basilur Tea & Coffee and three more places to try
Dining Guide | Many of our 200-plus restaurant reviews
My O.C. | A woman’s act of kindness helps her cope with her mother’s death.
Excursions | The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano