Celebrate Fourth of July in Orange County

Cheers to our nation’s independence! Here’s a list of ways to celebrate Fourth of July in Orange County or from home with neighborhood parades, virtual concerts, backyard barbecues and more. EVENTS Drive-In Concert July 2. Kick off Independence Day weekend with a drive-in concert featuring Southern California-based band Finnegan Blue at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. With music […]

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Celebrate Father’s Day in Orange County

DINING AnQi Bistro Chef Ron Lee presents two curbside-pickup Father’s Day packages for two. The first, Super Dad, is four-course prix fixe with choice of sides and two desserts. Menu choices include filet mignon potsticker, English pea dumpling, An’s famous garlic-roasted crab, pre-grilled Prime ribeye and whole Maine lobster ($12 supplement). The second, the Grill […]

Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Orange County

Looking for ways to show your support for the black community? Donate, shop and dine at the many outstanding black-run businesses throughout Orange County. BUSINESSES C|Dobbs BoutiqueCorona del Mar Plaza, 928 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach, 949.427.2321. c-dobbs.com | Instagram CherryHills Market21010 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 800.504.6979. cherryhillsmarket.com Laguna Candles821-A Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, […]

SoCal’s Seclusion Survival Guide—Part VIII: Summer Edition

Ready to jump right into summer? Make a splash with our list of beachwear boutiques to shop from, fruity recipes to follow and outdoor games to enjoy this summer.    BEACHWEAR BOUTIQUES CoCo Rose Brought together by a mother and daughter duo from their travels abroad to Bali, CoCo Rose offers designer feminine beach and […]

Where to Get Mother’s Day Gifts and Takeout in Orange County

Need help planning Mother’s Day? Spoil her at home and treat her to something special with ready-made meals, wine and gifts. DINING A MarketGive your mom breakfast in bed with special desserts, baked goods and breakfast treats from A Market. Don’t forget the freshly brewed coffee! Pickup and Postmates delivery available. 3400 W. Coast Hwy., […]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo From Home Thanks to These SoCal Restaurants

Make your Cinco de Mayo (and Taco Tuesday!) an at-home fiesta. With options available for pickup or delivery, there is no excuse not to toast in celebration with a margarita in hand. Salud!   Cafe Coyote (San Diego) Take home curated party packs with all of your Cinco de Mayo party needs—right down to the […]

Celebrate At-Home in O.C. This Passover and Easter

Wild mushrooom risotto with aged parmesan and kale sesame chips at Five Crowns Stay-At-Home this Passover and Easter and let the professionals do the heavy lifting this year—your taste buds will thank you and so will your local businesses. Passover and Easter celebrations might look a little different this year but the table doesn’t have […]