Top Orange County Things to Do in November 2018

This month, Orange County brings you cultural celebrations, wine-pairing dinners, Thanksgiving festivities and more. See our list of 50+ top Orange County things to do in November. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Brunch at Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse Now Available. Newly-opened Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse is now serving brunch featuring signature dishes include the egg […]

Top San Diego Things to Do in November

San Diego Beer Week, Turkey Trots, the return of 98 Degrees and more fun things to do are on tap this month. Here are the top 30+ things to do in November. Edited by Jordan Fraser. Dia de Los Muertos “Food Memorias” Celebration and Dinner Nov. 1. Chef Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins welcomes Top Chef castmate and […]

Staying Power: San Diego’s Legacy Chefs and Iconic Restaurants

In 2008, the lights on the marquee of fine dining dimmed with the onset of a mighty recession that left several establishments shuttered, and even the diners with deep pockets were reticent to spend significant sums on culinary experiences. Like many other cities, San Diego had its share of casualties with white tablecloths disappearing faster than in the old magician’s trick. With […]

Top Orange County Performances and Plays in November 2018

From Broadway vocalists and book-to-stage adaptations, check out the top performances and plays in Orange County this November. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Lea Michele and Darren Criss Nov. 2. Actors and vocalists Lea Michele and Darren Criss come to Segerstrom Center as they continue their wildly successful LM/DC Tour on the West Coast. 7:30 […]

Discover the 21 Hottest Bars in L.A. Right Now

By Andrea Richards Debaucherous nights don’t have to leave you hurting; the new L.A. nightlife is all about imbibing high-quality, highly curated ingredients in fantastic locations that aren’t isolated by velvet ropes. Nothing is more passé than exclusivity—it seems the entire city has tired of scenes, bad behavior and bottle service. Instead, the hottest bars […]

Top Los Angeles Things to Do in November

Food fests, theater, art and more: Here are 30+ top things to do in Los Angeles this November. Edited by William Yelles. “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol” Oct. 30-Dec. 9. In this world-premiere adaptation, Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays breathes new life into the classic Christmas tale, turning it into a one-man show in which […]

Fall Fashion Favorites: 8 Places to Shop in North County

Looking for fresh fashion pieces for fall? Head north. Dynamic shopping experiences await in San Diego’s North County, where stylish, upscale hubs cater to men, women and kids. Here are some of our favorite destinations to indulge in a little retail therapy this season. By Sarah Daoust 1. Del Mar Highlands Town Center This high-end, […]

A Cut Above: 11 Stylish San Diego Steakhouses

From glam hotspots to tried-and-true staples to cozy hole-in-the-wall joints, San Diegans who love steak are equally passionate about where they prefer to enjoy it. As steakhouses continue to make their culinary mark here, we rounded up some of our favorite spots doing it right—broken down by ambiance and menu highlights. Hope you’re hungry.   […]

Gorjeous: Interview with Gorjana Reidel

Gorjana Reidel started out making jewelry on her apartment floor in Laguna Beach. Now it’s carried at 1,000 boutiques around the world—including seven of her own—and 200 major retailers. By Kat De Angelis. It was 2004 when Gorjana Reidel, then age 22, surmised that a 9-to-5 office job wasn’t for her. Perhaps the years she’d […]

Top Orange County Halloween Events in 2018

Not sure where to go to celebrate this spooky holiday? From family-friendly activities to festive parties, here are 20+ Orange County Halloween events. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Pirate’s Dinner Adventure presents Vampirates Oct. 5-31. Watch amazing stunts, musical numbers and razor sharp teeth this Halloween season at Pirate’s Dinner Adventure. The show follows the […]