Holiday Flying Canuck Cocktail

It’s cocktail season and we’re serving a Canadian twist on a traditional holiday cocktail. The Holiday Flying Canuck Cocktail is inspired by the Flying Dutchman. The Canuck version has an extra premium taste and presentation with the addition of herb-infused Whistler Water ice cubes and a base of Whistler Glacial Water. Holiday Flying Canuck Cocktail […]

Where to Dine Out New Year’s Eve in Orange County

  From Italian feasts and ocean views to masquerades and midnight toasts, check out our list of top Orange County New Year’s Eve dining destinations. Edited by Laura Okey. A&O Kitchen Dance the night away with a live band, followed by a DJ, while enjoying California-inspired cocktails and comfort food at the waterfront eatery A&O […]

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in San Diego

From champagne toasts to glamorous soirees, here are the best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in San Diego.  Edited by Eva Scattergood.  20|TwentyDec. 31. Bid farewell to 2018 and ring in the New Year with a family-friendly festive spread. Guests can indulge in sparkling sips and buffet dinner, complete with holiday classics, charcuterie table, […]

Where to Dine Out New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

There is no shortage of options in Los Angeles where to ring in New Year’s Eve 2019 with a great meal and celebration. Note: Most require advance reservations so be sure to call ahead. Edited by William Yelles. BEVERLY HILLS The Bazaar by José Andrés Signature Bazaar cuisine is paired with an array of magical […]

Where to Dine Out for Christmas Eve and Christmas in Orange County

Feasts, buffets, brunch and beyond: the best places to dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Orange County.  Edited by Laura Okey. Back Bay Bistro Dec. 24. Back Bay Bistro hosts a gourmet, five-course Christmas Eve dinner highlighting seasonal sides, three succulent main-course options such as herb-crusted rack of lamb and decadent desserts including […]

K-Wave: The Number of U.S. Visitors to South Korea is Soaring

South Korea has been in the spotlight, what with the Winter Olympics this year at Pyeongchang and the incremental thawing of relations with North Korea. In fact, tourist arrivals from the United States have soared by more than 33 percent since the games. And bus tours to the heavily guarded Demilitarized Zone, including a tunnel […]

Where to Dine Out for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in San Diego

From festive multi-course dinners to expansive holiday buffets, here are the best places to dine for Christmas in San Diego. Edited by Eva Scattergood.  AddisonDec. 24. Feast on a symphony of holiday-inspired flavors over seven courses at Southern California’s only Five-Star/Five Diamond restaurant. Chef William Bradley will create a luxurious experience including chawanmushi with peekytoe […]

Where to Dine Out for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in L.A.

Here are some of our best bets for great Los Angeles restaurants open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, all of which are offering special holiday menus. Most require reservations so be sure to call ahead and confirm availability. Edited by William Yelles. Beverly Grove a.o.c. For Christmas Eve dinner, guests can begin by sharing the […]

Oui, Chef: Prix Fixe Tasting Menus in Orange County

Prix fixe tasting menus are curated by the person in the kitchen likeliest to know what’s best. By Crawford McCarthy. WHAT TO ORDER? That is always the question when dining out. The question can be daunting, even for the most experienced epicurean, given the litany of choices presented on many menus. And that’s without the […]

Give Yourself the Gift of Art at These 5 L.A. Galleries

With galleries catering to every type of art collector—from the budget shopper to the serious investor, including those with a penchant for the quirky and the provocative—Los Angeles is an art lover’s (and artist’s) dream destination. And this season, there are a number of must-see shows where you’re bound to find that one-of-a-kind addition to […]