Read Our Editor’s Note on the July 2021 Best Of Orange County Issue

We’ve gathered novel food and drinks, new places to shop and indulge, and intriguing things to see and do.

UC Irvine Expert on The Mental Health Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

According to Dana Rose Garfin, assistant adjunct professor at the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine, walking or hiking our wilderness parks can help us achieve mental and physical benefits.

Read Our Editor’s Note on the June 2021 Health and Wellness Issue

Whether you use VR to be transported or you want to take advantage of our beautiful trails for a walk or ride, you’ll find ideas throughout this issue to boost your health and happiness.

Read Our Editor’s Note on the May 2021 At Home Issue

If you’re looking to adjust your entire house or just shift a few things in one room, here are suggestions from designers, safety experts, realtors, and landscapers.

Orange Coast: Streak of Excellence Intact

Orange Coast magazine captured three top honors at the 69th annual Maggie Awards, bringing our streak to 10 consecutive wins.

Catch OCSA Alum Tisha Custodio in Disney+ Series “Big Shot” Starring John Stamos

The 19-year-old budding actress and singer-songwriter shares her experience filming the show, which premieres on Disney+ today.

Costa Mesa Resident Vanessa Yeager is the Founder of Women Who Surf and Latinx...

Both clubs welcome communities for surfers across the world.

Read Our Editor’s Note on the April 2021 Best New Restaurants Issue

"Congratulations to our five Best New Restaurants as well as all the places we love in O.C. for managing to survive this year."

A Peek at Our Best New Restaurants Issue | April 2021

Get a first look at our annual issue!

Read Our Editor’s Note on the March 2021 One Year of COVID-19 Issue

"This month’s cover story highlights restaurateurs, educators, artists, health professionals, and others who exemplified fresh thinking and embraced new strategies to thrive."

UC Irvine Alum Melissa King on Winning “Top Chef All-Stars”

King is the quintessential entrepreneurial chef and uses her platform to partner with nonprofits supporting minority communities.

A Peek at Our One Year of COVID-19 Issue | March 2021

Get a first look at our March issue!



How food blogger Kruti Shah of Buena Park used Instagram to help recover...

Kruti's Instagram page now has over 43,000 followers. (@cultivatewithkruti)

What it’s like to earn an MBA side-by-side: Mother acts as son’s aide after...

Chapman awarded Judy a surprise honorary MBA at her son's graduation in June.

How Simone Tipton of Silverado found the perfect pet for her daughter, Scarlette, who...

She immediately understood that Doc was just like her.

Best Restaurants 2017!

What a golden era for those who love restaurants. Our options are more vibrant than ever and growing by the week.