Top Los Angeles Things to Do in May

From ground-breaking exhibitions to tasting your way across L.A. at fun food and drink events, check out 30+ top Los Angeles things to do in May. Edited by Christina Wiese. L.A. Times Food Bowl May 1-31. All month long, the Los Angeles Times’ citywide food festival celebrates L.A.’s food scene and promotes awareness about food […]

Top San Diego Things to Do in May

This month, San Diego brings you culinary pop-ups, celebrations of summer, standout performances and more. See our list of the top 30+ San Diego things to do in May. Edited by Eva Scattergood. The Patio at Night Pop-Up at KITCHEN 1540 May 2-5. Enjoy dishes created by chef Nathan Lingle using crops picked by regional farmers […]

Top Orange County Things to Do in May

This month, Orange County brings you outdoor music and sports events, food and drink festivals, special holiday happenings and more. See our list of 30+ top Orange County things to do in May. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. AVP Huntington Beach Open May 2-6. The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour hits Huntington Beach with the […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Diego with family-friendly fiestas, all-you-can-eat tacos, tequila tastings and more. Edited by Eva Scattergood. EVENTS Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo May 4-6. Celebrate all weekend long in San Diego’s historic neighborhood of Old Town. Highlights include four stages with live entertainment, a beer and margarita garden and the Lowrider Lane […]

6 Legendary Dishes and Cocktails (Supposedly) Invented in Los Angeles

Invented in Los Angeles … or not? From the French Dip Sandwich to the Flaming Margarita, discover 6 dishes and libations that purportedly were dreamed up in the City of Angels. By Andrea Richards, adapted from WHERE Los Angeles magazine   1. The Chopped Salad L.A. has long known that a salad is more than […]

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Orange County

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Orange County with spicy margaritas, taco platters, festive dancing and more. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Taco Rosa May 1-5. Leading up to Cinco de Mayo, party with Taco Rosa daily. On the first day, sip on $2 Tecates all day, and on May 2, enjoy $5 house margaritas and […]

Top Performances and Plays in Los Angeles this May

From performances by indie-rock royalty to Tony award-winning musicals, check out the top performances and plays in Los Angeles this May. Edited by Christina Wiese. “Soft Power” Opening May 3. Having its world premiere here, this East-meets-West musical comedy from Tony winners David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) and Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) follows a Chinese […]

4 New Dining Destinations in Costa Mesa

The culinary scene in Costa Mesa continues to heat up with the addition of 4 new sizzling restaurants. By Benjamin Epstein. Adapted by Whitney Lauren Han from WHERE Orange County magazine’s spring 2018 issue.   1. The Country Club From the owner of Wild Goose Tavern down the street, The Country Club evokes a Gatsby-esque […]

Beach Meets Bling at 4 Santa Monica Jewelry Stores

Want to add an extra shimmer to your wardrobe this season? Head to Santa Monica for a special piece that sparkles in the Southern California sunshine.   1. 23rd Street Jewelers A Santa Monica mainstay for over 30 years, this charming storefront on Wilshire Boulevard was founded in 1981 by sister duo Diane Allen and […]

Bottom’s Up: 7 Downtown San Diego Watering Holes for Craft Cocktails

From rooftop views to not-so-secret speakeasies, find the best places to grab a drink next time you’re in downtown San Diego. 1. The Nolen Watch the sunset while you sip on your cocktail at this chic rooftop bar. Try one of their originals like the Extra Fancy made with gin, elderflower, violet, honey and prosecco […]