Why We Love O.C. | We turned to community leaders, residents, statistics, history, and even a few former presidents to tell you something incredible about every one of the 34 cities we call home. Beyond Belle | Seal Beach native Susan Egan is a Broadway star, Disney princess, and Girl Scout mom. She will perform this month with South Coast Symphony.
Mastering Marijuana | Brandine Strand’s experience, strong work ethic, and feminine perspective make her a powerful leader in the industry she believes is about to explode. editor’s letter
People & Places
’Hoods | Suprising finds in Lake Forest include Gold and Blue, a veterinary practice specializing in proactive care.
Perfect Getaway | Visit Honolulu, the refreshed and upscale capital of Hawaii.
Culturephile | Nasim Pedrad, the comedic actress of “SNL” fame, and her Irvine roots
O.C. Events | “Hamilton,” Doheny Blues Festival, and more in May
Person of Interest | Dana Montgomery, a Polynesian dance instructor in Lake Forest
Style & Home
Hot shop | Zadig & Voltaire in Fashion Island
Finds | Rock the dots
On the market | Lakefront homes
Sourced | Aleph Gallery at Lido Marina Village
Food & Drink
Main Course | Southern sensibility with a tasty, home-grown edge at Tupelo Junction Cafe
Three’s a Trend | Fresh takes on fruit bowls for summer
Food Collector | Finding the best popcorn in the county
Food News | South Indian chain Godavari, plus three new eateries of note
My O.C. | Taking a peek at a different kind of football fandom in the county
Dining Guide | Most of our 200-plus restaurant reviews and a spotlight on Corona del Mar