Icons of O.C. | We tip our hats to entities in Orange County that have thrived for more than half a century. We spotlight our favorites from all aspects of life as a way of honoring their contributions to our everyday lives—then and now.
You Have a Visitor | Friends of Orange County Detainees provide support to immigrants and often form lifelong relationships.
Cheers! | A toast to O.C. jewelers and bartenders whose inventive creations you’ll want on hand this holiday season
PEOPLE & PLACES
Hoods | Small town sites in San Juan Capistrano
Perfect Getaway | Experience the best of New York City’s holiday offerings.
Culturephile | Modjeska Playhouse’s
“A Very Merry Unscripted Christmas”
O.C. Events | “The Nutcracker,” the Brew Ho Ho Ale Festival, and more
STYLE & HOME
Sourced | Home decor with rich hues and dark glamour
At Home With A Costa Mesa real estate company’s conscious capitalism
On The Market | County homes with sizable acreage
Finds | Shiny staples for the holidays
Hot shop | Rococo in Costa Mesa and Dana Point
FOOD & DRINK
Main course | Review of Lido Bottle Works in Newport Beach
Pay it forward | County chefs share their favorite noodle dishes.
Food collector | Ready-to-gift O.C. products
Food news | A breakfast pop-up and other new eateries of note
My O.C. | A writer shares her experience performing in Disneyland’s holiday parade.
Rituals | Disneyland’s hand-stretched candy canes delight guests for nearly four decades.
Person of Interest | Competitive weightlifter Kesli Gazsi